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Unannounced Ethereum Hard Fork: Binance ETH Withdrawals Temporarily Halted
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Unannounced Ethereum Hard Fork: Binance ETH Withdrawals Temporarily Halted

Ethereum’s network has suffered a hard fork, as there were irregularities on infrastructure providers Infura and Blockchair.

Cardano’s Allegra Hard Fork Scheduled for Next Week, Node Release 1.24.2 Successfully Deployed
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Cardano’s Allegra Hard Fork Scheduled for Next Week, Node Release 1.24.2 Successfully Deployed

The next Cardano protocol update, which includes the hard fork combinator (HFC) event Allegra, will take place on Dec. 16.

Ethereum Istanbul Hard Fork Successfully Completed and Supported by Major Exchanges
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Ethereum Istanbul Hard Fork Successfully Completed and Supported by Major Exchanges

Ethereum has successfully hit block number 9,069,000, where the Istanbul hard fork has been completed. Istanbul is Ethereum’s eighth hard fork overall, addressing issues such as denial-of-service attack resilience, interoperability with equihash-based proof-of-work and gas costs, which is the cost to send a transaction on the Ethereum network.

Ethereum Network Planned Hard Fork Delayed Due to Late Acceptance of EIPS
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Ethereum Network Planned Hard Fork Delayed Due to Late Acceptance of EIPS

The blockchain infrastructure company running the core of the Ethereum network has delayed the planned hard fork launch until September 6th. 

Cardano Deploys Allegra Hard Fork Seamlessly Through HFC Technology, ADA Rallies 12%
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Cardano Deploys Allegra Hard Fork Seamlessly Through HFC Technology, ADA Rallies 12%

Cardano has successfully reached epoch 236, and with this new epoch, the network has gone through a protocol update, which includes the Allegra hard fork.

Cardano’s Shelley Hard Fork Successful, Network on its Way to Become the World’s Financial Operating System
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Cardano’s Shelley Hard Fork Successful, Network on its Way to Become the World’s Financial Operating System

Cardano’s second developmental phase, Shelley has been successfully launched, the hard fork was successful in transforming Cardano into the Shelley era from Byron.The hard fork took Cardano from its Byron era to Shelley, to enable the network to become more decentralized and autonomous.

ADA Price Surges to $0.50 as Cardano Inches Closer to DeFi with Mary Hard Fork
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ADA Price Surges to $0.50 as Cardano Inches Closer to DeFi with Mary Hard Fork

The ADA token price is up nearly 50% this week as Cardano inches closer to DeFi following the blockchain’s successful Mary hard fork upgrade.

Cardano’s Shelley Hard Fork Countdown Has Begun, Tests Have Been Positive So Far
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Cardano’s Shelley Hard Fork Countdown Has Begun, Tests Have Been Positive So Far

Cardano founder Charles Hoskison announced today that IOHK’s Director of DevOps Samuel Leathers has initiated the update proposal for Cardano’s Shelley hard fork. The countdown for the long-awaited Shelley hard fork on Cardano’s main network has begun and will take five days, as scheduled on July 29.

Cardano’s Shelley Hard Fork Has Crossed the Threshold of No Return, Plans for Goguen in October
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Cardano’s Shelley Hard Fork Has Crossed the Threshold of No Return, Plans for Goguen in October

Cardano’s Shelley hard fork has crossed the threshold of no return, where the system will automatically upgrade at the end of the current epoch, on July 29. IOHK CEO Charles Hoskinson announced in a live stream on YouTube: “The hard fork is a go, and we’re marching towards it. The Shelley era will begin on Wednesday.”

Cardano Hits New ATH Over Weekend, How will the Mary Hard Fork Affect ADA Price?
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Cardano Hits New ATH Over Weekend, How will the Mary Hard Fork Affect ADA Price?

Cardano’s price traded at a new all-time high over the weekend at $1.48 before correcting lower. What's next for the ADA price following the Mary hard fork?

Cardano’s Stake Pools Reached 700 Just Five Days after Successful Shelley Hard Fork
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Cardano’s Stake Pools Reached 700 Just Five Days after Successful Shelley Hard Fork

Cardano’s Shelley hard fork was successfully launched on July 29, and within 8 hours, 267 stake pools have already registered. The Shelley hard fork took Cardano’s network into its second phase of development, succeeding the Byron era. The Shelley update enables Cardano to become more decentralized and autonomous.

Ethereum’s Berlin Hard Fork Anticipated for April
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Ethereum’s Berlin Hard Fork Anticipated for April

While Ethereum developers have been working on perfecting ETH 2.0, an upgrade to the current Ethereum 1.0 mainnet is expected to go live in mid-April.

Binance Announces Support for BNB Smart Chain (BEP20) Network Upgrade and Hard Fork
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Binance Announces Support for BNB Smart Chain (BEP20) Network Upgrade and Hard Fork

Binance is set to support the BNB Smart Chain (BEP20) network upgrade and hard fork, providing an improved user experience.

Binance to Support Mina (MINA) Network Upgrade and Hard Fork
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Binance to Support Mina (MINA) Network Upgrade and Hard Fork

Binance announces support for Mina (MINA) network upgrade and hard fork on June 4, 2024.

Chiliz (CHZ) Chain Unveils Dragon8 Hard Fork with Enhanced Tokenomics
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Chiliz (CHZ) Chain Unveils Dragon8 Hard Fork with Enhanced Tokenomics

Chiliz (CHZ) has launched the Dragon8 hard fork on its blockchain, introducing substantial technological improvements and a new tokenomics model.

Binance to Support Sei (SEI) and Harmony (ONE) Network Upgrades and Hard Forks
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Binance to Support Sei (SEI) and Harmony (ONE) Network Upgrades and Hard Forks

Binance announces support for Sei (SEI) and Harmony (ONE) network upgrades and hard forks, ensuring uninterrupted trading for users.

Vitalik Buterin Proposes a Quantum-Resistant Hard Fork for Ethereum
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Vitalik Buterin Proposes a Quantum-Resistant Hard Fork for Ethereum

Vitalik Buterin proposes a hard fork strategy for Ethereum to protect funds against quantum computer attacks, sparking a community-wide discussion on quantum security.

Cardano’s Project Catalyst: Building a Decentralized Financial System to Remove "Top-Down" Governance
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Cardano’s Project Catalyst: Building a Decentralized Financial System to Remove "Top-Down" Governance

In order to fulfill the final components for Cardano’s Voltaire, including its evolution into a self-sustainable blockchain, IOHK introduced a new experimental treasury system combining proposal and voting procedures — Project Catalyst.

Ethereum Testnet Successfully Upgrades for Upcoming Shanghai Hard Fork
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Ethereum Testnet Successfully Upgrades for Upcoming Shanghai Hard Fork

Ethereum's Sepolia testnet has undergone a successful upgrade simulating the upcoming Shanghai hard fork expected to take place on the mainnet in March. The upgrade, called "Shapella", allows validators to withdraw their staked Ether and rewards on the execution layer.

Anticipation for Cardano’s Mary Upgrade Grows as It Is Hours from Launching – Here’s What You Need to Know
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Anticipation for Cardano’s Mary Upgrade Grows as It Is Hours from Launching – Here’s What You Need to Know

Cardano’s blockchain upgrade, dubbed Mary, is set to go live today at 21:44 UTC.

Vitalik Buterin: Time will Tell Whether the Hive Blockchain will Surpass Steem
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Vitalik Buterin: Time will Tell Whether the Hive Blockchain will Surpass Steem

Justin Sun’s entry into Steemit is not going down well with the community. They have created a hard fork of the blockchain and named it Hive. Vitalik Buterin, Ethereum Founder, tweeted that Hive stands a test of time in demonstrating whether self-independence will be achieved.

ETH Price Surpasses $2,000 Despite New Supply After Shapella Update
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ETH Price Surpasses $2,000 Despite New Supply After Shapella Update

Despite concerns of a potential dump due to a new supply of Ether hitting the markets after the Shapella update, the price of ETH has surpassed $2,000 and maintains the level. Only around 1% of staked ETH may hit the market after Shapella, according to crypto analytics firm Glassnode. Crypto exchanges have expressed support for ETH unstaking.

Do Kwon Suggests Terra Hard Fork to Revive Troubled Network
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Do Kwon Suggests Terra Hard Fork to Revive Troubled Network

Do Kwon, the CEO of Terraform Labs, believes hard forking the Terra blockchain will play an instrumental role in saving the troubled network.

Ethereum 2.0 Full Upgrade Will Prompt a 1% Annual Deflation Rate
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Ethereum 2.0 Full Upgrade Will Prompt a 1% Annual Deflation Rate

A transition to the proof of stake(PoS) consensus mechanism through Ethereum 2.0 will prompt a 1% annual deflation rate on the ETH network.

Ethereum’s Highly Awaited “London Hard Fork” Is Now Alive
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Ethereum’s Highly Awaited “London Hard Fork” Is Now Alive

The London Hard Fork – the major updated to Ethereum – is currently underway. Here are the key details of the upgrade.

Ethereum—The Whole Forking History
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Ethereum—The Whole Forking History

Ethereum is the second most recognizable name in the cryptocurrency and blockchain space, next to Bitcoin. Ethereum was created to overcome the limitations of Bitcoin, which is essentially just a system for decentralized money, and push the boundaries of blockchain technology and decentralization. Like Bitcoin, it is supported by a peer-to-peer node network, meaning that it is essentially a decentralized server run by a vast number of computers with no central administrator or intermediary.

Cardano to Launch ERC-20 Converter and Cross-Chain Communication for Interoperability Between Networks Including Bitcoin
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Cardano to Launch ERC-20 Converter and Cross-Chain Communication for Interoperability Between Networks Including Bitcoin

Cardano founder and IOHK CEO Charles Hoskinson recently announced in his YouTube video that the current roadmap for the Shelley hard fork will be going according to plan, scheduled on July 29, 2020.

Binance Supports Optimism (OP) Network Upgrade and Hard Fork
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Binance Supports Optimism (OP) Network Upgrade and Hard Fork

Binance confirms support for Optimism (OP) network's upgrade and hard fork on January 12, 2024, enhancing Ethereum's Layer 2 scalability and efficiency.

Reversing Censorship on Ethereum
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Reversing Censorship on Ethereum

Ethereum presently has 47% OFAC-compliant blocks, the lowest since Oct 11.

Ethereum’s Transaction Volume Scales the Heights by Topping 2.14B ETH in 2021
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Ethereum’s Transaction Volume Scales the Heights by Topping 2.14B ETH in 2021

With an annual return rate of 399.2%, Ethereum (ETH) has scaled the heights in 2021 thanks to increased adoption and notable upgrades like the London Hard Fork.

Ethereum's Blobs: A Milestone in Scaling and Future Development, According to Vitalik Buterin
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Ethereum's Blobs: A Milestone in Scaling and Future Development, According to Vitalik Buterin

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin discusses Dencun hard fork activation and blobs' impact on ecosystem, discussing Ethereum's long-term scaling roadmap and future direction.

Ethereum is Burning at the Rate of 6.29 ETH per Minute
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Ethereum is Burning at the Rate of 6.29 ETH per Minute

Burnt Ether is edging closer to the 1.2 million ETH mark, given that it's burning at a rate of 6.29 ETH, approximately $24,361, per minute.

Ethereum Beacon Chain Sees Over $2 Billion Worth of ETH Withdrawn in Four Days
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Ethereum Beacon Chain Sees Over $2 Billion Worth of ETH Withdrawn in Four Days

Over 1 million ETH, worth $2.1 billion, has been withdrawn from Ethereum's Beacon Chain within the first four days of the Shapella hard fork, with nearly 87% of active validators now able to withdraw their staked Ether. Despite initial community uncertainty about the impact of Shapella on ETH's price, the first four days have resulted in close to a 10% rise, with much of the withdrawn stake being reinvested in the Beacon Chain for interest compounding purposes.

Ether Surges to Over $1,900 Ahead of Staking Withdrawals
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Ether Surges to Over $1,900 Ahead of Staking Withdrawals

Ether breaks $1,900 for the first time in over seven months, ahead of the Ethereum Shanghai hard fork that will allow stakers to withdraw their ETH. The recent price increase may be driven by expectations of the Federal Reserve easing its quantitative tightening efforts and increased demand for Ether due to more flexible staking options.

Cardano’s Vasil Hard Fork Upgrade Confirmed to Happen on September 22
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Cardano’s Vasil Hard Fork Upgrade Confirmed to Happen on September 22

The Vasil upgrade promises to include improvements to the Plutus programming language as well as introducing greater scalability for lower transaction fees.

Binance Completes BNB Smart Chain Upgrade and Hard Fork: What You Need to Know
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Binance Completes BNB Smart Chain Upgrade and Hard Fork: What You Need to Know

Binance has completed a critical upgrade and hard fork for its BNB Smart Chain, allowing deposits and withdrawals to resume. The upgrade temporarily suspended transactions, signaling a return to normalcy for the platform.

London Hard Fork Saved Ethereum Users $844m in Transaction Fees via Base Fee Refunds
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London Hard Fork Saved Ethereum Users $844m in Transaction Fees via Base Fee Refunds

Since going live on August 5, the London Hard Fork or EIP 1559 upgrade sought to make the Ethereum network deflationary by injecting a scarcity parameter.

Exclusive: Does Forking Mechanism Allow for a Better Blockchain Governance Model?
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Exclusive: Does Forking Mechanism Allow for a Better Blockchain Governance Model?

Nathan Kaiser, Chairperson of the Cardano Foundation and a long-time lawyer in the technology sector, shares his views on the crypto regulatory issues in different jurisdictions and blockchain governance. In particular, Nathan examines whether forking mechanism allows for a better blockchain governance and the reason why “blockchain governance = community governance”.

Ethereum 2.0 Sees High Deposit Rate as London Hard fork Looms
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Ethereum 2.0 Sees High Deposit Rate as London Hard fork Looms

Ethereum 2.0 deposit contract has seen more accounts deposit 32 ETH in the past days as investors prepare for the impact of the EIP 1559 upgrade launch

New London Upgrade Could Help Ethereum Hit $3,000, Crypto Expert Says
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New London Upgrade Could Help Ethereum Hit $3,000, Crypto Expert Says

Ethereum is likely to increase its value based on the speculation and hype surrounding the London upgrade event.

Ethereum Tumbles as Low As $2,115 Partly Triggered by Delayed London Hard Fork Release
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Ethereum Tumbles as Low As $2,115 Partly Triggered by Delayed London Hard Fork Release

Ethereum is likely to extend its drop as indicated by a rising wedge chart.

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