Tag Archives: Constantinople

Block 7,080,000: Ethereum Developers Propose Activation Point for Next Hard Fork

Members of ethereum’s open-source development team have reached agreement on an activation time for Constantinople, a proposed code change designed to give users the option to update the blockchain with additional features. Speaking at a bi-weekly core developer meeting Friday, the developers assembled agreed on block 7,080,000 on the ethereum blockchain as an activation point at which users… Read More »

Ethereum (ETH) Developers Could Be Planning to Accelerate Network Upgrades

The CEO of Binance, Changpeng Zhao, has on numerous occasions mentioned his personal philosophy of creating on the blockchain whenever the crypto markets are on the decline. This can be seen in his most recent tweet only a few days ago when refering to the current crypto market decline. been through this many times already. Secret of success? Keep… Read More »

ETH/USD Price Analysis: Below $200 ETH Mining is Useless, Hash Rate Drop

After 11 months of relentless bears, statistics from Susquehanna, a US based trading and technology firm has confirmed that mining Ether is no longer profitable. This is mostly due to a relentless bears that have since drove prices from $1400 to $200. Because of this, monthly mining profitability is now zero, down from $150 registered mid last year.The… Read More »

Ethereum’s (ETH) Constantinople Upgrade Could Happen as Early as January 16th

Fans and investors of Ethereum (ETH) have something to look forward to as we head into the Holiday season. This is due to the fact that during an Ethereum core developer meeting held this past Friday, a new timeline was proposed to implement the Constantinople upgrade. In the minutes of the meeting currently available on GitHub, two dates were… Read More »

Ethereum Sets Tentative January Goal for Next Blockchain Upgrade

Developers are eyeing January 16th as the date on which Constantinople, ethereum’s upcoming network hard fork, could launch. The upgrade for the world’s second-largest blockchain was originally targeted for November, bringing with it a host of design changes aimed at streamlining the platform’s code in a bid to boost performance. Yet the November launch window was ultimately due… Read More »

Ethereum’s Next Hard Fork Constantinople gets Delayed as Developers Find Bugs in the Code

Ethereum’s next hard fork, dubbed Constantinople which was on track for November release has been delayed for early 2019. The same was confirmed by developers in a meeting as they found several bugs that were released on a test network. Constantinople plans delay other proposed changes as well The Constantinople hard fork, upon successful implementation, was expected to… Read More »

Ethereum Constantinople Blockchain Upgrade Delayed Until 2019

Constantinople Test Hard Fork Goes Awry Just last week, as reported by Ethereum World News, developers moved to hard fork Ethereum’s Ropsten testnet to test the Constantinople blockchain upgrade, which was slated to go live on the Ethereum mainchain by the end of October/November 2018. Unfortunately, when the Ropsten hard fork occurred on Saturday (October 13th) morning, 24 hours… Read More »

Ethereum’s Constantinople Hard Fork Is Being Delayed Until 2019

Ethereum upgrade Constantinople will be postponed until early 2019, developers confirmed in a meeting Friday. Initially targeted to activate in November this year, developers opted to postpone the hard fork push after several bugs were found in the code that was released on a test network. Now aiming for sometime in late January or February, developers on the… Read More »

Ethereum’s Next Blockchain Upgrade Faces Delay After Testing Failure

Repercussions are being felt in the ethereum development ecosystem after an initial test of the platform’s forthcoming software upgrade, Constantinople, failed to deliver expected results. A system-wide change initially earmarked to go live in 2018, the code release, meant to introduce five improvements and alter the economics of the $20 billion blockchain, may now be delayed following a failure… Read More »

Ethereum’s Constantinople Upgrade Stalls on Testnet

UPDATE 18:27 UTC, 10/13/18: Block creation on Ropsten testnet continues to feature 0 transactions, indicating Constantinople may have failed to activate. UPDATE 17:36 UTC, 10/13/18: Block 4,230,000 has been mined, but features 0 transactions. Ethereum’s main test network, Ropsten, is currently at a standstill. Code for ethereum’s upcoming hard fork, dubbed Constantinople, was set to be activated on Ropsten at block… Read More »