Ethereum Long Positions Skyrocket as Constantinople Nears
Over the past month Ethereum (ETH) has seen some overwhelmingly positive price action, surging from lows of $104 to highs of over $150. Part of this price surge may be due to its upcoming Constantinople hard fork, which will offer the crypto multiple enhancements and will reduce its future inflation rates, which will likely be positive for the cryptocurrency in the long-term.
Ethereum’s New Supply Drops by 25%
Ethereum’s daily block rewards are down by circa 25% as the difficulty bomb kicks in to bring a mini ice-age for miners until the end of February.
Ethereum Team Lead: Constantinople Hard Fork to Activate in Late February
Core developers of Ethereum (ETH) have postponed the activation of the Constantinople hard fork until late February. The upgrade is now set to be implemented at ETH block 7,280,000, as announced by a team lead at Ethereum, Peter Szilagyi, in a tweet Jan. 18.
Ethereum’s Constantinople Upgrade Faces Delay Due to Security Vulnerability
Ethereum’s long-anticipated Constantinople upgrade has just been delayed after a critical vulnerability was discovered in one of the planned changes.
Coinbase, Kraken Join Major Exchanges Supporting Ethereum Constantinople Hard Fork
Major United States cryptocurrency exchanges Coinbase and Kraken became the latest to confirm support for Ethereum’s (ETH) Constantinople hard fork, both announcing on Twitter, Jan. 14.
Ethereum’s Geth Software Upgrades Ahead of January Hard Fork
The most-used ethereum software client has published code that includes an activation time for Constantinople, a proposed upgrade that, if enacted by users, would bring additional features and enhancements to the network.
Block 7,080,000: Ethereum Devs 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.
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.
Testing for Ethereum's Upcoming Hard Fork Is Being Delayed
Ethereum core developers announced a delay in plans to launch Constantinople, Ethereum's upcoming system-wide upgrade, on the test network Ropsten on Thursday.