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Ethereum London upgrade could be delayed only for this reason

Ethereum London upgrade could be delayed only for this reason

The Ethereum community is eagerly waiting for the Proof-of-Stake protocol to kick in and resolve problems relating to scaling on the network. However, given the history of delays with each leg toward implementation, developers have assured that the launch of London Hard fork will be on schedule. In an interview with the Chinese media outfit, …

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Taproot, Bitcoin's long-in-the-making upgrade, achieves activation lock-in

Taproot, Bitcoin’s long-in-the-making upgrade, achieves activation lock-in

Bitcoin is set to integrate the privacy-focused upgrade known as Taproot later this year. As noted by Taproot.Watch, which has tracked the weeks-long effort to secure activation support among bitcoin’s mining sector, a sufficient number of supportive blocks — at least 1,815 — was achieved on Friday. The signaling period, known as the “Speedy Trial,” …

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Litecoin's privacy upgrade: Hidden inflation a risk 'users will be willing to take'

Litecoin’s privacy upgrade: Hidden inflation a risk ‘users will be willing to take’

At the moment, Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Ethereum are all on their way to integrating and implementing privacy features. While concerns persist that these developments could end up elevating these cryptos as a threat to privacy-focused coins, another major question that arises here is – How will the coins’ infrastructure change and what impacts will privacy-enhancing …

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Ether Futures Activity Grows Ahead of July Protocol Upgrade

Ether Futures Activity Grows Ahead of July Protocol Upgrade

BitMEX announced a new ether quarterly futures product Friday, which they described as “the only one of its kind available in the market.” Settled in bitcoin, the contract trades the ether-dollar pair, and expiry is in June. This coincides with the scheduled ETH 2.0 launch in July, which Ethereum researchers are confident will happen, as …

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