Tagged: Hard Fork

Huobi Group Explains how Ethereum will be Merging Two Digital Assets, BETH and ETH, as It Transitions to ETH 2.0

Digital asset exchange Huobi noted earlier this month that the ongoing upgrade of Ethereum (ETH), the world’s largest platform for building decentralized applications (dApps), is expected to make the original smart contract enabled blockchain “much more usable, scalable, and effective” — but it will also… Read More

Major Blockchain Platform Cardano Handles Hard Fork Updates Automatically and “Smoothly,” Unlike other DLT Platforms, Developer Claims

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The development team at Cardano (ADA), a major DLT network for building decentralized applications or dApps, notes that the platform’s development has been conceived as “a journey involving five overlapping development themes, each of which is underpinned by a consensus protocol – Ouroboros.” Kevin Hammond,… Read More

Cryptocurrency Exchange OKCoin Confirms it will Support Upcoming Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Hard Fork

San Francisco-based crypto exchange OKCoin confirmed that it will be supporting the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) hard fork (backwards incompatible upgrade) which will take place on November 15, 2020. The OKCoin team noted that they’ll provide an airdrop of the minority chain’s asset. Hard forks of… Read More

Ocean Protocol Devs Perform Hard Fork Following KuCoin Hack, Leading to $150 Million in Losses, including $8.6 Million in OCEAN Tokens Stolen

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The developers of the Ocean Protocol, which allows software engineers to build marketplaces and other apps to privately and securely publish, exchange, and consume data, confirmed (on September 28) that on September 27, 2020, the Ocean Protocol Foundation had initiated a hard fork or backward-incompatible… Read More

Offline Staking of Digital Assets to Be Offered on Qtum, a Major Blockchain Network that Recently Completed Hard Fork Upgrade

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The developers of Qtum (QTUM), a platform for developing decentralized applications that aims to leverage certain technical aspects related to the security of the Bitcoin (BTC) network while providing smart contract functionality (somewhat similar to Ethereum), claims that there are only a few pieces of… Read More

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