Hard Fork News

During a hard fork, blockchain networks split into two different chains. A cryptocurrency hard fork results in two blockchains, in addition to two separate assets: the original and the forked asset. Cryptocurrency hard forks can be a benign, consensual upgrade spearheaded by the community, or the culmination of bitter debates that split a community into two separate chains and assets.

Multiple notable contentious hard forks have occurred over the years. In 2016, as the result of a hard fork, Ethereum (ETH) split in two, resulting in Ethereum and Ethereum Classic (ETC). And in 2017, due to another hard fork, Bitcoin (BTC) split into Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash (BCH). Developers may cooperatively implement hard forks based on consensus from multiple parties. Communities may choose to hard fork cryptocurrency for a number of reasons, such as improving network speed.

 
Altcoin Watch
Following Dogecoin’s lead, Ethereum Classic rallied to a new all-time high and Bitcoin Cash doubled as altcoin forks have started to gain traction.
What the forks? Bitcoin Cash and Ethereum Classic see triple-digit rallies
Jordan Finneseth
2021-04-16T21:00:00+01:00
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News
New all-time highs are being witnessed all over the cryptocurrency market, and Ether is no exception.
Ether price flirts with $2,400 ATH as irreversible hard fork looms
Greg Thomson
2021-04-14T10:17:53+01:00
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The first Ethereum 2.0 hard fork is aimed to be a general test before introducing deeper changes.
Ethereum 2.0 set to undergo first hard fork upgrade
Andrey Shevchenko
2021-02-15T18:50:57+00:00
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IOHK is planning a "smooth upgrade path to Goguen."
Upcoming Cardano hard fork to introduce 'token locking' ahead of Goguen
Sam Bourgi
2020-12-04T20:30:00+00:00
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Analysis
The Ethereum 2.0 deposit contract is open. How are things progressing, and what comes next?
Ethereum 2.0’s long and winding road to scalability launch
Nikolai Kuznetsov
2020-11-18T14:20:00+00:00
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After being steamrolled in Bitcoin Cash’s most recent hash war, Bitcoin ABC shows signs of life with a new client release and a 70% rebound in price off a low b...
Not dead yet: Bitcoin Cash ABC up 70% as Sechet releases new client
Cyrus McNally
2020-11-18T03:29:33+00:00
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Follow up
As Bitcoin Cash goes through another fork, Bitcoin Cash Node seems to be the emergent winner for now.
Taxman gets the boot: Bitcoin Cash Node emerges as victor of hard fork
Anirudh Tiwari
2020-11-17T14:46:38+00:00
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Users have sent more than $300M BCH through exchanges since Nov. 1, while assets under management at the crypto fund manager's Bitcoin Cash Trust have decreased...
Grayscale’s BCH trust loses $1.6M in value as hard fork begins
Turner Wright
2020-11-15T20:02:12+00:00
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