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
POLY, BCHA and XYO led altcoins higher after BTC flipped $50,000 to support and ETH hit $4,000.
Altcoins book 50% gains after Bitcoin and Ethereum set a path to new highs
Jordan Finneseth
Altcoin Watch
The bearish outlook appears also as Cardano’s daily RSI reflects overbought sentiments. However, the euphoria surrounding Cardano’s smart contracts launch and i...
Cardano chalks a bearish wedge as ADA price soars by over 100% in Q3
Yashu Gola
Altcoin Watch
The ADA/USD exchange rate has moved further into its “overbought” area, suggesting that a trend correction might follow suit.
Cardano price eyes $3, but ADA chart fractal hints at a potential 40% correction
Yashu Gola
The London hard fork comes with five EIPs. Most importantly, EIP-1559 impacts transaction fees and miner revenue, but how significant is it?
Cointelegraph Consulting: Measuring the effects of the London hard fork
Cointelegraph Consulting
Follow up
The London hard fork sets Ethereum up for a new era as ETH price continues to make gains alongside a positive community reaction.
Ethereum’s London hard fork sets ETH on a more deflationary path
Anirudh Tiwari
Altcoin Watch
An on-chain indicator, notorious for accurately predicting Ether tops, returns amid the ongoing price rally.
Ethereum price soars above $3K into ‘red zone,’ triggering sell-off fears
Yashu Gola
New York Stock Exchange-listed company Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. has changed its ticker from “ETH” to “ETD” to avoid confusion with Ether.
Boomer brand changes NYSE ticker from ‘ETH,’ acknowledging crypto’s ascendancy
Brian Quarmby
At current burn rates, 2.3 ETH per minute, or $6,600, is going up in smoke.
Ethereum network burns $395K ETH per hour after London upgrade
Martin Young

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