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.

 
News
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
2021-08-06T06:00:15+01:00
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News
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
2021-08-06T03:39:10+01:00
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Market Analysis
$357 million in ETH options expire on Friday, and bears don’t stand a chance, given that every neutral-to-bearish put is underwater.
London is live, and Ethereum bulls control Friday’s $357M ETH options expiry
Marcel Pechman
2021-08-05T21:22:49+01:00
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News
The much-talked-about London upgrade has finally happened on the Ethereum network as ETH arguably moves closer to becoming a deflationary asset.
Ethereum London hard fork goes live
Osato Avan-Nomayo
2021-08-05T13:37:29+01:00
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News
“With $13 billion worth of Ether locked up in Ethereum 2.0 and $70 billion locked up in decentralized finance, we have enormous demand for the Ether token,” sai...
Ethereum is becoming ultrasound money, ConsenSys founder says
Brian Quarmby
2021-08-05T07:51:17+01:00
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Market Analysis
Analysts caution against a potential “buy the rumor, sell the news” pullback for ETH, while historical data shows that the price tends to rise following major n...
Analysts debate whether Ethereum’s London hard fork is a 'sell the news' event
Jordan Finneseth
2021-08-05T01:05:00+01:00
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Breaking news
“After an attempted attack yesterday, some serious hashing power was unleashed today at 11:46 am and attackers are succeeding,” said Lucas Nuzzi of Coin Metrics...
Breaking: BSV reportedly suffers ‘massive’ 51% attack
Sam Bourgi
2021-08-03T21:58:40+01:00
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News
Ether has more potential than Bitcoin as a newer cryptocurrency, and the latest EIP-1559 will help the token trade more like a fixed asset, Pantera Capital CEO ...
Eth2 will help Ether outpace Bitcoin, Pantera Capital CEO predicts
Helen Partz
2021-08-03T08:51:39+01:00
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