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Geth client for Ethereum now handles blocks 40% faster

Geth client for Ethereum now handles blocks 40% faster

The latest release of Geth, which is the main client in Ethereum, “optimizes the processing of “dirty” object during the processing of the blocks and this in turn has led to the fact that processing speed increased by 40%”. This is the normal update that is not accompanied by any fork. However, optimization of the… More

The reward per block for miners Ethereum will be reduced to 0.6 ETH

The reward per block for miners Ethereum will be reduced to 0.6 ETH

Ethereum has published specifications for the first phase of Friendly Finality Gadget Casper (Casper FFG), which is also known as the first version of the hybrid Protocol, which combines two algorithms: proof of work (Proof of Work PoW) and proof of rate (Proof of Stake PoS). In this specification finally, there is evidence that the… More

Ethereum makes a step forward to institutional investors in the United States

Ethereum makes a step forward to institutional investors in the United States

The new York startup ConsenSys, today announced its partnership with TrueDigital, a subsidiary of TrueEx – marketplace operating on the market for interest rate swaps, in an attempt to formulate underlying (index), the price of Ethereum. According to the statement, the companies plan to develop a reference price index for Ethereum (ETH), the second largest… More

The split in the Ethereum community for EIP 867

The split in the Ethereum community for EIP 867

Representatives of the ethereum community began to actively speak out against the recent proposals for improvement, which describes a mechanism for the return of funds after the loss or theft. After leaving one of the developers, Yoichi Hirai, the community members literally stormed Github leaving negative comments under the proposal EIP 867. Over the last… More

Vitaly Buterin became an adviser to the new Ethereum Foundation

Vitaly Buterin became an adviser to the new Ethereum Foundation

Famous investors and community members ethereum announced the creation of a new Fund called Ethereum Community Fund (ECF). This initiative is a joint effort of the Cosmos, Golem, Global Blockchain Labs, Maker OmiseGo, Raiden and Tendermint. Participants believe that the time has come when you must associate Ethereum with real businesses that can benefit from… More

Crypto All Stars – new competitor cryptococcal

Crypto All Stars – new competitor cryptococcal

It seems we are at the beginning of this boom in card games on the blockchain. According to some estimates, the turnover of games on the basis of ethereum is $ 10 million a day. Although the vast majority of these games are similar to each other, this does not mean that they are uninteresting…. More

Ready the first part of the road map Ethereum Protocol Sharding

Ready the first part of the road map Ethereum Protocol Sharding

New technologies that will allow Ethereum to scale effectively becoming more real. Acne Buterin, at the next meeting of the developers, commented on it: It seems that the first part of the first phase is almost ready. The technology, known as Sharding (shards) – this is an attempt to divide the data of blockchain ethereum… More