Join us Thursday, August 5th at 10AM PT on Twitter Spaces for a discussion on the upcoming EIP-1559 deployment with Decrypt’s Jeff Benson, Ethereum 2.0 core engineer Ansgar Dietrichs, and Ethereum Cat Herders Pooja Ranjan and Hudson Jameson.Read more
The London hard fork is scheduled to occur on August 5.
It includes EIP-1559.
That code change alters the transaction fee structure on Ethereum.
Zcash is a privacy coin that uses proof of work.
The coin’s creator argues that a move to proof of stake could be good for price, functionality, and network security.
At the time of writing, Thorchain’s native RUNE token is trading at around $7.13, gaining nearly 18% in the past 24 hours and 83% in the last week, according to crypto metrics platform CoinGecko.
Notably, the latest push is part of the token’s “comeback” following a series of exploits.
The Ethereum network is undergoing an upgrade this week.
A code change within the upgrade may affect ETH’s price.
The price of Ethereum has reached $2,600, a price not seen since early June, when the cryptocurrency was still descending from its all-time high of $4,357 on May 12.
But now the second-largest cryptocurrency is on the mend. Ethereum’s price is up 5.59% over the past 24 hours and 21.77% this week.
The hard work of humble farmers has paid off.
Harvest Finance (FARM) is trading for $264 after its Coinbase listing.
Harvest season has arrived early for FARM holders.Read more
The next Ethereum upgrade will happen during the first week of August.
It includes EIP-3529, a code update that does away with gas refunds.
That makes gas tokens functionless.
CryptoPunks are pixelated images.
There are 10,000 of them.
Many have sold today.
If you were waiting to get a CryptoPunk, your chance to buy one for a reasonable price may be dwindling.
That’s because an Ethereum whale has been on a CryptoPunk buying spree.
Ethereum launched on July 30, 2015.
ETH is now the second-largest cryptocurrency by market cap.
And the network is utilized by many other protocols.
On July 30, 2015, the first iteration of Ethereum, then known by the name “Frontier,” was released.Read more