Bitcoin SV Sees Minor Split as Blockchain Shifts to ‘Genesis’ Upgrade – CoinDesk

Bitcoin SV (for Satoshi’s Vision) has hard forked with apparently just one minor issue, taking its blockchain back to the first “Genesis” iteration of the bitcoin protocol. The BSV network upgraded at approximately 02:00 UTC Tuesday, implementing Genesis rules that bring about “the full restoration of Satoshis Bitcoin protocol.” Jimmy Nguyen, president of the Bitcoin […]

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Ethereum Devs Reconsider ‘Difficulty Bomb’ Timing as Hard Forks Loom – CoinDesk

A newly proposed ethereum hard fork may punt a key network feature two years down the road to avoid complicating ethereum’s transition to proof-of-stake (PoS). Ethereum improvement proposal (EIP) 2387, created in mid-November, would tentatively schedule a Jan. 6 hard fork to delay the “difficulty bomb” or “Ice Age” from going off for another 4,000,000 […]

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