Ethereum Executes Blockchain Hard Fork to Byzantium

Ethereum Executes Blockchain Hard Fork to Byzantium

Ethereum has officially updated. At 05.22 UTC, the fifth hard fork to occur on ethereum, the second largest cryptocurrency by market cap, enacted a batch of ethereum improvement protocols (EIPs) designed to improve the platform. The price per dollar of ether oscillated wildly in the run up to the hard fork, before rising over 2 percent following activation to $348, according to CoinMarketCap data. First introduced in the ethereum roadmap in 2015 under the name of Metropolis, that large-scale upgrade encountered some substantial delays, leading it to be broken into two phases – Byzantium and Constantinople (the latter still […]