Ethereum Classic’s Next Crypto Code Upgrade Is Back on for September

In a public call Thursday, Ethereum classic developers recommitted to releasing a system-wide upgrade, or hard fork, to the blockchain’s main network in September. The targeted block number for the so-called Atlantis activation is 8,772,000, which is expected to hit at roughly 12:00 UTC on Sept. 17. After a disagreement in May about the contents […]

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Ethereum Classic May Delay Upcoming Hard Fork ‘Atlantis’

Ethereum classic’s open-source developer team failed to reach a consensus Thursday on whether to move forward with a forthcoming system-wide code upgrade as outlined, effectively sending the planned batch of upgrades back to a drafting stage. Developers have been deliberating on a set of 10 proposals to be integrated into the protocol since February, an upgrade […]

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Why Google Data Scientists Are Interested in Ethereum Classic

Google’s big-data analytics platform, BigQuery, just quietly added support for Ethereum Classic blockchain searches along with a range of other cryptocurrency networks. This effort will make it easier for technologists to search the blockchain for specific pieces of data. This move is just one out of many the ETC community is pushing forward this winter […]

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Exchange Says 51% Attacker Returned $100K-Worth of Ethereum Classic

Cryptocurrency exchange Gate.io said Saturday that $100,000 in ethereum classic has been returned following a recent hack. In an announcement, the exchange further said it tried to contact the 51-percent attacker, but has not received any reply so far, adding: “We still don’t know the reason. If the attacker didn’t run it for profit, he […]

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Grayscale Assures Investors: Ethereum Classic Trust Funds Not at ‘Direct Risk’

In the wake of a 51 percent attack on ethereum classic (ETC), the manager of an investment vehicle that holds the cryptocurrency has been fielding inquiries from investors looking to understand if the underlying assets in the fund are safe, CoinDesk has learned. On Monday, the day after the reorganization of transactions on the ethereum […]

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