Tag: Geth

A Consensus Issue Between The Geth and Parity Ethereum Clients Caused an Unintentional Fork of the Network

An issue in the Geth implementation of the Ethereum protocol, maintained by the foundation of the same name, caused an unintentional fork in the network. Nick Johnson, an ETH developer, confirmed the problem on reddit and said that the foundation has identified the root cause.  Ethereum developers can’t catch a break. After successfully performing its #4 hard fork, Ethereum was set to clear the path of roadblocks such as the ongoing DDoS …
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The Ethereum Foundation Has Set a New Date for Blockchain Hard Fork

The Ethereum Foundation developers have finally reached consensus on the next hard fork date after failing to establish a deadline on October 31–the date the hard fork was supposed to be officially announced. The team behind the Golang implementation of Ethereum have released the hard fork-ready client software. Ethereum, the decentralized smart contract and blockchain platform has gone through a rough patch  of late.  After delaying the hard-fork that was …
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The Ethereum Foundation Releases The Soft Fork Update

The Ethereum Foundation made public the release of a new Geth client software, featuring an update to freeze all the funds linked to The DAO, effectively making the stolen ether useless. The hacker and perpetrator of the massive heist will be unable to collect the money. The DAO debacle is a grim chapter in the history of Crypto and the nascent Smart Contract field. After a hacker stole 3.6 million …
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Various Users Report Ethereum Geth Syncing Issues

Several Reddit users are complaining about an ongoing issue with the Ethereum wallet, which seems to take a very long time to synchronize the last 380,000 blocks on the network. Bitcoin users will know these struggles all too well, as there is nothing more annoying than spending days to get synchronized with the network. Ethereum Blockchain Syncing Can Be Slow One downside to running a cryptocurrency wallet on one’s own …
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