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Ethereum 2.0 merger was successful in a second testnet

Key facts: Sepolia, after Rinkeby, is the second testnet to complete the merger. The merger into the Ethereum mainnet is expected to take place later this year. Sepolia, an Ethereum testnet, successfully completed the merger (“The Merge”) towards proof of stake. This is the second network to do so. To block height 1,450,409 of the …

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Ethereum 2.0: the merger will be tested in a second testnet

Ethereum 2.0: the merger will be tested in a second testnet

Key facts: The developers expect the process to start over the weekend. The merger has already been tested at Ropsten and, after Sepolia, Goerli will follow. The transition from Ethereum to Ethereum 2.0, which will take place through the so-called “merger” (The Merge) between the current and the new blockchain, still has its pre-tests. In …

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Sepolia testnet takes its first step towards Ethereum 2.0

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Key facts: The Sepolia Beacon Chain will coordinate the validators that will secure the network after the merger. After Ropsten, it is the second testnet testing the merge process. Today, Monday, June 20, 2022, the Ethereum network has taken another step towards its new blockchain, Ethereum 2.0. This has to do with the launch of …

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Ethereum 2.0 testnet stopped due to excessive hashrate: details of what happened

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Key facts: The fault, which has already been fixed, had multiple factors that caused it. Such a problem could not happen in Ethereum 2.0, which is more advanced in its development. The testnet The Ethereum 2.0 Ropsten testnet had operational issues on Thursday, May 26. What happened was that the increase in the hashrate or …

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First silent Bitcoin payment demonstrates its potential in a testnet

First silent Bitcoin payment demonstrates its potential in a testnet

A few hours ago, the first silent (verifiable) payment took place on Signet, one of the Bitcoin test networks. Although it did not happen on the main network with real bitcoins, the fact allowed to verify the effectiveness of this invention that is still in development. An engineer under the pseudonym Rijndael on Twitter, who …

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Ethereum 2.0 on the way: the merger is ready on a testnet

Ethereum 2.0 on the way: the merger is ready on a testnet

Ethereum testnet Ropsten ready for merger (“the merger”). It will be, if everything goes according to plan, the first to execute this transition. Its success or failure would define the date this event hits the mainnet. The confirmation It was given by Ethereum developer Parithosh Jayanthi on his GitHub. This specialist has been in charge …

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Nym, protocol for privately browsing the Internet, launches testnet

Nym, protocol for privately browsing the Internet, launches testnet

Key facts: Nym’s testnet includes a token that emulates the economics of the decentralized internet. With this network, Bitcoin wallets can connect to the Internet privately. Nym, a protocol that mixes and obfuscates user data when browsing the Internet, already has a definitive and permanent test network. With this protocol, users can access the Internet …

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