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Ethereum’s Proposed Hard Fork ‘Muir Glacier’ Would Delay Impending Ice Age

Ethereum developers have proposed a hard fork, named Muir Glacier, that should address the impending Ice Age, which could cause a significant slowdown on the Ethereum mainnet.In an Ethereum improvement proposal at the end of November, Ethereum developer James Hancock wrote that the proposed Ethereum Muir Glacier hard fork

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Æternity Releases Final Hard Fork Software to Compete with Ethereum

The core development team of blockchain platform Æternity announced the release of the software of its latest hard fork, namely Lima.Æternity announced in a press release published on Nov. 5 that the introduction of Lima improves the network’s virtual machines, governance and naming system. The purpose of the update

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U.S. IRS Releases Guidance on Crypto Airdrops and Hard Forks

The United States' federal tax service has issued guidelines for tax reporting regarding cryptocurrency airdrops and hard forks.In an announcement on Oct. 9, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced the issuance of Revenue Ruling 2019-24, which addresses common questions of taxpayers and practitioners regarding crypto hard forks and

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