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Blockstream Publishes Schnorr-Based Test Code for Bitcoin Blockchain Upgrade

The Schnorr-based multi-signature scheme MuSig, a test code for a potential upgrade to the Bitcoin (BTC) blockchain, has been released by blockchain tech firm Blockstream, according to an announcement published on Feb. 18.Last January, four Bitcoin developers released a paper outlining how Schnorr multi-signatures (‘multisig’) could help scale the Bitcoin

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Ripple Introduces XRP Ledger Version 1.2.0 With Upgrade Deadline of Feb. 27

Ripple, the firm behind the current third top crypto XRP, has introduced a major network upgrade of its XRP Ledger version 1.2.0, according to an official announcement on Feb. 13.The XRP ledger is a decentralized cryptographic ledger that stores XRP and is powered by a network of peer-to-peer (P2P) servers.With

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Leading Ethereum Researcher Vlad Zamfir to Collaborate with Casper Labs to Speed Up CBC Upgrade

Vlad Zamfir. If you are an Ethereum aficionado, you know that one of their lead researchers, Vlad Zamfir, has been an integral part of the blockchain team since 2014. He is now primed to collaborate with the VC-based startup Casper Labs to speed up the Casper upgrade, although Ethereum will be partially

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Ethereum Sets Tentative January Goal for Next Blockchain Upgrade

Developers are eyeing January 16th as the date on which Constantinople, ethereum's upcoming network hard fork, could launch. The upgrade for the world's second-largest blockchain was originally targeted for November, bringing with it a host of design changes aimed at streamlining the platform's code in a bid to boost performance. Yet

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Ethereum Constantinople Blockchain Upgrade Delayed Until 2019

Constantinople Test Hard Fork Goes Awry Just last week, as reported by Ethereum World News, developers moved to hard fork Ethereum’s Ropsten testnet to test the Constantinople blockchain upgrade, which was slated to go live on the Ethereum mainchain by the end of October/November 2018. Unfortunately, when the Ropsten hard fork occurred on

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