Ethereum fork token ETHPoW climbs 150% after smart contract hack — A fakeout rally?

ETHW has logged a significant price rebound despite its blockchain network, ETHPoW, suffering a smart contract hack in the first week after its launch. The short analysis of the attackhttps://t.co/87OVRqaYb2 https://t.co/vhRJyZVc72 — BlockSec (@BlockSecTeam) September 18, 2022 Bull trap risks surround ETHW market ETHW rebounded more than 150% eight days after the attack and traded for around $10.30 on Sept. 27. Fundamentally, this suggests that traders ignored the hack and trusted ETHPoW’s long-term viability as a blockchain project. But from a technical perspective, the ETHW price rally has accompanied weaker…

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What Cardano’s Vasil hard fork means for the blockchain

After several delays and some setbacks, Cardano’s long-awaited Vasil upgrade finally went live on Sept. 22. From the outside looking in, the hard fork is designed to help improve the ecosystem’s scalability and general transaction throughput capacity as well as advance Cardano’s decentralized applications (DApps) development capacity.  To commemorate the event, an announcement was made by blockchain firm Input Output Hong Kong (IOHK) — which currently oversees the design, building and maintenance of the Cardano platform — just minutes after the development. To obtain a more holistic overview of what…

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Cardano bulls run out of steam after Vasil hard fork — 40% ADA price crash in play

Cardano’s (ADA) long-awaited Vasil update went live on Sept. 22, which promises to make its blockchain more scalable and cheaper than before. However, this has failed to bring bullish momentum to the ADA market. Sell-the-news hampers Cardano ADA’s price has dropped by approximately 9.5% since the update and was changing hands for $0.43 on Sept. 26. The ADA/USD pair’s drop was accompanied by a rejection candlestick on its daily price chart, confirmed by a brief rally to $0.48 on the day of the fork and a sharp correction thereafter. ADA/USD daily…

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Cardano (ADA) Price Reacts Poorly To Vasil Hard Fork

The Cardano Vasil hard fork had been expected for months, and finally, it is a reality. The hard fork had proceeded according to schedule, and by Thursday, September 22nd, the hard fork was live on the network. It was received amid much fanfare from the community, but the network’s native token, ADA, had not reacted as well. Cardano Vasil Hard Fork Completed The Cardano Vasil hard fork was targeted toward making the network more efficient than it is already. In turn, this would make it a better platform for developers…

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Fork, yeah! Cardano Vasil upgrade goes live

After several months of delays, the Cardano Vasil upgrade and hard fork has finally gone live as of Thursday at 9:44 pm UTC, bringing “significant performance and capability” enhancements to the blockchain. The success of the Cardano mainnet hard fork was announced by blockchain company Input Output Hong Kong (IOHK) on Twitter on Thursday, while others also observed the hard fork tick over in a live Twitter Spaces with Cardano co-founder Charles Hoskinson. #Vasil mainnet HFC event successful! We’re happy to announce that today, at 21:44:00 UTC, the IOG team,…

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Does Ethereum’s new ETHPoW fork stand a chance? ETHW price falls 65% post-Merge

ETHPoW, a separatist proof-of-work (PoW) blockchain forked from Ethereum’s Merge, went live on Sept. 15. However, the chain suffered technical issues after the launch, which put downward pressure on its ETHW token.  ETHW price down 65% amid “ChainID” fiasco The price of ETHW has dropped by 65% since ETHPoW’s launch to around $14 on Sept. 16, according to CoinMarketCap. At its lowest, the token was changing hands for $9.50. ETHW price performance in the past seven days. Source: CoinMarketCap The losses coincided with a technical issue related to ETHPoW’s ChainID. ChainIDs…

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Hardware wallets to take similar approach to potential Ethereum hard fork

Ethereum’s blockchain Merge is expected to take place around 05:05 UTC on Sept. 15. It is a milestone that marks a full transition towards Proof-of-Stake (PoS) for Ethereum, and eliminates the need for energy-intensive mining by a projected 99.9% when compared to Proof of Work (PoW). Some miners are also getting ready for a hard fork that would allow them to continue using PoW consensus. Forked coins have proven to be lucrative in the past. The holders of Ethereum (ETH), for example, came to possess an equivalent amount of Ethereum Classic…

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ETHW Core to push on with Ethereum PoW fork 24 hours after Merge

The long awaited Ethereum Merge is just around the corner, but not everyone is excited about the major upgrade. A group calling themselves ETHW Core have voiced its opposition to the change and are set to conduct a hard fork within 24 hours after the Merge.  Under the project name, ETHPoW and with the token ETHW, ETHW Core plans to split off from the main ETH blockchain and maintain a PoW version to keep ETH mining alive beyond the Merge. “ETHW mainnet will happen within 24 hours after the Merge.…

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Cardano Remains Bullish Ahead Of Vasil’s Hard Fork, Can Price Go To $1?

Cardano (ADA) forms bullish sentiments against tether (USDT) as the price of Cardano (ADA) aims to go higher with an imminent breakout above the current resistance. The price of Bitcoin (BTC) showed great strength after closing the weekly candle on a high, with the price holding above $21,700 for the first time in weeks. This has influenced most crypto assets, including Cardano (ADA), as the price aims to break out. (Data from Binance) Cardano (ADA) Price Analysis On The Weekly Chart  Weekly ADA Price Chart | Source: ADAUSDT On Tradingview.com…

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Ethereum ready for The Merge as last shadow fork completes successfully

Ethereum (ETH) developers confirmed the successful completion of the prerequisites — shadow forks — required for the highly anticipated blockchain upgrade, The Merge.  Shadow forks help developers stress test synchronization assumptions to ensure network safety during permanent upgrades. In light of The Merge, Ethereum developers implemented the first shadow fork on Apr. 11, 2022. Nearly six months in, Ethereum research and engineering company Nethermind confirmed that the transition in Mainnet-Shadowfork-13 — the last shadow fork — was successful, signaling the readiness of the network for migrating to a proof-of-stake (PoS)…

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