Vulnerability Is Found in Constantinople Hours After ETH Devs Call It ‘Least Eventful’ Hard Fork

Ethereum’s Constantinople hard fork has been reportedly postponed until at least the next week over a newly discovered vulnerability. Ethereum’s (ETH) Constantinople hard fork faces a delay over a newly discovered security vulnerability allowing a reentrancy attack. The critical issue was detected by smart contract audit firm ChainSecurity and reported in a blog post Jan. […]

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Coinbase, Kraken Join Major Exchanges Supporting Ethereum Constantinople Hard Fork

Two major crypto platforms join the likes of Binance and Huobi in pledging to proactively monitor this week’s Ethereum update. Major United States cryptocurrency exchanges Coinbase and Kraken became the latest to confirm support for Ethereum’s (ETH) Constantinople hard fork, both announcing on Twitter, Jan. 14. The two major exchanges join Binance, Huobi and OKEx […]

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Blockchain Travel Service to Offer Hotels 20 Percent Cheaper Than on Booking.com or AirBnb

sponsored This service is aiming to switch to a “zero percent commission on retail bookings” model by utilizing smart contracts. The Europe-based company LockTrip wants to put the accommodation industry on the blockchain by creating “the first functional blockchain-based travel service.” The team says it already offers 100,000 hotels and more than 1,500 vacation rentals […]

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Huobi and OKEx to Support Upcoming Ethereum Constantinople Hard Fork

Crypto exchanges OKEx and Huobi will support the upcoming Ethereum Constantinople hard fork which will fundamentally change the Ethereum blockchain. Leading cryptocurrency exchanges OKEx and Huobi Global will support the Ethereum (ETH) Constantinople hard fork which is estimated to happen between Jan. 14 and 18, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph. The Constantinople […]

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Qtum Awards $400K Grant to Columbia University Research Team for Smart Contracts R&D

Qtum has awarded a grant to Columbia University to fund the development of a new programming language for Ethereum-style smart contracts. Open source blockchain project Qtum has awarded a $400,000 grant to academics at Columbia University to fund the development of a new programming language for Ethereum (ETH)-style smart contracts. The news was announced in […]

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