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Ethereum’s Geth Software Upgrades Ahead of January Hard Fork

| Nikhilesh De

Geth has locked ethereum's upcoming Constantinople hard fork into its latest code release.

8 Teams Are Sprinting to Build the Next Generation of Ethereum

| Christine Kim

CoinDesk looks at the eight teams across the globe spearheading the push to create ethereum 2.0 – the next iteration of the blockchain network.

Block 7,080,000: Ethereum Devs Propose Activation Point for Next Hard Fork

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

Ethereum is moving closer to the activation of the long-in-the-waiting network upgrade known as Constantinople.

Mastercard Patent Filing Outlines Way to Anonymize Crypto Transactions

| Nikhilesh De

Payments giant Mastercard claims to have developed a new way of keeping cryptocurrency transactions private using intermediary addresses.

Swiss Post, Swisscom Developing New Blockchain Platform on Hyperledger

| Yogita Khatri

Swiss Post and Swisscom have teamed up to build an infrastructure for blockchain applications on Hyperledger Fabric.

R3’s New Corda App Supports Payments in XRP Cryptocurrency

| Ian Allison

R3 has launched the Corda Settler, an app aimed to facilitate global crypto payments within enterprise blockchains – and it's starting with XRP.

Crypto Anarchists Are Building Tools to Resist the State in Eastern Europe

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

A new centre for "crypto-anarchy" based in Slovakia is pushing for a return to what they believe are the technology's core political tenets.

Vitalik Buterin Awarded Honorary Doctorate from University of Basel

| Daniel Palmer

The creator of ethereum, Vitalik Buterin, has just been awarded an honorary doctorate for his work on blockchain innovation.

Intel Wins Patent for Energy-Efficient Bitcoin Mining

| Nikhilesh De

An Intel patent awarded Tuesday outlines a method for mining cryptos using the SHA-256 algorithm more efficiently.

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Developers Rally Around Ethereum 1x, A New Roadmap for Faster Scaling

| Christine Kim

Ethereum developers are aggregating efforts to implement ethereum 1x – a new proposed upgrade intended to act as the intermediary bridge to…