Tag: ropsten

  • Ethereum’s Ropsten Testnet Merge Is Complete

    Ethereum’s Ropsten Testnet Merge Is Complete

    On June 8, the public Ropsten testnet transitioned from Proof-of-Work consensus to Proof-of-Stake.

  • Eth2 Beacon Chain Launches on Ropsten Testnet, Paving Way for Merge

    Eth2 Beacon Chain Launches on Ropsten Testnet, Paving Way for Merge

    The Ethereum Foundation launched the Eth2 Beacon Chain on a public testnet yesterday, marking one of the final tests before Ethereum transitions to Proof-of-Stake later this year. The Beacon Chain, Eth2’s Proof-of-Stake consensus layer, went live on the longstanding public testnet, Ropsten.  The launch is a major milestone toward Ethereum’s highly anticipated ‘chain-merge’, which developers […]

  • Ethereum Miner Tries to Expedite Testnet Merge By 2 Weeks

    Ethereum Miner Tries to Expedite Testnet Merge By 2 Weeks

    Ethereum developers foiled a “mischievous” miner’s attempt to expedite Ethereum’s transition to Proof-of-Stake on a public testnet by two weeks. Developers expect Ethereum’s Eth2 Beacon Chain to merge with Ethereum’s mainnet this autumn. The transition, known as “The Merge”, will change the chain to Proof-of-Stake consensus and abandon Proof-of-Work miners.  Ethereum’s developers want to trial […]