Mainnet Merge Announcement | Ethereum Foundation Blog

Ethereum is moving to proof-of-stake! The transition, known as The Merge, must first be activated on the Beacon Chain with the Bellatrix upgrade. After this, the proof-of-work chain will migrate…

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Kiln Shutdown Announcement | Ethereum Foundation Blog

The Merge is happening soon! This post explains how and when the upgrade will happen, along with the client versions compatible with it.Kiln, an Ethereum merge testnet launched in early…

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Sepolia Merge Announcement | Ethereum Foundation Blog

Sepolia will be the second of three public testnets to run through The Merge. The network will transition to proof-of-stake when the total difficulty on the proof-of-work chain exceeds 17,000,000,000,000,000,…

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Ropsten, Rinkeby & Kiln Deprecation Announcement

Reminder: the Gray Glacier upgrade is scheduled for block 15,050,000, expected June 29, 2022 The Kiln Merge testnet, launched earlier this year, will be shut down shortly after the Ethereum…

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Gray Glacier Upgrade Announcement | Ethereum Foundation Blog

The Ethereum network will be undergoing a scheduled network upgrade at block 15,050,000, which is expected to occur on Wednesday, June 29, 2022. The exact date is subject to change…

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Ropsten TTD Announcement | Ethereum Foundation Blog

A Terminal Total Difficulty (TTD) of 50000000000000000 has been selected for the Ropsten Merge. Stakers and node operators must manually override the TTD in both their execution and consensus layer…

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Ropsten Merge Announcement | Ethereum Foundation Blog

Ropsten will be the first longstanding testnet to run through The Merge A new Ropsten Beacon Chain was launched on May 30, 2022 to provide consensus to the network The…

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Bitcoin Higher Ahead of FOMC Announcement

“Today is set up for huge volatility, as the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meet to announce their decision on how much they will raise rates by,” wrote Marcus Sotiriou,…

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