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Cryptopolitan 2019-12-08 21:30:53

Ethereum’s Istanbul hard fork goes live: What’s new for ETH?

With Ethereum crossing the 9,069,000 blocks it has officially gone live with is Istanbul hard fork. Ethereum Istanbul hard fork Ethereum’s Istanbul hard fork has now gone live with six Ethereum improvement proposals (EIPs). The network officially conducted the Istanbul fork at block number 9,069,000. The first one would be to increase interoperability between Ethereum and Zcash protocol. Istanbul allows Ethereum to interact with Zcash freely. Zcash is a privacy-focused protocol that would enhance Ethereum’s privacy as well as the security provided by it. The second EIP focuses on increasing Ethereum’s ability to scale. Ethereum’s scaling problem is not a

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