Forget Buterin’s 500 TX/S, Researchers Explore 17,000 TX/S on Ethereum

In September, Vitalik Buterin, the co-creator of Ethereum (ETH), stated that the Ethereum blockchain network could scale to 500 transactions per second using ZK-SNARKS, the base technology of privacy-focused cryptocurrency Zcash. This week, Ethereum researchers Barry Whitehat, Alex Gluchowski, Harry R, Yondon

Testing for Ethereum’s Upcoming Hard Fork Is Being Delayed

Ethereum core developers announced a delay in plans to launch Constantinople, Ethereum’s upcoming system-wide upgrade, on the test network Ropsten on Thursday. As explained in a tweet by Peter Szilagyi, team lead at the Ethereum Foundation, the main reason for the delay