How Important Is Backwards Compatibility?

The Ethereum Foundation has delayed the testnet launch of the Istanbul update until the start of October. But some are raising concerns about one of the Ethereum Improvement Proposals (EIPs) which will break certain smart contracts. So should technology be backward compatible ad infinitum?… or is a little disruption necessary in the name of progress? Too Many EIPs Delay The Upgrade The testnet activation of the latest update was originally due to happen on September 4th. However, the date has been pushed back to the start of October due to…

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Apple’s Big iPhone Event is Coming… It's Going to Be a Dud

Apple is all set to hold an event on Sept. 10 where it will display its 2019 iPhone models. Cupertino is also expected to make other important announcements regarding its video and game streaming services. It's official, Apple's next big event is happening Sept. 10 https://t.co/FdSJD3f5Ge — CNET (@CNET) August 29, 2019 But all eyes […] The post Apple’s Big iPhone Event is Coming… It's Going to Be a Dud appeared first on CCN Markets

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Whales Transfer Massive Amounts of Bitcoin as Bakkt Opens Warehouse Custody

The hype surrounding the imminent launch of Bakkt’s physically settled Bitcoin futures platform may not be unwarranted, as it now appears that some of the biggest BTC whales in the market are transferring their massive holdings into Bakkt’s warehouse custody solutions. Assuming that the platform’s launch is met with great utilization, it is highly probable that it will help propel that crypto markets forward and could even spark a significant Bitcoin uptrend throughout the second half of 2019. The Whales Swim as Bakkt Opens Bitcoin Warehouse  Although Bakkt is set…

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