Ethereum 2.0 Upgrade Not to Occur By June, Says Lead Developer

Tim Beiko – a leading Ethereum development coordinator – has stated the network will not implement proof of stake by June. This contradicts Vitalik Buterin’s development timeline from January, where he claimed that it should be in place by Q2 2022. Another Delay for the Merge Delays to Ethereum 2.0 are hardly unprecedented. Developers expected the upgrade to be in place within 2 years of the project's launch in 2015. Vitalik now admits to having been dead wrong about that…

Ethereum Successfully Deploys Merge Test on Shadow Fork

The Ethereum team has successfully developed a test for "The Merge" on a private mainnet, marking a significant step toward realizing Ethereum 2.0. Merge Testing on Shadow Fork Yesterday, Ethereum engineers launched a critical Merge test in preparation for the Ethereum network's upgrade to Ethereum 2.0.  Ethereum 2.0 represents the network’s consensus switch from the current Proof of Work mechanism to Proof of Stake.  According to core Ethereum developer Tim Beiko, Ethereum’s Merge Test was successfully deployed on a private…