Ethereum developers deploy Shanghai upgrade ‘shadow fork’

Ethereum (ETH) core developers successfully launched the shadow fork for the Shanghai update on Jan. 23. Ethereum developer Marius Van Der Wijden said that the shadow fork started with a few issues because they didn’t correctly apply the configuration on Go Ethereum (GETH) — an Ethereum execution client. However, when the corrections were made, all … Read more

Ethereum sees an increase in these metrics as Shanghai Upgrade nears

Ethereum validators hit over 500,000 as the network moved close to an upgrade. The total value of ETH staked also increased to over 16 million. As per a report published on 17 January by web3 platform Alchemy, the number of smart contracts deployed on the Ethereum [ETH] mainnet had increased by 293% in comparison to … Read more