Ethereum Blog

  • Devcon4 Call for Participation! July 30, 2018
    When we asked many of you, “What are you most excited for at Devcon4?” most people replied: the people! This is the one time a year we all get together in one place. We don’t want to spend all of our …
  • Answers to your top 3 Devcon4 questions July 27, 2018
    Your friendly Devcon4 planning team, here to answer your top 3 questions: 1. When’s the next wave of ticket sales? Mark your calendars! We plan to release the next wave of General Admissions tickets o …
  • Devcon4 Application Deadlines Coming Soon July 19, 2018
    Přátelé. Just a quick update today! Applications for sponsorships, scholarships, student discounts and builder discounts will be up until 11:59PM PST on July 24th. After that, there will no longer be …
  • An Update on Devcon4 Ticket Allocations & Sales July 17, 2018
    Friends, It has been an exciting week! We initiated our first wave of ticket sales and sold out in just 18 minutes! Don’t worry though, there will be more ticketing waves in addition to a variety of d …
  • Devcon4 Ticket Sales July 3, 2018
    Friends, Today, we’re happy to announce some significant updates to the Devcon4 website, and with it we wanted to unveil a bit about the ticketing and discount processes and more! Applications for sch …
  • Announcing Swarm Proof-of-Concept Release 3 June 21, 2018
    The Swarm Team is pleased to announce the immediate release of Swarm client v0.3, the third proof-of-concept release (POC3) of the Ethereum Swarm client. The POC3 code is now merged into the official …
  • Devcon4 Announcement May 11, 2018
    Přátelé, Now that we’re well into the year, we know that many of you have started to plan ahead for changing weather, holiday celebrations, and (of course) Devcon! We’re excited to announce today that …
  • Announcing May 2018 Cohort of EF Grants May 2, 2018
    Thank you all for applying, and we’re excited to announce the latest Ethereum Foundation grants! We funded 22 recipients for a total of $2.84M. Apply here for the next round! 🦄 Background The Ethereum …
  • Announcing World Trade Francs: The Official Ethereum Stablecoin April 1, 2018
    We have long recognized that in order for cryptocurrency to reach mass adoption, a form of cryptocurrency that has higher price stability than existing cryptocurrencies like BTC and ETH would be neede …
  • Announcing Beneficiaries of the Ethereum Foundation Grants March 7, 2018
    We’re excited to share the results of the first wave of grants from the Ethereum Foundation. As a reminder, the Ethereum project seeks to support useful dapps and smart contracts on the Ethereum block …
  • Geth 1.8 – Iceberg¹ February 14, 2018
    After waaay too much time under development, we’re proud to finally announce version 1.8.0 of the Go Ethereum client: Iceberg! The release fixes a lot of pain points felt by the community and ships a …
  • Farewell and Welcome January 31, 2018
    It is with sadness that we announce that Ming Chan, who has served as Executive Director at the Ethereum Foundation for nearly three years, is leaving the Foundation. Since her arrival in 2015, she ha …
  • To Infinity and Beyond! January 31, 2018
    Dear Ethereum community (and wonderful Etherheads!), Today, January 31, 2018, is my last day as Executive Director of the Ethereum Foundation. I’m pleased to have been able to guide the Foundation as …
  • Ethereum scalability research and development subsidy programs January 2, 2018
    The Ethereum community, key developers and researchers and others have always recognized scalability as perhaps the single most important key technical challenge that needs to be solved in order for b …
  • Q4 Roundup January 2, 2018
    Ethereum has grown very rapidly in the last few months. Transaction volume on the blockchain has more than doubled, surpassing 10 transactions per second for days at a time. The number of new accounts …
  • Security alert — Chromium vulnerability affecting Mist Browser Beta December 15, 2017
    Due to a Chromium vulnerability affecting all released versions of the Mist Browser Beta v0.9.3 and below, we are issuing this alert warning users not to browse untrusted websites with Mist Browser Be …
  • Devcon3 videos available now! November 26, 2017
    To accommodate the biggest post-devcon request, we’re happy to announce that Devcon3 videos are now available for viewing! As promised, we recorded sessions from both the main hall and breakout hall o …
  • Devcon3!!! November 16, 2017
    A note from the ED: A big thanks to our attending dev community, presenters, internal team, sponsors, enthusiasts, volunteers, event team, students and other stakeholders for coming together for anoth …
  • Byzantium HF Announcement October 12, 2017
    The Ethereum network will be undergoing a planned hard fork at block number 4.37mil (4,370,000), which will likely occur between 12:00 UTC and 13:00 UTC on Monday, October 16, 2017. The Ropsten test n …
  • Roundup #6 October 9, 2017
    Metropolis is finally (almost) here! The fork for Byzantium, the first and larger part of Metropolis, succeeded on the testnet over two weeks ago, and the likely date for the fork on the mainnet has b …