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Ethereum’s Istanbul Upgrade: Understanding ProgPoW

A handy guide to the next ETH hard fork expected in October 2019

The long-debated Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) 1057 about the Progressive Proof-of-Work (ProgPoW) consensus model is finally confirmed to be included in the next Ethereum hard fork named Istanbul in October 2019, as long as two third-party security audits confirm no technical issues that could cause a delay.

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