Ethereum Istanbul Update – What You Need To Know

The term ‘hard fork’ in the cryptocurrency context, refers to a network upgrade. On November 20th, the Ethereum network announced that it had scheduled its 8th hard fork, entitled ‘Istanbul’. Istanbul is just one of the many hard forks that are scheduled for Ethereum 1.x, to take place before the much-awaited Serenity (ETH2.0) update. It …