Ethereum 

Ropsten, Rinkeby & Kiln Deprecation Announcement

Reminder: the Gray Glacier upgrade is scheduled for block 15,050,000, expected June 29, 2022 The Kiln Merge testnet, launched earlier this year, will be shut down shortly after the Ethereum mainnet’s transition to proof-of-stake...

Gray Glacier Upgrade Announcement

The Ethereum network will be undergoing a scheduled network upgrade at block 15,050,000, which is expected to occur on Wednesday, June 29, 2022. The exact date is subject to change due to variable block times and time zones. Ple...

Spotlight on LatAm: Identity solutions for Govtech

The following is an update from Ethereum Foundation Fellow Chuy Cepeda. Our identities hold immense power. In a time when people take great pride in using multiple pseudonyms or personas, we often think about how to identify our...

Ropsten TTD Announcement

A Terminal Total Difficulty (TTD) of 50000000000000000 has been selected for the Ropsten Merge. Stakers and node operators must manually override the TTD in both their execution and consensus layer clients before June 7, 2022. P...

Grantee Roundup: May 2022

It’s always fun to hear about new grants as they’re awarded, but what happens after the announcement? In this series, we check in on projects that are well underway - or already at the finish line. Read on to learn about some re...

Wrapping up Devconnect, looking ahead!

A few weeks ago, we came together in Amsterdam for the first-ever Devconnect. Over eight days, members of the Ethereum community hosted events, intensive workshops, and enlightening talks. When we announced Devconnect, we envisi...

Ropsten Merge Announcement

Ropsten will be the first longstanding testnet to run through The Merge A new Ropsten Beacon Chain was launched on May 30, 2022 to provide consensus to the network The Ropsten Beacon Chain will upgrade to merge-compatible protoc...

Finalized no. 35

the Ethereum consensus-layer - tl;dr ETHStaker/clr.fund Ethereum Staking CLR in progress! Don’t wait, 5 days left to contribute Data Availability Sampling is a hard but critical problem. Submit a proposal to the DAS RFP to get i...

Secured #4: Bug Bounty Rewards now up to $250,000 USD

Protecting the Ethereum Protocol - The Ethereum Foundation Bug Bounty Program is one of the earliest and longest running programs of its kind. It was launched in 2015 and targeted the Ethereum PoW mainnet and related software. I...

Ethereum Foundation Report

April 2022 - Today, we’ve published the EF report, which we hope helps the community understand what the Ethereum Foundation is, our core principles, and our vision of Ethereum as an infinite garden. Click here to read the full...

Secured #3: Security Teams

Protecting the Ethereum consensus-layer - Over the past year, the Ethereum Foundation has significantly grown its team of dedicated security researchers and engineers. Members have joined from a variety of backgrounds ranging fr...

Finalized no. 34

the Ethereum consensus-layer - tl;dr Kiln???????? is up, check it out #TestingTheMerge is in full swing. Do your part, get involved! Kiln???????? is up, check it out One week ago, the Kiln???????? testnet went through the Merge...

Secured #2: Public Vulnerability Disclosures

Protecting the Ethereum consensus-layer - Today, we disclosed the first set of vulnerabilities from the Ethereum Foundation’s Bug Bounty Programs. These vulnerabilities were previously discovered and reported directly to the Eth...