No more power surge: Community celebrates as Ropsten testnet merge goes live

The Ethereum blockchain recently completed a step toward the long-awaited upgrade that will improve the platform by switching to a proof-of-stake (PoS) consensus. The Ropsten testnet successfully transitioned to PoS in what is dubbed a “dress rehearsal” for the Ethereum blockchain.  Since the network uses the proof-of-work (PoW) mining model which consumes a lot of electricity, … Read more