Ethereum upgrade marks beginning of the end for traditional ether mining: CNBC After Hours

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Close’s Pippa Stevens brings you the day’s top business news headlines. On today’s show,’s MacKenzie Sigalos reports on ethereum’s London hard fork update and what it means for miners. Plus, President Joe Biden announces a new electric vehicle initiative with carmakers, but Tesla is left out of the event.

00:00 – CNBC After Hours, August 5, 2021
0:23 – S&P posts new record close
1:01 – Ethereum gets a major upgrade
2:56 – Numbers Round

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Ethereum upgrade marks beginning of the end for traditional ether mining: CNBC After Hours


Btek says:

Wrong Info. EIP3554 pushed the existing difficulty bomb to December. Which "The Merge" (switching to POS) probably wont happen until 1st quarter of 2022 so it will get pushed even further in Nov to sometime in 2022.

b howley says:

HAHAHAHA crypto info from the NEWS thats hilarious …as if there the ones to listen too

C says:

But history of transactions which were suppose to be immutable were amended with the hard fork.

blipblop92 says:

Wait. Only 4 min worth of news??

Traci says:

someone ask Biden why Tesla was left out!!!

SGT OG says:

I’m still mining 🤷🏻‍♂️



John a says:

So pumped for ETH

Admiral Zeke says:

You guys should be reporting on Tezos…

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