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Highlights from Ethereum Classic Labs Keynote and Accelerator Updates

Recently, Ethereum Classic Labs Executive Director, Liz Kukka, gave a keynote presentation at Infiom Salon in Los Angeles. Infiom Salons are an open, thriving community connecting Fortune 500 companies with rapidly developing blockchain and disruptive technology ventures. Presenting companies are focused on fundraising and/or business development in disruptive technology areas including blockchain, AI, and AR/VR.

ProgPoW, Sha-3, Dag, Oh My! — Changing the Ethereum Classic PoW Algorithm

Ethereum Classic core developers and stakeholders participated in a public call to discuss proposals to change the Proof of Work (PoW) algorithm.

ProgPoW was officially rejected and the Ethereum Classic community and core developers continue to discuss features and upgrades, but not limited to algorithm changes.

Ethereum Classic Labs Partnership Announcement!

I am pleased to share that at Devcon 5, ETC Labs announced several new partnerships to expand the growing collaboration between Ethereum Classic and Ethereum, and to strengthen both communities.

ETCLabs is committed to greater collaboration between the Ethereum Classic and Ethereum communities. ETH and ETC share history, DNA, values, and increasingly, technical functionality. While ETC will remain as a Proof of Work (PoW) chain, there are ample opportunities to work together.

ATLANTIS HARD FORK LAUNCH ON ETHEREUM CLASSIC MAINNET TO EXPAND FUNCTIONALITY AND IMPROVE COMPATIBILITY WITH ETHEREUM

San Francisco, CA, September 5, 2019 — The mainnet launch of the Atlantis hard fork, a major improvement to the Ethereum Classic (ETC) Blockchain that adopts Ethereum’s “Byzantium” protocol upgrade on ETC, is scheduled to launch at block height #8,772,000 on September 13, 2019 after months of community decisions and collaborative work to upgrade clients, nodes, miners and dApps for the hard fork.

Learn more about the latest Ethereum Classic developments on the ETC Labs Blogs.