How Ethereum’s Istanbul Network Upgrade Affects DeFi

At 12:25 AM (UTC) on December 8th, 2019, the Ethereum network mined block 9,069,000 activating the Istanbul network upgrade. Let’s take a look at how the upgrade might affect existing and future DeFi applications. So what’s changed with the Istanbul Upgrade? Istanbul included 6 Ethereum Improvement Proposals (EIPs). EIP-152: Add Blake2 compression function `F` precompile … Continue reading How Ethereum’s Istanbul Network Upgrade Affects DeFi