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Ethereum’s latest upgrade, “The Merge” was successfully trialed

Core Ethereum engineers deployed a crucial Merge test on Monday ahead of the much-anticipated switch to a proof-of-stake blockchain network. According to a Github post published by Tim Beiko, an Ethereum developer, the event happened on a so-called shadow fork mainnet.

As the transition to a PoS consensus mechanism represents a massive overhaul of the Ethereum network, developers have spent months picking out the bugs and finetuning the process.

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