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What is the relationship between Mist and Ethereum Wallet?

In 0.3.6 the files are named Mist. Starting in 0.3.7 the files are named Ethereum-Wallet. Will files named Mist take over in the future, or will there be 2 ...
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What is the ethereum account abstraction?

This is coming up in Metropolis, but I'm having a real hard time finding an understandable explanation.
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Will metropolis delay the difficulty bomb?

Vitalik said the "ice age will be delayed anyways" (with metropolis). It's not that important or applicable either way, though on the other hand that given network going to be mucking around with ...
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Ethereum facilitation for zk-SNARKs

There has been a lot of talk about leveraging zk-SNARKs to bring privacy features to the Ethereum Blockchain. My question is, how is Ethereum facilitating the verification of zk-SNARKs at the moment, ...
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Will existing contracts behave differently when REVERT is implemented by Metropolis?

Solidity v0.4.10 introduced the revert() and require() functions, along with support for the REVERT opcode. As far as I can tell, this means that any contract compiled using ^0.4.10 will express ...
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What improvements will the upcoming Byzantium fork bring to Smart Contract development?

The Ethereum Team announced recently that the Byzantium fork will happen on October 16. This will be the first phase of the Metropolis upgrade. What improvements will the Byzantium bring to Smart ...
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Overview of Ethereum Milestones?

In 2017 there was the Metropolis hardfork. In 2018 there will be Constantinople. Is Constantinople a full PoS fork or will it be hybrid like 1 block of 200 will be PoS mined? Will there be a Casper ...
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