Breaking News
More () »

The Ethereum 'Merge' is coming, but what does that mean?

In just a few weeks the cryptocurrency landscape could change in a big way.

Diane Sandberg (KARE11)

Play Video

Close Video

Published: 10:24 AM EDT September 7, 2022
Updated: 8:36 AM EDT September 16, 2022

If you follow the world of cryptocurrency, you've probably heard rumblings over the past weeks about "The Merge," something big coming to Ethereum. Developers have already started to get ready for the change, expected to start in mid-September. 

A local tech expert said that if the operation goes off smoothly, most people won't know that anything changed. 

But what if The Merge crashes the entire network? Here's a look at the upcoming changes. 

Before You Leave, Check This Out