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Cardano Enters Final Stage of Smart Contract Rollout

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Fri, 08/27/2021 - 19:42
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Alex Dovbnya
Cardano is only two weeks away from the launch of smart contracts
Cardano Enters Final Stage of Smart Contract Rollout
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Input Output Global (IOG) has announced that the main Cardano testnet is set to be hardforked to the Alonzo era.

The largest proof-of-stake blockchain is set to enter the “final” stage before smart contracts get activates on the mainnet.

During the recent Cardano 360 event, delivery lead Dimitris Poulopoulos described the testnet as “a dress rehearsal.” The team of developers will be closely monitoring all issues that have to be resolved before the mainnet deployment.

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 As reported by U.Today, the Alonzo hard fork combinator event is going to take place on Sept. 12.

In the meantime, Cardano’s Ethereum converter is going to launch next week.

Earlier today, the ADA token surged more than 14%, coming awfully close to touching the $3 mark for the first time.               

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Alex Dovbnya (aka AlexMorris) is a cryptocurrency expert, trader and journalist with extensive experience of covering everything related to the burgeoning industry — from price analysis to Blockchain disruption. Alex authored more than 1,000 stories for U.Today, CryptoComes and other fintech media outlets. He’s particularly interested in regulatory trends around the globe that are shaping the future of digital assets, can be contacted at alex.dovbnya@u.today.