During the conference, the Ethereum developers have decided to reduce the award to the miners with 2 ETH 3 to ETH.
This change is incorporated in the set of EIP-1234. It activation can occur during hard forks Constantinople.
The developers have also decided to postpone the activation of the “bomb of complexity” for a year. Its goal is to transition from Proof-of-Work to Proof-of-Stake.
We will remind that earlier the Creator of Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin said that ETF based on bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies need industry is much smaller than the extension of the practical use by creating new applications and attracting users. However, the ETF concentrated on doing the most people.
In addition, he gave a bold prediction about the future of his creation. He said that such innovations in terms of scalability, as sharding and Plasma, will allow the network to handle 1 million transactions per second, and in the future — up to 100 million.