If you follow tech updates, then you may pay attention to LISK, TRON, Einsteinium, Bytecoin and Cardano
LISK (LSK): Lisk Core 1.0 hits Mainnet
🔧 #Lisk Core 1.0 is going to Mainnet! 🎉 The migration will take place when we reach block height 6,901,027 at the end of round 68327.— Lisk (@LiskHQ) August 15, 2018
We expect this block height to arrive on Wednesday, August 29, no sooner than 11:00 AM CEST. For info, read below. 🚀 https://t.co/WqFiDeF0QJ
TRON (TRX): Mainnet completes upgrade, Tron Virtual Machine (TVM) goes live
TVM is completely compatible with Ethereum. TRON will provide a sandbox for the community to test the VM and find bugs. The TRON team seeks to create a more efficient and affordable VM within a robust ecosystem.
Einsteinium (EMC2): Lightning Network is live on Mainnet
End of August
The LN upgrade is only one out of a series of planned EMC2 improvements including the introduction of masternodes and an ethash change.
Bytecoin (BCN) — Bytecoin’s hardfork
Originally planned to take place earlier, the hardfork was rescheduled to August, 31 due to vulnerabilities discovered on May 8-10. The hardfork will bring updated consensus, better performance, and a new dynamic fee system.
Cardano (ADA): Release of Cardano 1.3
Cardano 1.3 upgrade includes network enhancements, code refactoring, and enhancements to Daedalus. The underlying code and memory utilization will have been refined. This means an approximate 5x reduction in memory usage. Internal benchmarks will go from 1.2 GB to 200 MB on the Mac client.