Around 9:00AM PDT today, the Ethereum Project implemented the long awaited hardfork into the codebase of all Ethereum clients in order to return a large amount of stolen Ether back to the original investors.
This hardfork was implemented successfully at block #1920000. It was quickly apparent that the hardfork would be the dominant chain going forward.
Here's a tweet from the exchange I use:
The impact on the community and price of Ether has been positive so far. Check out this chart from GDAX.com:
Will this upswing in price continue?