Ethereum (ETH) News, Price Predictions, Opinions and Analyses Created by Users

Ethereum (ETH)

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Ethereum (ETH) is a decentralized computing platform founded by Vitalik ButerinCharles Hoskinson, and many others. Development began in 2014, with the official release occurring in mid-2015. Described by Buterin as a decentralized computing platform, Ethereum is a more wide-ranging application of the Decentralized Ledger Technology pioneered by Bitcoin

Ethereum was designed with the intention of having a scripting language for application development, which Bitcoin lacks. Dapps (decentralized apps)  are now some of the most intense research and development areas in the digital currency space. As mentioned by Buterin, Ethereum trades some security for versatility, though the development team is working extensively on improving security and scalability. 

Though it does take inspiration from Bitcoin, it differs in many ways. One notable difference is that the consensus mechanism algorithm gives ASICs less of an advantage. Block times range from 10 - 15 seconds as opposed to Bitcoin’s 10 minutes. One notable incident in Ethereum’s history occurred in 2016, when a smart contract flaw resulted in the theft of approximately $50 million worth of Ether. This subsequently resulted in a hard fork, splitting the Ethereum blockchain in Ethereum (ETH) and Ethereum Classic (ETC).

Ethereum itself, like Bitcoin, has inspired many projects, including rival platforms that seek to address the shortcomings of Ethereum. These platforms include EOS and Tron, which at the moment are its two closest competing platforms. Ethereum’s purpose of creating a platform for decentralized applications is its most vaunted aspect, as dapps are widely considered to bring the next era of adoption as specific, well-developed and user friendly crypto-based applications bring legitimacy to digital assets in the wider world.

In this tag, read Ethereum (ETH) news, price predictions, opinions and analyses created by users.


CRYPTO UNDER ATTACK!! We can Save it

2 minutes ago 4 minute read 1 comment Wonrey

The crypto industry is under attack and included in the 1 trillion dollar infrastructure bill is a proposal that could crush crypto. And in this article, we're going to cover what this proposal is, along with other noncrypto proposals that will surpr...

London: Another successful step on the ethereum platform!

3 hours ago 1 minute read 0 comments 1x0Fx0 - 100

The ethereum system, initially designed to serve electronic commerce, has grown a lot. This growth was not supported by the initial system, being changed so that, in several steps, it becomes ethereum 2.0! With great expectations, today, the 5th, the...

Morning‌‌ ‌‌Update—August 6th—Macro and Crypto Markets

4 hours ago 1 minute read 0 comments Justin d'Anethan

Green day, then red day, now green day. Investors are oscillating between optimism and pessimism, with regards to earnings, the economy, the virus and, in the near term, jobs data due today in the US. The S&P, the Nasdaq and Dow all rose slightly, ye...

Ethereum Technical & Sentimental Analysis 08-05-21

7 hours ago 3 minute read 0 comments xuanling11

Technical Analysis Ethereum opens at $2.7K. It hits lowest at $2.5K and highest at $2.8K and stable around $2.7K. The average transaction fee is $9.34 which is 7.89% decrease from 08-04-21. Fear and Greed level is at 57. Here are some highlights to...

It Is Finally Time for Ethereum's EIP-1559 Update

8 hours ago 2 minute read 3 comments zacharias

5 August 2021:  Arguably the most highly anticipated Ethereum update outside of ETH2.0, EIP-1559 is a significant update to the monetary policy of Ethereum itself.  With the introduction of Ethereum "burning", this update is enthusiastically anticipa...

July 2021 #Publish0x Payout Report: We've Sent $13,386.77 Worth of $AMPL, $iFARM, and $ETH!

9 hours ago 2 minute read 8 comments Igor Tomić

Here's a quick payout report, detailing payouts we've sent to users in July. *All of the Publish0x Monthly Payout Reports can be read from here, or via our official blog. In July, we've sent a total of $13,386.77 worth of AMPL, iFARM, and ETH. We've...

We Are Still In For A Massive Run

9 hours ago 3 minute read 0 comments lordneroo

$100k at the end of Q4 2021 is not far-fetched after all. BTC has been performing lately, bouncing back in spectacular fashion and holding ground around the $40k level, which is a very positive sign considering that it's still early August. This is t...

As Ethereum Burns, Are We Experiencing A New Market Force

9 hours ago 1 minute read 2 comments Justin Horneker

Ethereum has successfully implemented the London Hard Fork - I explained what that is earlier this week if you need a refresher.  As of this writing over 2000 Ethereum has been "burned" since turning on the EIPs associated with today's hard fork. If...

What Is London Hard Fork Upgrade & How it will change Ethereum forever?

9 hours ago 4 minute read 1 comment CryptoWise

  “When the intent is to serve the dreams of millions of crypto enthusiasts and support the game-changing innovation for the larger good of the humanity, the project like Ethereum 2.0 happens ” The most awaited ETH 2.0 London upgrade has been rolled...

ByteDex Exchange: Hybrid Crypto Exchange

11 hours ago 2 minute read 0 comments Top ICO

A hybrid crypto exchange platform is an exchange platform that combines the advantages of a centralized and decentralized exchange platform. By combining these two systems, it is possible for the platform to be able to provide various features of...