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.

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The limits of cryptocurrencies and bitcoin emerge during the protests that are recently exploding all over the world

22 Nov 2019 3 minute read 2 comments Roberto D.

Yesterday CoinDesk published an interesting article signed by the excellent Leigh Cuen (follow it on social media because it is really one of the most interesting signatures in the world of cryptocurrencies) which, starting from the protests that are...

Price analysis 21, Nov Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, XRP, Bitcoin Cash.

22 Nov 2019 1 minute read 0 comments haidernasir

The whole crypto market is getting a price drop, bitcoin almost 7%, ethereum 9% and here is the price analysis of five cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin/USD Bitcoin is at $7,092.80 with a loss of -7.58% in its price in the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin with its...

Earn passive incomes from crypto trading with Kryll

22 Nov 2019 2 minute read 4 comments Crypto Eagle

Crypto trading is currently one of the trending way to earn money from home on Internet. Much people are very interested in this activity but don’t have time or knowledge needed to be a crypto trader. So today you will learn how to make money from cr...

Gods Unchained Marketplace is Now Live

22 Nov 2019 2 minute read 3 comments egamersio

Gods Unchained Marketplace is available for everyone after the tokenization of more than 6 million NFT’s. It’s worth to mention that these are more NFTs than any other game in the history of Ethereum and by doing it in batches, there was no congestio...

How we built the largest payment channel network on Ethereum

22 Nov 2019 6 minute read 5 comments dmngdsm

This post was originally published by the AdEx team on Hackernoon in September when we recorded more than 9 million transactions on the Ethereum Network, making AdEx Network currently the largest payment channel network on Ethereum. Here's how we did...

What is Rootstock (RBTC)? [A Comprehensive Guide to Rootstock]

22 Nov 2019 6 minute read 7 comments Mr.CryptoWiki

Bitcoin has long been praised for its pioneering collection of computer science techniques that have together made a decentralized economic system possible. Combining economics, psychology, computer science and mathematics, the network as a whole has...

Bitcoin Blackjack: online blackjack with bitcoin

22 Nov 2019 2 minute read 0 comments BTCbro

     Blackjack is one of the oldest and most popular casino games, and is one of the most popular online casino games in the world. The blockchain revolution has created an entirely new world of provably fair Bitcoin blackjack games that allow gamers...

Midas Ecosystem - One Stop Solution Services

22 Nov 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Crypto HunterX

After one year of development, we are ready to roll out all services that Midas Ecosystem can offer to the market. Coin Listing on Vinex.Network exchange Coin Listing on UniDex Exchange Coin Listing as default on Midas Protocol Wallet dApp Listing as...

Charity Works to support California Fire Foundation

22 Nov 2019 1 minute read 3 comments Art

Today Bernard Marx has launched a series of Photographs with all proceeds going to the CFF ( A few of the works are priced to give an idea of what we would want to be donating per piece. However, offers are welcom...

ETH and EOS Will Continue to Face Congestion Problems — This Project Won’t

21 Nov 2019 5 minute read 1 comment Sal Miah

Protocol congestion is a perennial problem in the blockchain ecosystem. Various measures have been implemented to avert congestion, but most struggle to offer a long-term solution.   Protocols have tried increasing their block size to increase the nu...