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.

Update 8: Cats cryptocurrency prediction experiment!

27 May 2019 1 minute read 2 comments Piet246

After a stable week full of ups and downs I will give an other update of the prediction of Dikke Streep my cat. The expiment was as followed. I put 5 physical coins of cryptocurrency in front of the cat. He chose Ethereum with his paw. Updated result...

BTC & ETH/USD updates !

20 Nov 2019 1 minute read 1 comment CryptoSwitzerland

Updates of the article have come up into my channel with short publications. You may access them there :  The next major articles will follow as a new massive movement will show up. In the meantime, I'll kee...

What is Bitcoin mining for?

31 Aug 2019 2 minute read 2 comments Roberto D.

Defining what it is useful to mine bitcoin is quite simple, especially if we look at the issue from the perspective of those who carry out this activity; mining= earn bitcoins. Indeed, those who are active in the mining industry do not do it out of a...

Price analysis 23, Nov Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, XRP, Bitcoin Cash.

23 Nov 2019 1 minute read 0 comments haidernasir

Bitcoin has further loss 4% and falied to stay above $8k, while other altcoins like ethereum, litecoin, XRP and BCH have also lost almost 5% of their price. While cryptocurrency is losing billions of dollars in investments, here is price analysis of...

[Korean] Curate Bitcoin 10/04/2019 by dobobs

4 Oct 2019 3 minute read 0 comments dobobs

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of CURATION. Every investment and trading move involves risk. You should conduct your own research when making a decision. Current Market Pr...

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

22 Jan 2020 1 minute read 0 comments haidernasir

Bitcoin, ethereum, litecoin, XRP and BCH have gained their price in the previous 24 hours. Here a price analysis of five cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin/USD Bitcoin is at $8,713.29 with a gain of 0.981311% in its price in the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin wit...

Does This Story Paint The Picture Of Cryptos Future ?

3 Dec 2019 1 minute read 1 comment bitcoinflood

If you have not heard of a man named Virgil Griffith yet then you should do a google search for sure. Long story short he want to North Korea to give a speech on cryptocurrency and how to launder money through it. He landed in Los Angeles Internation...

What Is Functionx ?

14 Oct 2019 4 minute read 0 comments Yolo Review

Hello everyone, this new post that I want to introduce about this very interesting and good project is FUNCTION X , and for more details, let's go to the following discussion: this article will explain in detail the structure of FX tokens, hold addre...

State cryptocurrencies, now it is France's turn, but a joint European action would be needed

5 Dec 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Roberto D.

During a conference between the French Prudential Supervision and Authority and the Autorité des marchés financiers, held just in recent days, François Villeroy de Galhau, current governor of the Bank of France, announced the launch of a project aime...

Is there a future for trading in Altcoins?

11 Nov 2019 2 minute read 2 comments DoRi

Image source Last month's Bitcoin crash pulled many Altcoins into a negative price movement. On the other hand, there are indicators that a new Altcoin season is approaching. This raises the question whether there is a future for Altcoins. Let's try...