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.


Project Hydro AMA

10 Feb 2020 4 minute read 440 comments Hydro Labs

To everyone who is joining us for the AMA with Project Hydro on Publish0x! Welcome!    We have 300,000 HYDRO up for grabs- we will be giving 50,000 HYDRO to one random person who signs up for the Vault (https://hydrolabs.org/vault/), and then 50,000...

How To Set Up The Brave Cryptocurrency Wallet On Your Computer

14 Feb 2020 3 minute read 57 comments littleboy

The Brave Browser is a privacy focused web browser built using the chromium engine. Recently, Brave launched a cryptocurrency wallet where users can store the cryptocurrency Ether and ERC20 tokens. Other cryptocurrencies are not supported at the mome...

If You Were Able To Choose One Option To Invest In 2020, Would You Hodl 1 Btc Or 32 Eth?

8 Feb 2020 6 minute read 55 comments CryptoChartWizard91

If someone was to present to you the magical opportunity to have either 1 BTC OR 32 ETH to HODL (hold) throughout 2020 - which would you choose? Well, we all know that magical opportunity will never be presented to you, however, if you were to make t...

6 News You Might Have Missed Over The Weekend (21-23 Feb 2020)

24 Feb 2020 5 minute read 26 comments Brawnd0

It’s been another eventful week for the crypto markets. The market might have dropped a bit since the last time I wrote and unfortunately we haven’t seen the market break the support levels of the $10,000-$11,000 range, but overall things are looking...

Bitcoin as a Safe Haven: Fact or Myth?

11 Feb 2020 4 minute read 40 comments cam_elica_24

Image Source: Shutterstock   Over the years bitcoin has frequently been touted as a “safe haven” and the narrative has only gotten stronger in the past weeks. Apparently the idea won’t die, despite its legendary volatility and reports of thefts and h...

Beware of this sophisticated XLM scam. Stay Safe!

25 Feb 2020 2 minute read 30 comments Adamq

I came across this very sophisticated Stellar Lumens (XLM) scam today and I wanted to alert you about this so you can stay safe and protect your wealth as the crypto bull market returns. I include screenshots to explain how the scam works and to poin...

Here Are The Steps I Took To Create A Brand New Token And Mint My Own Cryptocurrency

19 Feb 2020 4 minute read 49 comments Smoljanović

Here Are The Steps I Took To Create A Brand New Token And Mint My Own Cryptocurrency   So Many Cryptocurrencies The main reason there are so many cryptocurrencies is to leverage blockchain technology in all the areas that can benefit including but no...

Building A Dream DeFi Portfolio

1 Mar 2020 4 minute read 20 comments crypto_moose

Still in its early days Decentralized Finance (DeFi)  has already reached 1 billion dollars in valuation in early 2020 but still “represents a tiny segment of the crypto-industry.”  The majority of DeFi is being built on the Ethereum platform to comp...

What is Atomic Wallet?

1 week ago 1 minute read 31 comments Atomic Wallet

Atomic, is a non-custodial multi-asset wallet that supports over 40 blockchains with 300+ custom tokens. It offers an option to buy crypto with a bank card in 18 local fiat currencies, instant exchange of 60+ assets, supported by Changelly and Change...

10,000 Satoshi's a Day, Every Day

4 days ago 3 minute read 52 comments Thomas Wolf

This post is about how I made it (to and through) my goal of earning 10,000 Satoshi's a day with little to no effort.  I've now surpassed that.It's not hard, and it doesn't take all day like some would think.I'll break it down into two types of earne...