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.

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2 Jun 2020 7 minute read 3 comments Sirt33

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Which one is a better investment and which one is a better safe haven? Bitcoin or Tether (USDT)

2 Jun 2020 1 minute read 1 comment Mabla

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2 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments CRYPTOXICATE

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2 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Jakonfire

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Price analysis 2, June Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, XRP, Bitcoin Cash.

2 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments haidernasir

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Bitcoin Smashes $10.000, again.

2 Jun 2020 1 minute read 2 comments Panzer

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Bitmain introduces next-generation Antminer T19 hardware: Features and innovations

2 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments radiationkayser

Bitcoin mining hardware manufacturer giant Bitmain launches the sale of ASIC-based SHA-256 Antminer T19. According to the official announcement of Bitmain, Antminer T19 is the third model of the latest generation Antminers developed by the company. A...

Thundercore (TT)

2 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments yanis

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Cryptocurrency Updates - 02/06/2020

2 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Gamer Boy1110

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Graph on the American economy

2 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments cryptage9

  The first graph shows the savings rate of the Americans. It is on the rise, which explains why Americans are saving more and more.And the second one at the bottom represents the expenses of American households, which are in total decline, unheard o...