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.


BAKKT is developing a digital wallet

9 Feb 2020 1 minute read 0 comments crypto_block

BAKKT is developing a digital wallet which will allow the user to view the sum total of all their rewards programs for hotels, pharmacies, and bank cards, all in one place... and converted into cash!   The user could spend the thousands of unused air...

Ethereum 2.0 may be released in a few months, says developer

9 Feb 2020 1 minute read 0 comments yemyy

The upgrade of Ethereum to its version 2.0 is near, at least the developers of the new solution say. In a question session at a Reddit forum, developers Danny Ryan, Justin Drake and Vitalike Buterin answered questions about updating the second larges...

COSS Exchange exit/drama keeps going.

9 Feb 2020 2 minute read 9 comments kingscrown

I was reporting this in previous posts, i hope despite few people trying to shadow them at least one person got to the site on time and withdrew money. 1 saved wallet means it was worth making the post. I actually removed COSS from exchanges list lon...

CRYPTO PRICES WILL EXPLODE! SINGLE CATALYST WILL CAUSE BITCOIN BOOM! PREPARE FOR THE BULL RUN NOW!

9 Feb 2020 1 minute read 0 comments CryptoBitcoinChris

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Crypto Market Springs to Life; Tezos, ALGO, DOGE, ETH, HBAR, Populous, VERI, Divi, Kleros (PNK), UUU

8 Feb 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Aware1

A look in at the market and some of my favorite projects. Some recent announcements and developments have been driving interest in projects like Tezos and Algorand, while everyone's favorite meme coin DOGE has been having a good week. Populous and V...

Brave Browser; New Release Version 1.3.113 Auto Crash Solution

8 Feb 2020 1 minute read 5 comments Dominus1

Yesterday, Brave software released the latest version of Brave Browser. The new release is version 1.3.113 and replaces version 1.2.43.  The release was a good news as it came with the addition of 30 countries that were not of the brave rewards, thou...

CryptoCard: Dark Country CCG - 02.08.20 Update - New 'Inspire' Mechanic and New Character Announced!

8 Feb 2020 1 minute read 1 comment rabbt

Hello ghostly gunslingers... Yesterday Dark Country [Immortal Games] released information that the current exclusive card set, Exodus, will include a unique mechanic 'Inspire' This mechanic will impact some play-ability and appears that it will be li...

Cindicator: 2020 price predictions (BTC, ETH and DeFi)

8 Feb 2020 2 minute read 0 comments bengy

    Image from Google Play store, press kit for Cindicator   It's been a while since I've made a Cindicator post... but I've still been plugging along with the predictions and getting myself a little drip of CND tokens to convert to BTC/ETH/BNB alon...

Cryptocurrency Fads and Failures: Did You Own Any of These?

8 Feb 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Autumn1962

Remember the Beanie Baby fad? How about Avon bottle collections? Both were advertised to increase in value. Consumers scooped them up as soon as a new style hit the market and their “investments” were left almost worthless and hard to resell even at...

Kleros: This is where justice and arbitration meets blockchain partnered with the Kleros' native token PNK(Pinakion)

8 Feb 2020 6 minute read 0 comments francis esparagoza

Good morning to everyone here on Steemit and to all our fellow cryptocurrency and blockchain enthusiasts here on Steemit around the globe. This is your Mr. Decentralized again looking forward to give you here another quality review for our upcoming...