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.

Ethereum in traditional banks?

18 Jul 2021 3 minute read 5 comments fabio-

The DeFi scenario is ever-growing, and we see new use cases everyday. Thought I'd share something that hit the news last week, but perhaps wasn't fully seen by the crypto community. The traditional banking system has started to grasp the principles o...

Harvest Finance: Double Digit Farm Additions Across All 3 Blockchains!

23 Jul 2021 3 minute read 3 comments Cje95

Ethereum Chain Man oh man has the team ramped up new editions on this chain! Today while I was writing this they added yet another farm! Starting out with the biggest name out there Uniswap having two new farms added. These farms BUSD-USDC and RENBTC...

What Is The Most Promising Crypto Coin? The TOP Cryptocurrency To Invest In 2021.

19 Jul 2021 5 minute read 3 comments StealthEX

With the rise in popularity of Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies are beyond dispute. This is an interesting area where you can increase your capital. Investments in cryptocurrency can become both passive and main income. So, in this article, we will discuss...

4 kind of investors and 4 kind of investments.

14 Jul 2021 1 minute read 2 comments eltoro0x

I watched recently (another) interview to Michael Saylor (Chairman, President, and CEO of MicroStrategy). I found this one more interesting than other made previously. For me the most interesting part is the part Michael Saylor on Ethereum & Risks. W...

The 7 Levels of Risk — DeFi Investments Explained, Liquidity & Yield Farming

2 Jul 2021 11 minute read 5 comments DefiDesk

Our second article of this series, which explains different types of DeFi investment apps for beginners/non-crypto natives is here!  Decentralized Finance (known as DeFi) is a collection of apps, website, and products that do things similar to what b...

Stablecoins: Combining the Crypto and Fiat Standards

8 Jul 2021 6 minute read 10 comments hifi.crypto

Are you brand new to crypto and not sure where to begin to learn about it? Check out my intro to cryptocurrency and intro to blockchain posts and my cryptocurrency blog to learn more about this fascinating new technology! In the early days of cryptoc...

Crypto is Easy - July 2021

21 Jul 2021 17 minute read 5 comments MarkHelfman

Tap this button to switch over to the podcast version. In my most recent monthly issues, I’ve looked at the overall investment landscape—crypto and beyond. This month, I will only talk about cryptocurrency and the unique market conditions that exist...

Is Solana (SOL) the real 'Ethereum Killer'?

19 Jul 2021 4 minute read 5 comments Mishal Alexander

Have you heard about this (not so) new coin in the crypto world - Solana? If you haven't, then I think this is a good place to start. I am going to tell you about the Solana blockchain and how it has got the potential to kill Ethereum. What is Solana...

All you need to know about - Hardware Wallets

23 Jul 2021 9 minute read 15 comments Mishal Alexander

You may have heard about hardware wallets but have you ever wondered how does it work? Or even how does it do it's job? If someone handed a hardware wallet to you, do you know how to operate it? Well, if you didn't, then stick around. I am going to e...

Ethereum (ETH) EIP-1559 Deployment Date, Binance's (BNB) Day of Reckoning, and Polkadot (DOT) Prospering!

7 Jul 2021 5 minute read 1 comment Michael @ CryptoEQ

  CryptoEQ™ Enthusiast Newsletter June 2021 | Issue 14   If you want more cryptocurrency fundamental, trading, and sentiment analysis covering the industry's top ~30 coins, use the code "Publish0x" when subscribing to to make your first...