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.

My May Monthly Money Making - Publish0x leading the Harvest!

14 Jun 2021 4 minute read 44 comments PVMihalache

April's crypto income was a banger, thanks to the $FORTH airdrop, summing up $12,403 of crypto related income! May came with one of the biggest market correction in years, and I must admit I was seeing the 2017 crush again. My portfolio dropped by 65...

Is ETH still expensive?

15 Jun 2021 1 minute read 7 comments NZFX

In my last post, I introduced readers to a quantitative tool used to evaluate the risk adjusted performance of an asset relative to its own history.  This is useful because it allows us to compare different assets with different risk/return profiles...

CryptoPick - Best Predictions, The Name of The Game

15 Jun 2021 5 minute read 23 comments Thomas Wolf

CryptoPick is moving forward with a cocktail of new developments, taking the free-to-play, play-to-earn player vs. player platform in some fun new directions. “Knowledge is telling the past.  Wisdom is predicting the future.” ― W. Timothy Garvey Some...

What Is Crypto Staking & How Does It Work ?

15 Jun 2021 6 minute read 0 comments CryptoWise

  In this guide, you will learn about what is crypto staking & how to act responsibly to harness its full potential    I Feel: Defi innovation of 2020 has opened multiple avenues for users to generate decent wealth apart from crypto trading. But s...

Daily News Roundup - June 15

15 Jun 2021 2 minute read 6 comments Abhimanyu Krishnan

1. Coinbase Pro Lists Polkadot (DOT) Coinbase is adding Polkadot to its professional trading platform, according to a blog post published on June 14. Polkadot’s price has shot up by over 15% in the past 24 hours, built on the listing and milestones...

Ethereum Wallets and Gas Explained

12 Jun 2021 6 minute read 4 comments RelyOnCrypto

An Ethereum wallet, also known as a node, is a computer program that stores your private key, or "secret password," and allows you access over your coins. It also gives you a public Ethereum address, which others will use to send you Ether, Ethereum'...

BTC, ETH, XRP, AAVE, ZEC, MATIC, LINK — Technical Analysis for June 15

15 Jun 2021 3 minute read 3 comments pheonixdown-dee

Bitcoin (BTC) has reached a horizontal and Fib resistance at $41,325. Ethereum (ETH), XRP (XRP), and Polygon (MATIC) are following descending resistance lines. Aave (AAVE) and ChainLink (LINK) are trading inside short-term descending parallel channel...

BlockChain Principle, Type & Application For Absolute Beginners

15 Jun 2021 7 minute read 0 comments CryptoWise

What is Blockchain? What Are Its Use Case & Why you Should Care? Is what we will explore in this article  How It All Started? Blockchain technology has become a new darling of this 21st century. But much before this technology came into existence...

Morning‌‌ ‌‌Update—June 15th—Macro and Crypto Markets

15 Jun 2021 1 minute read 1 comment Justin d'Anethan

With investors looking at the next Fed monetary policy meeting, equity indexes rose yesterday. The S&P actually reached fresh records while the Nasdaq closed within 20bps of the all-time high. After dropping for several sessions, yields rose with the...

How To Accumulate Bitcoin EVEN When the Prices Go Sky High!

20 hours ago 6 minute read 3 comments johnwege

We have all heard the experts predicting that bitcoin and other crypto's price would be going to the moon, dramatically increasing relatively soon.  Most saying this will happen before the end of the year.  This is an idea that many of us have romant...