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.

These Three Improvements Can Make Ethereum Unstoppable

1 Aug 2021 3 minute read 2 comments paragism

Ethereum is the most popular blockchain for building DAPPs or decentralized applications. There have been numerous so-called Ethereum killers but the blockchain has remained a favourite for the developers due to its high composability. DeFi or decent...

04 Aug: Crypto Wild West

4 Aug 2021 1 minute read 0 comments TheCryptoCurator

"Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand well."-Robert Louis Stevenson Big news of the day is SEC Chairman Requests More Power From Congress To Protect Investors From The ‘Wild West’ Of Crypto. Watch the Video of the Da...

02 Aug: Square Bitcoin Revenue: $2.72B

2 Aug 2021 1 minute read 0 comments TheCryptoCurator

"Success is the progressive realization of predetermined, worthwhile, personal goals."-Paul J. Meyer Big news of the day is Square Reports Whopping $2.72 Billion in Bitcoin Revenue Despite Major Market Correction. Watch the Video of the Day as Altcoi...

Revenge of the NFT's: Who said they were dead?

4 Aug 2021 2 minute read 0 comments DigiWolf

Nft’s are all the rage again right now. After their explosion which seemed to come out of nowhere earlier in 2021, a quiet lull in the early summer months had some proclaiming that it was just a FAD and is dead. Yet, none of that seems to be true rig...

Is Ethermon the next Axie Infinity?

3 Aug 2021 1 minute read 2 comments Kimlie01

  What is Ethermon?   Ethermon is one of the first Ethereum-based blockchain games to create interactive non-fungible tokens (NFTs), allowing players to own, improve, use, and profit from their in-game virtual assets. Originally launched as Etheremon...

Learn Blockchain | Secure Your Future

9 hours ago 6 minute read 0 comments Buss

I have been working in or adjacent to IT (Information Technology) for over 20 years since my first help desk job during college.  Yes, for those that can count, that makes me a 40-something year old man-child.  During this generation we witnessed tec...

Next Olympics should be held in El Salvador and end to the gold standard; Bitcoin for 1st, Ethereum for 2nd and UniSwap for 3rd place

3 Aug 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Kovichni

Yes yes I'm just joking, but the point of this is to highlight scarcity. Did you know that the "gold" medals athletes win nowadays aren't actually real gold? Due to the scarcity, price and other factors the Olympics of 1912 were the last where the aw...

Nexo Revamped

10 hours ago 3 minute read 2 comments Ex3lausion

The power of compound interest is unmatched when it comes to building long term wealth. If you have read any of my other articles, you know my main focus is passive income. This article will be no different. Today I will be talking about Nexo and ho...

Somebody just moved 1 Billion USDT to Binance!

7 hours ago 1 minute read 0 comments eltoro0x

Somebody just moved 1 Billion USDT to Binance! The market recently is doing pretty good. BTC is doing alright, it is stuck in the 37-42K at the moment. And ETH is actually doing pretty good. And others Altcoins woke up! Like DOT. And LINK too. A...

Why Growing Your Crypto Passive Income is So Important TODAY!

30 Jul 2021 4 minute read 16 comments johnwege

If you have been following me for any duration of time, you will probably already know that my two favorite things are bitcoin and also growing my passive income.  Bitcoin in my opinion, is the best way to save your money and gives you a real chance...