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.

How To Get More Bitcoin When You're Poor!

23 Jan 2021 6 minute read 23 comments johnwege

Let's face it, we would all like to have more bitcoin.  No matter how much you have in your portfolio, it never feels like enough.  The majority of people reading this article probably believe that owning bitcoin or cryptocurrencies could generate li...

Ethereum Gas Prices Suck! What Can You Do About It Now?

21 Jan 2021 3 minute read 38 comments Mark Anstead

Ethereum needs to scale. Now. It's a good thing that it can.... but do you know how you can access this? As we saw with the "DeFi summer" we had in 2020, and most recently with the beginning of the heat of the crypto bull market, Ethereum is becoming...

Ethereum reaches an ATH amid its soaring demand as collateral in DeFi

22 Jan 2021 2 minute read 1 comment fklivestolearn

Different fundamentals are at play for the second-largest crypto when it comes to the recent price gains   We have only been three weeks into 2021 and already it has broken some records for the Crypto market — Bitcoin posted an all-time high (A...

Cryptowriter: Is Cryptocurrency For Everyone?

23 Jan 2021 4 minute read 10 comments Thomas Wolf

It has always been in my vision that cryptocurrency would be an asset available to everyone in the future, but now that I think about it... “Never underestimate the power of stupid people.” ― George Carlin We all have that special someone, if not mul...

DeFi investments: $30k to 1 million, passively.

22 Jan 2021 2 minute read 7 comments MadMaxx

Hey everyone. Welcome back to another article. In this article (well, it'll be a series of articles), I plan on turning 30,000 US Dollars into 1 million dollars. The timeframe? However long it takes to happen. The only criteria is that everything I d...

The myth of liquidity provider fees

22 Jan 2021 2 minute read 11 comments ScreenTag

We all know that decentralized exchanges are promising liquidity providers a proportional share of the fees generated within each pair. If you go to Uniswap, for instance, you will see not only fees generated, but all recent transactions that generat...

Terra Virtua – entertainment, art, VR and blockchain

23 Jan 2021 5 minute read 9 comments Moj Kripto

It is not easy to describe in one sentence what Terra Virtua represents. It is an emerging ecosystem that takes the NFT token experiences to a new level.  Terra Virtua is a London-based company founded in 2016. The company was founded by Jawad Ashra...

Is there a ‘right’ time to invest in cryptocurrency?

22 Jan 2021 3 minute read 7 comments Dzoelx

Source Whether you are here for the ‘quick bucks’ or for the technology; one thing is certain, you wouldn’t want to lose your investments to price crashes and the constant fluctuations in values of cryptocurrencies. Regardless of one’s financial stat...

CRYPTO TKO Issue#002- 2021 The Rise of the Flippening

23 hours ago 6 minute read 10 comments thunderboltkid

Yeah Baby!  Flippening you're the new star! ERC20 traction is real and its, say what? Polkadot leading the way? WTF? Ethereum What Happened? Well let me speculate on what happened to ETH,  the speculators jumped in, that is what happened, big ones,...

DeversiFi Integrates Ramp for EUR & GBP trading

15 Jan 2021 2 minute read 18 comments Ben

Yes, you read that right. You can now use EUR or GBP to buy crypto directly within DeversiFi. We’ve always been clear about our mission. We’re making it easy for you to make the most of DeFi, in the most convenient and cost-effective way possible. Th...