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.


0Xuniverse: the game, the future, the growth, the increasing teamworking, the investment case

1 day ago 15 minute read HourImagination

Introduction I have setup a goal: convince as many as possible of you to try 0XUniverse and join a growing cooperative community. I will describe: 0xUniverse history (game foundation) How to enjoy and break even playing 0XUniverse Hints for new sta...

Crypto Coins vs Tokens: Differences Explained

1 day ago 3 minute read DimitarM

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3 days ago 7 minute read Cryptolohy

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Simple DeFi Lending and Borrowing with DeFi Saver

1 day ago 6 minute read nikola_j

Decentralized finance on Ethereum has grown increasingly popular throughout 2019 and it's continued growth has recently pushed it past $1 Billion of total locked funds in various De-Fi protocols, according to DeFi Pulse, a popular tracking website fo...

Here Are The Steps I Took To Create A Brand New Token And Mint My Own Cryptocurrency

4 days ago 4 minute read Smoljanović

Here Are The Steps I Took To Create A Brand New Token And Mint My Own Cryptocurrency So Many Cryptocurrencies The main reason there are so many cryptocurrencies is to leverage blockchain technology in all the areas that can benefit including but not...

Comparison of Blockchain Technologies (DLTs) for Enterprise Applications

1 day ago 7 minute read sebastianrichter

When aiming for the implementation of a commercial business idea/application that is underpinned by a Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), there are several to choose from. But first, the question whether a DLT is needed and necessary will be address...

The Whole Nine Yards of Crypto Technical Analysis

1 day ago 4 minute read Sujit Kumar Pathak

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Mastering Ethereum - Andreas Antopoulos call for translators

1 day ago 1 minute read Mamaecrypto

Today on Twitter, Andreas Antonopoulos called for multilingual volunteers to join forces and help translate Mastering Ethereum. Silly me, with very little time in my hands, could not help myself and volunteered to translate parts of the book to Portu...

Decentraland Hits Ethereum MainNet With a $100,000 Treasure Hunt

1 day ago 1 minute read egamersio

The Main Launch marks the beginning of a new era, the DAO one. A significant Treasure Hunt with $100,000 worth of blockchain assets has started on Thursday in Decentraland as it kicks-off Main Launch on Ethereum Network along with easy to use develop...

See why Ethereum could be THE BIG BET for 2020

3 days ago 4 minute read zulonga

Introduction In previous years, the cryptocurrency market has been constantly flooded with new assets and with each new bull run we have projects that no one expected to gain notoriety and their prices increased exponentially. In the first bull marke...