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.


KeepKey Hardware Wallet In An Aluminum Nut Shell

9 Jul 2020 3 minute read 17 comments Smoljanovic

Introduction My intention was to compare the KeepKey, Ledger Nano X and Trezor T and write an article showing the results. I couldn't find enough reasons to even mention the Trezor and Ledger and will mainly focus this article on the only hardware w...

3 DeFi Breakthroughs You Might Have Missed in June 2020

7 Jul 2020 3 minute read 5 comments Ed-california

Hello again everyone. It’s been a long time since I’ve posted but well, we’re all having a tough time with the lockdowns and the consequences of the pandemic.  COVID-19 doesn’t seem to be affecting the cryptocurrency market though - a lot of action h...

Crypto.com Progress Report (Free) 📈

9 Jul 2020 5 minute read 11 comments Cryptoonestop

Twitter | Facebook | Reddit | YouTube | LBRY | Patreon | Store Front Hey everyone and welcome to the HODLer’s Den! Here you will find information on my crypto investment portfolio straight from a HODLer’s perspective.  This section will focus on HOD...

Chainlink Founder Believes DeFi is Still in Its Early Stages

9 Jul 2020 1 minute read 3 comments Abhi K

Chainlink (LINK) founder Serget Nazarov believes that the DeFi space has much more to grow, according to a Twitter post published on July 9. The DeFi space had already been experiencing sizable growth since the start of 2019, but the launch of sever...

🔥What Are The Top 6 Most Used Tokens In Q2? And What Are The Data?

8 Jul 2020 1 minute read 1 comment Dapp.com

Dapp.com just released the 2020 Q2 blockchain dapp market report.  What are the most used tokens in dapps❓ What are the most popular token in DeFi❓ And what is the correlation of its used volume and price❓   Q2 Top 10 Token Volume(USD) on Ethereum...

PhoenixDAO partner with CoinEx and have their first AMA.

8 Jul 2020 12 minute read 2 comments PhoenixDAO (PHNX)

This maybe a long read however, there are some exciting details around what we’re building, the team and what our future plans look like for PhoenixDAO. Exciting times!     Anna: Hi Clement, Monte, Marco and Mark great to have all of you as our guest...

The best ways to start winning cryptocurrencies

8 Jul 2020 2 minute read 2 comments trebol11

Lately, I have written several posts on how to obtain cryptocurrencies, here I have compiled the best ones Faucets   Freebitcoin: post It is one of the easiest to use, safest and most complete faucets. You earn Bitcoins here, and you have 7 ways to d...

Loopring Pay - Ethereum's fast lane

7 Jul 2020 4 minute read 2 comments paragism

Cover Image Source "There are two dilemmas that rattle the human skull: How do you hang on to someone who won't stay? And how do you get rid of someone who won't go?" - Danny DeVito Daniel Michael DeVito Jr. or Danny DeVito is an American actor. Th...

DeFI-focused DApps appear to be crypto’s new catalyst for a greater bull market. Still, are they as fair to the user as they are cracked up to be?

20 hours ago 5 minute read 2 comments Elad

Defi Has a Governance Problem: How to Fix It DeFI-focused DApps appear to be crypto’s new catalyst for a greater bull market. Still, are they as fair to the user as they are cracked up to be? Yes, the DeFi market is currently valued at over $1.5 bill...

What will happen to the crypto world from today to 2025?

19 hours ago 2 minute read 2 comments Roberto D.

A new study goes back to talking about cryptocurrency growth forecasts. According to a Crypto Research Report, Bitcoin could reach $ 20,000 by the end of 2020, but this time the analysis is not based on technical analysis, but on fundamental analysis...