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.

Cobinhood exchange - Exit Scammed it Looks

21 May 2019 1 minute read 0 comments kingscrown

Cobinhood used to be a good exchange last year as they had huge differences for arbitrage. At some point they started removing pretty much all tokens and exchanges like Bibox and Bitforex got new traction due to them. At some point they had hardly an...

Technical Analysis 101: How to Identify Market Patterns

20 May 2019 2 minute read 5 comments pheonixdown-dee

  As I continue my mission to create a crypto 101 to allow mass adoption, a lot of people who read my previous articles (How to earn crypto without investing or mining and How to Create a Wallet with My Ether Wallet), wanted me to dip a little bit i...

🔥 WhatsApp can now send and receive Bitcoin

20 May 2019 1 minute read 1 comment 215

A service has been developed to enable WhatsApp users to send and receive crypto money via the messaging app. WhatsApp users can now send and receive crypto coins, such as Bitcoin and Litecoin, through the popular messaging platform through the Lite....

My Hydro adventure on Bitforex

20 May 2019 2 minute read 0 comments cryptovato1

I will tell you about my Hydro Transfer to BitForex. I signed up there at the beginning of the year. I decided to diversify my crypto portfolio in the last days, in my previous experience I concluded that it was the thing that worked best for me. Fro...

Testing BitMax Exchange - Passive Income in USDT

19 May 2019 1 minute read 2 comments kingscrown

They have real volumes not like loads of other Chinese ones. Also if you buy BTMX tokens and freeze them, you get a portion of their trading fees. All you need to do is: REGISTER - CLICK HERE (no documents needed) Deposit BTC or USDT or ETH Buy BTMX...

Bitcoin, EOS, BNB, BAT, ETH, LTC and XRP Analysis: Quick Update

19 May 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Workin

The bulls have stepped up, pushing bitcoin from $6,600 to $8,150 over the last 48 hours. Currently it’s trading around $8,000. In today’s video I analyze Bitcoin, EOS, BNB, BAT, ETH, LTC and XRP. I discuss where prices may be heading next, key areas...

Syscoin 4- The Speed of Visa, the Functionality of Ethereum, the Security of Bitcoin, plus the Governance of Dash!

19 May 2019 1 minute read 2 comments drlove

Many blockchain projects have speculated about their theoretical transaction speed, also known as TPS (transactions per seconds) that they plan to achieve – just a few have actually implemented any of their claims on their mainnet, and even fewer hav...

Update 7: Cats cryptocurrency prediction experiment!

18 May 2019 1 minute read 4 comments Piet246

After a turbulent week full of ups and downs I will give an other update of the prediction of Dikke Streep my cat. The expiment was as followed. I put 5 physical coins of cryptocurrency in front of the cat. He chose Ethereum with his paw. Updated res...

VenusEnergy | Go Green for Future Generations

18 May 2019 4 minute read 0 comments Crypto Directories

VenusEnergy is a platform that is planning to concentrate its activities in the wind and solar energy sectors.Every year, mankind is consuming more and more energy. The electricity of the burned fuel is used to dig the cryptocurrency. Since the excha...

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18 May 2019 17 minute read 1 comment NakamotoSatoshi

All  this time remembering there is no such thing as "ETHERZAR" io blame it on Satoshi Nakamoto          forgive my arrogance and all my confidence considering the fact that I have reasons for it           (A.) I built the whole entire BlockChain on...