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.

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Why would Central Banks use a blockchain for CBDC's?

25 Jul 2021 2 minute read 2 comments Wonrey

Now I'm not saying that that's what they're going to, do but I can think of a number of reasons why a central bank would like to use a blockchain rather than a database, and the main reason is that the evidence is that central banks don't actually li...

How Cradles: Origin Of Species is changing the narrative of blockchain gaming

24 Jul 2021 7 minute read 7 comments DRepublic

Cradles: Origin of Species is a new virtual reality game powered by blockchain that lets you use your VR device for an immersive experience, choosing from a wide range of species to play as and exploring the virtual world from your soul. In case you’...

Owl met Badger - Index Coop to include BadgerDAO in DeFi Pulse ($DPI)

23 Jul 2021 3 minute read 1 comment PVMihalache

Some DeFi projects will trend even when the Cryptoverse is bleeding. Some project will keep evolving even when the bear market is chewing the investors confidence in cryptocurrencies. This is the story of the Wise Owl who met the Powerful Badger! Thi...

How To Maximize Your Publish0x Earnings Part 1 - iFARM

16 Jul 2021 4 minute read 59 comments Absolute Unit

As soon as Publish0x announced they were implementing iFARM as a new tipping token I knew the Publish0x Bump was incoming (see LRC, when implemented as a tipping token it was trading at $0.005, today it's been holding steady trading between $0.20-$0....

All you need to know about - Hyperleger

24 Jul 2021 13 minute read 0 comments Mishal Alexander

Have you often wondered what exactly is Hyperledger wherever you've heard of it? Or are you generally curious about it but no idea what is means or what it does? Well, you are in luck because today we will learn more about Hyperledger so that next ti...

How Early are we on the Cryptocurrency Road to Adoption

27 Jul 2021 4 minute read 1 comment Lukros76

It's safe to say if you invested into cryptocurrency during 2009-2012 you are an early adopter, a really really early adopter. That is undeniable and for anyone that held their coins from then to now it's been a fun ride. But even 12 years after the...

Problems on the Ethereum Blockchain: Let the Anger Games Begin

21 Jul 2021 1 minute read 3 comments DailyCoin

Ethereum is facing network update delays that prelude its progression to the new Proof of Stake consensus mechanism. Miners are already protesting the upcoming EPI-1559 upgrade as it restructures their mining fee allocation. Transaction fees continu...

How to Allocate Across Your TradFi CeFi DeFi Assets

23 Jul 2021 3 minute read 0 comments Suerte Panda

Bienvenidos mis ositos, tu siempre eres mis queridos! (Welcome back little bears you are always my dears!) So now that you’ve bought some crypto and maybe played around with some DeFi protocols what next? Before I can help with that question you have...

How Supply and Demand is Rocking and Taking Ampleforth to the MOON

24 Jul 2021 1 minute read 4 comments Defiant Pathfinder

I have bee in these crypto and Forex Markets since 2016 and all these years i have been figuring out what really moves the markets and i have seen a lot but today we are going to talk about only 1. Supply and Demand I am sure you all know that withou...

Axie Infinity: Gotta Tokenize Them All

10 hours ago 6 minute read 1 comment hifi.crypto

Are you brand new to crypto and not sure where to begin to learn about it? Check out my intro to cryptocurrency and intro to blockchain posts or my cryptocurrency archives to learn more about this fascinating new technology! Humanity’s intense desire...