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.

*New* This Past Week's Successfully Launched - High Risk - Farms - The Polygon Report - 07-23-2021

23 Jul 2021 1 minute read 1 comment Johnny0x

This will be an ongoing list of recently launched farms that are high risk but have launched successfully.  Proceed with caution - DYOR - NFA - this does not mean that these projects cannot or will not still *RUG* or *FAIL*: PolySpade - HIGH RISK - S...

Is Amazon Saving Bitcoin? Put On Your Big Boy Pants And Read This

27 Jul 2021 2 minute read 2 comments SeventyFourSeventyFive

The crypto world has been going crazy over the last few days with the news that Amazon will start to accept Bitcoin in 2021. Ethereum and others will reportedly join once the system is perfected. Now, I know there have been a lot of articles written...

BTC, ETH, XRP, DGB, COMP, XLM — Technical Analysis July 22

22 Jul 2021 2 minute read 0 comments pheonixdown-dee

Bitcoin (BTC) is following a descending resistance line. Ethereum (ETH) and Digibyte (DGB) have made double bottom patterns. XRP (XRP) has broken out from a descending resistance line. Compound (COMP) has bounced at the $325 support area and broke ou...

What Is The Most Promising Crypto Coin? The TOP Cryptocurrency To Invest In 2021.

19 Jul 2021 5 minute read 3 comments StealthEX

With the rise in popularity of Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies are beyond dispute. This is an interesting area where you can increase your capital. Investments in cryptocurrency can become both passive and main income. So, in this article, we will discuss...

Europe Crypto Wallet BAN??

24 Jul 2021 3 minute read 2 comments Wonrey

A couple days ago news came out that the EU will make Bitcoin and Crypto traceable and ban anonymous crypto wallets, but it's not as bad as you might think and in this article we are going to discuss what this actually means. Directly to the point, t...

Crypto Price Correlation - Bitcoin pairing?

21 Jul 2021 1 minute read 0 comments coinsurprise

  Have you ever been curious how  every major crypto can follow the Bitcoin price so closely. Bitcoin moves, everything follows, sometimes within nanoseconds, up or down it does not matter. This price correlation is rarely broken, and Ive never seen...

USDC May 2021 Audit May Shock You

20 Jul 2021 1 minute read 3 comments Skyfries

Circle, the consortium behind USDC, has released their audit for all assets through May 28th, 2021 conducted by Grant Thornton.  The audit took a different tack from the April audit and had a breakdown of how assets were denominated.  It is now clear...

Than moment when Mila Kunis knows more than EU regulators (weekly crypto updates)

25 Jul 2021 6 minute read 3 comments Heruvim78

This week in crypto we did not only had reached down under, but also up and away, and random actors are learning with Vitalik, and soon we can learn on Coingecko, Coinbase and Coinmarketcap, unless you are in the EU Crypto regulation commission, whe...

Morning‌‌ ‌‌Update—July 23rd—Macro and Crypto Markets

22 Jul 2021 1 minute read 1 comment Justin d'Anethan

With better-than-expected earnings results, tech shares rose yesterday on the session, bolstering investors’ sentiment and helping most equity indexes edge higher. Gold rose as well. Simultaneously, bonds were bought and yields fell.    Crypto has be...

Are they ready to BreakFree yet: Aave & UNI

24 Jul 2021 1 minute read 1 comment Defiant Pathfinder

All crypto has taken a beating when China and Musk issued their statements and Cryptocurrencies and Bitcoin but we all know that news is only a catalyst,m it just speed up the technical analysis processes and respects all the chart patterns. We have...