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.

Morning‌‌ ‌‌Update—July 22nd—Macro and Crypto Markets

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

On Monday, equities fell sharply, spooking investors globally. Virus fears dictated the narrative. The environment that’s taken us up, though, composed of an economic recovery and a very accommodating Fed stance in the US endures. Yesterday, stocks r...

Is Solana (SOL) the real 'Ethereum Killer'?

19 Jul 2021 4 minute read 5 comments Mishal Alexander

Have you heard about this (not so) new coin in the crypto world - Solana? If you haven't, then I think this is a good place to start. I am going to tell you about the Solana blockchain and how it has got the potential to kill Ethereum. What is Solana...

DefI and its life in cryptocurrencies for years to come.

26 Jul 2021 3 minute read 0 comments 1x0Fx0 - 100

The DefI are not only deceiving and manipulating. In fact, in the original concept, decentralized networks serve to guarantee secure contracts between the parties, as simple as that! In recent years, decentralized networks have developed very quickly...

Kirobo is Using ChainPort's Blockchain Bridge to Access Binance Smart Chain

26 Jul 2021 2 minute read 1 comment Melusine

by Maximiliano Stochyk Duarte TL;DR Kirobo is the most recent project to use ChainPort’s blockchain bridge Kirobo is porting their $KIRO tokens over to Binance Smart Chain (BSC) via ChainPort Kirobo is a protocol designed to add another layer of sec...

Patience Is All You Need

27 Jul 2021 3 minute read 1 comment lordneroo

This has been the golden rule in crypto since day one. If you love crypto, you should just keep stacking and stop asking questions. Just make sure to only use money you don't really need. Always do your own research, reach safe conclusions, pick th...

Morning‌‌ ‌‌Update—July 21st—Macro and Crypto Markets

21 Jul 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Justin d'Anethan

Yesterday, BTC fell below $30,000 but, unlike the previous times, it didn’t immediately bounce back up. This definitely doesn’t feel great, especially for any investor that would’ve gotten in after January of this year and is now -undoubtedly- not ju...

Buying CAKE🥞 to play the rise of Crypto Gaming!

16 hours ago 1 minute read 0 comments Crypto_Lemon

Hello HODLers, It has been a while that I have been vocal about Crypto Gaming being the new hot trend that might take the crypto market higher. I will explain why I believe you can invest in $CAKE in order to play this theme. As usual this is NOT in...

What are tokens anyway?

27 Jul 2021 4 minute read 0 comments 1x0Fx0 - 100

In the real world, every financial transaction must be recorded. The entry and exit into old cash books, accountants, computers, cross-checking the data of income tax people! Asset registration is the only guarantee that something that was someone's...

27 Jul: 170,000 BTC Acquired

27 Jul 2021 1 minute read 0 comments TheCryptoCurator

"Always believe something wonderful is about to happen."-Unknown (I will claim it!) Big news of the day is Whales acquire 170,000 Bitcoin in past 6 weeks. Watch the Video of the Day as Aaron believes Crypto is exploding! Listen to the Podcast of the...

If You Hate The Game, You Don't Understand The Game

22 Jul 2021 3 minute read 1 comment lordneroo

If you love crypto, you should save money. It is true that stacks are built during the bear market, so if you're a true believer in crypto, you should take this deal and be happy about it. As it seems, we are in for a few months of sideways movemen...