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.

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao said the world's largest crypto exchange wants to work with regulators to be 'licensed everywhere'

16 hours ago 1 minute read 0 comments sadar

    Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao said his firm will cooperate with global regulators and will create regional headquarters. The exchange has long touted its decentralized operations and has not listed any headquarters. "We need to be a licensed fin...

Amazon and Crypto

25 Jul 2021 1 minute read 0 comments HedgemageTJ

*** Disclaimer I am not a financial advisor This is for educational and entertainment only *** Earlier today I say a headline that says Amazon is hinting at looking into crypto. That made me think about how that could affect the market and drive pric...

Recuperation....but not!

25 Jul 2021 1 minute read 0 comments 1x0Fx0 - 100

When speculators attack, everything goes down, everything goes up, they win and the rest lose. Tesla's boy's statements prove that, in early May, the move he made was speculative. Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) both bounced back from the crash earl...

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24 Jul 2021 1 minute read 1 comment FreedomBuilder

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Grayscale is launching a DeFi index fund

27 Jul 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Clemnms51

While some governments want to make laws around Decentralized Finance or even forbid the access to it (such as in France, my country), some investment funds have completely understood the opportunity to make money through Decentralized Finance. A pro...

How I started saving 300$ a month with an app and excel.

23 Jul 2021 2 minute read 4 comments ntz

I assure you're paying too much every month for things you dont even notice! How it started, how it evolved: In January I started to think about my financial future. Those thoughts changed my mind forever and turned out to be live-changing decisions...

Best Cryptocurrencies to Invest Now!

23 Jul 2021 3 minute read 1 comment Fayaz Ali

  As we are all aware of the situation, the China being too hard on cryptocurrency and government's regulations has halted the journey of the future.                          Yet all these factors can only halt the journey for a time being , not end...

23 Jul: Billionaire Bitcoiner

23 Jul 2021 1 minute read 2 comments TheCryptoCurator

"How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world."-Anne Frank Big news of the day is Billionaire Thomas Peterffy admits he has invested in Cryptocurrencies. Watch the Video of the Day as Raoul Pal believ...

Brazil and recharges with cryptocurrencies

22 hours ago 1 minute read 10 comments 1x0Fx0 - 100

The cryptocurrency market has become increasingly stable and important in recent months and payment systems using this modality have multiplied — which can be a good alternative for consumers and merchants. The international mobile top up company Din...

Covid and is the global stock market crash important for cryptocurrencies?

21 Jul 2021 2 minute read 0 comments 1x0Fx0 - 100

Some readers asked, "What about me with this?" Well if you invest in stocks, right now you must be in some kind of psychological distress. For those who bet on cryptocurrencies, it was easy to verify that the turnover left the stock exchange and part...