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.

Mine BZN Tokens in War Riders

2 Dec 2019 1 minute read 0 comments egamersio

War Riders is a long-anticipated driving MMO blockchain game taking place in a “Mad-Max” environment with hijacks and on the go robberies. The first mining test phase has begun and every vehicle owner can start mining BZN tokens. Competition is live...

Istanbul - The Hope of Ethereum

2 Dec 2019 1 minute read 0 comments BlessedBoy

Ethereum is going through one of its worst seasons, from which it cannot leave until the arrival of Istanbul. The crypto community has long awaited this update and now seems to be the last hope for the cryptocurrency.Few weeks back, the second-larges...

Ethereum Researcher arrested for helping North Korea In Money Laundering.

2 Dec 2019 1 minute read 0 comments alberdioni8406

The FBI service arrested an American Citizen accused to Help the Government of South Korea to Launder money and to Travel to North Korea without asking Permission to the Government of United States. It's not new that North Korea has been linked to th...

CEO of IDAX Exchange goes Missing

2 Dec 2019 1 minute read 2 comments kingscrown

IDAX is one of the very known exchanges for volume. Until latest issues they were top10 in the world all-time, sometimes top3 for BTC/USDT even. Lately, some bad news dropped - their CEO went missing and he has all cold storage keys. The interestin...

The bakkt CEO, the well-known bitcoin futures platform, vying to become a US senator

2 Dec 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Roberto D.

While the institutional interest in Bitcoin continues to grow and, consequently, the Bakkt platform continues to grind record (the last one on November 28th with a whopping 42.5mln dollars in 24 hours) a new news has ignited the enthusiasm of the com...


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Tutorial: How to claim free $HEX with Ledger Nano?

1 Dec 2019 2 minute read 5 comments Mr. Sloth

If you held some btc on the 2nd of December 2019 you can still claim your free hex token.  What is HEX? HEX is an ERC20 token on the Ethereumnetwork issued by Richard Heart. He claims to build a new cryptocurrency but basically it is just an smar...

I earned more BAT on one post than a month of Brave Browser usage on Publish0x

1 Dec 2019 1 minute read 1 comment Solominer

I have been cross posting my content on Publish0x for a few months now. I usually get a few dozen views and make less than 10 cents a post. But the community really liked my Bear Sculpture post. I made 8x more than usually, which was 80 cents. That 8...

Price analysis 1, Dec Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, XRP, Bitcoin Cash.

1 Dec 2019 1 minute read 0 comments haidernasir

Bitcoin, ethereum, litecoin, XRP and BCH has lost more than 3% in their price in the previous 24 hours. Here the price analysis of five cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin/USD Bitcoin is at $7,328.70 with a loss of -5.09% in its price in the previous 24 hours....

Scalability, decentralization, security: the cryptocurrency trilemma explained in the BlockShow

1 Dec 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Roberto D.

Speaking at BlockShow Asia in 2019, which we have already dealt with on several occasions, Xinxi Wang, director of the Litecoin Foundation, returned to the age-old question known as the "scalability trilemma"; without going too far we explain that a...