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.


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Orionix - revolutionary blockchain-based game sharing platform

6 Oct 2019 3 minute read 1 comment Avondale

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Making a safe offline-signed transfer with MyEtherWallet

6 Oct 2019 3 minute read 0 comments raven

Continuing my post from yesterday, where I explained how to make an air-gapped/offline wallet with the MyEtherWallet client-side interface, today we are going to see how to receive and send money (ETH, BAT or other ERC-20 tokens) to this offline wall...

These Bitcoin Games Are Fueling Modern Gambling

6 Oct 2019 8 minute read 0 comments

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5 Oct 2019 1 minute read 0 comments CryptoSwitzerland

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How to setup a free and safe Ether/BAT wallet

5 Oct 2019 4 minute read 5 comments raven

One of the most daunting aspects of getting into crypto for beginners certainly is learning how to manipulate wallets, especially the most essential part: keeping it safe. Now if you read any forum on the internet you will get the same advice: buy a...

Hacker returns Ethereum domain stoled from auction

5 Oct 2019 1 minute read 0 comments CryptoArgha

Etherrum based domain name service (Ens) got postponed due a bug on the ethereum auction   This bug let a hacker buy Domains with Eth name attached on the back . The hacker took advantage of this bug and brought huge worth of domain for free   Re...

Global escalated tensions may effect Bitcoin price.

5 Oct 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Snow Under Sun

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My Ethereum Social Dapps Review

4 Oct 2019 6 minute read 13 comments Scott Cunningham

I would love for Ethereum dapps to grow and improve. I recently finished doing a review of their social dapps and the only one that stands out for me is Minds. After previously reviewing a handful of EOS dapps and feeling underwhelmed, I wanted to co...

Gods Unchained, a decentralized competitive card game

4 Oct 2019 2 minute read 3 comments laughingcarrot

Hello everybody, if you like tactical card games and crypto? you'll gonna love this card game called Gods Unchained. the game is a free to play blockchain-based game and it runs on the ethereum blockchain. there is no investments needed. but! you st...