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.

Introducing Pepo to the Publish0x Community with a $2000 Challenge

18 Dec 2019 1 minute read 6 comments Pepo

Hi there! We're the Pepo team and we are excited to be a part of a community empowering users to earn for producing quality content and sharing their insights. In fact that is our whole mission at Pepo! Pepo is a social app where the people shaping t...

Monero, Riccardo Spagni takes a step back, Snipa will head the developers

18 Dec 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Roberto D.

The news was confirmed by a blog post a couple of days ago, but it was already in the air; from what we learn Riccardo Spagni, one of the most well-known developers in the community, will be replaced in his role by Snipa, historical developer of Mone...

Coinfloor will proceed with the delisting of Ethereum "technical updates too demanding"

18 Dec 2019 1 minute read 1 comment Roberto D.

Coinfloor is not exactly one of the main exchange on the market, it trades just half a million dollars in bitcoins a day, but it is the oldest exchange platform in the UK, having been founded in 2013; consequently, even though nothing is epochal, the...

Enabling Access and Ownership of Solar Technology through Blockchain - Power Ledger

18 Dec 2019 5 minute read 0 comments Greenchic

    The current generation recognizes the potential benefits of blockchain, as companies like Power Ledger offer services that are made more efficient through the use of blockchain technology. It is such great news, that right now in the current tim...

Price analysis 18, Dec Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, XRP, Bitcoin Cash.

18 Dec 2019 1 minute read 0 comments haidernasir

Bitcoin, ethereum, litecoin, XRP and BCH has almost lost 5% in its price in the previous 24 hours. Here a price analysis of five cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin/USD Bitcoin is at $6,658.21 with a loss of -3.12% in its price in the previous 24 hours. Bitcoi...

Fidelity Digital Assets is Expanding Services to United Kingdom.

18 Dec 2019 1 minute read 0 comments alberdioni8406

Fidelity Digital Assets it's a Unit of Fidelity Investments that is focused In custody of digital assets giving Institutional Investors and Traders tools for Trading for now only supporting Bitcoin. The Fidelity Digital Assets started operations In...

Uptrennd Platform and the 24 Celebration days.

18 Dec 2019 1 minute read 0 comments alberdioni8406

The Uptrennd Platform is on celebration period and each day you have amazing opportunities to make tokens 1UP. Uptrennd is a Platform with awesome rewards and pays to be engaged.  You get paid for your content  Published at the platform and also each...

Venezuela will offer Petro as Christmas Gift to Public workers.

18 Dec 2019 1 minute read 1 comment alberdioni8406

Venezuela Public workers will get a Christmas Bonus of 0.5 Petro that is more than a salary ($10) in the Country. Petro is quoted at $60,so 0.5 Petro is $30 and that bonus will help a lot of Public workers in the country that could have the opportun...

PlusToken and CloudToken Dump Bitcoins Price

18 Dec 2019 1 minute read 2 comments kingscrown

There was huge ponzi scheme called PlusToken in Asia which got 3 billions USD worth of cryptocurrency in Bitcoin and Ethereum. When they starte selling the price started dumping. Now yesterday they went for another selling batch.     Worth to...

Christmas magic could very well be oversold this year - Update on crypto market

17 Dec 2019 1 minute read 1 comment CryptoSwitzerland

BTC/USD Monthly On the monthly chart, BTC broke the trend lines and it looks like it will be very hard to keep up. Weekly It looks like it may keep up and rebound on the triangle, but... When we check closer there's enough to get afraid with all w...