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.

Harvest Protocol

5 hours ago 1 minute read 0 comments JayC0730

Publish0x does it again. I am personally a fan of BAT but you get what you get and its time to adapt. With that in mind I had to see what FARM actually was. FARM or Harvest apparently tends to farm the highest yields from the newest DeFi protocols. H...

Coinmarketcap 18/01/2021

5 hours ago 1 minute read 0 comments sevillaespino

We start another week of life as well as a new week of work in our beloved world of cryptocurrencies, I wish you all much success for your investments whether they are short or medium term. Today's market starts the week with a good foot with an inc...

🎉 Chill Out at The Ethereum Festival for 300 ETH!

7 hours ago 1 minute read 0 comments

  BetFury is a crypto i-gaming platform based on the TRON blockchain. You can enjoy the best gaming entertainment with the advantages: BTC, TRX, USDT, BTT and the newly launched ETH daily payouts, rank VIP system, cashback up to 25%. And you can jus...

This trade ALWAYS PLAY OUT - Binance Burn Coin 14th

7 hours ago 4 minute read 0 comments CRYPTOXICATE

  **Always take in consideration non of this information is financial advice or official announcement from any specific project, I’m no financial advisor, trader or expert, this is just my personal opinion on certain project mention on this article,...

Where is the precious metal (GOLD) heading this week?

7 hours ago 1 minute read 1 comment Itech

Gold was seen selling under pressure recently after the president elect of the United States America hinted in a speech with regards to his $1.9Trillion stimulus relief fund to her citizens. The update had an effect on the most valuable currency ( US...

ETH's stored on the exchanges are at the lowest

8 hours ago 1 minute read 2 comments Gamma

Soon no longer enough ETH for an exchange ? One million Ether (ETH) was removed from the exchange. This is equivalent to US$1.2 billion. Trustnodes pointed out that this was one of the largest declines in a short period of time, probably due to the s...

Morning‌‌ ‌‌Update—January ‌‌19th—Macro and Crypto Markets

9 hours ago 1 minute read 0 comments Justin d'Anethan

Today, we experienced muted volumes and trading during MLK day (equities, bonds, and OTC markets are closed in the US).   Crypto markets were open but moves were also muted, albeit for a different reason. BTC prices seem to be narrowing into a—bullis...

BTC dominance decreases in my portfolio

9 hours ago 1 minute read 0 comments JayC0730

BTC - 72.50% ( Was 76.71%) My BTC position is very heavy. Due to the current bull market the percentage ratio is decreasing. I expect this trend to follow as we get deeper into the bull cycle. I can see it reaching 50% as my other coins raise in valu...

ETH/BTC Breaking Out of Multiyear Bear Market?

9 hours ago 2 minute read 1 comment Crypto Daily FX

Ethereum rallied a bit on Monday to start off the week, rallying up to the $1,300 before getting rejected and closing the daily candle around $1,250 for a green candle. Monday was a federal holiday in the US, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, so markets we...

Polkadot vs Ethereum: who wins

9 hours ago 1 minute read 1 comment World Crypto

I explored the potential of two blockchain ecosystems to compare the price of DOT and ETH and their use in networks. The bullish trend of the Polkadot blockchain token (DOT) has been gaining momentum lately. The asset has risen to fourth place in ter...