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.

Bloomberg: Matter of Time Before Tether Overtakes Ethereum

5 Jun 2020 1 minute read 1 comment Abhi K

A Bloomberg crypto outlook report issued in June has some strong predictions about the market, one of which is that it may only “be a matter of time” before Tether (USDT) trounces Ethereum (ETH) in terms of total market cap. The report, which also co...

The Success of OmiseGO Puts Loopring in the Spotlight

5 Jun 2020 4 minute read 5 comments kevW!ls0n

Hey! Many of my readers will know that I have been incredibly bullish on Loopring for quite some time now. You can even track my sentiment as early as January this year in which I had speculated that Chainlink could put Loopring in the spotlight.  Th...

Loopring(LRC) & BAT Token(BAT) Review.

5 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Mabla

LRC and BAT Token are both new tokens on the block, they are payment system and are all on coin market cap. They are all good tokens on the market and are trying so hard to find a way to penetrate the coin market and become the best among others. The...

Cryptocurrency Updates - 05/06/2020

5 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Gamer Boy1110

Ethereum Released Solidity Version 0.6.9 Release For: Language Features Compiler Features Bug Fixes Details & Update:       Ripple Released Dactyl Version 0.11.4 Checker Fix release Details & Update Here:       EOSIO Webinars: Build Your First Smar...

🗞 Daily Crypto News, June, 5th💰

5 Jun 2020 4 minute read 0 comments Crypto_Lemon

Bitcoin Closing in on $9,900 as Crypto Market Volatility Persists; Bitcoin Mining Difficulty Sees its 8th Biggest Drop in History; ‘Bitcoin and Black America’ Author: Protest by Buying BTC; Coronavirus Lockdown Boosts Bitcoin Trading in Russia ; Coi...

Bitcoin mining difficulty still dropping ?

5 Jun 2020 2 minute read 0 comments McAlex7

It's not a surprise for anyone since Bitcoin's halving on May 11 a lot of things have changed concerning the mining. As you all know the reward for a mined block was divided by two and as a result the miners who earned the least decide to give up. Th...

French Legal Analysis of Payment in Crypto-currencies – Regulation of Actors Providing Crypto-payment Services (exchange and wallet) 1/2

5 Jun 2020 9 minute read 0 comments FrenchLegalAspect

More than the payment itself, it is the companies providing the crypto-assets that are targeted by the legislator. They are not the issuers but act as intermediaries between the decentralised system and the people using the crypto-assets. By holding...

Okex launchs Ethereum option contract on their platform

5 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments CryptoArgha

Famous Crypto exchange Okex announced to launch Ethereum option contracts on its platform. According to a announcement published on jun 4 they announced the launch of Ethereum options contract on their platform. Okex derivatives platform also announc...

Why is it good to be paid in DAI than Loopring or BAT on Publish0X?

5 Jun 2020 1 minute read 4 comments Mabla

On Publish0x we get tips when we read other people's articles they publish on the site and we also get tipped when we publish our own articles. Whenever we tip or get tipped we accumulate 3 types of coins which are: DAI, BAT Token and Loopring (LRC)....

OKEx announced the launch of its Ether options contracts.

5 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Panzer

Yesterday the cryptocurrency exchange, OKEx, announced the launch of Ether (ETH) options contracts on its trading platform. According to the announcement, OKEx will also launch EOS options contracts in two weeks time.  The options allows crypto trade...