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.

So the DAI Savings Rate went down...

10 Feb 2020 1 minute read 1 comment favicon

DAO holders voted to reduce the DSR (DAI Savings Rate) down to 7.5%, which means there should be an overall reduction of interest, right? Wrong. While compound went down with it to 7.58%, Fulcrum's demand grew to 9.99% in the meantime. If you have yo...

A stablecoin could easily resolve a huge problem of many tourists

10 Feb 2020 1 minute read 1 comment utaini

I just came back from Denmark and while I was there I realized that a stablecoin could easily solve a huge problem that many tourists face while abroad: currency exchange and payments. I tell you my story as an example. I booked a flight to Copenhage...

Why i have invested 200$ in (MCO) and platform

10 Feb 2020 1 minute read 5 comments The Crypto Wizard

Why i have invested 200$ in As you can see in the picture below in the 16 of November i have purchased 190€ worth of MCO, that i have staked and so i have used them to claim the 50$ bonus and to require the debit card, the ruby...

The Decentralized Finances (DeFi) are Game changer in the Crypto space.

10 Feb 2020 1 minute read 3 comments alberdioni8406

We live in a world of many problems and where things are not easy to get them nowadays in the traditional Financial Institutions, and the appearance of DeFi protocols and applications, come to show the world that with a click many problems can be sol...

DeFi - pTokens, create your own Litecoin (pLTC)

10 Feb 2020 1 minute read 3 comments renabs94

pTokens has announced the launch of the new ERC-20 token, pLTC, which will represent Litecoin on the Ethereum blockchain. For now it has been launched on testnet, as well as the two predecessors pEOS and pBTC. Litecoin is currently the sixth largest...

Tezos (XTZ) Rockets to $2.80, Stabilizes in the $2.70 Range

10 Feb 2020 1 minute read 1 comment Thomas Dylan Daniel

Tezos Rockets to $2.80, Stabilizes in the $2.70 Range Tezos followed up its late night rally Saturday night with another jaw-dropping performance during the day Sunday, spiking to $2.80 for a gain of almost 50%. Hours later, the price seems relativel...

Curate Bitcoin 02/09/2020 by dobobs

10 Feb 2020 5 minute read 0 comments dobobs

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of CURATION. Every investment and trading move involves risk. You should conduct your own research when making a decision. DISCUSSION: US...


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Cryptocurrency Storage Wallet Cards

9 Feb 2020 1 minute read 2 comments Autumn1962

They look like credit cards. They are designed as an alternative to “unsafe” online crypto wallets. According to the sales pitch, you upload your crypto currency to one of the cards and store it in a safe spot. The idea is that your card cannot be st...

Hats Off to Vitalik Buterin - Genius and Living Smart Contract

9 Feb 2020 1 minute read 0 comments BitcoinGordon

Okay, I know... weird name, perhaps a little unusual socially. But, I really like the guy, and a lot of other people do too. With good reason, I might add! Once I understood his name was Vitalik Buterin and not Vitamin Butterball, I was able to Googl...