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.

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

10 Feb 2020 1 minute read 1 comment Thomas Dylan Daniel

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Curate Bitcoin 02/09/2020 by dobobs

10 Feb 2020 5 minute read 0 comments dobobs

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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...

TOKEN2049 Crypto Conference Delayed Over Concerns About Coronavirus Outbreak

9 Feb 2020 1 minute read 1 comment

The TOKEN2049 crypto conference was going to be held on March 17-18 in Hong Kong but now according to an announcement, it has been postponed due to concerns about Coronavirus and will be held in the month of October. As the announcement post reads: A...

Monthly Crypto Portfolio Update (Jan 2020)

9 Feb 2020 4 minute read 0 comments NewAgeInvestor

It seems as January is almost an interesting month for the cryptocurrency asset class as it definitely made large moves that have made investors and enthusiasts aware of their existence once again. While many things have been said about why the sudde...


9 Feb 2020 1 minute read 0 comments olympik

What is Million Money? It's a revolutionary unique DAPP (Decentralized Application) matrix system that is deployed to the Ethereum Blockchain network using smart contracts. It can’t be deleted or changed. It’s impossible to hack it. It will always be...


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Price analysis 9, Feb Bitcoin SV, EOS, Ethereum classic, Tron and Monero.

9 Feb 2020 1 minute read 1 comment haidernasir

EOS and monero are on uptrend, while bitcoin SV, ethereum classic and tron are on downtrend. Here a price analysis of five cryptocurrencies. EOS/USD EOS is at $4.91 with a gain of 1.91% in its price in the previous 24 hours. EOS with its 24 hours hig...