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.

The Second Sandbox Land Sale Begins Tomorrow

10 Feb 2020 2 minute read 0 comments egamersio

The Second Sandbox Land Sale is about to launch with more features and parcels available. In the previous successful sale, 3,000 land parcels sold out in just four hours. The second round will take place on February 11th at 12 PM GMT. In this round,...

Ethereum Name Service (ENS) - Explained

10 Feb 2020 2 minute read 0 comments DiFiCrypto

Ethereum Name Service (ENS)   The Ethereum Name Service makes Ethereum transactions even simpler. Simply put, it allows you to register a very short unique.eth address, and map it to your full 42 character ETH address. The ENS, or Ethereum Name Servi...

USDT Cross Chain Swaps on Newdex

10 Feb 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Hodl EOS

The Newdex exchange has launched cross chain USDT swaps feature that allows users to easily convert USDT between the EOS blockchain, Tron blockchain, and Ethereum blockchain. Swaps Inlcude: USDT (EOS) to USDT (TRON) USDT (EOS) to USDT (ETH USDT (TR...


10 Feb 2020 1 minute read 2 comments DIGITAL ASSET THINKER

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Unibright - 10th of February 2020 - Government Research, Workshops, EEA, STO platform, Awards, Networking

10 Feb 2020 1 minute read 1 comment Dan

The Unibright CTO Stefan Schmidt posts regular updates in the Unibright telegram to keep the community informed. Here is the latest update! 10th of February 2020 - Government Research, Workshops, EEA, STO platform, Awards, Networking


10 Feb 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Franklinlee

When I look for a token to invest in there are basically four criteria's I check out for and I can say I have researched on the Parachute token and it fully and satisfactorily fulfills three of these four criteria's. The first is the technology of th...

10 days with 3 Commas...

10 Feb 2020 1 minute read 0 comments PGLIVEPT

Hi guys, Today I would like to share my 10 days experience in a new Binance Trade account on 3Commas. Since last year around November or December 3commas have a free option to use their platform. Binance Trade Account....

FOCUS ON ERC20 #2 : Why are they interesting ?

10 Feb 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Dogefan

This standardization has enabled the rapid development of a very large token ecosystem on Ethereum. Before its creation, each service, each project had to reinvent the wheel (the token), which has caused errors and incompatibilities.   With a simple...

Weiss ratings agency upgrades BTC and ETH to an A- or "Excellent" investment rating

10 Feb 2020 5 minute read 3 comments mduchow

Weiss ratings industry opened in 1971, primarily rating Indices and Securities. However, in 2018 they expanded into the digital asset markets and began to apply their unique ratings method against Cryptocurrencies. As with any establishment financial...

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...