Ethereum (ETH)

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Ethereum (ETH) is a decentralized computing platform founded by Vitalik Buterin 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.

#SwitchToBrave Lose-Lose for Chrome, Win-Win for Brave

1 week ago 2 minute read Roberto D. $0.22 tipped

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Happy Birthday, Ethereum – Four Years the Best “Altcoin” Was Launched.

1 week ago 1 minute read cryptonewsz $0.00 tipped

Vitalik Buterin‘s beloved child, Ethereum, turns four years. it had been launched on thirtieth Gregorian calendar month 2015, and among these four years, it's become the most effective various once Bitcoin. Buterin transformed the tactic of us though...

Mike Tyson and his blockchain project

1 week ago 1 minute read Roberto D. $0.10 tipped

The famous US boxer Mike Tyson will be part of a startup that aims to build a blockchain platform for future boxer and wrestler stars. The platform is called "Fight to Frame" and the aim is to "push" the young promises of this sport through games, be...

BlockBurn $BURN Token in the crypto space.

1 week ago 2 minute read alberdioni8406 $0.05 tipped

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Recharge mobile number and Buy giftcard with bitcoin

1 week ago 1 minute read CryptoArgha $0.20 tipped

There are few websites that accept cryptocurrency to buy giftcard and mobile recharge Among them one is bitrefill. If your lazy like me and dont want to visit a store for Recharging mobile number or buying giftcard then bitrefill is a ideal website f...

There is a possibility for the beginning of an uptrend in TRXUSD

1 week ago 1 minute read goldenforex $0.12 tipped

Technical analysis: . Tron/US Dollar is in a range bound and the beginning of uptrend is expected.. The price is below the 21-Day WEMA which acts as a dynamic resistance.. The RSI is at 40. Trading suggestion: . There is a possibility of temporary re...

Tech giant Samsung adds bitcoin on it's blockchain keystore wallet

1 week ago 1 minute read CryptoArgha $0.14 tipped

Samsung adding cryptocurrency ethereum on there blockchain based in - phone wallet was the main reason of a small bull run few months ago The tech company added a built in wallet on their samaung phone Model S -10 Early this Year and their first cryp...

Daily Active Users Of EOS, Ethereum, IOST, And TRON DApps Totaled 211713 On August 13

1 week ago 1 minute read razeiv $0.07 tipped

Citing data from DApp Total, as of 00:00, August 14, EOS, Ethereum, IOST, and TRON DApps recorded 211,713 daily active users (DAUs), 61.98% of which were EOS-based. 1. Number of users: EOS (131,223) > ETH (53,366) > TRON (27,124) > IOST (13,338); 2....

[BITHOLIC] Brand Change (BITHOLIC to Bithumb Singapore)

1 week ago 1 minute read Best crpto $0.03 tipped

 [NOTICE] Brand Change (BITHOLIC to Bithumb Singapore) Hello, this is global cryptocurrency exchange BITHOLIC.BITHOLIC is planning to provide its service under the name of Bithumb Singapore through the brand licensing agreement with Bithumb (South Ko...

Bitcoin Rises Above $12K Amid U.S. Recession Fears

1 week ago 1 minute read Best crpto $0.31 tipped

  Bitcoin Rises Above $12K Amid U.S. Recession FearsTuesday, August 13 2019     "How many millionaires do you know who have become wealthy by investing in savings accounts? I rest my case" –Robert G. Allen   5-Day Change...