Ethereum News: Ethereum is a public, blockchain-based, open-source computing platform that is responsible for making smart contracts accessible. It was created and proposed by Vitalik Buterin back in 2013. After a successful crowdsale, the project went live on July 30th 2015, revolutionizing the whole cryptocurrency industry and commercialized Initial Coin Offering crowdfundings, by simplifying the process with smart contracts. The Ethereum platform brings you Ethereum news and allows the development of Decentralized Applications (DApps) and serves also as a community for programmers and innovation.
Ethereum introduced their cryptocurrency – Ether (ETH), which is the second largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization. Although second by market cap, Ethereum is arguably the most impactful cryptocurrency, because it had the biggest impact on the whole digital economy. Ethereum uses an improved version of Satoshi Nakamoto’s Proof-of-Work (PoW) algorithm, but as Ethereum makes further progress on its whitepaper, it will switch to Proof-of-Stake (PoS) so it can complete its cycle and make the whole system self-sufficient.
Augur is an application, which aims to offer market predictions based on real-world developments. Augur launched on the Ethereum blockchain in July…
The next ethereum software upgrade, Constantinople has been widely discussed. There was however, many upset people when it was announced that the upgrade
The Ethereum Lighthouse project will be receiving an update much sooner than we even thought. The developer team at SigP (Sigma Prime) recently posted on their Twitter platform that an update to the Ethereum open source was very imminent. Reports also indicate that the developers have discussed in detail the Lighthouse project and have come up with a thought out plan as a way forward for the project to thrive.
This isn’t the first time we have seen a developer within the crypto world abandon or withdraw from their creation or masterpiece. We have the father of Crypto himself, Satoshi Nakamoto, disappearing from the scene when his Bitcoin begun to gain much credence and the confidence of people. Then there is Joseph Lubin who co-created Ethereum with Vitalik Buterin and afterwards detached himself from what he had created to go found Consensys.
There has been countless debate about ASIC miners. Many people share the opinion that they are harmful, but no one disputes their dominance. ASIC miners…
The Ethereum Developers gathered for their regular Q&A live stream on Youtube. The Ethereum Developers gather regularly to talk Ethereum’s development…