Ethereum is a distributed computing platform and operating system which is based on blockchain, public, and open source featuring a smart contract functionality. In addition to that, Ethereum used to work on the transaction based state transition.
Secondly, Ethereum also has a cryptocurrency name ether generated by the Ethereum platform. This is used as a reward for the mining nodes for the performed computations and ether is the only currency which acceptable for the payments of various transaction fees.
Likewise, Ethereum also provides a decentralized virtual machine preferably known as EVM (Ethereum Virtual Machine) which uses an international network of private nodes for executing several scripts.
VITALIK BUTERIN, FOUNDED ETHEREUM
Vitalik Buterin, a cryptocurrency researcher and programmer founded the Ethereum platform in late 2013. Development for the Ethereum project was funded by an online crowd sale in the year 2014. On July 30 the system went live and around 72 million coins minted during live. Around 65% of the total circulating supply was held by these accounts in April 2020.
Moreover, in 2016 the Ethereum platform was split into two different blockchains separate from each other. As a result of the exploitation of a flaw in the DAO project’s smart contract. In addition to that, also because of consequent theft of $50 million worth of Ether.
Therefore, the version which was separated become theft reversed as Ethereum coin (ETH). Also, the old Ethereum chain continued with the name Ethereum Classic (ETC). Therefore, currently, the market capital of Ethereum is around $ 21,14,13,83,104 with a circulating supply of 11,09,08,918.
At the moment, according, to Ethereum Coin news, Ethereum coin prices are going up. People are waiting for the much-awaited launch of Ethereum 2.0. According to Ethereum experts, the latest Ethereum Price Prediction 2020 says that after Ethereum 2.0 will take place. A boost in Ethereum coin demand is expected. Get a daily dose of Ethereum Coin news headlines and trending crypto industry news.