Ethereum

The blockchain world is made up of many complex words. As such, the terms Ethereum client and Ethereum node are often used interchangeably. However, they represent two different components within the Ethereum system.

Only users running their personal Ethereum nodes are directly connected to the Ethereum network and are thus guaranteed to enjoy unrestricted access to the network.

The Ethereum Foundation (EF) is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting Ethereum. It is located in the crypto valley in Zug, Switzerland.

The Ethereum Merge is finally here. On its website, Ethereum states that the “most significant upgrade in the history of Ethereum […] is in its final stages” and is expected to take place sometime before 2023. The Merge describes the process whereby the current Ethereum blockchain will be merging with the Beacon Chain.

With the advent of blockchain technology, another technology has gained popularity: smart contracts. A smart contract is a self-executing contract in which the contents of the agreement are written directly into the lines of code.

Ethereum killers are alternative open-source blockchains that seek to solve Ethereum’s current shortcomings, like exorbitantly high gas fees and the low number of transactions per second the blockchain is able to process.

The Ethereum blockchain is undergoing several changes to upgrade the protocol to Ethereum 2.0. Ethereum 2.0 represents a complete overhaul of the original protocol. The upgrade is supposed to bring more scalability, improved security, and improved decentralization.

Ethereum is among the most ambitious blockchains when it comes to scaling. As a matter of fact, no other blockchain might have a scaling roadmap that is as profound as that of Ethereum.

Just like Bitcoin, Ethereum is a decentralized blockchain that is updated and verified by participants of the Ethereum network. The only way to add new blocks to the Ethereum blockchain is by mining them.

Digital wallets are the entry gate into the crypto world. Kind of like how browsers unlocked the door to the internet and made its usage a mass phenomenon, digital wallets are helping people adopt cryptoassets. A wallet is an interface to see what is happening on a public blockchain. Practically speaking, it helps you receive, […]

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