Ethereum’s Ether is one of the top cryptocurrencies. The Ethereum network uses a smart-contract system that facilitates the creation of tokens, decentralized applications, and more.

The token native to this network is called ā€œether.ā€

This section contains articles on Ether, ERC-20 Tokens, and the Ethereum platform.

FACT: The ethereum network is used to create about 1/2 of all ICOs. This means many coins on the market are Ethereum based.

Serenity, an Ethereum 2.0 Solution for Scaling

Vitalik Buterin described the upcoming Ethereum 2.0 scaling solution Serenity at Devcon 4. Serenity is a Proof-of-Stake chain that will be fully compatible with the existing Proof-of-Work chain. It could increase scalability of Ethereum by as much as 1000x (hopefully).

“Ethereum 2.0” Explained

Ethereum 2.0 is a term used to describe a series of potential updates to Ethereum to make it, for lack of better terms, faster and better.

A Recap of October 2018 So Far

A lot has happened in crypto in October 2018 despite the price of Bitcoin staying rather stagnant. Let’s do a quick review of October 2018 so far.

What are Confirmations?

In cryptocurrency, confirmations are a measure of how many blocks have passed since a transaction was added to a coin’s blockchain.