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Ether (ETH) is the native cryptocurrency for Ethereum, a blockchain platform designed for executing smart contracts

Ethereum Founder outlines shared security for Layer 2 protocols

In a Reddit post on the Ethereum subreddit Vitalik Buterin, Ethereum’s Founder, has outlined some security considerations for Ethereum and layer 2 protocols. Layer 2s are designed to reduce network congestion for Ethereum (which is a layer 1), allowing some transactions to be settled separately that runs on top of Ethereum’s

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Who invented Ethereum?

Ethereum was first outlined by its creator Vitalik Buterin in an official whitepaper that arrived in 2013.  Having first taken interest in Bitcoin two years earlier, Buterin quickly became an expert on the new technology, learning all he could while…

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