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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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What is Ethereum?

Ethereum is a decentralised, global computer that runs on blockchain technology. By decentralised, we mean that this computer is not bound to one place and has no single point of control or person calling the shots.  Rather, it acts as…

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Why does Ethereum have value?

Ethereum was built as more than just another digital payments facilitator. It was built as a platform to support the creation of decentralised apps and run smart contracts, which opens up the technology to adding value to an untold number…

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What is a decentralised oracle network (DON)?

A decentralised oracle network (DON) is a group of independent third-party services that actively seeks out real-world data such as weather updates or financial information and feeds it back to the blockchain, providing a bridge between the decentralised and centralised worlds.

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