Ethereum is a blockchain-based, open source, open distributed computing platform that runs systems with smart contracts (scripts). It supports an improved version of the Nakamoto consensus through a state-based program execution unit. Ethercoin is a cryptocurrency, and its blockchain is generated by Ethereum. Ethereum is used to reward miners who contribute to computing power. Ethereum provides a decentralized Turing-complete virtual machine that can be scripted using an international network. Gas is an internal transaction pricing mechanism that reduces spam and resource allocation on the network.
Release time: 2014-07-24
Total supply: 107,013,628 ETH
Official website: https://www.ethereum.org/
Block Browser: https://etherscan.io/
White paper: https://github.com/ethereum/wiki/wiki/%5BEnglish%5D-White-Paper