Ethereum Short history
Ethereum is the second most become popular cryptocurrency after Bitcoin among world.This cryptocurrency is described by Vitalik Buterin in late 2013 and firstly described in paper.He was the ex-programmer in Bitcoins. It is based on blockchain technologies. The first Ethereum software project was developed by the Swiss company, Ethereum Switzerland GmbH.
The Ethereum token coin is known as Ether (ETM) and there is no supply limit of Ethereum, The development funded by first crowdsale that took place in 22 July-Aug,2014, and the system went live on 30July, 2015 with 11.9 millions coins for crowdsale.
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There are various wallets available to store the ethereum. there are various types of wallets where you can store ethereum n (Desktop wallets, Mobile wallets, Hardware wallets, Paper wallets). Some of the best wallets are given below :
1.Ledger Nano S – Ledger Nano S is the cheapest hardware Ethereum wallet. It stores your Ethereum offline, so you can use where ever you want to spent with keys stored in the wallet and control your transaction on the OLD screen on wallet.
2.Exodus – Exodus is the world’s first desktop wallet. It is free to use as well as the user interface is so attractive and easy for user. It also supports multi-cryptocurrency (seven).
3.Jaxx – Jazz is the software based wallet which runs on Android, IOS, Windows and Linux platform and supports various cryptocurrencies including Ethereum. It gives you control on your wallet keys and provides good user interface.
4.Coinomi – Coinomi is the Android wallet which supports mostly cryptocurrency including Ethereum. It have good security feature as well as the transaction fee is also low. You can also make backup easily and restore.
5.Metamask – Metamask is one the highly secured and easy to use wallet. It runs on Ethereum blockchain due to which it only supports Ethereum but you can make multi-Ethereum wallets at one place .
The exchanges platforms for Ethereum are many, you can exchange your Ethereum into currency by just few steps of vice-versa .
Bitstamp – It is Slovenia based exchange, is one of the best exchange in term of trading. It is launched by Nejc Kodric and Damian Merlak. Here you can buy/sell Ethereum with currency other than dollars and deposits and withdrawal fee is free of charge.
Coinbase – Coinbase is one the best platform for Ethereum traders. It is the one solution for Ethereum, here you can buy ,sell, store as well as accept Ethereum. This side and easy solution attracts user which makes Coinbase one of the top platform. it is also vary useful for new user those who are learning Ethereum market.
Local Ethereum – It is P2P platform for Ethereum market where buyers and sellers meet online and trade. This platform also gives you wide option of payment. It also provides end-to-end encrypted conversation as well as gives security to your private keys
Bitfinex – Bitfinex is one of the largest exchange platform by the trading volume and it is launched in 2013. It also provide advanced trading tools like margin trading, short selling and liquidity swaps to buy or sell Ethereum and other cryptocurrencies. Bitfinxe is not available for US customers and unfortunately doesn’t allow deposit of fiat currency.
Gemini Exchange – Gemini Exchange is a US-based and founded by the Winklevoss twins. This exchange is based in New York, and is available in 45 US states, as well as the UK, Singapore, South Korea and Hong Kong. It only supported fiat currency is US dollars, and it only trades Bitcoin and Ethereum. It does not charge deposit or withdrawal fees.
How to buy Ethereum–
You can buy Ethereum by just in few steps. You how to just open a platform or website of Ethereum exchange where you have to do following steps –
Sign-up on that platform
Connects with your bank.
Then you can buy/sell ethereum, both process are similar.
Who Accepts Ethereum:
Now there are 100 of companies and platforms are there which accepts ethereum as payment options, some of them are –
Overstock.com – It is the first online retailer platform which accepts ethereum as payment.
Tapjet – It is world’s one of the largest private jet booking company. It starts accepting ethereum as payment option for jet booking.
Intel – The world’s most valuable brand Intel also accepted the market changes and it also started accepting ethereum as payment.
Toyota – There is not only IT companies but now the car manufacturers companies also started to accept ethereum as payment option.
Credit Suisse – Credit Suisse is a global bank based in Switzerland also started accepting cryptocurrencies including ethereum.
Microsoft – Now you can also use ethereum to deposit fund into your microsoft account. These funds are non-refundable but you can use them to buy games, movies and apps for microsoft platform.
Brave Brower – It is company which stops the all annoying pop-up adds during middle of browsing, they also give you choice to buy their service with ethereum.
There is lots of more companies also use Third-party services to have direct access to the Ethereum Markets and so they can accepts Ethereum as a payment option.
Ethereum Mining Software
Ethereum mining is a process which handles by the Ethereum mining hardwares. Here are basically two software’s which are used for Ethereum mining –
- Ethminer – This Windows Ethereum mining software. It have various features like open CL mining, realistic benchmarking against arbitrary, open CL devices picking and many more.
- Minergate – It is the best cryptocurrency miner for Mac users. It allows you to switch to different cryptocurrencies and also show the profit of each at any time.
Earn Free Ethereum Faucets :
Ether tokens is a reward system which given by a website or app. These rewards are given when user completes the given task or captcha that described by the website or app. The rewards are in very small amount of Ether and it automatically sent into your wallet. There are various of websites which provides free Ethereum faucets, some of them are given below :