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Can Ether be considered a cryptocurrency like Bitcoin?

Postby anilmr » 14 Jan 2019, 20:39

I feel that Ether can be considered a cryptocurrency because it has value like any other cryptos and you can buy and sell it. Moreover, it also also has utility because it can power Ethereum smart contracts or applications. However, bitcoin does not have the same robust programming capabilities, hence we can call bitcoin to be a cryptocurrency, wheras Ether is both a cryptocurrency as well as an utility token.
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Re: Can Ether be considered a cryptocurrency like Bitcoin?

Postby Rational Mind » 14 Jan 2019, 21:34

I do not know much about blockchain technology. However, I do know that bitcoin is the prototype of every crypto currencies. Ether is both a currency as well as currency platform.
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Re: Can Ether be considered a cryptocurrency like Bitcoin?

Postby MysticMoons » 14 Jan 2019, 21:39

I do not know about this kind of currency. But it is encrypted and hidden like Bitcoin,
then yes it is a cryptocurrency. :D :D
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Re: Can Ether be considered a cryptocurrency like Bitcoin?

Postby riddy09 » 15 Jan 2019, 00:14

If ether is in the market or can be traded in other cryptos then, I would consider it usable crypto. If not, it is just a token with no value like those new cryptos that don't have values.
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Re: Can Ether be considered a cryptocurrency like Bitcoin?

Postby diana0208 » 15 Jan 2019, 01:22

For me, yes I am considering cryptos is a bitcoin because they are the same but different of this is value of money
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Re: Can Ether be considered a cryptocurrency like Bitcoin?

Postby talkerbee » 15 Jan 2019, 01:40

Ether means Ethereum. Yes. It can be considered as crypto. In fact, it is now included to coins.ph wallet. It is convenient to exchange ether to our national currency.
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Re: Can Ether be considered a cryptocurrency like Bitcoin?

Postby tusziget » 15 Jan 2019, 04:34

The difference between them is that Bitcoin has always been in the first place as value, and Ethereum followed it on the second place.
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Re: Can Ether be considered a cryptocurrency like Bitcoin?

Postby Yugocean » 15 Jan 2019, 06:02

Ethereum is already a cryptocurrency, even the law and rules describing Bitcoins and other cryptocurrency also include Ethereum and other tokens.
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Re: Can Ether be considered a cryptocurrency like Bitcoin?

Postby Vehlijanta » 15 Jan 2019, 14:17

I am not interested in any crypto currencies so not interested on ether.
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Re: Can Ether be considered a cryptocurrency like Bitcoin?

Postby anilmr » 15 Jan 2019, 15:46

I think that Ether and Ethereum are not same. From what I've read Ethereum is a blockchain-based platform whereas Ether is the cryptocurrency which actually is the fuel of this blockchain based platform. But I am still confused. :?
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Re: Can Ether be considered a cryptocurrency like Bitcoin?

Postby augusta » 15 Jan 2019, 16:14

Ether can also be considered as a cyptocurrency just like Bitcoin. It also a digital money that can be traded online too.
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Re: Can Ether be considered a cryptocurrency like Bitcoin?

Postby skysnap » 16 Jan 2019, 09:06

Ether is cryptocurrency but it has more features ERC protocol. And it helps with the smart contract and other in depth blockchain features.
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Re: Can Ether be considered a cryptocurrency like Bitcoin?

Postby jackchun » 18 Jan 2019, 06:41

of course ether is cryptocurrency coins that has blockchain service. Though I only believe in bitcoin
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Re: Can Ether be considered a cryptocurrency like Bitcoin?

Postby anilmr » 22 Jan 2019, 09:48

jackchun wrote:of course ether is cryptocurrency coins that has blockchain service. Though I only believe in bitcoin

Yes bitcoin is the most popular and widely used crypto with highest market cap. But it is highly volatile too. And, after looking at the recent trends, future doesn't appera to be too bright.

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jackchun wrote:of course ether is cryptocurrency coins that has blockchain service. Though I only believe in bitcoin

Yes bitcoin is the most popular and widely used crypto with highest market cap. But it is highly volatile too. And, after looking at the recent trends, future doesn't appera to be too bright.
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Re: Can Ether be considered a cryptocurrency like Bitcoin?

Postby Happyland » 23 Jan 2019, 03:27

There are a of different coins on the market. Some have more utility than others. Many tokens are on the ethereum platform. I remember when cryptokitties game slowed down the network. It was more than just a game. It proved that more can be done on the technology than just simply sending a payment.
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