Ethereum Launches; But Leaked Chat Says Project Needs ‘Years More’

Ethereum Launches; But Leaked Chat Says Project Needs ‘Years More’

The first live release of the Ethereum project called “Ethereum Frontier” was released this week, but leaked communications between developers suggest that the project’s future may be under question. The frontier release focuses on command line tools, which allow developers to load and execute contracts and send ethers to each other on the Ethereum blockchain. Users and developers may also create a tradable digital token that could be classified as a currency or an asset. The “currencies” on the Ethereum blockchain utilize a standard coin API, which enables contracts to be automatically....


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