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Bitcoin Cash vs Ethereum: A Comparison

Bitcoin Cash and Ethereum are among the top five cryptocurrencies in the world (by marketcap). Both of them serve two very different functions in the crypto space. While Bitcoin Cash wants to bring in fiat-currency like functionalities into space, Ethereum has built a smart contract platform, where developers from around the world can create their own decentralized applications. In this guide, we are going to take a look at the differences and similarities between these projects. If you are already well-versed in both the projects, then you can click here and buy them with just your credit card.

Bitcoin Cash at a glance Key Highlights August 1, 2017, Bitcoin Cash forks away from Bitcoin. November 13, 2017: BCH upgrades to fix the Difficulty Adjustment Algorithm (DAA). May 15, 2018: Block size increased to 32 MB and some Satoshi OP-Codes are re-enabled as well. August 2018, a bug was discovered and resolved in the main Bitcoin ABC software. November 2018: Bitcoin SV splits away from Bitcoin Cash. Ethereum at a glance Key Highlights November 2013: Vitalik Buterin publishes the Ethereum whitepaper. January 2014: The development of the Ethereum platform was publicly announced. The original Ethereum development team consisted of Vitalik Buterin, Mihai Alisie, Anthony Di Iorio, and Charles Hoskinson. August 2014: Ethereum ends their ICO and raises $18.4 million. May 2015: “Olympic” the Ethereum testnet releases. July 30, 2015: The first stage of Ethereum’s development, “Frontier” was released. March 14, 2016: Homestead, the first “stable” Ethereum release, went out on block 1,150,000. June 2016: The DAO hack happens and the $50 million worth of Ether, which was 15% of the total Ether in circulation back at the time. October 25, 2016: Ethereum Classic forks away from the original Ethereum protocol. October 16, 2017: The Metropolis Byzantium hardfork update happens. February 28, 2019: The Metropolis Constantinople hardfork update happens. Bitco...
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