What is Ethereum? How to buy, price and latest news

You may have heard a lot about Ethereum, a form of cryptocurrency that’s been around since 2015 and was created as an alternative to Bitcoin. Here’s what you need to know about it in a nutshell.

First, Ethereum is not actually the name of the cryptocurrency. Rather, it’s the name of a specific blockchain, a decentralized distributed electronic ledger that keeps track of all transactions in a public manner, as well as the name of a programming language to run and develop upon that blockchain.