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Ethereum is a decentralized, open-source blockchain network with Turing-complete smart contract functionality. Ether (ETH) is the native cryptocurrency.

Use Ethereum to build apps and organizations, hold assets, transact, and communicate without being controlled by a central authority. Ethereum uses the Proof of Stake (PoS) consensus mechanism.

Infura provides access to the Ethereum JSON-RPC API method library that interacts with the Ethereum blockchain. Methods include functionality for reading and writing data to the network, and executing smart contracts.

See also

The official Ethereum documentation for more information.