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Bitcoin is an experimental digital currency that allows instant payments to anyone, anywhere in the world. Bitcoin uses peer-to-peer technology to operate with no central authority. Money transfers and the minting of new coins are carried out collectively by the network. The open source software that enables Bitcoin is released under the MIT license. Click here for a concise explanation of how it works or here for a detailed technical description.
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Why Banks Are Finally Talking Crypto In Filings
18 Mar 2018 15:00 Before crowing, crypto fans should remember companies err on the side of caution when deciding what's material enough to include under "risk factors."

'Programming Blockchain' Will Change How You See Bitcoin
18 Mar 2018 14:01 Jimmy Song's Programming Blockchain workshop taught me about a lot more than bitcoin.

The New Ways to Save Crypto from Quantum
17 Mar 2018 09:30 However distant it may seem, powerful quantum computers have the potential to ruin cryptocurrency, and developers are already devising solutions.

Three Definitions of Tokenomics
17 Mar 2018 08:50 The crypto revolution may be happening in real time, but that doesn't mean that definitions, while not final, can shape our understanding today.

Peter Thiel: Bitcoin Will Be the 'One Online Equivalent to Gold'
16 Mar 2018 21:35 The co-founder of PayPal says there will be only one online equivalent to gold, and bitcoin, as the 'biggest' cryptocurrency, will triumph.

New Team Members at MaidSafe!
15 Mar 2018 16:11 We’ve had a few new starts here at MaidSafe this week. So, as is traditional around here, we’ll let them introduce themselves. Welcome to Pierre, Lionel and Kayley! PIERRE CHEVALIER One more ant joins the colony. And that particular ant can’t wait to be an active part of this ambitious project. Let’s rebuild the internet […]

MaidSafe New Team Member: Stephen Coyle
09 Mar 2018 11:25 Hey MaidSafer’s! Thank you for making me feel so welcome since I joined the team/community/movement 🙂 Here’s a quick intro to me and my background, which will hopefully let you know a bit more about who I am and what I hope to add to the company. Born and brought up in 1980’s Glasgow during […]

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"The root problem with conventional currency is all the trust that's required to make it work. The central bank must be trusted not to debase the currency, but the history of fiat currencies is full of breaches of that trust. Banks must be trusted to hold our money and transfer it electronically, but they lend it out in waves of credit bubbles with barely a fraction in reserve. We have to trust them with our privacy, trust them not to let identity thieves drain our accounts. Their massive overhead costs make micropayments impossible. With e-currency based on cryptographic proof, without the need to trust a third party middleman, money can be secure and transactions effortless."
Satoshi Nakamoto