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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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Goodbye Ethereum: Kik Plans to Move Its ICO Tokens to Stellar
14 Dec 2017 21:00 Kik founder Ted Livingston announced on Wednesday that his company was moving its Kin token app from ethereum to Stellar.

Malaysia's Central Bank Releases Draft Rules for Cryptocurrency Exchanges
14 Dec 2017 20:00 Bank Negara Malaysia published draft guidelines for cryptocurrency exchanges to report their usage statistics to prevent illicit transactions.

Intel Sees Role for 'Blockchain Mining' in Genetic Sequencing
14 Dec 2017 19:00 In a newly released patent application, Intel describes how it could run genetic sequencing operations on a blockchain.

Denmark Could Tap Blockchain For Foreign Aid Delivery, Says Report
14 Dec 2017 18:00 Denmark's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has released a new report on the applicability of blockchain to foreign aid.

Yellowing Paper: What's Delaying a Crucial Ethereum Update?
14 Dec 2017 17:00 The paper that's meant to provide the rules for computers running ethereum's software is out of date, and agreeing an update may not be so easy.

MaidSafe New Team Member: Dug Campbell
14 Dec 2017 17:08 Photo by NASA on Unsplash As we hurtle towards the end of 2017, it’s time to take stock. And the verdict’s in: it’s been a crazy year in the world of cryptocurrency. But thankfully, in most cases, that’s crazy-good, as opposed to crazy-bad. That’s certainly the case for me personally at least. And this is why… Back in […]

SAFE Network Autumn/Winter 2017 Update
11 Dec 2017 14:53 It has been a busy few months with the SAFE Network, we have had updates on the Network, the APIs and Browser as well as internal changes here at MaidSafe. As we continue to grow we have taken the decision to open an office in India. As we already have a number of key […]

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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