Canada Asks Developers to Create Digital Currency


“The Royal Canadian Mint has launched a competition

looking for software developers to create digital apps using MintChip,

an experimental new anonymous electronic payments technology.


Ian E. Bennett, CEO of the Mint, said,

"As part of its research and development efforts, the Mint has developed MintChip,

which could be characterized as an evolution of physical money,

with the added benefits of being electronic."



Egilsstaðir, 10.10.2012 jg