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August 15, 2014, 12:40:00 AM
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Nuro (github.com/urocoin/nuro-intel-xdk) is a revolutionary cryptocurrency wallet modeled after traditional internet banking user interfaces, with the intent to create a friction-less migration path for "Ordinary Joe" users coming from the fiat world, to the crypto world.

Nuro is 100% open-source GPL v3 so security and safety can be vetted by all.

Nuro works on any (up to date) browser and all (modern) mobile devices, because it is built using standards compliant HTML5, CSS and JavaScript, along with Intel App Framework/Apache Cordova for native app store distribution and native look/feel/performance.

You can try the app here: nuroapp.github.com (live web wallet for ANY desktop/mobile), github.com/urocoin/nuro-intel-xdk/releases (desktop and android downloads) and also on Google Play (Nuro & Nuro L for legacy devices)

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PRESS RELEASE
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“NURO” SMARTPHONE APP OFFERS BITCOIN ADOPTERS FAST, SAFE, AND
CONVENIENT ALTERNATIVE TO TRADITIONAL INTERNET BANKING


August 14, 2014, Sydney, Australia—The URO Foundation announces the launch of
“NURO”: the first open-source application specifically designed to facilitate and encourage
mass adoption of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin. NURO’s intuitive design, with a similar
interface to traditional banking platforms, significantly reduces the learning curve that was
previously considered a major barrier to adoption of cryptocurrencies.
NURO is optimized for real world integration, including for use on inexpensive phones in
the developing world. Originally developed to address the needs of urea fertilizer
wholesalers and farmers by providing a wallet that would minimize the technological
resources needed to permit fast, secure transactions. The platform’s inclusion of Bitcoin,
Urocoin and Litecoin, with more coins to follow, gives NURO a universal utility that
enables traditional banking consumers across the globe to easily transition into trustless,
decentralized banking.

NURO offers consumers the following features:

* Accounts are accessible on all devices simultaneously, anywhere in the world.

* Unlimited free accounts for funds separation (e.g. savings, cheque, investment, retirement).

* Accounts can be opened by anyone, with no paperwork or no application process.

* Lowers transaction processing times from days to minutes compared to traditional internet
banking solutions.

* Transactions are processed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, even during public holidays.

* Convenient payment request creation via QR code, email and SMS.

* Zero Knowledge Privacy (ZKP) technology completely avoids the storage and
transmission of usernames, passwords and PIN codes. This ensures the user’s credentials are
never eavesdropped or stolen, even when the server is compromised.

* Open source code ensures independently verifiable security to avoid possible hidden
vulnerabilities, trust issues and other risks associated with commercial closed-source
financial products.

* Employs BlockCypher (blockcypher.com) cloud architecture to reduce loading times from
20 seconds to 2 seconds compared to the standard “blockchain” wallets.

* Includes capability to support point-of-sale and fiat currency exchange solutions.

NURO is now available on all smartphones, tablets and PCs via nuroapp.github.com, and is
being published on Google Play, the Apple App Store, Windows Store, Windows Phone
Store, Chrome Web Store, Tizen Store, Amazon Appstore, Firefox Marketplace, NOOK
Apps and the Facebook App Center.

About The Uro Foundation

The URO Foundation oversees the long-term development and growth of URO, a
commodity pegged cryptocurrency (1 URO = 1 MT of urea). The Foundation has partnered
and is further partnering with leading members of the global urea trading industry in an
agreement to abide by the principles set forth in the URO protocol, a document open for
industry ratification since June 2014. For more information about the Uro Foundation, visit

http://uro.io/

Media inquiries may be directed to: Bohan Huang -- +61404821311 -- foundation@uro.io

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[OFFICIAL][CROWD BOUNTY] NURO APP MARKETING GRAPHICS PACKAGE CONTEST
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OFFICIAL THREAD FOR SUBMISSIONS TO THE GRAPHICS CONTEST: https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=739570

This contest carries a crowd bounty. URO address for crowd contributions is: UcfrsStV4NvZg6by6k64e95TNfpvThf1kC.

The winner will be required to produce the following artwork (there is no need to make all of them as part of the contest voting process, only a few samples are needed - this way you minimize wasted time if you do not win):

NOTE: vector format files will need to be provided by the winner so that we can make small changes later. For the contest, you just need to show some samples.

1. A Nuro landing page (similar to Electrum, Hive, HolyTransaction) with accompanying graphics as appropriate. The landing page should have a slots for 4 videos (Intro, Speed Comparison, testimonials, how to use)

2. The following splash screen graphics:





3. Any additional graphics needed for various web stores, for example the following is needed for Google Play:


Uro: A Real Long Term Currency, 1 URO = 1 metric tonne of Urea N46 fertilizer[/url]
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August 15, 2014, 09:01:01 AM
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Nuro is a joy to use. Every time someone new enters the crypto-world, we have to explain how to backup the wallet.dat file (make sure it's encrypted first). Copy it to multiple locations. You then have to explain about change addresses and that these new addresses are normally hidden from the user. This means that every time you spend something from your wallet, you should really go through the backup and copy process ( http://bitzuma.com/posts/five-ways-to-lose-money-with-bitcoin-change-addresses/ )

It's a nightmare.

Nuro is the closest we've come to mimicking an ordinary bank account - without the bank. It's fast, secure, cross-platform and simple to understand. We need more of this sort of thinking if we expect real-world adoption.

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Nice working wallet, fast and simple.

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The wallet seems very promising, also backed by blockcypher.

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November 06, 2014, 03:13:02 AM
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Mandatory #Urocoin $URO wallet upgrade to v1.0.2.3 required before 08 NOV 2014. Please RT and spread
https://github.com/urocoin/uro/releases/tag/1.0.2.3 @BittrexExchange @cryptsy

https://twitter.com/UroFoundation/status/530185048486461442

Uro: A Real Long Term Currency, 1 URO = 1 metric tonne of Urea N46 fertilizer[/url]
Urea N46 tracks gradual increases in energy and food prices over the long term.
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Mandatory #Urocoin $URO wallet upgrade to v1.0.2.3 required before 08 NOV 2014
https://github.com/urocoin/uro/releases/tag/1.0.2.3 @BittrexExchange @cryptsy

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