What is an Edge node?
An Edge node is a computing device that is connected to the Edge Network in order to contribute its spare capacity. Edge nodes earn $EDGE tokens in return for this, and these tokens can be used to purchase services from the network, or they can be exchanged for other currencies, including Bitcoin, USD, Euro and GBP.
Who can run an Edge node?
At the moment the software for running an Edge node is only available for Linux. However versions will be being made available for Windows, OSX and mobile devices soon.