A subsidiary of Overstock.com has reached an agreement to help Liberia digitize government services.
Overstock takes steps toward issuing blockchain-secured stocks by purchasing a 25% stake in trading firm Pro Securities.975
Counterparty, one of the first Bitcoin 2.0 platforms in existence, has come a long way since its flaming entrance into the market in 2014. To create Counterparty on top of the Bitcoin blockchain, 2,100 bitcoins were “burned.” Since then, Counterparty has established itself as a go-to platform for p2p digital asset exchange. In fact, almost two-thirds of Bitcoin 2.0 startup crowdsales have been completed on the Counterparty platform in a never-before-seen, decentralized manner.736
Several interesting stories are coming from Overstock.com on Friday, two of which are Bitcoin-specific, and one that shines a sliver of light on CEO Patrick Byrne’s Medici project.448