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Overstock became the first company to offer a corporate bond, valued at US$25 million, as crypto securities to qualified institutional investors.
A curious user recently asked members of the Bitcoin subreddit how they spend their bitcoins on an everyday basis. Because Reddit is a global community, it's likely that their responses are reflective of overall patterns.
Online retailer Overstock has filed for permission to issue US$500m in stocks using distributed blockchain technology.
A bill aimed at getting the state of Utah to accept bitcoin for states services passes its first reading in the Senate. The bill has now passed its first Senate reading having already passed through the House of Representatives with a slim majority of 38 Yes votes against 36 No's.
Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne discusses the vulnerabilities of our current financial system, and explains how "blockchain trading" could solve these flaws, at CATO Institute conference.
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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 exch...
Keynoting at the Inside Bitcoins Conference in Las Vegas, Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne wowed the crowd by announcing a stock market based on the Bitcoin block chain protocol.
A spokesman from the first major online retailer to accept Bitcoin, Overstock.com, has confirmed that the company is planning to conduct exclusive Bitcoin-only customer outreach including sales and discounts.
A resolution put before state lawmakers in Utah could see the Beehive state legitimize Bitcoin as a le-gal payment method.
This week was rich with events that may cause a change in the value of bitcoin.
Overstock bought three domain names and three social media handles for 150 bitcoin, hacker publishes meta-data details of Silk Road judge Katherine Forest's work accounts and more news
In a Quarter 3 conference call with investors, CEO of Overstock Patrick Byrne expanded on his plans to team up with Counterparty to create a decentralized stock exchange called Medici. Once developed, Byrne says Medici will be a “tollbooth” between the worlds of traditional finance and crypto finance.
Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne has unveiled his company's long awaited blockchain-based private and public equities trading platform tØ; Symbiont has issued the first Smart Securities on the Bitcoin blockchain, and more news
Nasdaq has named blockchain API developer Chain as the first company that will be trialing a blockchain backed version of the group's Private Market for trading pre-IPO company's shares.
More companies are taking Bitcoin everyday, but how are they doing?
Overstock has officially issued stock market shares through Bitcoin’s Blockchain technology and are quickly expanding the market share.
The U.S. and Cuba transact in bitcoin, Coin (the all-in-one credit card) has revealed the second iteration of its card, Coinbase allows users to purchase bitcoin with debit and credit cards, and more top stories from this week in FinTech.
Overstock buys a 25% stake into PRO Securities, the New York Stock Exchange launches a BTC pricing index, MasterCard deploys new P2P money transfer service in the U.S., and more news
Mark Karpelès is believed to have manipulated his own account on the bitcoin exchange by millions of dollars Overstock has sold a US$5 million “cryptobond” to New York-based trading firm FNY Managed Accounts, and more news
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.
Microsoft, CheapAir and other big retail names who have jumped on the Bitcoin bandwagon.
Overstock CEO Patrick Bryne has appointed Jonathan Johnson as the head of Medici, the firm’s group of fintech and Blockchain businesses.
After a close brush with death, Overstock’s Bitcoin-loving CEO Patrick Byrne is back at it, and has resumed his duties heading the large online retailer.
New Hampshire, one of the world’s most Bitcoin-friendly communities, also allows you several options for organic fare, all on a budget purely of Bitcoin.
Overstock’s Farmers Market service connects organic, local farms with customers, allowing their products to be sold for Bitcoin - without even knowing it.
CoinTelegraph spoke to Judd Bagley, Overstock’s Director of Communications, about the company’s continuing support for Bitcoin and cryptocurrency.
Patrick M. Byrne, the CEO of Overstock, has taken an indefinite leave of absence due to complications arising from Hepatitis C. Will his company remain bitcoin-friendly post his exit?
Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne's gives CT his comments at Money 20/20 Europe conference on the first public offering of securities to be recorded to a distributed blockchain ledger.
Overstock.com, Inc., a major US online retailer, plans to publicly offer digital securities to be recorded to a distributed blockchain ledger.
Ascribe raises $2 million in seed capital; Onename announces API enabling developers to build apps with blockchain identities; Ripple discontinues Smart Contract platform Codius and more news
Overstock sold its first cryptobond, the cryptography team at Blockstream unveiled its first prototype sidechain and more top stories for June 9.
Overstock takes steps toward issuing blockchain-secured stocks by purchasing a 25% stake in trading firm Pro Securities.
A pair of interviews with Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne this week shed a bit more light on plans for the company that does US$1.5 billion in sales and helped boost Bitcoin into mainstream awareness via acceptance earlier this year.
Patrick Byrne, CEO of Overstock: within the next two decades people will soon forget that we had used anything other than Bitcoin.
Chamber of Digital Commerce is announcing that they are the first benefactors of Overstock's commitment to spend 4 % of its Bitcoin revenue on increasing adoption of the digital currency.
Stock exchange operator NASDAQ is experimenting with blockchain, Rand Paul has named Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne as a member of his tech council, and more news.
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