Litecoin finally gets full feature on Bloomberg

The title reads like a new cost competitor Note nicholas colas at convergex Bitcoin Wannabe Litecoin Emerges as Low-Price Challenger Make way, bitcoin. There’s a competing digital currency angling for the spotlight. Merchants and investors are taking notice of litecoin, which is pitched by its developers as cheaper to generate, more plentiful and easier to use for small transactions than bitcoin. While prices for both have slid since a surge late last year, litecoin’s remains about 490 percent higher than six months ago, compared with about 140 percent…
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Overstock Chairman Jonathan Johnson at Utah Bitcoin Meetup: Lifeonbitcoin

Some takeaways: -2/3rds of Overstock's bitcoin customers are new. -Over half a percent of their billion dollars in annual sales now comes from btc. It has blown away their initial expectations. -Currently they lose .2% of their revenue to fraud. With bitcoin, that is gone. -The largers savings is on credit card fees with bitcoin purchases. -Some employees are asking to be paid partially in bitcoin. also buys some bitcoin each week. -They will pay vendors more quickly if they take btc because of reduced transaction fees and…
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Boom and Bloom Report: Patrick Byrne of Overstock

) On the $1million Overstock made on bitcoins chairoverflow 10 points 11 hours ago as it so happened, after overstock started accepting bitcoin for us sales, most purchased item was sheets. it only applies to and the first bitcoin sales there. this is the answer you're looking for. some users made fun of the evolution of shopping preferences, few years ago most bitcoiners bought socks. now it's sheets. jumping to the conclusion that bitcoin is the new sexy and they finally get laid. you should know that during…
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Bitcoiner uses overstock, gets PC $200 cheaper

Just wanted to report an excellent experience I had with Overstock () submitted 1 day ago by Touch_Of_Red I just bought a computer, using bitcoins, from overstock. The checkout process was simple and straightforward, the transaction was approved nearly instantly, and despite the shipping being listed as 5-10 business days, it was at my house in two days. Def earned my bitcoin-related business. Touch_Of_Red 9 points 1 day ago I actually didn't (since I wanted to pay with bitcoins, I only checked overstock and tiger direct), but I…
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Overstock Bitcoin

Patrick Byrne on Air Ask Patrick Byrne your questions live on the air. 1-888-909-1050! Ed and Ethan's Bitcoin Report will talk to Mr Byrne of and economist Jeffrey Tucker tonight at 7PM Pacific, 10 Eastern. () submitted 1 day ago* by Canadian_Psycho So last week, (and possibly the week before) I guess the phones weren't working.  We were told that people who were trying to call couldn't get through. Talk about a disappointment!  I was really hoping to take on some dissenting views last week and instead, just…
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Overstock and TigerDirect passing cost savings on, Overstock themselves made almost $1mil from bitcoins in sales in first month

It looks like both Tigerdirect and Overstock are able to pass on cost savings to consumers! It sort of reminds me of the coinbase bitpay difference too, with one being a flat rate and the other as 1% Tigerdirect will be giving $20 vouchers while Overstock will give 1% points   TigerDirect Offers $20 Discount for Bitcoin Shoppers Nermin Hajdarbegovic | Published on February 20, 2014 at 15:32 GMT | Merchants The ‘PC Parts Week’ discount applies to bitcoin orders over $100. Users fitting the requirements will get…
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Nasdaq compiles list of Bitcoin takers Companies

I think wordpress has stopped taking bitcoins however (not too sure) There's namesilo too for domains I think Tesla is more really of lambho newport than elon musk tesla For etsy there's also fancy and shoppify   Ian Kar, Benzinga Staff Writer (OSTK)- Probably the biggest retailer that accepts Bitcoin, Overstock began accepting Bitcoin in January 2013. Virgin Galactic - The Richard Branson-led aviation company started accepting Bitcoin for customers who are interested in flying to space and paying for it using Bitcoin. Wordpress - The popular blogging…
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Patrick Byrne, Overstock CEO, has invested millions in Bitcoins: Coindesk

Patrick Byrne, CEO of Overstock, has upped his ante and now has millions of dollars worth of bitcoins. He sure has been active in bitcoin. Speaking to investors during ’s fourth-quarter earnings call on 30th January, CEO Patrick Byrne revealed he now holds “several million dollars” in bitcoin, having recently invested in the currency. Byrne retracted earlier statements that indicated both he and Overstock would not hold any bitcoin. The outspoken exec further freed his company to hold bitcoin on the call, stating that it is “no longer bound”…
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Forbes breaksdown Overstock Bitcoin toplist

Forbes asked Overstock for their bitcoin list and they got it, so they shared with the rest What I can say, however, is this: The two lists don’t line up. Not at all. By that I mean the top, say, 15th item on the Bitcoin buyers list is shirts and the top 15th item for all Overstock shoppers is appliances. Sheets, for some reason was the top purchased item by Bitcoin buyers while area rugs was the top item for general buyers. And so on. There was some,…
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Singapore’s Straits Times’ Washington US Correspondent Melissa Sim covers Bitcoins and Overstock

There's a paywall, if you're in Singapore you can get the papers I guess. Seems that its all there on jakarta post however (syndicated?) When Pua Pyland, 33, heard that - one of the largest online retailers in the United States - was accepting bitcoins (BTC) as a form of payment, she immediately logged onto the site and bought a weighing scale for BTC, which at that time translated to US$ in ordinary US dollars. ovestock of course has been covered on this site numerous numerous times, oh…
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