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Patrick Byrne: "Interesting Announcements" Regarding Bitcoin on the Horizon No Comments

The bitcoin community's favorite CEO isn't done when it comes to discussing the emerging digital currency that has swept the tech industry off its feet over the past year. Today on his official Twitter account, Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne teased some news that we can all expect in about two weeks at a bitcoin conference that's slated to take place in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 6th. I'll hav...


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Overstock's Patrick Byrne: Bitcoin Sales Will Add 4 Cents to 2014 EPS No Comments

Some interesting news surfacing from a Reuters exclusive on this Wednesday evening. The news agency's report indicates that Overstock.com's bitcoin sales will add an estimated four cents to the company's 2014 EPS (earnings per share) figure. Word came from the company's head honcho, Mr. Patrick Byrne, who spoke to the outlet directly. Already this year, Overstock.com has managed to pull in a w...


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Overstock CEO Aims to Give Special Deals to Vendors Who'll Accept Bitcoin No Comments

Some interesting comments coming from Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne, as pointed out by CoinDesk. The e-retailer's head honcho took to a podcast at the Porcupine Freedom Festival recently and made statements that anyone in the community would be proud of: "We’re going to start giving sort of special deals to the vendors who want to be paid in bitcoin," he said. That is to say, the company is...


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Overstock.com Poised to Donate 3 Percent of Bitcoin Sales Revenue to Support Cryptocurrency Adoption No Comments

Overstock.com, the first major company in the world to adopt bitcoin as a means of payment, is taking themselves a step further in the cryptocurrency space. First reported by bitcoin website CryptoCoinsNews this past weekend, the Utah-based company's CEO, Patrick Byrne, announced that the mega retailer has plans to donate approximately three percent of their bitcoin sales revenues to cryptocurre...


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Overstock.com Has Received $1.6 Million in Bitcoin Payments No Comments

Overstock.com has consistently made headlines since beginning accepting bitcoin in January of this year, becoming the first mass retailer in the world to do so. The company has done well in the space, receiving about $1.6 million worth of bitcoin payments to date. Company CEO Patrick Byrne today appeared on FOX Business program 'Opening Bell' with host Maria Bartiromo to talk about a number of d...


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Video: Patrick Byrne Keynote at Bitcoin 2014 No Comments

For the countless bitcoin enthusiast who were unable to make it to Bitcoin 2014 in Amsterdam (myself included), you've probably been looking for a video of Mr. Patrick Byrne's keynote. Thankfully, the folks at "Coinsider This!" have posted the video many of us have been waiting to see: [ot-video type="youtube" url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bkf04kQw1YU"] Patrick Byrne, as you might be awa...


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Patrick Byrne to Give Keynote Address at APEX: Digital Currency Partnerships Expo No Comments

A newly-announced event dubbed APEX: Digital Currency Partnerships, will take place from September 8-9 with a goal of "bring[ing] digital currency to the forefront of financial services." The event described: "At APEX: Digital Currency Partnerships, you'll engage in new conversation, bridging Bitcoin philosophy and business development. We'll cover digital currencies as transactional currency,...


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Patrick Byrne: Overstock.com Keeps 10 Percent of Bitcoin Income as Bitcoin No Comments

As mentioned earlier today, Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne held a question-and-answer session on social sharing website Reddit.com Friday. The Reddit community (as they never fail to do) asked Byrne some really interesting questions, and some really interesting information was revealed by the company's head honcho. Mr. Byrne revealed that bitcoin purchases amount to under 0.1 percent of total t...


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Taking Place Now: Reddit Q&A With Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne No Comments

A reminder to you regarding Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne's plans to do a Q&A session on social sharing website Reddit.com. It's taking place right now (follow this link), as planned. He writes: [blockquote style="2"]14 years ago I launched Overstock.com. Today, despite the great dotcom bubble and several financial downturns, Overstock.com has grown to become one of the largest internet r...


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Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne Holding Q&A on Reddit on Friday No Comments

Here's a little something that might interest members of the bitcoin community, particularly those that frequent social sharing website Reddit.com. Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne will be holding a Q&A session at from between 3 - 5 PM Eastern time on the /r/IAmA/ subreddit Friday, the 2nd of May. While the subreddit will allow Redditors to ask just about any question they feel appropriate,...


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