Will Qora solve Bitcoin’s biggest problems? | Opensource.com http://opensource.com/life/15/11/open-cryptocurrency-brings-blockchain-people?sc_cid=70160000000x3xCAAQ
This series of articles will describe just enough of Bitcoin for budding Ethereum developers to better understand how Ethereum works under the hood, then begin to explore some routes by which new Ethereum devs can begin developing contract-orientation just like they developed their sense of object-orientation back in the day.
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This article, first in a series, provides an overview of Bitcoin designed to help new Ethereum developers get their bearings in the fun filled world of cryptocurrency and blockchain.
OVERSTOCK.COM IS PREPARING to offer a $25 million private bond using the blockchain, the distributed online ledger that underpins the bitcoin digital currency.
Earlier this week, the online retailer circulated a document among hedge funds, private equity groups, and other potential Wall Street investors indicating it was offering such a bond. Company CEO Patrick Byrne, the circular says, “believes that cryptotechnology can do for the capital market what the internet has done for consumers”—a reference to the type of technology that drives bitcoin.
Overstock Will Issue a Private Bond Powered by Bitcoin Tech | WIRED http://www.wired.com/2015/06/overstock-will-issue-private-bond-powered-bitcoin-tech/