20 Dec '13, 11pm

Bitcoin boon? Overstock to become biggest retailer to accept the virtual currency

bitcoin Bitcoin boon? Overstock to become biggest retailer to accept the virtual currency Keith Wagstaff NBC News Facebook Share on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn GooglePlus Email 10 hours ago Overstock.com Overstock.com could start accepting bitcoin sometime in 2014. Bitcoin enthusiasts will soon be able to go on a bigger shopping spree thanks to Overstock.com, which is slated to become the biggest retailer in the U.S. to accept the virtual currency. Online retailer Overstock.com plans to start accepting bitcoin near the end of the second quarter of 2014, CEO Patrick Byrne announced. The news was first reported on Thursday by newsBTC , and later confirmed by MarketWatch and CNN . Byrne said that he wasn't sure if the company would develop its own payment system, or rely on a bitcoin payment processor like Coinbase or BitPay. "Credit cards were never designed for the Internet, ...

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