Curated blockchain and cryptocurrency news – Week 40

CryptoNews brings you another week of curated cryptocurrency and blockchain news for your ease of reading. Every week we publish a list of carefully selected and analyzed stories that are, in our eyes, important to the evolution of the blockchain ecosystem. Not everything makes it on that list, so we encourage our community to share their personal favorite stories with […]

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Blockchain ETF Goes Live on London Stock Exchange to Help Generate 'Real Earnings' from the Tech

Paternoster Square, London. Photo: Lynda Bullock / Flickr As it has been revealed, United States-based asset management company Invesco has launched a blockchain exchange-traded fund (ETF) on the London Stock Exchange (LSEG). It happened on March 11. The first publicly-traded blockchain ETF on a British stock exchange has been named the Invesco Elwood Global Blockchain ETF. First Blockchain ETF on the […]

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Overstock’s tZERO Secures ‘Crypto Integration Platform’ Patent

tZERO, a security token trading platform and subsidiary company of online retail giant Overstock, has just won a patent for its “Crypto Integration Platform” that will act as “an interface between legacy trading systems and crypto exchanges that trade digital transactional items.” The filing claims that the platform can allegedly be used to hold initial public offerings and offerings of […]

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Overstock’s tZERO Receives Patent for ‘Crypto Integration Platform’

E-commerce giant Overstock.com’s cryptocurrency subsidiary tZERO has filed a patent for a “crypto integration platform” for trading digital assets. The patent was published by the United States Patent and Trademark Office on Jan. 1. The patent filing describes a system that would be able to receive orders to trade “digital transactional items” — such as securities, tokens, digital shares, cash […]

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Signs of Adoption: Overstock to Pay Taxes with Bitcoin

Major internet retailer Overstock is set to become the first large US-based corporation to pay its state business tax in Ohio using Bitcoin.  Bitcoin Taxes in Ohio Popular internet retailer Overstock announced Thursday, January 3rd, that it intends to pay a part of its commercial activity taxes (CAT) in Ohio during February using Bitcoin. Supposedly, the company will become the […]

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US Retail Giant Overstock to Use Bitcoin to Pay Its Taxes in Ohio

United States retailer Overstock.com has announced it will pay part of its business taxes in the state of Ohio using Bitcoin (BTC), according to an announcement on its website Jan. 3. Overstock will cover commercial activity taxes (CAT) with Bitcoin starting February, using the recently launched cryptocurrency taxpayer platform, OhioCrypto.com. The company’s CEO and founder Patrick Byrne — a longtime […]

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Blockchain-Based Property And Land Information Platform Planned By Teton County

Medici Land Governance (MLG), a blockchain portfolio company of Overstock subsidiary Medici Ventures, has teamed with Teton County, Wyoming to develop a blockchain land records and information platform next year. MLG, the 14th portfolio company in Medici Ventures, is leveraging blockchain technology to provide user-friendly, low-cost land administration systems. The firm aims to promote economic development and full financial inclusion […]

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