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OpenBazaar is gearing up for an overhaul. Since startup OB1 launched in 2014 to develop a “bitcoin-powered” online market, the founders have focused almost exclusively on the world’s largest cryptocurrency. But with the scaling debate still raging in some ways, OB1 co-founder Washington Sanchez took to Twitter recently to vent his frustrations about that course …

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OB1, the development company behind decentralized online marketplace OpenBazaar, has raised $5 million in a Series A funding round According to a press release, investors in the round include Chinese bitcoin mining giant Bitmain and Canadian VC firm OMERS Ventures. While some blockchain companies see initial coin offerings as an alternative to traditional fundraising, players …

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Cryptocurrency exchange and wallet Coinbase has joined the Proof of Work Blockchain Common App, becoming one of 18 participating crypto companies in the joint job application initiative: Excited to be part of Proof of Work Common App for those interested in working on open source digital currency protocols.https://t.co/aMmJHMhnIy We are hiring full-time senior engineers to …

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Decentralized marketplace OpenBazaar announced today that it has added support for bitcoin cash. OB1, the startup that oversees development of the marketplace protocol, said that it had integrated bitcoin cash, the breakaway cryptocurrency that forked away from the main bitcoin blockchain last year. In addition, OpenBazaar has also added a beta release for Zcash support, …

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“Over the last six months, things have changed a lot, I don’t think it makes any sense for us to be bitcoin only.” That’s according to Brian Hoffman, CEO of OB1, the development company behind the decentralized e-commerce protocol OpenBazaar, who announced today the project will seek to incorporate a token into its existing product …

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The startup behind OpenBazaar has released version 2.0 of its popular bitcoin-powered marketplace. First launched in 2014, the software update marks a milestone for startup OB1, which bills its product as a decentralized eBay or Shopify for cryptocurrency users. And with an updated design that should make it easier for buyers and sellers to get started, …

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