OpenBazaar Blog

  • Milestone 3 Developer Release for OpenBazaar v2.0 July 28, 2017
    The OB1 team is proud to announce that OpenBazaar 2 has reached Milestone 3. This means development has reached a point where the server and client have the minimum functionality required for a workin …
  • Why We Need Alternatives to Ecommerce Giants Like Amazon July 7, 2017
      Amazon has seen incredible growth since its founding in 1994. Originally focused on books, the online marketplace is now the largest retailer in the US, and the fourth most valuable public company i …
  • First Look: Super Fast Checkout Process In OpenBazaar 2.0 June 30, 2017
    Yesterday our designer, Mike Wolf, shared this great tweet about the speed of the purchasing time within OpenBazaar 2.0: Purchasing on @OpenBazaar 2.0 takes as little as 10s with the new internal wall …
  • Why Is Decentralization Important? June 23, 2017
      In a recent post we talked about how “decentralization is guiding the ship.” While the definition of the word can be guessed easily enough, the concept is nuanced and takes some time to understand t …
  • Why OpenBazaar Token Doesn’t Exist June 16, 2017
      If you’re even remotely interested in the world of cryptocurrencies, then you’re aware of a relatively recent phenomenon called ICOs (also called token sales). These ICOs happen when developers of a …
  • 10 Great Father’s Day Gifts on OpenBazaar June 14, 2017
      OpenBazaar has what you need for the crypto-loving dad in your life–AND/OR to put your favorite coin into action as the crypto-evangelist that you are! Check out these items & note a quick pro t …
  • OpenBazaar’s Bigger Picture in The Bitcoin Debates June 7, 2017
      You could get whiplash trying to track the what’s-what and the who’s-who of Bitcoin. Just as the value is regularly breaking records now the debates are hotter than ever over the future of this bloc …
  • Consensus 2017 — The Immediate Future of Bitcoin & ICO Madness June 2, 2017
      Wow, what a wild week it has been! Between attending the blockchain industry’s biggest event and the skyrocketing prices of just about every cryptocurrency — especially Bitcoin — capped with a holid …
  • Milestone 2 Developer Release for OpenBazaar v2.0 May 19, 2017
    Development of the OpenBazaar 2.0 software continues according to our roadmap, and today we publish the Milestone 2 developer release. Please note that this release is not yet feature complete, and ca …
  • OpenBazaar 2.0 – New Developer Release – 2.0.3 April 22, 2017
      This is the third release according to our new schedule of publishing releases on a two week sprint cycle. As a reminder, these releases are for developers and those looking to test only; the produc …