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US Postal Service seeks to patent blockchain-based solution for user ID verification

The United States Postal Service (USPS) intends to patent a technology solution for user identity verification, that will use public and private key encryption as well as blockchain. The patent application was filed in September 2017, and was recently released by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). There remain lingering doubts about the security […]

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Walmart seeks to patent blockchain-powered automated package delivery fleet

American multinational retail giant Walmart seeks to patent a technology solution that will allow automated vehicles to deliver packages to restricted areas of customer premises. The patent application was filed in October 2017, and has been published by the US Patent and Trademark office (USPTO) recently. When customers need to receive packages directly in the […]

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Cisco patents technology that could allow cloud-based crypto mining

American multinational tech giant Cisco has won a patent that will allow crowd-sourcing of cloud computing model, which can facilitate many applications including crypto mining. The patent application was filed in September 2015, and has been approved recently by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Cloud computing is dominated by a handful of tech […]

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JP Morgan intends to patent blockchain-based P2P payment solution

American multinational investment bank and financial services giant JP Morgan Chase & Co. wants to patent a blockchain-powered technology solution that will make peer-to-peer (P2P) payment network for banks a reality. The patent application was filed in October 2017, and the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has made it public recently. Cross-border payments now […]

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MasterCard intends to patent technology for easier activation of new blockchain nodes

American multinational financial services giant MasterCard has filed a patent for a technology solution that will expedite the activation of new nodes on a blockchain. The patent was filed on October 2016, and the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has published the application recently. A blockchain is very secure, due to its decentralized nature. […]

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Blockchain-powered solution to assure jewelry buyers launched by IBM

Global technology giant IBM has launched their blockchain-powered TrustChain, a solution that will enhance the much-needed factor of trust in the jewelry industry. IBM is partnering with major players in the jewelry industry, for e.g. Asahi Refining, Helzberg Diamonds, LeachGarner, and Richline group in this project. Jewelry industry is a high-value, high-profile industry all over […]

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Blockchain-powered “Smart package” patent filed by Walmart

US retail giant Walmart has filed a patent application for their blockchain-powered “Smart package” solution. The patent application was filed in August 2017, and the US Patent and Trademark office (USPTO) has released the patent recently. Online shopping involving perishable products often requires temperature control. The prevalent shipping processes aren’t particularly suited to this requirement, […]

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Sony to obtain Blockchain-powered digital rights management solution patent

Japanese multinational technology giant Sony intends to patent a technology solution that will improve digital rights management (DRM). The solution is based on blockchain, and the United Stated Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has recently published the application. In the age of Internet, digital contents are already mainstream, and are becoming ubiquitous. However, with the […]

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Walmart to use blockchain for tracking live food

US retail giant Walmart will use the promising blockchain technology to improve tracking and quality assurance in their live food business. Walmart has announced their decision recently at the MIT technology Review’s “Business of Blockchain” conference. Large businesses sourcing raw materials from diverse sources need to spend significant time and energy for supply chain assurance, […]

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Amazon patents solution that can live-stream Bitcoin transaction data

Cloud computing and e-commerce marketplace giant Amazon has now got an approved patent for a data marketplace technology solution. The data marketplace can live-stream Bitcoin transaction data coupled with information from additional data source. Data marketplace is an idea that has been around for a while now. Individuals and organizations can put streaming data feeds, […]