IBM private blockchain patent seeks to protect enterprise blockchains from “Replay attacks”

Enterprise blockchains need protection from replay attacks. A new IBM private blockchain patent proposes a solution in this regard.

IBM blockchain patents targeting network security and database management published

Network security and database management are two areas where blockchain can help. New IBM blockchain patents in these areas have significant potential.

Bank of America blockchain patent application for “ATM as a Service”

Bank of America blockchain patent spree continues. The bank has a large number of blockchain patents, and has recently filed an application for using the technology in “ATM as a Service”.

Northern Trust patents blockchain-powered solution to manage meetings

American financial services company and one of the largest and oldest banks in the country, Northern Trust, has won a patent for a blockchain-based technology solution to manage their corporate meetings better. The patent was awarded recently by the US…

IBM patents solution to audit blockchains

Technology giant IBM has patented two solutions to audit blockchain networks, which should help organizations to certify the data integrity in their blockchain-based systems. Both patents were recently approved by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The world of…

Walmart seeks to patent blockchain-powered reselling marketplace

American multinational retail giant Walmart plans to patent a blockchain-based reselling marketplace solution. This has been revealed by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) recently, as part of the patenting process. A customer who wants to resell a product…

A General Motors blockchain patent could facilitate information sharing by autonomous cars

Autonomous cars will use and create massive amount of data. For self-driving cars to become a reality, effective information sharing between many stakeholders is imperative. A General Motors blockchain patent could pave way for secured information sharing.

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…

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…

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…