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Microsoft Files Patent Application for Crypto Mining System Powered by Human Activity
A Microsoft patent application details a human-powered crypto mining project by collecting data as people exercise and watch ads.
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Mastercard Patent Filings Tout Blockchain for Immutable Data Records
A group of Mastercard patent applications outline how blockchain technology can be used to securely record transaction information.
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Red Hat Eyes Blockchain For Tracking When Customers Use the Cloud
Cloud computing giant Red Hat may be looking into using a blockchain-based system to track software usage, according to a patent application.
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Microsoft Looks to Trusted Computing for Blockchain Security Boost
The phrase "trusted execution environment" is identified in two Microsoft patent applications to be a key component in future blockchain projects.
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Korean Government-Backed Researchers File for Blockchain Patent
A South Korean government-funded organization has submitted a blockchain-related patent application to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
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Pharma Giant Merck Eyes Blockchain for Fighting Counterfeit Meds
International shipping giant Merck may be looking to blockchain technology to protect against counterfeit goods, according to a patent application.
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No Miners? Intel Seeks to Automate DLT Block Verification
A newly released Intel patent application sets out a system for automatically creating and validating blocks on a distributed ledger.
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Walmart Looks to Blockchain for Retail Product Resales
A newly-released Walmart patent application outlines a digital resale marketplace placed on a blockchain.
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JPMorgan Seeks Patent for Blockchain-Powered Interbank Payments
A patent application by JPMorgan Chase suggests putting financial transaction information on a distributed ledger.
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