Browsing the "Patents" Tag

Verizon Just Won a Patent to Create Virtual SIMs on a Blockchain

| Daniel Palmer

Telecoms conglomerate Verizon is eyeing the use of blockchain technology to underpin the dynamic creation of virtual SIM cards.

tZERO Patents Tech for Recording Trades on Public Blockchains

| Anna Baydakova

Security token trading platform tZERO has been awarded a U.S. patent for a method of recording trading data on public blockchains.

Walmart Wants to Patent a Stablecoin That Looks a Lot Like Facebook Libra

| Daniel Palmer

Retail giant Walmart has applied for a cryptocurrency patent that bears some similarities to the Libra token proposed by Facebook in mid-June.

Korea’s Biggest Credit Card Firm Wins Patent for Blockchain Credit System

| Daniel Palmer

Shinhan Card has been granted a patent for a blockchain payment system that could reportedly do away with physical credit cards.

Amazon Wins Patent for Proof-of-Work Cryptographic System

| Yogita Khatri

Tech giant Amazon has been granted a patent for a proof-of-work (PoW) cryptographic system similar to those used by many blockchains.

PayPal Wins Patent for Way to Defend Against Crypto Ransomware

| Yogita Khatri

Online payments giant PayPal has been awarded a patent for a technique that could detect a type of crypto malware and mitigate its effects.

Overstock’s tZERO Wins Patent for Integrating Crypto With Legacy Trading Tech

| Nikhilesh De

Overstock's tZERO won a patent last week detailing how it would integrate digital asset trading with legacy trading systems.

Bank of America Files for Blockchain ‘ATM as a Service’ Patent

| Yogita Khatri

Bank of America may be eyeing “ATM as a Service” solutions powered by blockchain tech, according to a newly revealed patent application.

Mastercard Patent Filing Outlines Way to Anonymize Crypto Transactions

| Nikhilesh De

Payments giant Mastercard claims to have developed a new way of keeping cryptocurrency transactions private using intermediary addresses.

GM Patent Touts Blockchain As Data Solution for Self-Driving Cars

| Aditi Hudli

Blockchain can be used to store and share data collected by autonomous vehicles, according to a patent application by GM.