Browsing the "Patents" Tag

Bank of America Wins Crypto Storage Patent

| Nikhilesh De

A Bank of America patent awarded Tuesday describes how an enterprise-level institution may store cryptocurrencies for customers.

IBM Says Blockchain Can Power ‘Open Scientific Research’ in New Patent Filing

| Zack Seward

A patent application from Big Blue hints at a blockchain solution for scientific research.

Salesforce Wins Patent Tackling Email Spam With Blockchain

| Nikhilesh De

Salesforce has won a patent outlining how a blockchain-based platform can be used to prevent spam or other unwanted emails from hitting inboxes.

Bank of America Patent Hints at Plan to Store Cryptocurrency Keys

| Nikhilesh De

A new Bank of America patent outlines a "hardened storage device" that can protect private keys from theft.

Nasdaq Wins Patent for Newswire Service Built on a Blockchain

| Nikhilesh De

Nasdaq has won a patent outlining how using a blockchain for information distribution could improve upon existing services.

Mastercard Patent Hints at Plan for Multi-Currency Blockchains

| Nikhilesh De

A new Mastercard patent outlines how a permissioned blockchain can store multiple types of transaction info, including with different currencies.

Chinese University Proposes Managing Web Domains On a Blockchain

| Nikhilesh De

A patent application by the Shenzhen Graduate School outlines a blockchain platform for managing top-level web domains.

IBM Wins Patent for Blockchain-Based Network Security System

| Nikhilesh De

A newly published IBM patent proposes bolstering network security by monitoring potential network intrusions on a blockchain.

Winklevoss Brothers Win Patent for Crypto Key Storage System

| Anna Baydakova

Winklevoss IP, LLC has won a patent outlining how it may use air-gapped computers to protect cryptocurrency keys from theft.

Walmart Explores Blockchain for Connecting Automated Delivery Drones

| Anna Baydakova

Walmart's patent efforts have showcased how the retail giant is investigating blockchain, this time it's a project that sees a way for drones to talk.