CIA’s New Research Lab to Study Blockchain
CIA Labs will give officers an outlet to patent and profit from their tech inventions.
IGT's bitcoin funding patent comes as the gambling tech giant's plans for cashless wagering move forward.
CipherTrace has filed two patent applications it claims offer technologies that could help authorities in tracking monero transactions.
The only non-Chinese firm in the rankings, IBM, came fourth in terms of number of patents.
Crypto IP "puts us in a good position" for central bank digital currencies, said Mastercard President Miebach.
Ripple's patented design would allow derivatives to settle based on external information – such as temperature data.