Telecoms conglomerate Verizon is eyeing the use of blockchain technology to underpin the dynamic creation of virtual SIM cards.
Security token trading platform tZERO has been awarded a U.S. patent for a method of recording trading data on public blockchains.
Retail giant Walmart has applied for a cryptocurrency patent that bears some similarities to the Libra token proposed by Facebook in mid-June.
Shinhan Card has been granted a patent for a blockchain payment system that could reportedly do away with physical credit cards.
Tech giant Amazon has been granted a patent for a proof-of-work (PoW) cryptographic system similar to those used by many blockchains.
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 won a patent last week detailing how it would integrate digital asset trading with legacy trading systems.
Bank of America may be eyeing “ATM as a Service” solutions powered by blockchain tech, according to a newly revealed patent application.
Payments giant Mastercard claims to have developed a new way of keeping cryptocurrency transactions private using intermediary addresses.
Blockchain can be used to store and share data collected by autonomous vehicles, according to a patent application by GM.