Browsing the "Patents" Tag

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.

Intel Wins Patent for Energy-Efficient Bitcoin Mining

| Nikhilesh De

An Intel patent awarded Tuesday outlines a method for mining cryptos using the SHA-256 algorithm more efficiently.

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.