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Use the Bitcoin Cash Notary to Back Up Important Documents

Use the Bitcoin Cash Notary to Back Up Important DocumentsProving ownership of copyrighted material through traditional means such as applying for a patent is expensive and involves third parties in most jurisdictions around the world. The Bitcoin.com Notary tool is an alternative that can do that at very little cost and without the need to reveal the information you want to protect. Also read: […]

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How About Walmart Chocolate Bitcoins? 6 for a Dollar

Walmart Would Sell You Chocolate Bitcoins, 6 for 1$Supermarket chain Walmart is selling candy bitcoins, at least according to a photo posted in crypto forums. A dollar will get you half a dozen in a bag under the “Everyday Low Price” banner. “The modern currency in chocolate!” hits store shelves in the U.S. while the retail giant files another blockchain-related patent, this time […]

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Square’s Big Week: Crypto Patent, Shares Leap, and Lightning Plug

Square's Big Week: Crypto Patent, Shares Rise 6%, & Lightning PlugSmartphone app payments company Square has had a pretty big week. It was revealed the company is further dipping its toes in the cryptosphere through a granted payments patent, and it’s causing quite a stir. Wall Street analysts have deemed the company a golden goose, thereby helping its stock price jump by 6%, and it’s […]

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Bank of America Files Patent for Cryptocurrency Custody System

Bank of America Files Patent for Cryptocurrency Custody SystemThe Bank of America Corporation has filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademarks Office for a secure means for the storage and custody of cryptocurrencies. The filing describes a system for recording and storing data pertaining to cryptocurrency transactions designed for enterprises. Also Read: UK Banks Freeze Company’s Accounts After Owner Traded on Localbitcoins Bank of […]

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Regulations Round-Up: 21-Year-Old Arrested, Coinbase Files for Patent

Regulations Round-Up: 21-Year-Old Arrested, Coinbase Files for PatentIn recent news pertaining to cryptocurrency regulations, Alibaba and Tencent are collaborating with Chinese authorities to monitor and prevent peer-to-peer cryptocurrency trading via their respective mobile payments platforms, a 21-year-old has been indicted for operating an unlicensed cryptocurrency exchange, and Coinbase has filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for a mechanism designed to […]

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Bitcoin in Brief: BTC via SMS Patented, Brave BAT Tips for Tweets and Posts

Bitcoin in Brief: Crypto Payments via SMS, Coin Tips for Tweets and PostsFinancial software developer Intuit has been awarded a patent for processing BTC payments via SMS and we’ve covered the details in today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief. Also in The Daily, Brave browser plans to enable BAT tips for tweets and Reddit posts, cryptocurrency is projected to constitute 5 percent of the portfolios of US […]

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Sony Patent Filings Hint at Work on Crypto Mining Hardware

Japanese technology giant Sony wants to patent two approaches to hosting and maintaining blockchains, newly published documents show.

JPMorgan Chase Scores Another Bitcoin Technology Patent

Banks have shown a keen interest in Bitcoin technology over the years. Various patents have been filed by these financial institutions to explore new potential business use cases. JPMorgan was recently awarded a patent which could allow the bank to issue blockchain-based virtual depository receipts. JPMorgan Chase and Blockchain With so many banks exploring opportunities […]

Barclays, 300 Year-Old UK Legacy Bank, Files Crypto Patents

Barclays, 300 Year Old UK Legacy Bank, Files Crypto PatentsThe UK’s Barclays, arguably the most powerful international corporate bank in the world, filed two crypto-related patents this week. The 300 year-old legacy bank gobbled up exclusivity over cryptocurrency transfers and distributed ledger data storage. There appears to be a trend for companies, both in and out of the ecosystem, aiming to lock up the […]

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Mastercard Patents a Method to Manage Cryptocurrency “Fractional Reserves”

Mastercard Patents a Method to Manage Cryptocurrency "Fractional Reserves”Mastercard has patented a method to manage cryptocurrency “fractional reserves”. The big idea behind it seems to be that users will be able to pay with fiat on credit cards partly backed by crypto assets using a centralized system offering faster transaction conformation speeds. Also Read: IBM Backs the Development of Latest New Stablecoin, Stronghold […]

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