Amazon May Soon Accept Bitcoin (And Sell the Data to Law Enforcement)

Amazon Files Proof-Of-Work Patent Using Cryptography

Amazon this week filed a US patent for a Proof-of-Work system which uses cryptography to generate Merkle trees. The Bitcoin and Ethereum networks use such ‘hash trees’ to...

Emilio Janus | May 16, 2019 | 13:00
Mobile Payment Company Square Secures Patent for Crypto Payment System

Square Secures Patent for Crypto Payment System

Payment processing company Square has received approval from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) regarding a new payment network, permitting the use of cryptocurrencies. ...

Kevin O’Brien | Aug 30, 2018 | 03:00
UPS Files For a Patent for Blockchain-based Shipping System

UPS Files For a Patent for Blockchain-based Shipping System

Despite the fact that the overall cryptocurrency market has declined with around 70 percent since January 2018, interest in blockchain-based technology grows stronger. Yet another...

Georgi Georgiev | Aug 21, 2018 | 03:00

Coinbase Wins Patent to Protect a Secure Bitcoin Payments System

The largest US-based cryptocurrency exchange has made another move towards providing a secure environment for digital currency trading. Identifying the Present Issues In a filing...

Georgi Georgiev | Aug 17, 2018 | 21:00

MasterCard Wins Patent to Increase Cryptocurrency Payment Speed

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially granted MasterCard a patent for a method of increasing the speed of cryptocurrency transactions.  The Need for Speed Published July 17...

Georgi Georgiev | Jul 18, 2018 | 16:00

American Express Files Patent for Blockchain-Based Proof-of-Payment...

Multinational financial services corporation American Express has shown increased interest towards blockchain-based technology. Following in the footsteps of major competitors like...

Georgi Georgiev | Jul 17, 2018 | 22:00

MasterCard Files Patent for Faster Blockchain Node Verification

Furthering its interest in blockchain-based technology, MasterCard has filed a patent for a system designated to increase the speed with which blockchain nodes are being verified.  ...

Georgi Georgiev | May 01, 2018 | 23:00
TD Bank stops credit card cryptocurrency purchases

TD Bank Seeks Patent to Track Payments on Public Blockchains

North American financial giant TD Bank is planning on potentially using Bitcoin’s underlying technology to digitally track assets on the public ledger. Banking on the Blockchain...

Adam James | Apr 02, 2018 | 22:00

When Bankers Attack: The Big Business of Patenting Blockchain Tech

The largest banking corporations and economic interests in the world are entering into a patent war for Bitcoin’s underlying blockchain technology. Stage Set for...

Evander Smart | Dec 28, 2016 | 10:00
Breaking News

Verisign Patent Addresses Double Spending in Digital Currency

Patents are not something native to the Bitcoin world,  but that isn’t keeping companies from trying to file them anyway. Bank of America has been trying to patent various...

Jp Buntinx | Mar 25, 2016 | 04:33

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