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Telecoms Giant AT&T Seeks Patent for Blockchain-Enabled Social Media ‘Mapping’ System

Telecoms conglomerate AT&T is seeking a patent for a blockchain-based system that would create a “mapping” platform for content on social media networks American telecoms giant AT&T is seeking a patent for a blockchain-based social media history “map.” The patent application was published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Dec. 13. AT&T’s patent […]

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Xerox Wins Patent for Blockchain System That Tracks Revisions to Electronic Documents

Xerox was awarded a patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for a blockchain platform that can track amendments made to electronic documents. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has awarded Xerox a patent for a blockchain-driven auditing system for electronic files, according to a patent filing published Nov. 13. Xerox — known […]

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Bank of America Has the Most Blockchain Patents, But Is It Actually Going to Use Them?

Bank of America leads in the blockchain patent race On October 30, Bank of America (BofA) added yet another cryptocurrency-related patent to its collection of more than 50 applications filed within the same field. The second-largest bank in the US has been leading in the informal blockchain patent race, sidestepping such players as IBM and […]

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IBM Patents Blockchain System to Create ‘Trust’ Between AR Game Players, Real World Locations

IBM has applied for a blockchain patent aiming to deter augmented reality game players from intruding on undesirable locations. Major global tech giant IBM has applied for another blockchain patent, this time aiming to deter augmented reality (AR) game players from intruding on undesirable locations. The tech firm’s latest patent document was released by the […]

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Alibaba Files Patent for Blockchain System That Allows ‘Administrative Intervention’

A new patent filed by Alibaba seeks to develop a blockchain system that enables authorized parties to intervene in a smart contract. Chinese e-commerce conglomerate Alibaba has filed a patent application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for a blockchain-based system that allows a third-party administrator to intervene in a smart contract in […]