Mastercard Wins Patent for “Managing Fractional Reserves of Blockchain Currency”

Mastercard has won a patent for fractional cryptocurrency banking, which suggests the global payments multinational has plans for a management system of fractional reserves of blockchain currency. Mastercard Blockchain Patent Integrates Existing Traditional Payment Networks with Blockchain Currencies The

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Nasdaq Wins Patent for Blockchain-Based Newswire Service

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted Nasdaq a patent for a blockchain-powered newswire service. The platform aims to use smart contracts to incorporate encryption and workflow features as well as maintaining a log that becomes more difficult

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Alibaba Accounted for 10% of Blockchain-Related Patents in 2017

Alibaba Group Holding is worth keeping an eye on for those who believe blockchain technology is the future. The multinational technology conglomerate, led by 53-year-old Jack Ma, has filed over 10 percent of the world’s patent applications for blockchain, contributing

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