Walmart Explores Blockchain for Connecting Automated Delivery Drones

Walmart’s recent patent efforts have showcased how the retail giant is investigating blockchain, and a new filing points to a focus on autonomous delivery drones. The application was published on August 30, detailing a system by which “autonomous electronic devices” communicate with each other wirelessly and pass transported objects to each other after an identification process. […]

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Mastercard Wins a Patent to Link Cryptocurrency With Fiat Accounts

Mastercard has been granted a patent that grants it rights for a method for “managing fractional reserves of blockchain currency.” With Mastercard’s latest patent, we’re getting closer to using our cryptocurrency credit cards to purchase goods. According to the filing, the method addresses the storing of both fiat and cryptocurrencies under one profile. This means, […]

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