- This is the second patent filing from the blockchain analytics firm that outlines a Monero tracking technology.
- Both applications are the result of the firm's work with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, which began in 2019.
- The USPS has proposed a number of different frameworks and concepts around its central idea of blockchain-based voting.
- The news follows recent comments from President Donald J. Trump concerning the funding of the mail service.
- One of the Winklevoss' patents describes how financial transactions, conducted via smart contracts, could use stablecoins as collateral.
- Another, explains how banks and "other trusted entities" can be used to create and issue new tokens.
- IBM's patent describes a a ledger-based payments system, which uses "self-aware tokens" to track and record offline transactions.
- The company claims that the system's ability to track the history of a token will "bolster trust and viability" within a new token-based economy.
- The new patent describes a system that makes it easier for people to switch service providers while keeping the same phone number.
- Current number portability services are inefficient, costly, and slow, and can take up to 15 days.
- The patent describes a system where packages will be equipped with an altimeter, tracking their altitude to prevent drones from stealing it.
- Blockchain will be preferably used as a way to store the tracking data, granting access to the consumer, merchant, and shipper.
- In the race for 5G supremacy, every small advantage will count.
- The patent describes a blockchain platform the can be implemented in wireless networks and helps with the data exchange between devices and the networks they operate in.
- Coinbase's system will use a variety of factors to determine if an account fails the compliance standards or not.
- The system will self update its compliance model from the data that it collects, as well as suspended and report "bad" accounts.