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Block.one Awarded Patent for DLT-Based Social Media Bidding System

Block.one, the company behind the EOSIO protocol (EOS), has been awarded a patent for a blockchain-based bidding system for promotional exposure tied to popular social media posts.The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office approved the patent on April 28. Block.one filed with the office during May 2019.The patent, which Block.one describes

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UK Financial Service Provider to Coinbase, Bitstamp Awarded FCA Payments License

A company that provides financial services for cryptocurrency companies like Coinbase, Bitstamp and Galaxy Digital has been awarded a payments license by the U.K.'s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).London-based BCB Group announced the news Wednesday, saying its subsidiary subsidiary, BCB Payments Ltd. is now the "first and only crypto-focused" company

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Verizon Awarded Patent for Blockchain-Based Virtual SIM Cards

Leading communications and technology company Verizon has been awarded a patent for using virtual subscriber identity modules (vSIMs) for customers’ devices.A filing with the United States Patent and Trademark Office on Sept. 10 details a blockchain encryption technology, wherein a traditional physical SIM card can be replaced with a

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Polish-UK Blockchain Company Billon awarded €2 million euro from EU to build DLT Document System

Billon Digital Services, a fully owned subsidiary of Billon Group in the UK, has been awarded a whopping €2 million from the European Commission under Phase 2 of the SME Instrument, part of the Horizon 2020 framework program. The company plans to complete the build and commercialisation of its B4TDM

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US Blockchain Investor Terpin Awarded Over $75 Million in SIM Swapping Case

United States blockchain and crypto investor Michael Terpin has won $75.8 million in a civil case against 21-year-old Nicholas Truglia, who reportedly defrauded him of crypto assets. Reuters reported the news on May 10.Per the report, the California Superior Court last week ordered Manhattan resident Truglia to pay the

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2019 Japan Prize Awarded for Significant Achievements in Technology and Science

2019 Japan Prize Awarded for Significant Achievements in Technology and Science April 9, 2019 by Jon Southurst Bitsonline was fortunate this week to attend the 35th Japan Prize presentation ceremony in Tokyo. The Prize, similar in status to the Nobel Prize, is awarded annually to recognize significant contributions to progress in

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