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This PlayStation Microtransactions Patent Sees Sony Going Full Evil

Sony filed a patent for an “in-game resource surfacing platform.” The system will offer player-specific in-game solutions ranging from tips and strategies to microtransactions. If a practical application of the patent sees the light of day, microtransactions could become an even more prevalent part of the gaming experience. Sony has filed a patent

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China Continues to Streamline Its Blockchain Patent Application Process

The National Intellectual Property Administration (NIPA) in China continues to clarify the guidelines for blockchain patent applications, which are set to become effective as of Feb. 1.At the end of December 2019, the NIPA announced the revised guidelines to patent applications for new emerging technologies such as blockchain, artificial

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Coinbase Secures Patent for Bitcoin Transactions via Email Addresses

The CEO of one of the most popular cryptocurrency exchanges Coinbase, Brian Armstrong, has recently been granted a patent which will allow consumers to trade Bitcoin through email, according to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).The cryptocurrency patent, which was granted in the U.S., portrays a digital system

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Coinbase CEO Armstrong Wins Patent for Tech Allowing Users to Email Bitcoin

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong has been granted a U.S. patent for an invention that makes sending bitcoin as easy as email, literally. The patent, granted on Tuesday and filed in March 2015, details a system for users to make cryptocurrency payments with email addresses linked to corresponding wallet addresses. The

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Nike Receives Approval for Patent of Blockchain-Enabled Sneakers ‘CryptoKicks’

Nike has recently become a patent holder for a new and innovative sneakers called ‘CryptoKicks.’ CryptoKicks use blockchain technology to attach digital assets such as cryptocurrency to a material product. They are the up and coming vision for Nike as the popularity of cryptocurrency grows in developed nations.In addition to

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