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Walmart Submits Blockchain-Powered Patent for Drone Coordination and Communication

U.S. tech giants and retailers have been filing a patent after patent, developing the new future use cases of blockchain technology. Walmart, the largest retailer in the United States, is also leaving no stone unturned.Walmart has recently filed another patent that shows the company’s interest in blockchain-powered drones. Blockchain and

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Walmart Files Patent for Blockchain-Based Drone Communication System

American retail giant Walmart has submitted a patent application for a drone communication system that is based on blockchain technology. Walmart filed its patent with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on Aug. 1. The filing describes a system on a drone that encrypts and stores that drone’s

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Walmart Wants to Become ‘Currency Micromarket’ with New Cryptocurrency Patent

Walmart submitted a patent application on August 1 that would presumable help the retail giant to generate its own cryptocurrency and a blockchain network. The digital currency’s goal is to make transactions cheaper, quicker and to possibly serve as an easier banking solution for consumers.The patent refers to a hypothetical

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Walmart Crypto Project More Agreeable to Lawmakers Than Libra

A senior policy analyst at investment banking corporation Cowen, Jaret Seiberg, said that Walmart’s proposed digital coin should not face as much regulatory pushback as Libra, Facebook’s proposed virtual currency.As Bloomberg reports on Aug. 5, Seiberg also added that Walmart’s crypto may have a demographic appeal to Democratic legislators

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Walmart is Trying to Patent Its Own ‘Libra’ Like Digital Currency

A new patent filing suggests that United States retail giant Walmart may be developing its own U.S. dollar-backed digital currency similar to Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency. Walmart filed patent for “Digital Currency via Blockchain”Patent filing number 20190236564, “System and Method for Digital Currency via Blockchain,” was published by the U.S. Patent

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How Walmart Triggered This Ballistic Cryptocurrency Rally

When publicly-traded companies like Walmart make a splash in crypto, they usually launch their projects on private blockchains. On those rare occasions when they hazard to venture outside these walled gardens, it’s generally on a large-cap cryptocurrency network with brand recognition: Ethereum, Ripple (XRP), and Stellar rank among the usual suspects. So

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Walmart China Will Track Food in Supply Chain with Vechain’s Thor Blockchain

Walmart China plans to track food through its supply chain with VeChain’s Thor blockchain, reveals a VeChain press release published on June 25.Per the release, the Walmart China Blockchain Traceability Platform (WCBTP) will be a joint venture by Walmart China, VeChain, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), cattle company Inner Mongolia Kerchin, and

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Walmart and MediLedger partnership will allow the tracking of prescription drugs in the blockchain

Retail giant Walmart joined MediLedger, a blockchain-based pharmaceutical consortium to track prescription drugs, CoinDesk reported. The move comes as Chronicled, Inc.’s MediLedger project prepares to launch a pilot program with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in early June. In February, the FDA announced that in its soon launching pilot project, participants

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