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Blockchain Start-Up To Help Public Own And Monetize Their Data

A Blockchain-driven data exchange is warning that internet users are being “economically disenfranchised” by data brokers to the tune of thousands of dollars a year, and plans to create a self-sovereign wallet that puts the public back in control of their personal information. Datawallet plans

IBM And Salon Media Pilot Blockchain Project To Prevent Fraud In Advertising Industry

IBM and Salon Media are piloting a proof-of-concept Blockchain product created by AdLedger, a nonprofit consortium that develops shared ledger technologies for the digital advertising market, Marketing Dive reported April 18. “The Campaign Reconciliation Project” leverages Blockchain tech to short-circuit intermediaries between advertisers, publishers and

Bank Of America Seeks Patent On Blockchain-Based Data Storage System

On April 12, the US Patent and Trademark Office published Bank of America’s application for a patent on a Blockchain-based storage system with automated data authentication. In the document, which was originally filed in October 2016, the author describes a Blockchain-based system for authenticating data

Arizona Blockchain Bill Signed Into State Law

A bill allowing corporations to hold and share data on a distributed ledger was officially signed into Arizona state law by Governor Doug Ducey, according to a legislation tracker April 3.   The Arizona House of Representatives passed HB 2603 with 56 in favor, 3 against,

China Filed The Most Blockchain Patents In 2017

The most patent filings for Blockchain technology to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in 2017 came from China, Financial Times reports March 25. Data collected by Thomson Reuters from the international patent organization show that over half of the 406 patents in 2017 were