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ZhongAn: Insurtech Giant Believes in Blockchain’s Transformational Power

Category: Blockchain, Business, Finance, News, Tech

ZhongAn: Insurtech Giant Believes in Blockchain’s Transformational Power

ZhongAn’s technology officer believes that blockchain technology will have a “tremendous role” when it comes to transforming the insurance sector in China. “Insurance is backed by statistics and blockchain will help to connect that massive and varied data,” said Chen Wei, the head of technology at ZhongAn Online Property and Casualty Insurance, China’s largest online insurer. “It will be used…

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New Apple Patent Indicates that it might be Interested in Blockchain Tech

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New Apple Patent Indicates that it might be Interested in Blockchain Tech

On December 7, 2017, Apple Inc, the American electronics giant, filed a new patent that details the use of blockchain technology in a proposed system to use a multi-check architecture for timestamp verification. Blockchain technology has seen a sudden surge in popularity, with governments and companies all over the world scrambling to unveil their vision of a blockchain-powered future. Apple’s…

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Self-proclaimed Bitcoin Creator Rushes to Patent the Technology

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Self-proclaimed Bitcoin Creator Rushes to Patent the Technology

In the midst ofBTC-USD being propelled to dizzying new all-time highs thanks to an unprecedented amount of support and bullish sentiment, two people have partnered together in what seems to be a rapid acquisition of intellectual property around Bitcoin and blockchain technology. Craig Wright and Calvin Ayre are the two individuals of interest, going on a patent filing spree. Craig…

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Banks Should Take it Slow and Steady in the Blockchain Race

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Banks Should Take it Slow and Steady in the Blockchain Race

Banks and financial institutions are rushing the development and implementation of blockchain technology. Some banks have entered into a blockchain patent war, obtaining as many licenses and rights to certain blockchain solutions, as covered by BTCManager in early January. However, some analysts including Steve Wilson at Constellation Research believe banks must slow down and cautiously approach the development of blockchain-based…

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Major Banks Enter Blockchain Patent War, Led by Former R3 Members

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Major Banks Enter Blockchain Patent War, Led by Former R3 Members

Major multi-billion dollar banks and financial institutions have begun to compete with one another regarding patent registry. Leaders of the global financial industry including Goldman Sachs and Bank of America have assembled a series of patents necessary to commercialize the blockchain. Marc Kaufman, a fintech intellectual property specialist at global law firm Reed Smith, revealed that around 356 blockchain-related patents…

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Coinbase Applies for Patents, Hints at Expansion of Products and Services

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Coinbase Applies for Patents, Hints at Expansion of Products and Services

Coinbase, one of the world’s leading Bitcoin exchanges and wallet providers, has recently filed a number of patent applications. The company has sent over nine different Bitcoin product patent applications to the US Patent and Trademark Office. Even though these events took place in March of 2015, the news was only made public on September 22nd. It is no secret…

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