Mastercard files blockchain patent: Mastercard has filed another blockchain patent. According to a US Patent and Trademark Office, the company filed the patent July 17. The new patent is aimed at consumer protection and blockchain payment transactions.
The patent document outlines its main goal: to quicken merchant transactions that use cryptocurrencies. Currently, the length of time it takes to confirm and complete transactions is making exchanges with crypto’s difficult and inefficient. Even though the technology is already widely available that could make the whole process instantaneous.
The application includes an outline for a new …
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