Mastercard Files for Instant Payment Blockchain Patent

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Nov/14/2017

Mastercard Instant Blockchain Patent Information - Unveiled last week by the U.S. Patents and Trademark Office, Mastercard filed for  blockchain an instant payment blockchain patent as an apparent means for smoother transactions, effectively allowing instantaneous settlement via the distributed ledger. The system would ensure that merchants could get access to their funds sooner, as well as easing the administrative burden on settlements at present. Read More Here

Bitcoin Price Needs to Consolidate Gains - As of writing, the world's largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization is changing hands for $6,495, as per the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index. According to CoinMarketCap, the bitcoin-U.S. dollar (BTC/USD) exchange rate has dropped by 1.74 percent in the last 24 hours.

Still, the small decrease hides the fact that BTC retraced more than 50 percent of its recent sell-off yesterday. In the time since, the downside has been capped around $6,400, while a ceiling has formed around $6,800.  Read More Here

Online Casino Developer to Announce Strategic Partnership With Crytpocurrency Outfit – Watch Gambling911.com for details Wednesday. 

 

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