Walmart Files Cryptocurrency Patent Joining Facebook’s Libra in Challenging Bitcoin

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Walmart Files Cryptocurrency Patent Joining Facebook’s Libra in Challenging Bitcoin



The uproar caused by Facebook’s proposed Libra coin hasn’t died down yet, and a similar intention by retail giant, Walmart has emerged.

A filing published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office at the beginning of August reveals that Walmart filed an application since January 29 2019 to patent a method for creating a coin that runs and records transactions on a blockchain. In the application, Walmart Apollo LLC requested to patent a digital ledger similar to the one powering Bitcoin.

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