Archive | intellectual property

Patent Stockpiling: Bank of America Holds 45 Crypto-Related Patents

A patent grants its holder exclusive rights to an invention, such as a piece of technology, for a certain period of time. While designed as a means of protecting the intellectual property of inventors, the system is not without its critics who believe that patenting deters innovation and wastes resources. Consider crypto founding fathers like […]

Recently-Launched DECENT Blockchain Wins Big at CESA Awards

After years of development and testing, the DECENT platform was finally released to the world on June 30th. That was just the beginning, however, as their team has gone on to establish even more partnerships and win some prestigious awards. DECENT is a blockchain-based P2P content distribution network and cryptocurrency. Artists can directly register their […]

DECENT Releases Public Web App Demo

It’s back to business as usual with DECENT, now that their 8-week initial token offering is over. Having raised ~5,881 bitcoins (currently over $4.3 million USD) and generated around 38.5 million DCT tokens, the decentralized content distribution platform has acquired key partners such as Naughty America, Fastweb and CoinMine. Now they’re putting those resources to […]