IBM Files A Blockchain Patent For Fighting Package Theft By Drone

IBM has filed for a patent of a system that uses blockchain technology to prevent drone-enabled package theft. According to a filing published by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on Nov. 12, IBM will track drone altitude using an Internet of Things (IoT) altimeter, while continuously uploading that data to a blockchain secure platform. Drones might be a thief’s perfect tool It might become ordinary for drones to be used for stealing packages in the future. The idea is that packages will be outfitted with an altitude…

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Op Ed: Why We Can All Feel Thankful for Bitcoin

Thanksgiving Day is the perfect opportunity to turn our attention to the people, events and things that make our lives better and offer us reasons to feel grateful. While meeting family members around the dinner table is an excellent way of expressing appreciation, those of us who irreversibly fell down the Bitcoin rabbit hole may have a few extra reasons to show gratitude.  Why should one feel thankful for Bitcoin? Whether we like it or not, it has changed our views on finance, politics, law and economics. The simple act…

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