Payments firm Rocketfuel Blockchain sues co-founder over expired patents

The blockchain payments company said it unknowingly owns patents that expired before these were transferred to them. Blockchain payments company Rocketfuel Blockchain is suing its co-founder for allegedly misrepresenting patent applications and defrauding the firm. In a complaint filed with the Central District Court of California, Rocketfuel claimed its co-founder and former treasurer Joseph Page […]

Figure Technologies releases fund services offerings on blockchain

They aim to make investing faster. Figure Technologies launched its new digital fund services products for investment firms on a blockchain, the company said in a statement. The San Francisco-based financial technology firm used the Provenance blockchain and aims to use the technology to automate much of the paper-based processes in fundraising and fund management. […]

Vale completes iron ore transaction through blockchain

Blockchain helps the other kind of mining. Mining firm Vale and its partners completed its first iron sale over blockchain. According to a statement on its website, Vale sold 176,000 tons of iron ore to Nanjing Iron & Steel, sending the material from Malaysia to China. Vale and its partners used the blockchain platform Contour […]