Specializing in high-tech stocks, the Nasdaq received a patent for a blockchain-based system for publishing news information. This was reported on the website of the Office for patents and trademarks (USPTO).
The paper describes the possibilities of using technology a distributed registry for secure distribution of information and restrictions by the time of publication. Technology smart contracts will allow to distribute recipient-specific information at a set time.
Thus, according to the developers, the blockchain and smart contracts can be used effectively to automate the process of publishing information, making it more secure.
ForkLog previously reported that the Nasdaq is developing a tool based on machine learning to predict prices of cryptocurrencies.