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Facebook patents tech that can guess where you’re going next. It will use your previous location data, as well as previous data from other users. Mariella Moon, @mariella_moon.
Retail giant Walmart has applied for a cryptocurrency patent that bears some similarities to the libra token proposed by Facebook in mid-June. In its application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark.
Further details here. Earlier this month, we reported that Walmart was looking into its own US dollar-backed digital currency, along the same lines of Facebook’s much hyped libra project. A patent.
In March of this year, Facebook was awarded a patent titled Switchable fluidic device. The patent describes a glove with " soft materials that use millimeter or smaller channels filled with fluid.