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Walmart patents own cryptocurrency as battle with Amazon for retail intensifies Walmart patents own cryptocurrency as battle with Amazon for retail intensifies

Walmart patents own cryptocurrency as battle with Amazon for retail intensifies

Walmart, the worldโ€™s largest company by revenue and employees, filed a patent on its own cryptocurrency.

Walmart patents own cryptocurrency as battle with Amazon for retail intensifies

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Walmart, the worldโ€™s largest company by revenue and employees, filed a patent on its own cryptocurrency.

The move appears to be an attempt to gain an edge against Amazon in an effort to retain control over retail, and comes shortly after Facebookโ€™sย entrance into the sector with Libra.

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