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IBM Launches New Blockchain Supply Chain Product Using Red Hat Tech

News Global tech giant IBM has launched a new integrated supply chain product based on IBM’s technologies including Watson AI and IBM Blockchain. Hybrid-cloud integrationCalled Sterling Supply Chain Suite, the new IBM’s product enables hybrid-cloud support of data integration between manufacturers..

Crypto Rating Council Is Out to Help Change US Regulatory Landscape

Analysis At the end of September, a number of established crypto firms (including Kraken, Bittrex and Coinbase) that are currently operating in the United States came together to establish a new governance body called the Crypto Rating Council (CRC) so as to jointly provide more clarity on the def..

Unilever Says Its Blockchain Ad-Buying Pilot Saved the Company Money

News According to a report published on Sept. 26, executive vice-president for global media at Unilever Luis Di Como told advertisement news outlet Campaign that using blockchain has helped the company save money. The consumer packaged goods giant said there was no leakage in its media investments..

IBM Looking to Join Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency

IBM might be open to working the Facebook on its controversial Libra cryptocurrency project. The technology behemoth continues to be one of the leading adopters of blockchain and decentralized ledger technology (DLT) among mainstream corporations. Meanwhile, despite the level of opposition to the p..

Samsung’s Blockchain SSD Patent Could Disrupt Crypto Mining

Analysis Electronics giant Samsung filed for a patent in May 2019 titled, “Programmable Blockchain Solid State Drive and Switch.” Even though few details are known about the newly designed system, a surge in patent applications filed by large corporations on blockchain is clearly visible. Related:..

IBM Says It’s Open to Working With Facebook on Libra Crypto

News Technology behemoth International Business Machines (IBM) is open to working with Facebook on its Libra stablecoin, CNBC reported on Sept. 23. IBM’s general manager of blockchain services Jason Kelley said that the company is looking to spur collaboration in the space, noting that “blockchain..

IBM and Citibank Join Singapore Late-Stage Blockchain Accelerator

News IBM, Citibank and video game giant Ubisoft have signed up to Singapore-based blockchain accelerator Tribe Accelerator. Corporations mingle with blockchain startupsLocal news outlet TheStraitsTimes reported on Sept. 18 that the companies above joined as corporate partners Tribe accelerator for..

Coffee Industry Taps IBM Blockchain Solution to Track Supply Chain

News A group of global coffee companies aims to launch a blockchain platform to track coffee using an IBM-developed app by early 2020. Building on IBM Food Trust PlatformFarmer Connect, a tech startup developing farm-to-client traceability tools, has teamed up with the world’s top coffee firms suc..

Placeholder’s Monégro: Ethereum Like “IBM of Smart Contract Platforms”

Last year, talk heated up around so-called “smart contract platform fragmentation.” Espoused by the likes of Polychain Capital founder Olaf Carlson-Wee, the concept dealt with how competing smart contract platforms might respectively achieve popularity in different regions for various reasons. Whil..

Walmart’s Foray Into Blockchain, How Is the Technology Used?

Analysis Walmart is currently making use of blockchain technology to create a food traceability system based on the Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger Fabric. Along with IBM, the retail giant has already tested two proof-of-concept projects to examine its envisioned system. The first project deals ac..

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