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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..

Walmart Uses Blockchain Tech to Track Shrimp Supply Chains

News United States retail giant Walmart, in collaboration with IBM, will use blockchain technology to track its shrimp supply chains. On Oct. 4, Indian business publication LiveMint reported that Walmart will use blockchain technology to track its Indian-sourced shrimp to select locations of Sam&#..

New Balance to Use Cardano Blockchain to Confirm Product Authenticity

News Cardano CEO Charles Hoskinson announced that New Balance will be using the Cardano blockchain to help authenticate its products. The announcementAccording to a Sept. 28 article by Crypto Briefing, Charles Hoskinson, CEO of blockchain engineering startup IOHK, announced that American footwear ..

MediConnect Completes PoC to Track Medication Through the Supply Chain

News Blockchain startup MediConnect has completed the workflow for the Proof-of-Concept (PoC) designed to track medications through the supply chain and begun integration of online pharmacy UK Meds’ processes to its platform. Tracking medication through the supply chainPer a press release shared w..

Ant Financial Partners with Monsanto Owner on Agricultural Blockchain

News Alipay operator Ant Financial has partnered with pharmaceutical giant Bayer Crop Science, Monsanto’s owner, to develop a blockchain solution for the food and crop industry. Letter of intentEnterprise blockchain news outlet Ledger Insights reported on the partnership on Sept. 26, also noting t..

Aeternity Blockchain Will Be Used to Track Cannabis in Uruguay

News Decentralized application (DApp)-focused blockchain Aeternity will be used to track the supply chain of Montevideo-based medical and recreational cannabis producer Uruguay Can. Aeternity announced in a press release published on Sept. 25 that it is creating a supply chain management platform ..

Medici-Backed Blockchain Firm Wants to Unite the Coffee Industry of Honduras

News Agricultural startup GrainChain backed by Medici Ventures, the blockchain venture arm of online retail giant Overstock, plans to unite the coffee industry of Honduras by delivering its blockchain platform to a network of local stakeholders. The firm has signed several agreements with the aim ..

Tencent Leads $20M Funding Round for DLT Supply Chain Firm Everledger

News British blockchain-enabled supply chain firm Everledger has raised $20 million in a new funding round participated by Chinese Internet giant Tencent. “Everledger and Tencent are a natural fit”Following the investment, Tencent will now be represented in the Everledger board, the company said i..

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..

Blockchain Being Used to Turn Ocean Plastic Waste Into Eco-Fabrics

News Dutch green fabrics firm Waste2Wear is launching the world’s first collection of fabrics made from ocean plastics traceable via blockchain today. Demand for tracing recycled materialsThe exhibition is taking place from Sept. 17 to Sept. 19 in Paris at the international textile fair Première V..

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