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Australian Insurer Announces Blockchain Trial For Beef Export Supply Chain

Australian truck and transport insurance company National Transport Insurance (NTI) has revealed that it is partnering with BeefLedger, an Australian blockchain platform on a pilot program that will deploy blockchain technology for end-to-end tracking of Australian beef exports. Aimed at improving food safety, export security and animal welfare in Australia, the program will use a distributed ledger platform alongside cutting-edge ...

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IBM Partners with Abu Dhabi National Oil Company for Blockchain Supply Chain System

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has successfully collaborated with IBM to pilot a blockchain supply chain system, according to an ADNOC press release published on Dec. 9. The release notes that ADNOC — a state-owned oil company in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) — is reportedly among the world’s leading energy and petrochemical groups, with a daily output ...

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U.S. Air Force Promotes Learning of Blockchain for Supply Chain Management

The U.S. Air Force Institute of Technology is promoting blockchain technology for supply chain management purposes. The military entity has developed a free tool to help professionals learn about blockchain and published a live blockchain application along with tutorial videos. U.S. Air Force Looks to Increase Trust and Transparency to Complex Logistics Network The legacy system the military use for ...

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New Data Shows Grayscale Fund Quietly Buying Bitcoin – Now Controls 1% of Supply

Grayscale investors and a few Ethereum whales have reportedly been accumulating more Bitcoin and Ethereum as the price is at yearly lows. Grayscale Has 1%  of Bitcoin Circulating Supply While 2018 continues to be a challenging year for cryptocurrencies, some big-money players are taking advantage of lower prices to increase their virtual currency holdings. According to Diar, Grayscale Bitcoin Investment Trust ...

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U.S. Air Force Grad School Issues ‘Blockchain for Supply Chain’ Primer

The graduate school for the U.S. Air Force has developed a educational tool on blockchain for supply chain management, U.S. business journal Modern Materials Handling (MMH) reported Dec. 3. The move comes in the form of a live application, together with a set of tutorial videos to educate defense professionals, released by the U.S. Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT). ...

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XRP Price Remains Stable Despite Circulating Supply “Changes”

As the cryptocurrency markets remain subject to uneasy market momentum, it is becoming increasingly difficult to note positive trend. As has been the case for some time now, the XRP price continues to maintain a very stable level. That also means Ethereum is slowly gaining on this asset in terms of market valuation, although the gap is still pretty large. ...

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South Korea Science, Food Ministries to Use Blockchain for Tracing Beef Supply Chain

The South Korean government will use blockchain technology for tracing beef and providing consumers with information from the food supply chain, Yonhap News Agency, the largest news agency in South Korea, reported yesterday, Nov. 20. Blockchain technology has been implemented into the pilot program that is to be launched jointly by the Ministry of Science and ICT and Ministry of ...

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US Fast-Casual Salad Chain Sweetgreen to Use Blockchain in Food Supply Tracking

U.S. fast-casual salad chain Sweetgreen has announced a second funding round to raise $200 million, mentioning blockchain among its key development areas, according to a press release published Tuesday, Nov. 13. Throughout the first round, closed late October, the company managed to raise $200 million, becoming valued at over $1 billion. During the second round led by major asset management ...

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One Third of German Logistic Managers Think Blockchain Will Improve Supply Chains

More than a third of German logistics managers believe that blockchain technology has the potential to significantly improve cooperation in supply chains, according to a Hermes survey published Nov. 12. The survey polled participants on which technologies they believed were important for improving cooperation within the supply chain. 35 percent of respondents recognized the importance of blockchain, while 33 percent ...

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