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Meet ‘The Ledger’: Fortune’s Focus on Fintech and Blockchain

Something big is happening at the intersection of tech and finance. A revolutionary software called blockchain is poised to transform all sorts of businesses—from big banks to Silicon Valley startups—in the same way broadband Internet and cloud ...

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IBM Forges Blockchain Collaboration With Nestlé & Walmart For Global Food Safety

A group of leading retailers and food companies including Nestlé, Walmart and Unilever have signalled their commitment to “strengthen consumer confidence” in the foods they purchase by announcing a major blockchain collaboration with IBM. The ...

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The Morning Download: Where Is All The Blockchain Disruption?

Good morning. Blockchain is hot. Blockchain is way more than bitcoin. Blockchain is the new internet. Blockchain will disrupt business models and eliminate the middlemen that impede today’s transactions. This all may be
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Hyperledger Blockchain Consortium Reveals Hybrid 'Sawtooth Ethereum' Tech

Ethereum developers could soon have another way to build enterprise-grade implementations of the open-source technology. Revealed today on Hyperledger's website, a proof-of-concept called Sawtooth Ethereum, or "Seth" for short, has been completed.
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Alibaba Partners Chinese Govt to Trial Blockchain in Healthcare

A partnership between Alibaba and a Chinese city government to secure healthcare data over a blockchain is set to become the pioneering application of its kind in the country’s medical sector. Alibaba Health Information Technology Ltd., or Ali Health ...
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How Blockchain Will Shape the Future of Social Networks

The saying may be well-versed in the world of social networks, however many users aren’t aware of the true price they are paying while posting online. Many of the major social networking websites of today are all free to use, so naturally users aren’t ...

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Suppliers and retailers will use blockchain to keep food fresh

Walmart, Dole and Kroger are among a consortium using IBM's enterprise blockchain tech. IBM has joined with a group of food supply companies and retailers to use the computing company's blockchain tech to keep food fresh. Currently, it can take up to two ...

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Nestle, Unilever, Tyson and others team with IBM on blockchain

CHICAGO/NEW YORK, (Reuters) - Nestle SA (NESN.S), Unilever Plc (ULVR.L), Tyson Foods Inc (TSN.N) and other large food and retail companies have joined IBM's (IBM.N) project to explore how blockchain technology can help track food supply chains and improve ...

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Digital Download: Decoding Blockchain’s Future

SHANGHAI — As chief information officer of Louis Vuitton China, when Sunny Lu heard about an unbreakable encrypted code used for virtual currencies such as Bitcoin, his first thought was that this kind of technology could be a key anticounterfeiting ...
Women's Wear Daily

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How a Global Supply Blockchain Could Stop Foodborne Outbreaks

In 2015, an E-coli outbreak spread like wildfire across Chipotle restaurants in 11 states. More than 50 customers fell ill and almost two dozen were hospitalized, making headlines nationwide and sending the corporation and its stock into a tailspin.
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