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US Postal Service seeks to patent blockchain-based solution for user ID verification

The United States Postal Service (USPS) intends to patent a technology solution for user identity verification, that will use public and private key encryption as well as blockchain. The patent application was filed in September 2017, and was recently released by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). There remain lingering doubts about the security […]

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Walmart seeks to patent blockchain-powered automated package delivery fleet

American multinational retail giant Walmart seeks to patent a technology solution that will allow automated vehicles to deliver packages to restricted areas of customer premises. The patent application was filed in October 2017, and has been published by the US Patent and Trademark office (USPTO) recently. When customers need to receive packages directly in the […]

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Blockchain now combines with 3D printing to transform manufacturing

Blockchain now combines with 3D printing to transform manufacturing: The promising blockchain technology is now forming a powerful combination with another promising technology 3D printing. The combine has potential to transform manufacturing, and impact the future course of globalization. Globalization has resulted into manufacturing industries moving to low-cost geographies, from countries that had industrialized early […]

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Giant automakers form blockchain consortium

There’s a now a blockchain consortium for the automobile sector. The Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative (MOBI) has been formed, with participation from giant automakers BMW, Ford, General Motors (GM), and Renault. The automotive sector is clearly the next frontier for big data, machine learning and other cutting edge technologies. Connected cars alone produce 25 gigabytes […]

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Intel will track addictive medicine supply chain in blockchain pilot project

Intel will pilot blockchain-based system to track supply chain of addictive medicines: American multinational tech giant Intel will pilot a blockchain-based solution to track supply chain of medicines. The project may have significant positive impact on supply chain tracking of addictive medicines. Overdose of addictive medicines, especially opioids, is a significant challenge all over the […]

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Cathay Pacific rolls out blockchain-powered reward program for flyers

Cathay Pacific, the flag carrier of Hong Kong and an airlines giant, will use blockchain technology for rolling out their new rewards program for their flyers. They have worked with technology giant Accenture for this new reward program, named ‘Unlock More Miles‘. Airlines reward programs currently rely on technology solutions that use multiple data sources, […]

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Cardano Blockchain to help coffee-growers in Ethiopia for coffee export

Innovative blockchain-based start-up Cardano has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Ministry of Science and Technology of the government of Ethiopia, for agri-tech development using the promising distributed ledger technology (DLT). The MOU has special focus on coffee growing in Ethiopia. Rural farms and small holdings grow 95% of the coffee in Ethiopia, […]

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Cisco patents technology that could allow cloud-based crypto mining

American multinational tech giant Cisco has won a patent that will allow crowd-sourcing of cloud computing model, which can facilitate many applications including crypto mining. The patent application was filed in September 2015, and has been approved recently by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Cloud computing is dominated by a handful of tech […]