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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-powered “Smart package” patent filed by Walmart

US retail giant Walmart has filed a patent application for their blockchain-powered “Smart package” solution. The patent application was filed in August 2017, and the US Patent and Trademark office (USPTO) has released the patent recently. Online shopping involving perishable products often requires temperature control. The prevalent shipping processes aren’t particularly suited to this requirement, […]

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Walmart to use blockchain for tracking live food

US retail giant Walmart will use the promising blockchain technology to improve tracking and quality assurance in their live food business. Walmart has announced their decision recently at the MIT technology Review’s “Business of Blockchain” conference. Large businesses sourcing raw materials from diverse sources need to spend significant time and energy for supply chain assurance, […]