FedEx CEO: Adopt New Tech Like Blockchain or Be Disrupted

"Blockchain has the potential to completely revolutionize what's across the border." Speaking at CoinDesk's Consensus 2018 in New York today, Fred Smith, chairman and CEO of the U.S. logistic giant FedEx,...

SAP to Launch New Blockchain Supply Chain Initiative

Multinational software firm SAP is expanding its work with blockchain into the supply chain space. Torsten Zube, SAP's blockchain lead, revealed Monday that the company is looking to apply the tech...

Bahrain Hopes to Cut Vehicle Data Storage Costs Using Blockchain

The Kingdom of Bahrain is eyeing the adoption blockchain technology in bid to cut the cost of maintaining the country's vehicle registration data. Bahrain's General Directorate of Traffic (GDT) announced on...

Australian Government Looks to Blockchain for Trade Modernization

Australia's Department of Home Affairs is touting blockchain technology in a push to modernize the country's international trade supply chains. Source link thanks you RSS ( https://www.coindesk.com/australian-government-airs-blockchain-plan-for-trade-modernization/)

DHS Official Tells Congress Blockchain Uses Are ‘Almost Limitless’

"I think the applications are almost limitless." So said Douglas Maughan - who serves as the Science and Technology Directorate's cybersecurity division director, a group within the Department of Homeland Security...

What to Expect When Congress Talks Blockchain Tomorrow

A pair of Congressional subcommittees will continue their fact-finding mission on blockchain during a hearing tomorrow. Tomorrow's session will be more narrowly focused compared to a similar hearing held by the...

Ethiopia Explores Blockchain Role in Tracking Coffee Exports

Ethiopia is exploring the use of blockchain technology to track the supply chain for its largest export, coffee. For the effort, the East African nation has partnered with blockchain research and...

Alibaba Advances Blockchain Food Fraud Platform to Pilot Phase

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is trialling a blockchain platform for supply chain tracking in bid to prevent food fraud. The new pilot program will use the blockchain-based Food Trust Framework to...

IBM Partners with Jewelry Industry on Hyperledger Supply Chain Project

IBM is collaborating with jewelry industry leaders to create a cross-industry supply chain tracking platform, the tech giant announced on Thursday. Powered by a permissioned blockchain built on Hyperledger Fabric, the...

Ideas Abound for Business Blockchains, But Who’s Going to Pay?

After a seemingly unending period of blockchain R&D, major enterprises are eager to edge their technology toward production. At least that was the sentiment at Blockchain Expo Global on Tuesday, where attendees...