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Colorado Lawmakers Seek Exploration of Blockchain Use in Agriculture

| Yogita Khatri

Lawmakers in the U.S. state of Colorado are eyeing a role for blockchain technology in the agricultural industry.

2 Crypto Startups Want to Put 10 Million Used Cars on a Blockchain

| Ian Allison

The Fusion Foundation is joining forces with the Automotive eXchange Platform to put 10.5 million used cars on a blockchain.

Accenture’s New Blockchain App Lets Users Tip ‘Sustainable’ Producers

| Anna Baydakova

Accenture has announced a prototype blockchain-based supply chain app designed to reward business practices that conserve natural resources.

Baidu Launches Plug and Play Blockchain Platform for Dapps

| Daniel Palmer

Chinese search giant Baidu has launched a plug-and-play blockchain platform aimed to simplify commercial deployment of decentralized apps.

Pharma Giant Tests IBM Blockchain in Bid to Improve Clinical Trials

| Yogita Khatri

Pharma giant Boehringer Ingelheim is set to trial IBM blockchain in Canada to raise the quality of processes and records in clinical trials.

Oracle’s First Dozen Cloud Blockchain Applications Are Now Live

| Ian Allison

The software giant now has up to a dozen enterprise customers using live blockchain applications.

IBM Blockchain Assists Groundwater Pilot in Drought-Prone California

| Yogita Khatri

IBM and two other organizations will marry blockchain and IoT to help manage groundwater usage in an "at-risk" Californian aquifer.

Levi Strauss, Harvard Trial Ethereum Tech to Track Factory Workers’ Welfare

| Yogita Khatri

Harvard University, clothing giant Levi Strauss and a U.S. think-tank are launching a blockchain pilot to improve labor welfare.

The First Live Enterprise Blockchain Sets Sights on Every Area of Global Trade

| Ian Allison

Trade finance DLT platform we.trade is seeking partnerships with other networks, with TradeLens and Tradeshift as prime candidates.

US Defense Department Says Blockchain Can Help in Disaster Relief

| Yogita Khatri

The U.S. Defense Logistics Agency says blockchain technology has "enormous" potential to improve disaster relief efforts.