Supply Chain

US Government Offering Up to $800K for Anti-Forgery Blockchain Solutions

| Yogita Khatri

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is seeking to fund anti-counterfeiting solutions from blockchain startups with grants of up to $800,000.

Overstock’s Medici Invests $2.5 Million in Grain Tech Firm’s Blockchain Pivot

| Nikhilesh De

Medici Ventures has bought a $2.5 million equity stake in GrainChain, a software firm launching its own blockchain and stablecoin.

Accenture Puts Software License Management on a Blockchain Platform

| Yogita Khatri

Accenture has rolled out a new software license management application built with distributed ledger tech from Digital Asset.

IBM, Seagate Team Up to Tackle Hard Drive Fakes With Blockchain

| Nikhilesh De

IBM is to use its blockchain platform to track Seagate-produced hard drives as a means to guarantee their authenticity.

Why Blockchains Struggle to Gain Traction in Enterprises

| Paul Brody

Existing systems work well enough and are scary to replace, so the path to blockchain adoption will be one problem at a time, says EY's Paul Brody.

Russian Diamond Giant Signs Onto De Beers’ Blockchain Tracking Platform

| Nikhilesh De

Alrosa, the world's second-largest diamond producer, is joining the blockchain pilot program spearheaded by De Beers to trace the stones' provenance.

Ethereum’s Biggest Enterprise Group Is Releasing New Software Specs

| Ian Allison

The largest blockchain consortium has released its latest round of specifications – the next steps to harmonizing the way big companies use…

IBM and Maersk Struggle to Sign Partners to Shipping Blockchain

| Ian Allison

Since Maersk and IBM launched TradeLens 10 months ago, only one other carrier has joined the network. As those involved admit, that's not enough.

Four Agricultural Giants Eye Blockchain in Push to Digitize Global Trade

| Yogita Khatri

The four biggest agricultural corporations plan to utilize tech such as blockchain and AI to bring the global grain trade into the digital age.

Canadian Border Services Begins Testing IBM Blockchain for Shipping

| Aditi Hudli

The Canadian Border Services Agency will partner with the Port of Montreal to trial a blockchain solution for supply chain tracking.