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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.

MultiChain Releases 2.0 Beta, Adds SAP and HCL as Partners

| Ian Allison

Enterprise blockchain framework MultiChain is beefing up its partner list as it starts to roll out the next version of its software.

South Korean Government Trials Blockchain for Shipping Efficiency Boost

| Yogita Khatri

Two South Korean government ministries are exploring blockchain's potential to bring new efficiencies to port logistics.

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.