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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.

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.

IBM and Intel’s Blockchain Tug of War

| Ian Allison

More than a potential competition between blockchain platforms, tensions between IBM and Intel point to bigger questions around governance.

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.