Walmart Explores Blockchain for Connecting Automated Delivery Drones
Walmart's patent efforts have showcased how the retail giant is investigating blockchain, this time it's a project that sees a way for drones to talk.
Bitcoin’s recent price jump after the U.S. killing of a top Iranian official has rekindled a long-running debate among investors: whether it will work as a safe-haven asset like gold in times of heightened geopolitical and economic turmoil.
IBM has won a patent for a blockchain system which tracks packages in case they're stolen by drones.
A U.S. Department of Transportation report says using blockchain to track drones can make them safer.
Blockchain drone technology continues to grow, particularly with commercial development by major brands like Amazon and Walmart.
Walmart has reasserted its interest in blockchain-backed drones with a recent patent application.