Retail Giant Walmart Enters Second Drug-Tracking Blockchain Trial
Walmart will take part in a second drug-tracking blockchain pilot, this one with IBM, KPMG and drug maker Merck.
Blockchain drone technology continues to grow, particularly with commercial development by major brands like Amazon and Walmart.
Retail giant Walmart has applied for a cryptocurrency patent that bears some similarities to the Libra token proposed by Facebook in mid-June.
IBM, Merck, Walmart and KPMG’s drug-tracing blockchain pilot exceeded the interoperability benchmarks set by the Food and Drug Administration, the group said.
IBM has recruited two more major shipping carriers to join the blockchain platform it owns with container giant Maersk.
Walmart China has launched a blockchain-based platform aimed to address food safety concerns in the country.