Walmart China Teams with VeChain, PwC on Blockchain Food Safety Platform
Walmart China has launched a blockchain-based platform aimed to address food safety concerns in the country.
IBM, Merck, Walmart and KPMG’s drug-tracing blockchain pilot exceeded the interoperability benchmarks set by the Food and Drug Administration, the group said.
Blockchain drone technology continues to grow, particularly with commercial development by major brands like Amazon and Walmart.
A shared payments infrastructure initiated by the state and joined by major Indian banks, the United Payments Interface (UPI) accounted for over 2.2 billion transactions in November.
Retail giant Walmart has applied for a cryptocurrency patent that bears some similarities to the Libra token proposed by Facebook in mid-June.
IBM has recruited two more major shipping carriers to join the blockchain platform it owns with container giant Maersk.