• Bank Thailand blockchain bonds
    Technology

    Cheaper, faster, better: Bank of Thailand, IBM launch $1.6B bond platform

    Thailand’s central bank uses IBM’s cloud and blockchain to streamline bond issuance, making it simpler, less expensive and less error-prone

    By leveraging the central bank’s blockchain platform—which runs on the IBM Cloud—the Thai central bank said it is able to speed up bond issuance from more than two weeks to just two days.

  • Dole promises farm-to-shelf tracking
    Technology

    Dole promises farm-to-shelf blockchain tracking of all foods by 2025

    Food giant will be use tracking technologies in every supply chain, increasing food safety while reducing food waste

    Dole gave blockchain a core role in its 2020 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report, promising to expand its use of the technology from leafy greens and fresh vegetables to make sure all products are fully traceable by 2025.

  • Nestlé brews consumer coffee blockchain
    Technology

    Blockachaino: Nestlé brews consumer coffee blockchain

    The food giant has expanded its use of IBM Food Trust blockchain technology to deliver full transparency on the provenance of a steaming cup of joe

    Swedish coffee aficionados can trace their arabica beans back to their place of origin after Nestlé expanded its use of blockchain technology to its Rainforest Alliance Certified Zoégas brand

  • EY Microsort COnsensys baseline
    Technology

    ConsenSys, Microsoft, EY bet businesses will embrace public blockchains

    Strong security and off-chain storage are key ingredients of the Baseline protocol the firms hope will coax enterprise coalitions onto Ethereum

    EY, Microsoft, and ConsenSys believe that given strong security and the right tools, businesses will embrace public blockchains as they look for ways to work together.

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