IBM Blockchain App Promotes ‘Virtuous Cycle’ for Sustainable Coffee

IBM is launching a new app that uses blockchain to allow consumers interested in sustainability to trace the coffee they buy along the supply chain. IBM said its new “Thank My Farmer” app will allow consumers to track their morning joe from the store where they buy it back to the farm where it was […]

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IBM Ethical Mineral Sourcing Blockchain to Debut in Spring

Ford, Volkswagon, LG and Volvo plan to take a pilot project tracking cobalt during its refining process live in production next year. The Responsible Sourcing Blockchain Network (RSBN), an international consortium built on Hyperledger Fabric, announced Wednesday it had successfully completed a pilot project to protect against exploitative mining practices. The companies sent 1.5 tons of […]

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IBM Files Patent for a Blockchain-Based Web Browser

A new patent application from IBM describes a blockchain-based web browser. Filed on August 6 by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, IBM’s patent is for a web browser backed by a peer-to-peer network. The browser collects pre-specified information from web browsing sessions, according to the patent. The information is then transferred to a […]

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We.Trade Co-Founder Mancone Is Leaving the Enterprise Blockchain Firm

Roberto Mancone, the charismatic chief operating officer of trade finance platform we.trade, is leaving the company. One of the co-founders of we.trade, Mancone said he was proud to have led the platform as it became a legal entity and to have seen it grow from seven banks to 14. However, he said his own personal […]

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