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How Well Has Technology Made Traveling Seamless and Interesting?

Technology continues to advance all the time and affects all segments of human activity, including travel. Travel involves huge investments of time and logistics as people and cargo are moved from one destination to another. Due to these advancements, travel nowadays has become more a sophisticated and enjoyable experience, right from planning to the actual experience of flying. New experiences like helicopter skiing and cliff diving are available to the average traveler. This article explains some of the fun ways in which technology has made travelling seamless and interesting. (more…)

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IBM, Raw Seafoods Collaborate to Use Blockchain to Help Improve Seafood Traceability and Sustainability While Addressing Fraud

Raw Seafoods, Santa Monica Seafoods, and Regional Fisherman Will Digitize their Supply Chain for Scallops Using the IBM Food Trust Platform

ARMONK, N.Y. — IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Raw Seafoods Inc. today announce a new collaboration connecting global sourcing partners, retailers, and restauranteurs who will begin using IBM Food Trust platform to enhance seafood traceability. Built on the IBM Blockchain Platform, the initiative will start by digitizing the supply chain for scallops sourced from the Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishery. (more…)

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Albertsons Companies to Join Blockchain-based IBM Food Trust Network to Pilot Increased Transparency for Romaine Lettuce

Grocer is the latest company to adopt blockchain-based traceability system for global food ecosystem

ARMONK, N.Y. and BOISE, Idaho, April 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Albertsons Companies, one of the largest food and drug retailers in the United States, is joining the blockchain-based IBM Food Trust network and will begin piloting the technology to improve how food is traced from farm to store shelf. The addition of Albertsons Companies to the Food Trust ecosystem of more than 80 brands brings blockchain-based food traceability to more consumers and industry players – from producers to suppliers to retailers – by helping enable greater transparency and collaboration, and ultimately, a safer food supply. (more…)

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IBM Earns Record 9,100 Patents in 2018, Tops U.S. Patent List

IBM’s inventions include use of AI to help people converse, protect the earth’s lakes and combat voice phishing

ARMONK, N.Y., Jan. 8, 2019 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) inventors received a record 9,100 patents in 2018, marking the company’s 26th consecutive year of U.S. patent leadership. IBM led the industry in the number of artificial intelligence (AI), cloud computing, security and quantum computing-related patent grants.  (more…)

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IBM Food Trust Expands Blockchain Network to Foster a Safer, More Transparent and Efficient Global Food System

IBM Announces General Availability of IBM Food Trust as Carrefour Joins Major Supermarkets and Consumer Goods Leaders

Momentum Grows Among Users and Third-Party Data Suppliers on the Network

ARMONK, N.Y. and PARIS, Oct. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced growing adoption of its food supply chain network, IBM Food Trust. The blockchain-based cloud network offers participating retailers, suppliers, growers and food industry providers with data from across the food ecosystem to enable greater traceability, transparency and efficiency. (more…)

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Berkeley Lab Researchers Contribute to Making Blockchains Even More Robust

Hyperledger Iroha project notes that this work heavily inspired their protocol

Blockchain—a technology used for verifying and recording digital transactions—blasted into public consciousness with the rise of Bitcoin. But this tool could also transform the way governments, global industries and even science research operate. In fact, several banks, corporations, governments and scientists have already implemented some form of blockchain to inexpensively, securely and expediently store and share information. (more…)

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