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We Are Already Living in a Post-Scarcity World
More and more of what we consume has an effectively infinite supply, says EY’s blockchain leader.
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The World Economy’s ‘Transitory’ Supply Chain Issues Don’t Seem so Transitory After All
An exploration of the history of global supply chains provides insight into just how fast – or slow – the return to normal may be.
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Australian Government Grants $4.1M to 2 Blockchain Pilot Projects
Funding of AU$5.6 million has gone to blockchain provenance startup Everledger and tech consultancy Convergence.Tech.
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Tech Mahindra Joins StaTwig in Global Vaccine-Tracing Blockchain
The firms say the blockchain can improve transparency and prevent failures in global vaccine supply chains.
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The Age of Autonomous Supply Chains
Companies can replace top-down planning with self-organizing blockchain systems, says our columnist. Think of supply chains orchestrated by smart contracts.
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Canadian Pacific Railway Seeks Logistics Boost From Blockchain Tech
Canadian Pacific – in operation since 1881 – has joined blockchain-based logistics platform TradeLens.
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World's Biggest Meat Processor to Tackle Amazon Deforestation Using Blockchain Tech
JBS S.A. aims to track all of its cattle suppliers on a blockchain system by 2025.
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The cryptocurrency market sell-off has prompted jokes about new careers for crypto traders in fast-food hospitality (Yu Chun Christopher Wong/S3studio/Getty Images).
VeChain to Supply Blockchain Tech for Chinese Food Safety Group That Includes McDonald's
The VeChain Foundation has become the first blockchain-based entity to join the China Animal Health and Food Safety Alliance (CAFA) and will work with members to trace supply chains in the country.
The cryptocurrency market sell-off has prompted jokes about new careers for crypto traders in fast-food hospitality (Yu Chun Christopher Wong/S3studio/Getty Images).

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Global Shipping Giant Cosco to Trial Alibaba's Ant Blockchain
Ant Financial claims its enterprise blockchain can handle a billion transaction a day and save costs in global shipping.
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VeChain to Develop Drug-Tracing Platform for Pharma Giant Bayer
Bayer China is tapping VeChain to help it track clinical trial drugs along the blockchain.
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