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783: Monax – The Public Beta Legal Blockchain-Based Platform

The Monax Platform is a contract lifecycle management tool which allows consumers to easily procure lawyer-tested agreements and stay in full control of their business contracting. Harnessing a unique combination of active agreements, blockchain technology, and a business process modeling engine, the platform is designed to move business legal obligations into the networked world. Source:…

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Grocers Embrace Blockchain in New Era of Transparency | Progressive Grocer

“We’ve been very fortunate as an advocate for standards and education in industry to join the ride,” continues Nuce. “We built the UPC or the GTIN as a way for people to have interoperable identification all over the globe. These foundational traceability standards were developed many, many years before blockchain was ever a glimmer in someone’s eye. But now it’s all coming together.”

Source: Grocers Embrace Blockchain in New Era of Transparency | Progressive Grocer, Jenny McTaggart – Feb 16, 2018

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EY – Blockchain-enabled platforms are changing marine for the better – EY – Global

Blockchain-enabled platforms can successfully connect all players in the shipping value chain and advance critical capabilities.

EY and Guardtime, as well as other industry and technology leaders, present the “first of its kind” enterprise-scale platform to integrate and secure the entire stream of disparate data sources involved in insuring shipments around the world.

When risks ebb and flow, should insurance premiums adjust?

Source: EY – Blockchain-enabled platforms are changing marine for the better – EY – Global

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Shipping: IBM, Maersk Are Creating a New Blockchain Company | Fortune

Presently, many shipping supply chains are bogged down by a morass of paperwork shuffled between a glut of middlemen, Wieck says. Documentation, which when lost or delayed causes perishable goods lying in wait to spoil, can end up costing as much as a fifth of the total expense of physical transportation.

According to a 2013 study by the World Economic Forum, reducing the friction around information-sharing and border administration when it comes to international trade “could increase GDP by nearly 5% and trade by 15%”—a boost that amounts to trillions of dollars.

Source: Shipping: IBM, Maersk Are Creating a New Blockchain Company | Fortune, Robert Hackett, January 16, 2018

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Bitcoin Ethereum: How Blockchain Tech Is Revolutionizing Business | Fortune

One day last December, Frank Yiannas went to a Walmart store near company headquarters in Fayetteville, Ark., and picked up a package of sliced mangoes. Yiannas is Walmart’s vice president of food safety, and the fruit was part of a crucial experiment. He brought the mangoes back to his office, placed the container on a…

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