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Walmart’s recent patent efforts have showcased how the retail giant is investigating blockchain, and a new filing points to a focus on autonomous delivery drones. The application was published on August 30, detailing a system by which “autonomous electronic devices” communicate with each other wirelessly and pass transported objects to each other after an identification process. …

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Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com has announced that it will roll out a blockchain platform to track imports of beef products from an overseas meat exporter. According to an announcement Friday, the e-commerce platform said it has partnered with Australia’s InterAgri to import the supplier’s Angus beef products to Chinese consumers, making the production process traceable …

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The logistics arm of Chinese retail and internet giant JD.com has joined the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA). The firm said in an announcement yesterday that JD Logistics joins the alliance with the aim of sharing its knowledge and applications of blockchain technology with other international freight firms, including fellow BiTA members UPS, FedEx, Penske and …

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Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. As blockchain becomes ubiquitous across consumer and enterprise applications, we will continue to see more and more large scale disruption of traditional sectors that are critical parts of the global economy. One space ripe for change is the freight and logistics industry, …

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