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Four Ways Blockchain Can Enhance Global Food Supply Chains

Four Ways Blockchain Can Enhance Global Food Supply Chains

Blockchain technologies are dramatically transforming food supply chains worldwide by improving transparency, preventing fraud, and reducing errors. In the seafood industry alone, a customer can scan a barcode and access info about the seafood stored on the blockchain, including where it came from, when it was caught, and how it was processed.

Read more at IEEE Innovation at Work

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How Blockchain Can Solve the Growing E-Waste Problem

How Blockchain Can Solve the Growing E-Waste Problem

To address the growing electronic waste stream resulting from unwanted devices, a team in India has created an incentive-based management system using 5G and blockchain that tracks and monitors an electronic product throughout its entire lifecycle, from the point of manufacturing to the point a product is properly disposed.

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Cryptocurrency Blockchains Don't Need to Be Energy Intensive

Cryptocurrency Blockchains Don't Need to Be Energy Intensive

Three alternative consensus mechanisms to Bitcoin's Proof of Work (PoW) are being used in other cryptocurrencies and could offer real competition in the years ahead as they consume far less energy than PoW.

Read more at IEEE Spectrum