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Walmart Is Using Blockchain Technology to Track Indian-Sourced Shrimp Delivered to Sam’s Clubs Stores

Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT), a Bentonville, Arkansas headquartered multinational retail corporation, is partnering with tech giant IBM, in order to use blockchain technology to monitor its shrimp supply chains. Walmart will be using distributed ledger technology (DLT) to track Indian-sourced shrimp delivered to several Sam’s Club… Read More

Loyalty on Overdrive: Details from the Walmart Digital Currency Patent

Walmart is looking to create a digital coin similar to Facebook’s, but the coin’s design and its connection to a universe of real products suggest the world’s largest retailer is hoping to create a loyalty system on overdrive. According to Walmart’s patent for the coin… Read More

PayPal Announces Partnership With Walmart to Roll Out Cash in & Cash Out Money Services at Stores

On Thursday, PayPal announced it has formed a new partnership retailer giant Walmart to begin rolling out PayPal cash in and cash out money services at Walmart for an exclusive fee of $3 per service. According to PayPal, this is the first time PayPal mobile… Read More

Walmart Orders Suppliers to Track Leafy Greens Using IBM Blockchain

“…(T)he traditional paper-based method of capturing information…at many farms, packing houses and warehouses…is extremely time-consuming,” says retail giant Walmart, and has exaggerated the impact of recent food contamination crises in the US. Walmart will therefore be requiring its suppliers of romaine lettuce to begin tracking… Read More

Walmart Patents Blockchain System for Accessing Emergency Medical Records. Is Blockchain Required?

Walmart has successfully obtained a patent on a compelling system for storing medical records on blockchain that can be accessed in emergency situations, CCN reports. But is a blockchain really required? The proposed system would allow first responders on the scene of an emergency to… Read More

Walmart Launches Global Money Transfer Service “Walmart2World”

On Tuesday, retail giant Walmart announced the launch of its new global wire service, Walmart2World. The company revealed that four years ago it changed the “money transfer game” with the introduction of Walmart2Walmart, which is a domestic money transfer service that offered lower cost, which… Read More

Walmart Teams Up With Fintech Startups Even & PayActiv to Launch Financial Wellness Services For Associates

On Wednesday, retail giant Walmart announced it has teamed up with fintech startups Even and PayActiv to provide a suite of new financial wellness services for its more than 1.4 million associates nationwide. According to the retailer, this new financial solution will allow its associates… Read More

GNS3 Technologies Raises Over $600,000 on Tilt Open

GNS3 Technologies has to announces that their crowdfunding campaign on Tilt Open has achieved record breaking status. GNS3’s modest $35,000 goal was surpassed by 1400%, raising over $600,000 from 13,000 contributors from more than 80 countries. The funding will help to further develop the GNS3… Read More

On Kickstarter: Black Friday Documentary Follows Shoppers Into The Fray

“Black Friday” is the term given to the Friday after Thanksgiving. It’s the unofficial start to the holiday shopping season and the day that many retailers go from being “in the red” to “in the black” for the first time all year. It’s also become… Read More

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