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Global Diamond & Jewelry Market Tracks Authenticity with IBM Blockchain

Asahi Refining (precious metals refiner), Helzberg Diamonds (U.S. jewelry retailer), LeachGarner (precious metals supplier), The Richline Group (global jewelry manufacturer) and UL (independent, third party verification) are launching the TrustChainTM Initiative, powered by the IBM Blockchain Platform, delivered via the IBM Cloud. TrustChain is initially tracking six styles of diamond ...

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SAP Ariba and the digital Manufacturing Network

SAP Ariba and SAP have announced the launch of Manufacturing Network, a cloud-based platform that connects companies with manufacturing service providers for collaborating on design through procurement execution. By collaborating on design, manufacturing and procurement in a coordinated way, companies can optimise production and costs and open the door to ...

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Samsung Eyes Blockchain For Supply Chain

Samsung is targeting the introduction of blockchain technology that could reduce its global shipping costs by up to 20%. Song Kwang-woo, vice president of Samsung SDS, the Korean multinational’s specialist technology arm, has revealed the company is investigating the possibility of using a blockchain ledger system to ‘fuel its digital ...

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Transnet and GE Transportation Working Together to Digitize Africa’s Supply Chain

South Africa’s state-owned freight and logistics giant Transnet has partnered with global digital industrial leader, GE Transportation, to create a digital solution that will seamlessly connect shippers and transport operators, enabling an efficient movement of goods. Transnet is the custodian of South Africa’s rail, ports and pipeline networks. The company operates ...

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