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In the ranks of America’s best-selling beers, Budweiser no longer qualifies for even a bronze. Bud has dropped to No. 4, according to sales estimates from industry publication Beer Marketer’s Insights, reports CNN . Remaining at No. 1 is Bud Light, followed by Coors Lite, and the new No. 3: Miller…
To teach or not to teach—that is the question. And Candous Brown chose “to teach” on Wednesday morning, even though her school in Memphis, Tenn., was closed for a snow day. WREG notes that the English instructor at Raleigh-Egypt High School was still in her “kitty-kat pajamas” and ready…
The Trump administration has eliminated or replaced references to climate change, renewable energy and similar topics on websites across the federal government, according to a new study released Wednesday by a coalition of academic and nonprofit groups.
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“Durbin blew DACA,” proclaimed President Trump in a tweet Monday night, the latest unraveling between the two men in the wake of Thursday’s now infamous meeting on immigration. The Washington Post reports that before Trump allegedly spoke of “shithole” ( or “shithouse” ) countries, there was a 180-degree turn: Per…
With new options and conveniences, there’s never been a better time for shoppers. As for workers — well, not always.
The retail industry is being radically reshaped by technology, and nobody feels that disruption more starkly than 16 million American shelf stockers, salespeople, cashiers and other…
When protests erupted in Iran in 2009, then-President Barack Obama reacted cautiously, concerned that a forceful intervention could make America — reviled as the “Great Satan” by Iranian revolutionaries — a rallying cause for the clerical regime.
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When Apple apologized Thursday for deliberately—and secretly— slowing down older iPhones to make sure their batteries continue to function, it was an “extraordinary move,” Business Insider reports. And that’s not just because it was a rare apology from the company. Matt Weinberger writes that the apology “could fundamentally change…
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January 1 will be the start of the Public Sale for ShipChain, the project that will use blockchain to change the shipping & logistics market.
ShipChain encompass all methods of freight, and will include an open API architecture that can integrate with existing freight management software.
Simply put, it’s a fully integrated system across the entire supply chain, from the moment a shipment leaves the factory, to the final delivery on the customer’s doorstep; trustless architecture, and transparent blockchain smart contracts.The movement of goods has a significant and growing influence on the daily lives of people around the world.
According to a market report published by Transparency Market Research, “The market’s global value was $ 8.1 trillion in 2015, and is expected to grow to $ 15.5 trillion by 2023 , making it one of the largest industries on the planet. The industry is currently 10% of the United States GDP.
Today, the supply chain has serious bottlenecks. The lack of a unified platform prevents the various players from interacting efficiently. Most of the participants in the supply chain use outdated ways to track their shipments. Given that upwards of 65% of the value of a company’s products or services is derived from its suppliers and its supply chain, utilizing older highly ineffective systems results in tremendous amounts of wasted time, resources, and money.
ShipChain was established to address the most significant problems facing the logistics industry today. The fully integrated system will track across the entire supply chain–from the moment it leaves the factory, field, or farm–to delivering the finished product to the customer’s doorstep; a trustless system, and transparent blockchain contracts.
The ShipChain system uses an Ethereum smart contract that can be used by anyone to orchestrate a shipping escrow on the distributed ledger. The overall shipment completion will be stored on the main Ethereum blockchain, and to keep costs low, individual tracking waypoints and load data can be stored and verified in an associated side-chain operating on the ShipChain Protocol, such as the one ShipChain Foundation.” Large partners will be able to operate their own ShipChain side-chains, with aid from ShipChain Foundation.
Public sale will be held in January 2018. 29.17 million SHIP tokens will be sold.It is planned to raise approximately $ 10 million in ETH. $ 0.342 per token is the ICO price.
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America can still boast of having the world’s biggest economy—but only for about 15 more years. A report by the Centre for Economics and Business Research in London predicts that China will overtake the US for the top spot in 2032, reports Bloomberg . In fact, the report illustrates how…