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Inaugural Hyperledger Global Forum Showcases Strong Community Momentum

12/12/18

The first-ever Hyperledger Global Forum drew more than 650 attendees from as far as Australia and Argentina for an extended conversation about the state of open source enterprise blockchain and vision for the Hyperledger community and technologies.

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New Call Roaming Projects Demonstrate Blockchain's Disruptive Character

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12/11/18

Bernard Schwab, director of Oracle's Global Communications industry solutions, discusses how blockchain is poised to play a significant role in telecom, particularly in roaming, which is the hand-off of a call or data session from one network provider to another.

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Here’s How Blockchain Can Return Confidence to Australia’s Food Industry

12/11/18

It has been a challenging year for Australia’s food industry. News of needles in strawberries and fake honey—has put the livelihoods of farmers and the industry’s broader reputation at stake. Could blockchain technology bring greater transparency to an incredibly complex food supply chain?

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What CEOs Really Want from Blockchain, Other Emerging Tech

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12/11/18

Looking to ride the economic wave for as long as it lasts, today's CEOs are more willing to use whatever technology is at hand because growth has become a greater imperative than cost reduction.

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Oracle Blockchain Applications Provide Visibility Through the Supply Chain

11/26/18

Oracle recently unveiled the new Oracle Blockchain Applications Cloud, a new suite of use-case-specific software-as-a-service (SaaS) products to improve transparency by allowing users to track products on a distributed ledger all the way through the supply chain.

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Advantages of Oracle's New Block Chain Apps Explained in Exclusive Interview

10/24/18

Rick Jewell, Oracle senior vice president for supply chain and manufacturing cloud applications, offered an exclusive interview with Supply Chain Management Review. He discussed the recent release of Oracle Blockchain applications and why they are relevant in supply chain management to better track transactions outside of their organizational boundaries.

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Oracle Launches Blockchain Applications Cloud to Aid Supply Chain Transparency

10/24/18

Oracle unveiled a new blockchain applications cloud suite designed to streamline and improve supply chain efficiency and offer customers greater supply-chain traceability and transparency.

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Blockchain Applications Cloud Launched at OpenWorld 2018

10/24/18

Further demonstrating its commitment to blockchain, Oracle has launched a business-ready, cloud SCM application suite built with Oracle Blockchain Cloud Service.

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New Oracle AI, Blockchain Apps Target Key ERP Workflows

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10/23/18

During Oracle OpenWorld 2018, the company made its case for leading the tech industry push for "intelligent" ERP with a fresh crop of AI applications. It also unveiled four blockchain applications, including the ability to trace goods through the supply chain.

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Why the 'Patient-Centered Supply Chain' Is Critical to the Future of Healthcare

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10/04/18

Michael Walker, global lead for healthcare in Oracle's Industry Solutions Group, discusses how healthcare executives are adopting supply chain best practices from other industries to create a more patient-centric experience.

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ICS Financial Systems, AJIB Announce Successful Blockchain PoC Trial

09/04/18

ICS Financial Systems Limited, a subsidiary of London-based International Computer Systems Group, has successfully completed a proof of concept (PoC) trial carried out at Arab Jordan Investment Bank (AJIB). The new blockchain platform is integrated with Oracle Blockchain Platform.

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NITI Aayog Partners with Oracle for Blockchain-Based Solution for Fake Drugs

08/24/18

India is the world's largest producer of generic drugs, but around 25% of India-produced drugs are fake, counterfeit, or substandard. A WHO report claims that 35% of counterfeit drugs sold globally come from India. Niti Aayog, an Indian government think tank, partnered with Oracle and Apollo Hospitals to track all steps of a pharma transaction through the supply chain using the Oracle Blockchain Platform.

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MTO Global Team Up with Oracle Cloud to Launch its DLT-based M2O Customer Loyalty System.

08/16/18

Innovative customer loyalty platform, M2O (Membership & Mileage to Opportunity), built on Oracle Blockchain Platform. Pre-assembled Blockchain Platform quickly helps to create a trusted platform that enables users to convert credit card points and air miles to tokens.

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What Will Spark The Blockchain Explosion?

08/1/18

Predictions that a technology will "change everything" rarely come true. The internet was one that did. Blockchain has the potential to be another.

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