Walmart files patent for IoT Robotic Bees that pollinate plants

Retail giant, Walmart, has joined many in trying to resolve the problem facing our world caused by the endangerment of bees.  Bees are regarded to be one of the world’s most important species as most crops (about 70 percent) today require pollination to develop fruit, vegetables, nuts, and seeds.     On 8 March 2018, Walmart filed a patent for autonomous robotic bees which can pollinate plants.  Five other patents were also filed and these included additional farming drones such as drones used to track down pests and drones to…

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OwlTing uses Blockchain to shake up the animal husbandry and travel industries

  Blockchain technology continues to disrupt numerous industries and reach new markets. Taiwanese startup, OwlTing, is on a mission to bring the technology to the world with their new system which not only enhances food safety but also verifies the commercial transaction.     OwlTing is led by Darren Wang, a former Google employee who wants to shake up the animal husbandry and travel industries.     According to Bloomberg, OwlTing has built a blockchain-based system for 400 clients eliminating double-booking of hotel rooms, by recording real-time inventory as customers…

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Blockchain pilot success can streamline Shipping

The blockchain is disrupting various industries, one of them being the Shipping Industry. The parent company of Anheuser-Busch, shipping container firm APL, logistics company Kuehne+Nagel, and a European customs organization recently participated in a pilot with consultancy firm Accenture, to test blockchain for global shipping uses.     The results “confirmed that blockchain can reduce operating costs and increase supply chain visibility,” according to Accenture – Read Full article here     Not only is the blockchain proving to be valuable in the shipping industry, devices connected to the internet…

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