Amazon Nabs Patent for Blockchain-Based Supply Chain Visibility Scheme – Sourcing Journal

Amazon is diving deeper into the world of blockchain. The e-commerce juggernaut has been awarded a patent for a blockchain-based system that can track items as they move through the supply chain using a “distributed electronic ledger,” potentially giving the Seattle-based firm the product authentication feature it sorely needs. On May 26, the U.S. Patent…

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