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zdnet.com - Daphne Leprince-Ringuet - From blockchain to big data and IoT, tech is trying to speed up vaccine supply chains
From blockchain to big data and IoT, tech is trying to speed up vaccine supply chains
ZDNet

When Larry Breen worked as a supply-chain manager for a supermarket, dealing with perishable goods came with an easy solution: you stick a yellow label on the item and sell it off for cheaper, in a win-win outcome for broke student customers. Now…

utsa.edu - COVID-19 cold supply chains require a new approach
COVID-19 cold supply chains require a new approach
UTSA Today

U.S. manufacturers are the top target for nation-state adversarial cyber-attacks from foreign nations. These adversaries aim to disrupt the nation's economy and global competitiveness, reduce the ability of manufacturers to deliver goods and erode…

ft.com - Bryce Elder - AO World hit by supply chain 'headwinds'
AO World hit by supply chain 'headwinds'
Financial Times

The cost of success is weighing on AO World, which cautioned of “significantly higher costs” as it builds out infrastructure to meet demand. The online electricals retailer — one of the London market's star performers last year…

patentlyapple.com - Jack Purcher - China's BOE and Luxvisions Innovation Technology have entered Apple's iPhone 12 Supply Chain
China's BOE and Luxvisions Innovation Technology have entered Apple's iPhone 12 Supply Chain
Patently Apple

On Christmas day Patently Apple posted a report titled 'A Report from China claims that BOE has Officially Passed Apple's Certification and is set to begin OLED shipments in early 2021.' Today a Korean Tech site has reported that both BOE and…

reliefweb.int - Somalia: Joint Market and Supply Chain Update, 10th January - 17th January, 2021 - Somalia
Somalia: Joint Market and Supply Chain Update, 10th January - 17th January, 2021 - Somalia
ReliefWeb

Trucks transporting food and non-food items to markets in Gedo, Bay and Bakool halted transport services and are stuck with goods in Afgooye due to Insecurity. Consumer Price Index (CPI) December 2020 report published by FGS, department of…

foodlogistics.com - New Year, New Administration - What's Next for our Nation's Supply Chains
New Year, New Administration - What's Next for our Nation's Supply Chains
FoodLogistics.com

2021 kicked off pretty much how 2020 ended—the nation still grappling with civil unrest, the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) still running rampant and supply chains still experiencing stress. Panic-buying continues, innovation takes over and…

computerweekly.com - Aaron Tan - MAS offers guidance on mitigating supply chain threats
MAS offers guidance on mitigating supply chain threats
ComputerWeekly.com

Singapore's central bank has revised its technology risk management guidelines to help the financial sector guard against supply chain attacks that have been getting more prevalent and dangerous. In a statement, the Monetary Authority of Singapore…

forbes.com - Daniel Newman - Exploring 5 Top Retail Trends At NRF 2021
Exploring 5 Top Retail Trends At NRF 2021
Forbes

If CES is the biggest show for tech every January, NRF is the biggest show for all things retail. The National Retail Federation has held the show every year for more than 100 years, helping to address the most pressing topics in the retail…

bloomberg.com - Loni Prinsloo - Prosus Bets on AI to Help Reshape India's $350 Billion Farm Industry
Prosus Bets on AI to Help Reshape India's $350 Billion Farm Industry
Bloomberg

Prosus NV is investing in agritech company DeHaat in a bet on India's $350 billion farming industry. The Dutch e-commerce group with assets all round the globe led a Series C funding round of $30 million that DeHaat will use to hire more staff…

zdnet.com - Liam Tung - Google Cloud: We do use some SolarWinds, but we weren't affected by mega hack
Google Cloud: We do use some SolarWinds, but we weren't affected by mega hack
ZDNet

Google Cloud's first chief information security office (CISO) has revealed that Google's cloud venture does use software from vendor, SolarWinds, but says its use was 'limited and contained'. Google Cloud announced the hire of its first CISO, Phil…

ussanews.com - Constitutional Nobody - Made In USA' Won't Secure Supply Chain Vs. China: Solarium | USSA News | The Tea Party's Front Page
Made In USA' Won't Secure Supply Chain Vs. China: Solarium | USSA News | The Tea Party's Front Page
USSANews

WASHINGTON: The US needs to work with allies and partners to compete with China in high tech, not go it alone, leaders of a bipartisan commission said Thursday. “I went with the chairman of the seapower committee on HASC, Joe Courtney, the…

bloomberg.com - China's Car-Chip Shortage Could Persist for as Long as a Decade
China's Car-Chip Shortage Could Persist for as Long as a Decade
Bloomberg

China's automotive-chip shortage could persist for as long as a decade, but it has little to do with the current supply glitches snarling production, according to the official who oversees the nation's key new energy vehicle technology development…

huffingtonpost.co.uk - Test And Trace Paying Nearly £1m A Day To Private Consultants
Test And Trace Paying Nearly £1m A Day To Private Consultants
HuffPost UK

Boris Johnson's test and trace system is paying nearly a million pounds every day to private consultancy firm Deloitte, government officials have revealed. David Williams, the department of health and social care's (DHSC) second permanent…

venturebeat.com - Peter Wayner - Database trends: Why you need a ledger database
Database trends: Why you need a ledger database
VentureBeat

The problem: The auto dealer can't sell the car without being paid. The bank doesn't want to loan the money without insurance. The insurance broker doesn't want to write a policy without payment. The three companies need to work together as…

venturebeat.com - Michael Vizard - RichRelevance and Manthan Software combine to form Algonomy
RichRelevance and Manthan Software combine to form Algonomy
VentureBeat

RichRelevance and Manthan Software have completed a merger resulting in a new entity christened Algonomy. This merged company will apply machine learning algorithms within a customer data platform (CDP) to personalize online and in-store shopping…

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