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Solving Scalability And Security For Public Chains: An Inside

Solving Scalability And Security For Public Chains: An Inside Look … Blockster Source link

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Why restaurant chains are investing in robots and what it means

A White Castle team member next to Miso Robotics’ Flippy. Courtesy: Miso Robotics Chipotle Mexican Grill is testing whether a robot can make tortilla chips in stores. Sweetgreen plans to automate salad making in at least two locations. And Starbucks wants its coffee-making equipment to lessen the workload for baristas. This year brought a flurry […]

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China/Covid-19: spiralling infections will disrupt supply chains

What happens when more than half of a city’s population gets Covid-19 at the same time? An explosive number of new cases in China’s capital Beijing could mark the beginning of the next phase of supply chain disruptions. China’s lockdowns over the past two years halted factories across a wide range of industries and cities. […]

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US straightens out supply chains after months of inflationary

Costs are beginning to fall throughout US supply chains, easing inflationary pressures even as importers voice concern that fresh disruptions related to Covid-19 in China may yet bring further trouble. Higher logistics costs, which companies largely passed on to customers, presented one of the pandemic’s greatest business challenges and helped to power a historic run-up […]

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Japanese chip company Ferrotec rejigs supply chains to access US and China

A Japanese chip equipment supplier has started to reorganise its supply chains and factories in a strategy designed to access both US and Chinese markets after Washington rolled out new chip export controls. The group chief executive of Tokyo-based Ferrotec told the Financial Times that the company was accelerating plans to expand production outside China […]

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Magic Eden NFT Marketplace Adds Polygon to Supported Chains, Targets Web3 Games By DailyCoin

Magic Eden NFT Marketplace Adds Polygon to Supported Chains, Targets Web3 Games Leading cross-chain NFT marketplace Magic Eden has announced it is integrating the Polygon network into its list of supported chains. The cross-chain NFT marketplace aims to catalyze the development of exciting games and global brands transitioning into Web3 in order to welcome the […]

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Inflation forces mom and pop restaurants and chains like McDonald’s to lean on their strengths

Customers at a McDonald’s restaurant Scott Mlyn | CNBC As the restaurant industry battles inflation, the large size of chains and their access to cash gives them the upper hand, but independents have advantages of their own when managing higher costs. Feeling the pressure on their budgets, consumers have been cutting back on their restaurant […]

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Starbucks union to strike at more than 100 locations on Red Cup Day, one of the chain’s busiest days of the year

Starbucks official reusable red cup, left, and red cup from Starbucks Workers United. Source: Starbucks; Starbucks Workers United Workers at more than 100 unionized Starbucks locations plan to strike on Thursday, one of the chain’s biggest sales days of the year. To celebrate the holiday season, Starbucks every year gives away reusable red cups bearing […]

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How the Cloud Makes Supply Chains Smarter and Stronger |

First, Covid-19 disrupted supply chains, most visible as the global chip crisis. Then the Russia-Ukraine war broke down the supply of food, energy, and agricultural products. In a world prone to upheaval,  Anant Adya, executive VP at Infosys Cobalt, shares how the cloud can help stronger and smarter supply chains that are more resilient. The […]

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BNB and Ethereum Chains Are the Most Targeted by Web3 Criminals Representing 52% Of Losses

Web3 criminals had a clear preference for exploiting the BNB and ETH chains, according to a data presentation by BanklessTimes.com. The site reports that the two blockchains accounted for 52% of all Web3 losses in Q3 2022. In total, the Web3 ecosystem lost over $428M in the quarter from hacking and other fraudulent activity. BNB […]