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IBM and A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S have started a company that will use new technologies such as blockchain, a digital ledger best known for underpinning bitcoin, to track cargo movements and automate paperwork for shipping across international borders.

Source: BusinessWeek

Date: January 16th, 2018

Link: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-01-16/ibm-maersk-form-new-blockchain-company-for-international-cargo

Discussion

1) It is becoming more and more apparent that blockchain technology is going to be an incredibly diverse disruptive technology.  What is disruptive technology?

2) Why is IBM involved in this tech innovation with Maersk, a shipping company?

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