For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. This story explores how projects like Callisto and LegalFling are using blockchain technology to store vital information on assaults and record consent. When many think of blockchain, they think of cryptocurrencies. But as one of the most exciting new fields of emerging technology, there is an incredibly wide array of use cases for blockchain — as well as many empty promises and scams. When it comes to combating the age old problem… This story continues at The Next Web
CHICAGO: Starbucks Corp.’s chief financial officer said same-store sales growth in China could be as low as 1 percent over the long-term -- a pace that raises concern about one of the coffee behemoth’s most important markets.