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A Miami School is Offering Kids Bulletproof Backpacks

Kids Wearing Backpacks Stock Photo

A Miami school is offering parents a $120 bulletproof backpack insert. LedeTree Alex Cejas, a father at Florida Christian School, runs Applied Fiber Concepts, a body armor company. The Miami Herald reports that he outfitted his own kids with the soft armor backpack plates, which weigh under a pound, and made a deal to offer …

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IBM Pushing Blockchain to Track Marijuana Sales

Medical Marijuana and Man Writing in Ledger

Companies are using the digital ledger technology popularized by bitcoin in banking, insurance, and contracts—but how about using a blockchain to track marijuana sales? Canada is planning to legalize cannabis sales next year, with some regulation of distribution and retailing done at the province level, following the same model used for tobacco and …

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