Friday, May 3rd, 2019

JP Morgan and Microsoft Announce a Strategic Partnership
News Release

Both companies announced that “they have signed a memorandum of understanding to form a strategic partnership to accelerate the adoption of enterprise blockchain.”

According to a Microsoft press release, JP Morgan has developed a distributed ledger platform called Quorum which will be available on Microsoft’s Azure cloud service.

The move would enable JP Morgan and Microsoft customers to develop and scale blockchain on the cloud.

Chipotle Looks to Divert 50% of its Restaurant Waste from Landfills by 2020
Press Release

According to a company press release, as part of the goal, the restaurant chain plans to: test a “recyclable or compostable cup and lid including a strawless option”, and reduce “the amount of plastic in cutlery by 20%”.

DoorDash Expands Food Deliveries to Wyndham Hotels
Company Blog Post

The on-demand delivery service announced that it “launched a new partnership with Wyndham Rewards, enabling DoorDash customers to enjoy” local restaurants and service while traveling.

The move would bring DoorDash to over 3,700 Wyndham hotels across the United States.