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UN Eyes Blockchain To Aid Urban Development Initiatives

As reported on 2 July 2019 by the technology news blog ‘The Sociable,’ the United Nations is working on blockchain initiatives to proffer sustainable urban development in Afghanistan. The UN is all set to adopt this technology in its projects in the quest to have blockchain technology at the peak of the fourth industrial revolution….

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Successful Launch of First Blockchain Shipment From South Korea To The Netherlands

According to a report released on 01 July 2019, the Dutch bank ABN AMRO, Port of Rotterdam, and Samsung SDS have jointly conducted a Proof-of-Concept shipment from South Korea to the Netherlands. Before deploying blockchain technology, the shipment process was ineffective and paper-heavy. For this, they exclusively tracked a container by using an interoperable blockchain…