Blockchain 

IBM Shipping Blockchain Grows with Two More Carriers on Board

Announced today, IBM’s shipping blockchain, TradeLens, has signed up two more major shipping carriers. The tech giant owns the platform with container giant Maersk. IBM Shipping Blockchain Now, the company has added Hapag-Lloyd and Singapore-based Ocean Network Express (ONE) to the network. Both are leading shipping carriers–ranked fifth and sixth in terms of size, respectively. Last month, TradeLens signed up global carriers CMA CGM and MSC. IBM’s shipping blockchain was first launched in 2018 and, at the time, had only one other shipping carrier: Asia’s Pacific International Lines (PIL), along with Maersk…

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Cryptocurrency 

Blockchain Phone | Sirin Labs Finney Device Ready for Shipping

Sirin Labs’ blockchain phone is expected to begin shipping in late December, it was announced today. The phone’s final design was unveiled at an event in Barcelona. Sirin Labs’ Blockchain Phone Dubbed ‘Finney,’ the blockchain phone promises to advance the user experience of decentralized apps, or dApps. The blockchain phone was developed off the back of an initial coin offering in which Sirin Labs raised $157 million earlier this year. However, it’s wondered if the creation of Finney is an example of putting the cart before the horse, as there simply…

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Blockchain 

Blockchain and Shipping | Samsung SDS Signs Deal with European Port

Samsung SDS, the blockchain subsidiary of the tech giant Samsung, has just announced its partnership with Europe’s largest port, the Port of Rotterdam. In addition to this agreement, the Major Dutch bank, ABN AMRO, will also be in on the blockchain and shipping deal. Samsung SDS: Blockchain and Shipping The Samsung subsidiary released the news via a press release this morning. According to Samsung SDS, its trial will focus on shipping containers from an unnamed factory in Asia to the port of Rotterdam. The Port of Rotterdam is located in…

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