China Introduces Blockchain-Based Identification System for Cities

China has introduced an independently developed blockchain-based identification system for its smart city infrastructure. China continues to up its blockchain game with an independently developed blockchain-based identification system for cities as part of its smart city infrastructure. On Nov. 4, Chinese daily tabloid newspaper Global Times reported that the newly developed identification system was jointly […]

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Smart Dubai Endorses Blockchain Platform From Major Local Telecoms Operator

The platform has received the seal of approval from Smart Dubai, the government organization in charge of transforming state-level services by 2021. The blockchain platform built by one of the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) two telecoms operators has received an official endorsement from the government as part of the country’s blockchain integration, executives confirmed in […]

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UAE Presents Blockchain and AI Initiatives Following Annual Government Meeting

The UAE has announced two initiatives pertaining to blockchain and artificial intelligence in a bid to become a leading country in the new technologies. The Second United Arab Emirates (UAE) Government Annual Meetings concluded with the introduction of two initiatives pertaining to blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI), the Emirates News Agency reported Nov. 28. At […]

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Smart Dubai launches blockchain-based payments for government

Source: Mark Jones, Blockchain Technology News The Dubai government’s department of finance has partnered with Smart Dubai to launch a blockchain-based payment system to handle transactions “accurately and in real time”. It forms part of the government’s mission to become the first “blockchain-powered” government by 2020. It’s currently working with IBM, Consensys and Smart Dubai’s […]

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