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  • The company said it picked Dubai for its friendly attitude towards cryptocurrencies and its government personally investing in bringing new technologies to its citizens. Espeo Blockchain, a consulting ...
  • The Internet is buzzing this month about the huge potential blockchain technology has to transform industries. Even sectors that seem unlikely, such as the dental industry, are seeing the benefits of ...
  • An Irish start-up is using blockchain technology to ensure airline passengers are better informed and immediately get compensation or a refund when flights are delayed or cancelled. Travacoin, a payme ...
  • Dr Aisha bin Bishr, director general at Smart Dubai Office, talks about the Smart Data platform and soon-to-be-unveiled UAE Pass, a digital ID and signature which is being touted as one of the foundat ...
  • Ripple To Open Office In Dubai In Q4 2018

    04 Nov 2018 Abhimanyu Krishnan
    The Ripple project, which has quickly roped in several partners in regions all across the world, has announced an expansion into the Middle East, with an office expected to open in Dubai by the end of ...
  • IBM will deliver the new service aimed at speeding up transaction processing times

  • The NEM Foundation has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) Ministry of Community Development (MOCD) to provide blockchain consultancy and services. The NEM ...
  • The NEM Foundation has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) Ministry of Community Development (MOCD) to provide blockchain consultancy and services. The NEM ...
  • Air France-KLM partners with Winding Tree to strengthen innovation in the travel industry using Blockchain technology. The aim of this new agreement is to provide, via Blockchain technology, a more ad ...
  • Dive Brief: Walmart unveiled a blockchain-backed traceability system for leafy greens yesterday in a letter to suppliers. Participation in the program will be mandatory for all suppliers of lettuce an ...
  • Blockchain: Beyond The Hype

    02 Oct 2018 Matthew White
    There are plenty of resources that explain the basic concepts of a blockchain and how it works, but there are still major barriers preventing organizations from identifying the benefits and building t ...
  • Blockchain is set to revolutionise the way we travel

    27 Sep 2018 Fernando Moncada Rivera
    Ripe for disruption by blockchain and cryptocurrencies, the travel industry is on the cusp of real change Recognising an opportunity to cater to ‘crypto-affluents’, many companies have started accepti ...
  • The Smart Dubai office, a government initiative led by the Crown Prince of Dubai, is integrating blockchain technology into its retail payments smartphone app DubaiPay, enabling reconciliation and set ...
  • It's a bird! It's a plane! It's the Blockchain! It may not have the same ring to it as Superman, but sure enough, it aims to accomplish the digital equivalent. When Superman joined the Justice League, ...
  • New York University (NYU) has reportedly become the “first” university in the U.S. to offer students a major in blockchain technology, CBS New York reported September 18. The program will reportedly b ...
  • A senior Dubai law enforcement official has predicted that digital currency will “soon” usurp cash, local news outlet Khaleej Times reported Sunday, September 16. Speaking during a panel he was headin ...
  • Relam Investment has officially launched its 3rd Generation Blockchain technology ecosystem – HETACHAIN – and it’s ICO. The global launch started in Dubai on Sept 12, 2018, and will proceed to London ...
  • Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have been an extremely hot topic lately, with both positive and negative speculations about its future. Despite the growing interest in cryptocurrency and its underl ...
  • Blockchain technology, which holds the potential to reduce banks’ business operations costs worldwide by up to 50 per cent, is increasingly disrupting the region’s banking sector, say experts. The tec ...
  • The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has signed a FinTech Agreementwith the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA). The MAS has been strengthening its fintech ties with regulatory authorities ...
  • Airlines and airports are functioning on outdated methods of information collection and distribution, using many isolated operating systems where data exchange can be timely and unsecure — despite a r ...
  • The hype around blockchain is growing with the vast majority of companies saying they are "actively involved" in the technology, according to a PwC survey published Monday. “Everyone is talking about ...
  • ConsenSys has officially launched a 12-week Ethereum Blockchain developer programme in full support of one million (1m) Arab Coders, a development by the Dubai Future Foundation, created to array and ...
  • An Irish medical aid project recorded on the blockchain has seen a world first this week – a baby. Initially, a project funded to tackle controversies in the charitable sector regarding fair distribut ...
  • Opportunities for Chinese businesses in UAE's tech industry DUBAI: With a thriving technology sector, deepening bilateral ties with China, and recent announcements by the UAE Cabinet to allow 100 perc ...
  • Innovative Investing

    22 Jul 2018
    Mike Clark and Omar Jackson, Partners at Berkeley Assets, discuss the investor climate in Dubai and how blockchain technology will be impacting business and investment in the next 12 months How strong ...
  • British University in Dubai announces plan to launch AI degree as part of UAE's 2031 AI strategy. The British University in Dubai (BUiD) has launched the country's first bachelors degree in artificial ...
  • Smart Crowd, the first and only financial regulated digital investment platform in MENA has officially completed a property transaction in fintech. Earlier this month, Smart Crowd crowdfunded a small ...
  • Showing Europe’s long-term commitment to blockchain technology, 22 EU Member States signed the Declaration on the establishment of a European Blockchain Partnership on April 10, 2018. Romania and Gree ...
  • You’ve heard all about blockchain. It’s everywhere these days, and for good reason: after all, blockchain is changing the world like few technologies ever have before. Also firmly falling into the “ri ...
  • Hacken aims to protect the Blockchain technology using cybersecurity to reduce threats. On May 2-3, 2018, The Future Blockchain Summit will take place in Dubai, the UAE. Aisha Bint Butti Bin Bishr, Di ...
  • The biggest bank of Dubai – Emirates NBD, has gone live at scale with a blockchain-based project called “Cheque Chain” to substantially cut off check-related fraud. Dubai has always been quite elated ...
  • This week, the Kingdom’s powerhouse Saudi Telecom Company (STC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the cryptoverse’s own Ethereum-centric powerhouse venture studio ConsenSys. The deal wil ...
  • The Islamic Research and Training Institute, the research arm of the Islamic Development Bank Group and SettleMint will embark on the journey to build a blockchain-based financial product that can pot ...
  • In a joint press conference during the GoGlobal mission by Startups.be and Close the Gap, deputy prime minister Alexander De Croo together with Filip Lammens, CEO of VIA Don Bosco and Roderik van der ...
  • Over 50 per cent of the UAE's federal transactions would be powered by blockchain technology by 2021, it was announced on Wednesday. The Emirates Blockchain Strategy would help the country save Dh11 b ...
  • Ireland is the home of the company’s Mastercard Lab, a section aimed at developing revolutionary payment solutions. The corporation will be hiring 175 more staff members for their Dublin office to dev ...
  • Samsung wants to create a blockchain system that would help it better manage the shipment processes. The company hopes to cut one-fifth of the related costs. South Korea’s Samsung Electronics is weigh ...
  • UAE-based banking group Emirates NBD is rolling out its Cheque Chain platform, a security-enhancing technology that integrates blockchain into checks to strengthen their authenticity and minimize pote ...
  • Last year Dubai Land Department became the world’s first government entity to conduct all transactions through Blockchain network.  Read more here