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  • In Forbes' third edition of the “Fintech 50”, a list of the top 50 financial technology companies globally of 2018, released on Feb. 13, eleven of the companies listed use Blockchain technology or are ...
  • Last week, the UAE’s central bank announced it was working on a joint cryptocurrency, based on blockchain, with its counterpart in Saudi Arabia
  • Dubai Land Department becomes world’s first government entity to conduct all transactions through Blockchain technology; move part of ‘Dubai Blockchain Strategy’ launched by Shaikh Hamdan bin Mohammed and led by Smart Dubai
  • THE BLOCKCHAIN IN BANKING REPORT: The future of blockchain solutions and technologies
  • Dubai just got its first official cryptocurrency
  • UAE Exchange, one of the region's biggest money exchange houses, entered into an agreement with US blockchain start-up Ripple to facilitate real-time cross-border remittance payments as it looks to br ...
  • In blockchain we trust

    21 Feb 2018 Sandhya D'Mello
    Next time you pass through a UAE airport, chances are your passport may not be stamped. Or if you need to renew your licence, you won't need to go to any government office. Better yet, there may not b ...
  • Microsoft wants to use blockchain to secure your identity
  • 'Ignore at Your Own Peril'

    18 Feb 2018 NICHOLAS SAKELARIS
    ‘Ignore at Your Own Peril’: Toyota’s Chris Ballinger Says Business Leaders Should Embrace Blockchain
  • Don Tapscott is chief executive of the Tapscott Group and the chancellor of Trent University. With his son Alex, he is the co-author of Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin is Changing Money, Business and the World and the co-founder of the Blockchain Research Institute, a think tank conducting 70 projects about blockchain opportunities and challenges.
  • Under the decidedly grim moniker "creating a shared future in a fractured world," the world’s elite gathered in Davos, Switzerland for the annual meetings of the World Economic Forum. Awaiting the arr ...
  • Blockchain Transformations at Davos

    31 Jan 2018 Don Tapscott
    Davos, Switzerland - This year at Davos there are a dozen sessions on and off the formal agenda talking about blockchain - the underlying technology of cryptocurrencies like bitcoin. I’m personally in ...
  • DUBAI, 30th October, 2017 (WAM) -- The second Annual Meeting of the Global Future Councils (AMGFC) is preparing to host 700 academics and future experts from 75 countries on November 11-12, 2017, at D ...
  • DUBAI,14th November, 2017 (WAM) -- The World Government Summit Organisation has become a scientific engine for the global future industry," said Omar bin Sultan Al-Olama, Minister of State for Artific ...
  • DUBAI, 19th November, 2017 (WAM) -- The Smart Dubai Office, SDO, has scooped the prestigious City Project Award for the Dubai Blockchain Strategy at the recent Smart Cities Expo and World Congress in ...
  • RAS AL-KHAIMAH, 22nd November, 2017 (WAM) -- RAKBANK has announced that it has partnered with Ripple to leverage its global BlockChain network (RippleNet) to power cross-border payments. Recognising t ...
  • As part of the ongoing effort to implement the Dubai Blockchain Strategy launched by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Counc ...
  • Atlantis resort rolls out blockchain-based guest payment solution
  • DTCM launches Tourism 2.0

    23 Apr 2018 Wam
    Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, DTCM, has launched Tourism 2.0, a blockchain enabled marketplace that connects potential buyers directly to hotels and tour operators. The initiat ...
  • Dubai is launching a virtual business-to-business tourism-specific marketplace using Blockchain technology as part of its Dubai 10x initiative “to be 10 years ahead of other world cities”, local news ...
  • Part of the Dubai 10X initiative, tourism chiefs plan to 'truly democratise' travel within two years