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  • Dubai, UAE – With its business-friendly environment and adoption of blockchain technology, Dubai is strengthening its appeal to Latin American businesses and entrepreneurs that are looking for growth ...
  • Industry leaders discuss opportunities in artificial intelligence and InsurTech
  • Starbucks is likely to utilize blockchain technology as part of a new payments app, executive chairman Howard Shultz said Tuesday. Speaking with Maria Bartiromo during a Fox Business segment, Schultz ...
  • Saudi Arabia's central bank signs blockchain deal with Ripple

    28 Feb 2018 Reporting by Tom Arnold; Editing by Andrew Torchia and David Holmes
    DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia’s central bank has signed a deal with U.S.-based Ripple to help banks in the kingdom settle payments using blockchain software, as Gulf regulators begin to explore new forms of financial technology.
  • Dubai aiming to be blockchain capital of the world, says director general of Smart Dubai
  • JD.com, the Chinese e-commerce juggernaut and Alibaba’s closest rival, is launching a new accelerator program for artificial intelligence and blockchain startups, the company said today. Despite being ...
  • Dubai 10X to be rolled out over next 24 months to provide transparent pricing and the ability to make tailored trips in a tamper-free manner
  • Transport authority says buyers and sellers will be able to track where the vehicle is in its lifecycle
  • Blockchain engineers are in demand

    28 Feb 2018 Samantha Stein
    Demand is off the charts for blockchain talent, and the capital is waiting to back it up. More than $3.7 billion has been raised through ICOs in the United States alone. Blockchain-related jobs are th ...
  • Miner of Biggest Diamonds Buys Blockchain Firm

    27 Feb 2018 Thomas Biesheuvel
    The mining company that found the biggest diamond in more than a century has joined the race to use blockchain technology to guarantee the quality and ethics of gem supplies. Lucara Diamond Corp., whi ...
  • Blockchain services coming soon in Dubai

    27 Feb 2018 Waheed Abbas
    Smart Dubai aims to make the city the blockchain capital of the world
  • Over the last half century, Dubai has transformed itself from a small desert city to a sprawling metropolis of 2.7 million people. The government has truly leapfrogged on the back of technology. Indee ...
  • 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