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The Middle East, blockchain, and cryptocurrency – what’s happening?

Wednesday, 09 October 2019

Blockchain technology is continuously gaining momentum as governments and organizations announce ......

Blockchain to reduce cost and increase adoption of sukuk: Moody’s

Wednesday, 25 September 2019

Adopting blockchain would give significant advantages to the sukuk, or Sharia-compliant bond, ......

Facebook forms Swiss fintech firm with payments focus

Saturday, 18 May 2019

Facebook has set up a new financial technology company in Switzerland focusing on blockchain and ......

Focus falls on crypto’s flaws as puzzlement over bitcoin’s jump reigns

Friday, 05 April 2019

Collective puzzlement has reigned among cryptocurrency analysts and traders since bitcoin’s ......

The coffee farmers betting on block chain to boost business

Monday, 18 February 2019

On a bustling street near the shiny new international airport in Ethiopia’s capital sits a ......

Mubadala’s venture capital unit to launch $400 mln European fund

Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Mubadala Ventures, the venture capital arm of Abu Dhabi’s state-owned Mubadala Investment ......

Top five IT trends that will redefine businesses in 2019

Wednesday, 09 January 2019

“We are living in an era of unparalleled innovation. As new and emerging technologies continue ......

Dubai integrates blockchain technology into online payment

Monday, 24 September 2018

Dubai has integrated blockchain technology into its online payment portal named DubaiPay, local ......

Banks, traders launch first commodities blockchain platform

Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Global banks and trading firms are launching the first blockchain-based platform for financing the ......

Dubai to launch ‘world’s first blockchain court’

Sunday, 12 August 2018

The Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC) courts will reportedly launch the world's first ......

World Bank to issue world's first blockchain bond

Saturday, 11 August 2018

The World Bank is taking a step into the brave new world of digital finance to sell the first-ever ......

Blockchain can solve third world problems but who will bell the cat?

Thursday, 19 July 2018

Ehtesham Shahid is Managing Editor at Al Arabiya English. For close to two decades he has worked as editor, correspondent, and business writer for leading publications, news wires and research organizations in India and the Gulf region. He loves to occasionally dabble with teaching and is collecting material for a book on unique tales of rural conflict and transformation from around the world. His twitter handle is @e2sham and he can be reached at Ehtesham.Shahid@alarabiya.net.

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Dubai’s Future Blockchain Summit to unlock multibillion dollar opportunities

Wednesday, 21 March 2018

In line with the Dubai Blockchain Strategy, announced by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid ......

Slovenia claims world’s first blockchain monument

Tuesday, 13 March 2018

The first monument to the blockchain technology that underpins crypto-currencies took center stage ......

Saudi Arabia’s central bank signs blockchain deal with Ripple

Thursday, 15 February 2018

Saudi Arabia’s central bank has signed a deal with US-based Ripple to help banks in the ......

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