An announcement from the UAE last week marked an unusual development that highlights intriguing socio-economic and geopolitical trends.
The United Arab Emirates city of Dubai has announced plans to move all of its government documents to a blockchain by 2020.
A global tracking scheme for conflict diamonds is continuing its internal blockchain trials, according to a new report.
A technology initiative backed by the Dubai government has launched a $275m startup investment fund.
CoinDesk profiles a recent meeting of the Global Blockchain Council, a 40-member working group seeking to boost the technology in the MENA region.
Amid a broader push to investigate blockchain by the Dubai government, major local telecom provider Du is refining its strategy toward the technology.
Abu Dhabi's newest financial free zone is seeking to promote the development of blockchain startups, according to a new proposal.
The head of Dubai's smart cities drive spoke on how she believes blockchain can help drive the city’s modernization efforts yesterday.
Members of Dubai’s Global Blockchain Council (GBC) unveiled seven new proofs-of-concept at industry conference Keynote 2016 today.
Bitcoin payments firm YellowPay has shut down according to members of its founding team.