A less-hyped blockchain trial in the Middle East could come to have a big impact on banking.
A trial that examines how blockchain could play a role in paper check management is moving forward at Emirates NBD.
One of the Middle East's largest banking groups is pushing ahead on a plan to use blockchain to prevent paper cheque fraud.
Dubai-based bitcoin startup BitOasis is expanding its presence outside the UAE with a new announcement.
The UAE's central bank isn't banning bitcoin, senior officials said in a statement today.
The UAE central bank is seeking to prohibit the use of digital currencies in the financial sector.
One of the UAE's largest telcos has announced a new partner in its drive for blockchain-powered medical records.
The government of the United Arab Emirates is sponsoring a virtual hackathon dedicated to blockchain, with $140,000 in prizes up for grabs.
Dubai is set to play host to a conference on digital currencies months after a blockchain effort in the country was first unveiled.
A new organization has formed in the United Arab Emirates focused on blockchain technology applications.