Dubai is planning to develop what it calls a "Court of the Blockchain" as part of a wider push for smart government operations.
Dubai's Department of Economic Development is using blockchain technology to make it easier for companies to set up and operate in the country.
Embracing change might not be easy for governments, but it can be done, according to the head of Dubai's ambitious blockchain agenda.
The central banks of the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia are reportedly testing a new cryptocurrency for cross-border payments.
The Smart Dubai Office won an award for its blockchain initiative at the Smart Cities Expo and World Congress last week.
The Dubai Land Department is framing a new real estate blockchain as a way to build investor confidence and add conveniences for tenants.
Representatives from the blockchain industry are in the United Arab Emirates this week on a trade mission backed by the U.S. Department of Commerce.
A finance regulator in Dubai has become the latest agency to warn investors about initial coin offerings (ICOs).
A UAE-based public blockchain startup has received $817,000 in funding from a private investor.
The Dubai government has partnered with UK startup ObjectTech to bring blockchain-based security to the emirate's airport.