Browsing the "Dubai" Tag

Dubai Plans to ‘Disrupt’ Its Own Legal System with Blockchain

| Wolfie Zhao

Dubai is planning to develop what it calls a "Court of the Blockchain" as part of a wider push for smart government operations.

Dubai Government Unveils Blockchain Business Registry

| Sujha Sundararajan

Dubai's Department of Economic Development is using blockchain technology to make it easier for companies to set up and operate in the country.

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The Transformed Role of Government in the Blockchain Era

| Dr. Aisha Bin Bishr

Embracing change might not be easy for governments, but it can be done, according to the head of Dubai's ambitious blockchain agenda.

Saudi, UAE Central Banks Team Up to Test Cryptocurrency

| Stan Higgins

The central banks of the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia are reportedly testing a new cryptocurrency for cross-border payments.

Smart Dubai Office Bags Award for Blockchain Initiative

| Sujha Sundararajan

The Smart Dubai Office won an award for its blockchain initiative at the Smart Cities Expo and World Congress last week.

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Dubai Land Department Launches Blockchain Real Estate Initiative

| Marc Hochstein

The Dubai Land Department is framing a new real estate blockchain as a way to build investor confidence and add conveniences for tenants.

US Commerce Department Backs Blockchain Trade Mission to UAE

| Stan Higgins

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.

Dubai Financial Regulator Issues Warning on ICOs

| Stan Higgins

A finance regulator in Dubai has become the latest agency to warn investors about initial coin offerings (ICOs).

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Blockchain Startup ArabianChain Nets $817k from New Investor

| Wolfie Zhao

A UAE-based public blockchain startup has received $817,000 in funding from a private investor.

Dubai Plans Digital Passports Using Blockchain Tech

| Wolfie Zhao

The Dubai government has partnered with UK startup ObjectTech to bring blockchain-based security to the emirate's airport.