Abu Dhabi-based money transmitter UAE Exchange is working with Ripple to launch blockchain remittances to Asia early next year.
An Abu Dhabi financial center and KPMG say they have successfully completed a trial of a blockchain-based know-your-customer application.
The U.A.E. plans to introduce regulations that would permit initial coin offerings to be used as a means of fundraising for domestic companies.
Energy markets data provider S&P Global Platts has announced the commercial deployment of a blockchain network for sharing oil inventories.
A financial regulator in the UAE has issued a warning to investors on the risks of participating in token sale activities.
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.
UAE Central Bank Governor Mubarak Rashed Al Mansouri issued critical remarks about bitcoin during an event this week.
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 UAE-based public blockchain startup has received $817,000 in funding from a private investor.