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Iran’s Government Is Using Crypto Startups as Part of Its Blockchain Embrace

In January, the Central Bank of Iran unveiled plans for a more comprehensive cryptocurrency program at Tehran’s…

Pharma Giant Trials IBM Blockchain in Bid to Improve Clinical Trials

The firm said the trial aims to address quality issues with clinical trial processes and records, which are currently…

Bithumb Kicks Off Middle East Expansion With UAE Crypto Exchange

South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb is planting its flag in the Middle East with the launch of a licensed…

GM Financial Partners With Blockchain Startup to Fight Identity Fraud

Founded in 2017 by the team and board of the lending platform Avant, Spring Labs is working on a blockchain-based…

Leading Fintech Experts to Gather in Riyadh For MEFTECH 2019

MEFTECH 2019 will have a dedicated Fintech Start-Up Zone in partnership with Fintech Galaxy – a MENA-focused digital…

Dubai’s Caesars Bluewaters now using blockchain wallet for staff

The hotel has selected the Lucid Pay solutions, from Liquid-D, to equip staff with a digital payment solution that…

It’s Crypto-Winter, but Here’s Why One of Dubai’s Royalty Bets on This Crypto Fund

With this investment, Invao will be playing a core role in the implementation of the Emirates Blockchain Strategy 2021.…

Blockchain Analysis Links Hamas Fundraising to Coinbase Bitcoin Account

The Palestinian military-political group Hamas, which the U.S. government deems a terrorist organization, maybe using…

Fintech Ecosystem Growth boosted by MEFTECH 2019 in Saudi Arabia

Over the years, the event has brought together more than 8,000 financial industry executives and over 1,000 technology…