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4-fold Increase in Cryptomining Attacks in the META Region

The past year has been extremely eventful in terms of the digital threats faced by financial institutions: cybercrime…

Blockchain-as-a-Service Launch In The Middle East

VeChain’s wide range of blockchain solutions for enterprises comprising of the Internet of Things (IoT) are ripe for…

Proof of use: A new crowdfunding threshold for passionate users

The proof of knowledge approach is problematic. The advantage of the wealth-based standard for accreditation is it’s…

UAE Government launches national incentives to fortify AI and Blockchain sector

The Second UAE Government Annual Meetings, held in Abu Dhabi, witnessed the launch of two national initiatives . . .

Did Crypto Kill Venture Capital After All?

The crypto winter is here. Crypto companies are laying off staff to cut costs. The market is moving south . . .

20 Innovative Fintech Solution Pilots Emerge from Middle East Accelerator Programme

FinTech Hive at DIFC, the first and largest financial technology accelerator in the MEASA region, marked another…

Al Hilal Bank Just Made Their First Islamic Sukuk Sale on Blockchain

Al Hilal Bank has executed the world’s first sukuk transaction on a blockchain ledger. . .

3 things Bahrain’s Central Bank is doing to encourage more Fintech Startups

The region launched its own fintech hub that has housed some amazing projects. . .

Blockchain gaming gets a boost with Mythical Games’ $16M Series A

Galaxy Digital’s EOS VC Fund has led the round for Mythical. . .