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GITEX Global: What’s new in 2021?

The region’s largest IT exhibition has been defining the newest trends, and displaying product developments from across the world for over 40 years

Accenture opens technology innovation showcase at Expo 2020 Dubai

Accenture Exchange provides visitors the opportunity to learn more about company’s technology solutions and its role in bringing the Expo to life

All you need to know about Central Bank digital currencies

Central Bank digital currencies built around Bitcoin-like technologies that promote transparency offer potential for positive outcomes

What’s ahead for blockchain in the Middle East?

Though blockchain is still nascent in the Middle East region, public and private sectors are beginning to use it to strengthen financial services, and optimise commercial operations

Facebook chief technology officer Mike Schroepfer to step down

Schroepfer will continue to advise the company in a new part-time ‘senior fellow’ role

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Dubai-based corporate services company accepts cryptocurrency payments

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, and Litecoin are among the four major cryptocurrencies accepted by SFM

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UAE aesthetics clinic to accept payment in cryptocurrency

Skin111 and Idoneus ink deal making it the first clinic to accept the cryptocurrency

Devesh Mamtani, Chief Market Strategist, Century Financial

An era of disruption: How to invest?

The rewards of investing in innovative tech stocks have been enormous, and the most evident example would be Tesla, with its share price skyrocketing from $90 in 2020 to $900 in early 2021

Cover story: Why Dubai businessman Dariush Soudi is confident about future success

From poverty to tragedy, Soudi has seen it all. Yet he persevered against all odds and now has a remarkable life story to share

HSBC facilitates first blockchain transaction for steel between UAE, India

The Contour blockchain platform enabled end-to-end digitisation of the documentation required to import flat carbon steel

Hope Consortium expands vaccine storage capacity, creates largest ‘freezer farm’ in UAE

The freezers are connected to Maqta Gateway’s digital blockchain-enabled solution, which tracks the journey of vaccines through the supply chain

Crypto firms got more funding last quarter than in all of 2020

The funding surge is happening as Bitcoin hits record highs

Ahead of the curve: The technology of tomorrow

AI, IoT, blockchain, chatbot, 5G and AR will be crucial for businesses looking to stay ahead

Majid Al Futtaim taps IBM blockchain for food traceability at Carrefour stores

Entire history of the product will be readily available to customers in stores

Gitex 2020: 40th version of the technology exhibition opens in Dubai

Various health protocols are in place due to Covid-19

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Gitex 2020: Everything you need to know

The only major global tech event set to be held live next month at the Dubai World Trade Centre, Gitex will see technology and business leaders from across the world gather to set growth strategies for the future

FinTech firm Ripple chooses Dubai’s DIFC for regional headquarters

Financial institutions across more than 45 countries already use RippleNet

Blockchain app may solve Covid-19 virus passport puzzle

Blockchain technology will help create digital vaccination certificates

Central Banks want digital currencies that don’t nudge out cash

Digital money will have to co-exist with cash and other forms of tender

Why blockchain is worth the hype

Ramy AlDamati, founder, TrustyCrypto and CTO at GloryThink Group talks to Gulf Business all things blockchain

Mastercard grants Wirex approval to issue crypto payment cards

Mastercard expands its Accelerate programme, making it easier for cryptocurrency and crypto card partners to join