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Decentralised Investment Group (DIG) has partnered with BRON Studios to create a Hollywood NFT Collection

An investment firm in Dubai is using NFTs to revolutionise Hollywood

The Decentralised Investment Group (DIG) has partnered with Bron Studios to create a Hollywood NFT Collection linked to a much-anticipated movie series

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Binance resumes Bitcoin withdrawals after temporary halt

The transactions were stuck because they were submitted to the exchange with low transaction fees

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Crypto Oasis, Roland Berger partner to boost region’s crypto economy

Roland Berger and Crypto Oasis will explore opportunities in the fields of blockchain and decentralised technologies in the region

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UAE’s Majid Al Futtaim and Binance partner to unlock Web3 capabilities

Agreement will see Majid Al Futtaim and Binance work jointly on non-fungible tokens and crypto payments with Binance Pay

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Blockchain investment firm FTFT Capital inks strategic metaverse partnerships

The collaborations will help the company’s affiliate FTFTX expand its metaverse capabilities by establishing a new platform for aggregating trading information

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Dubai’s crypto edtech Coinmarketpedia secures $2m to expand footprint

The funds will be used to enhance features, allow for investments in ecosystem partnerships and onboard industry experts

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Crypto Oasis identifies over 1,000 blockchain organisations in the UAE

The updated target is to have over 1,500 organisations identified in the ecosystem by end of the year

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Cybercriminals now target DeFi protocols for stealing cryptocurrency

New Chainaysis report also found that the illicit share of all cryptocurrency transaction volume at an all-time low, indicating positive progress as non-traditional finance technologies mature

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Dubai’s Museum of the Future partners with Binance to issue NFTs

The Museum of the Future intends to develop assets within the fields of NFTs, cryptocurrencies and the blockchain

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Crypto exchange Binance gets French regulatory nod in European push

The regulatory nod will help boost the company’s ambitions in Europe and marks the exchange’s first major approval from a G-7 member nation

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First African emissions reduction credit platform unveiled

The platform, to be known as CYNK, will use the Hedera Hashgraph public decentralised ledger to track emission reductions

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EX Sports, Binance NFT to launch unique Urbanball NFT collection

The ‘Mystery Box Collection’ is scheduled to go live at 3pm on May 3, 2022

What does the future of gaming hold?

Commercially and technically, the video games industry has always been ahead of the curve, driven by tech-savvy creators and early adopters

How DIFX is bridging the gap between traditional and digital assets

With a growing startup ecosystem and tech-driven individuals, the Middle East region is on the verge of becoming a global fintech leader, says Jeetu Kataria, co-founder and CEO at DIFX

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Revoland becomes the first blockchain game to launch on Huawei Cloud

Revoland is a multiplayer online battle arena where players can gather friends to form a team, play and earn token rewards for their individual skills

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Jack Dorsey’s first tweet offered for $48m on NFT marketplace

It is 16 times of what the owner paid for a year ago

Binance secures licence by Dubai’s Virtual Asset Regulatory Authority

The company will be allowed to offer limited exchange products and services to pre-qualified investors and professional financial service providers

Crypto Oasis gears up to add up to 1,000 blockchain organisations

As of March 2021, this fast-growing ecosystem reached over 700 organisations operating out of the UAE

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Global Blockchain Congress: Interview with Lutfi Qarajah, Petracoins

Petracoins is a digital asset management platform that helps businesses in purchasing, trading, storing, and using currencies such as bitcoin

Here’s how cybercriminals are using cryptocurrency as a scamming tool

Cryptocurrency organisations have varying cybersecurity requirements, and they must secure their customers’ data at all costs, opines Maher Yamout, senior security researcher at Kaspersky

The Global Blockchain Business Council appoints Ola Lind as the UAE Ambassador

Lind joins 179 ambassadors from 86 jurisdictions in six continents that make up a select group of leaders in technology, government, and academia

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Swiss crypto bank Seba opens office in Abu Dhabi

In a first for a full-service digital asset bank in the UAE, it received a nod from the Abu Dhabi Global Market Financial Services Regulatory Authority

How blockchain analytics can help combat cryptocurrency crime in the UAE

Chainalysis report shows crypto-based crime hit an all-time high in 2021, with illicit addresses receiving $14bn over the course of the year, up from $7.8bn in 2020

AD Gaming partners with Attarius Network to underpin Abu Dhabi’s gaming sector

Via the agreement, Attarius will help developers in Abu Dhabi build blockchain-based games

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Power Letters 2022: Bal Krishen, chairman, Century Financial

A sudden policy shift by central banks anxious to tame surging inflation could be one of the downside risks for global stocks next year

Future Fintech’s FTFT Capital launches cryptocurrency platform

FTFTX collects global currency and market data, directly linking markets and exchanges and making the data available to users 24 hours a day

UAE looks to attract Asian firms to bolster crypto sector

The UAE has intensified its push to adopt the use of blockchain in recent years

Etisalat’s blockchain arm crosses Dhs10bn transactions

Launched commercially in April 2021, the platform was co-created by Etisalat Digital along with seven UAE banks

Dubai World Trade Centre to become regulator for virtual assets and crypto

DWTC will be designing a comprehensive ecosystem for this sector within Dubai

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In pictures: GB Tech Awards 2021

The award ceremony was held on October 20 at Headlines Executive, Ibis, Dubai