New Zealand Blockchain Group to Request Government Blockchain Strategy

The New Zealand-based blockchain collective BlockchainNZ will request that the government form a national blockchain strategy. New Zealand-based blockchain industry group BlockchainNZ announced that it will request a national blockchain strategy from the government next Thursday, according to a press release on May 21. The executive director of Blockchain NZ, Mark Pascall, will give a […]

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BitOasis Secures Preliminary Approval With UAE Financial Regulator

BitOasis has reportedly secured preliminary approval with the Financial Services Regulatory Authority of the Abu Dhabi Global Market. United Arab Emirates-based cryptocurrency exchange BitOasis has reportedly secured preliminary approval with financial regulators, Bloomberg reported on May 13. Founded in 2015, BitOasis claims to be the Middle East’s first digital currency wallet that uses multi-signature technology. […]

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68% of Global Millionaires Already Invested or Plan to Invest in Crypto by 2022: Survey

Dubai-based financial consultancy firm deVere Group underscores the “justified international surge in crypto-optimism” in a new survey. 68% of global high-net-worth individuals have already invested or are planning to invest in crypto by the end of 2022, according to a survey by Dubai-based financial consultancy firm deVere Group released on May 3. DeVere group has […]

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Smart Dubai Endorses Blockchain Platform From Major Local Telecoms Operator

The platform has received the seal of approval from Smart Dubai, the government organization in charge of transforming state-level services by 2021. The blockchain platform built by one of the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) two telecoms operators has received an official endorsement from the government as part of the country’s blockchain integration, executives confirmed in […]

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Crypto Startup Behind Alibabacoin Agrees to Stop Using ‘Alibaba’ Name After Legal Action

Dubai-based crypto firm ABBC Foundation agreed to stop using name “Alibaba” after legal action by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group. Dubai-based crypto firm ABBC Foundation has agreed to stop using the name “Alibaba” for its cryptocurrency after legal action by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, Reuters reported on March 11. The decision from ABBC Foundation […]

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