UAE’s answer to Palantir attracts European talent

The firm funded by the government of the UAE has recruited Chaouki Kasmi, the former head of WiFi technology at France's national computer security agency ANSSI (Agence Nationale de la Securite des Systemes d'Information) as its chief engineer. Kasmi drew ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Plans to Launch 20 Blockchain-Based Services in 2018

In fact, blockchain technology is already being used for land registry transactions. Other government sectors, such as Department of Naturalization and Residency Dubai, are also running pilot programs. Additional departments, including Dubai Customs ... ( read original story ...)

Blockchain services coming soon in Dubai

Smart Dubai aims to implement blockchain technology in the public sector this year, ahead of its planned rollout in 2020, a senior official said on Sunday. Dr Aisha Bint Butti bin Bishr, director-general, Smart Dubai Office, said the entity is currently ... ( read original story ...)

Uganda: Govt Donates 27 Square Miles of Land to UAE Investor

Sources from the state house say the UAE investor, Dr Ahmed Eltigani Al Mansourie will bring in a new technology to fertilise cows that produce high milk. The president reportedly promised to allocate the free land during a meeting on Friday at the ... ( read original story ...)

Saudi solar company to adopt green crypto-currency

Nicholas Gogerty, Founder of SolarCoin Foundation, said, “Awarding coins to solar energy producers such as ACWA Power ... to receive the latest breaking news and business stories in Dubai,the UAE and the GCC straight to your inbox. ( read original story ...)

New UAE-based cryptocurrency exchange launched

Dubai-based blockchain start-up ArabianChain has launched ... surge in valuation of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and the rapid evolution of blockchain technology,” said ArabianChain founder and CEO Mohammed Alsehli. “The regional market is ripe ... ( read original story ...)

11 great cafes in Dubai to get your work done

This little cafe is a hidden gem in the usually crowded Dubai Mall. It has great views of the fountains, as well as tons of natural lighting. The menu has a nice selection of coffee, juices and soft drinks. The most important thing is that the Wi-Fi is free. ( read original story ...)