Technology

National Bank of Kuwait to use Ripple for blockchain-backed remittances
The new remittance service is currently available for remittances to Jordan, but will be expanded to other countries.
Blockchain: a clunky solution in search of a problem?
Experts from McKinsey and KPMG disagree - but share similar opinions on its efficacy in transferring currency.
Revealed: how the UAE and Saudi Arabia plan to use a common digital currency
Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority and the UAE Central Bank announce Aber project to forge closer financial ties.
The UAE and Saudi Arabia are developing a joint cryptocurrency
Executive Committee of the Saudi-Emirati Coordination Council agrees to seven initiatives at its first meeting in Abu Dhabi.
Sheikh Hamdan sees Dubai as global creative powerhouse
Crown Prince of Dubai hails Dubai Future Foundation as a successful model to the world in term of innovation.
du debuts first health blockchain solution in the UAE
Blockchain Platform as a Service with Dhonor HealthTech will improve patient safety.
How VR is set to transform Oman
Showcase demonstrates potential for societal transformation.