UAE’s telco e& launched its first NFT collection
    01 Jun 2022

    UAE telecom firm e& (formerly Etisalat Group) announced launching its first collection of NFTs, becoming the first technology and investment conglomerate in the Middle East to do so. Initially, e& says its NFTs will be available to select investors. The inaugural set of NFTs from e& will be distributed selectively, with the group providing further…

    Metacon is building a Web3 community in the UAE
    01 Jun 2022

    Actively pushing reforms and policies in the field of digital technologies, the UAE has conducted Metacon, the two-day event held at The Arena, Dubai World Trade Centre. The event aimed to help the building of a fast-growing Web3 community in the UAE, exhibiting the abundant opportunities of the metaverse on May 27-28. The UAE is…

    Investment Monitor: Will Dubai’s cryptocurrency gamble pay off?

    While cryptocurrencies are receiving a mixed reception around the world, Dubai is doubling down on its efforts to place itself at the front and center of the technology, writes Lara Williams on Investment Monitor. The news that United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) national airline, Emirates, plans to accept payment in Bitcoin is a defining moment in…

    Legalization Out Of Desperation
    01 Jun 2022

    Until recently, Russia was considering a complete ban on all cryptocurrencies and transactions with them. Now, the government has made a screeching U-turn, rapidly creating legislation for legalizing digital assets. The reason is the war and the severe international sanctions imposed on the country. Only three months ago, the Russian leadership was rigidly opposed to…