app to allow users to buy crypto with Apple Pay has announced the integration of Apple Pay into its mobile app and website. Apple does not support the crypto payment directly, but users in the US would be given an option to make the in-app purchases. Purchases can be made with both credit and debit cards through Apple Pay. specifically was onboard…

    HTC presents the metaverse phone with crypto and NFT wallet
    29 Jun 2022

    Electronic manufacturer HTC has announced the “Viverse” phone, its first smartphone, designed to navigate the metaverse with incorporated crypto and NFT functionality. The HTC Desire 22 Pro model includes preloaded apps compatible with its own metaverse “Viverse.” As per an announcement, the new phone comes preloaded with apps that allow access to and manage your…

    Qatar doubles down to develop its CBDC
    28 Jun 2022

    Qatar is actively exploring the possibilities of launching its first central bank digital currency (CBDC). If this happens, the country will become the first Arab nation to launch a CBDC. Meanwhile, the central banks in Saudi Arabia and UAE are collaborating on blockchain projects in the financial sector. Speaking at the recently concluded Bloomberg-powered Qatar…

    Shariah-compliant Islamic Coin launches a private sale in Dubai
    28 Jun 2022

    Islamic Coin (ISLM) claims to be the first Shariah-compliant digital currency. The Dubai-based coin has recently got itself a Fatwa from Muslim authorities and is preparing to launch a private sale soon. As Be[In]Crypto reported, Shariah compliance has been a recurring issue in crypto. Islamic Coin claims to be a world-first by sticking to the…

    Axie Infinity’s Ronin Bridge to relaunch after $625 million hack
    27 Jun 2022

    Months after getting exploited in one of the largest crypto-related hacks, the team behind Ronin announced the restart date. Axie Infinity’s Ronin sidechain is expected to be relaunched next week after the $625 million exploit, ‘with all user funds returned.’ Ronin Network, an EVM blockchain powering popular play-to-earn game Axie Infinity, has announced the reopening…

    Crypto jobs in UAE: BitOasis cuts its staff, while Binance hires dozens
    26 Jun 2022

    BitOasis, a UAE-based Middle East crypto exchange, said it laid off nine of its staff in the face of a downturn and market turmoil. Contrary, Binance has listed over two dozen openings in the Emirates. Founded in Dubai in 2015, BitOasis serves English and Arabic-speaking customers in the Gulf. “Earlier this week, nine employees were…