Taking the lead in blockchain

Financial institutions in Dubai are among the first banks in the world to explore the potential of blockchain to improve the security and efficiency of their services.

Blockchain set to revolutionize retail

For traditional retailers facing increased competition from e-commerce, digital technology offers the opportunity to fight back by giving customers unique personalized experiences that they cannot find online.

Click n buy real estate

Without the work of land registries, many of the legal and financial transactions that underpin modern economies would grind to a halt.

Smart Dubai: Blockchain capital of the world

While other countries are still struggling to come to terms with the possibilities of blockchain, in Dubai the technology is already a tangible reality that is starting to make a concrete difference to the lives of ordinary people.

Flying the flag for Ethereum

While Dubai is experimenting with a variety of different blockchain-based technologies, one platform in particular is establishing a significant position in the city: Ethereum.

Powering innovation one cell at a time

Launched in 2015, the Woodstock, South Africa-headquartered peer-to-peer lending platform illuminates—quite literally—a market that has been in the Dark Ages.

Making—or faking—the grade

A PhD in nanotechnology engineering from an Ivy League university may seem impressive on paper, but is it the real deal?

The world’s biggest educational blockchain platform

Employers, governments and regulators benefit from a streamlined method for instantly validating the authenticity of academic credentials of candidates.

Dubai – the world’s first blockchain capital

Dubai is a city known for its technology and bold ambition. Now the city is aiming to lead in the blockchain space and plans on being the world’s first blockchain-powered government.

Doing business gets smarter

Buzz talks to Mohammed Shael al Saadi, CEO, Corporate Strategic Affairs at Dubai's Department of Economic Development (DED) about the DED’s crucial role in accelerating Dubai’s journey to happiness and progress.

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