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UAE Flight Attendant Faces Jail Over $100K Crypto Loan Default

A foreign resident of Abu Dhabi is facing jail time after his crypto investments from a $100K loan in 2017 tanked and he can no longer afford the payments. A former Etihad Airlines flight attendant says he faces up to three years in jail in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for being unable to make […]

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Samsung-Backed Blockchain Firm Launches in UAE After Securing $16M

South Korean blockchain provider Blocko launches in the United Arab Emirates after securing $16 million in funding. Blocko, a South Korean blockchain provider, launched in the United Arab Emirates after securing $16 million in funding.Building full-scale enterprise blockchain solutionsOn Oct. 2, Middle Eastern business publication Arabian Business reported that Blocko has partnered with SEED Group, […]

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Waste Management Firm Launches Blockchain Platform in UAE City

A blockchain-enabled waste permit portal will be launched in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. A blockchain-enabled waste permit portal will be launched in Sharjah, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the country’s official news agency, Emirates News Agency (WAM), reported on Feb. 17.The blockchain-based waste permit portal will be jointly developed by environmental, recycling and waste management […]