Daily Byte: Thursday, November 29, 2018

Amazon walks into the blockchain jungle, Vakt oil platform is pumping, and UAE gets serious about emerging tech. Plus, trouble with Iran. Amazon Steps into the Blockchain Jungle Amazon Web Services (AWS) is introducing two new services, including one managed blockchain product, to let customers set up “a scalable blockchain […]

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Ripple Delivers On Its UAE Expansion

The company behind the third biggest cryptocurrency in the world, Ripple has lately seen a big increase in the number of its customers. Last month, in October the firm began talks with SWIFT on the subject of the potential partnership, which make XRP a new highway for cross-banking settlements. The […]

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UAE To Allow ICOs To Boost Capital Markets

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is planning to create rules that would allow domestic companies to raise money through initial coin offerings (ICO). Speaking at a seminar, Obaid Saif Al-Zaabi, head of the Emirates Securities & Commodities Authority (ESCA), revealed that the board of ESCA has approved considering ICOs as […]

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