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Future Blockchain Summit

Here’s a glimpse at the Future Blockchain Summit 2022’s top disruptors

The fifth edition of the summit will take place from October 10-13, 2022 at the Dubai World Trade Centre

Winners of the first edition of GB Tech Web3 Awards

Revealed: Winners of the first edition of GB Tech Web3 Awards

The ceremony was held on September 23, 2022 at Social Distrikt, The Pointe – The Palm Jumeirah and a total of 15 winners were recognised for their achievements

Zoha Zoya is head of experience design at global innovation agency, R/GA

How the Middle East is shaping the future of luxury fashion retail

Fashion brands in the region are combining convenience with cultural and sustainability-driven purpose to appeal to a future-forward generation of shoppers

Wissam Breidy

Lebanese media star Wissam Breidy joins Dubai-based Crypto Oasis

The partnership will help break new ground and drive awareness about blockchain technologies in the Arabic speaking community

Gaming and generation next in the advent of Industry 4.0

Blockchain companies have doubled down on esports to reach gamers, signing multi-year, multi-million-dollar sponsorship contracts

Bentley to launch NFT

Luxury automaker Bentley announces launch of exclusive, sustainable NFT

The NFT, which is being minted on Polygon, is scheduled for a September launch and limited to just 208 pieces

Dubai Police NFT

Dubai Police to release second NFT collection during Gitex 2022

The collection features 150 free digital assets that symbolise the force’s innovation, security and communication values

Dubai Racing Club to launch a one-of-a-kind NFT artwork collection

Dubai Racing Club to launch NFT artwork collection

The NFT digital artwork collection has three categories – Dubai Sprinters, Hall of Fame and DWC Runners

Gamestop NFT

American video game retailer Gamestop launches NFT marketplace

The marketplace is part of a push by Gamestop chairman Ryan Cohen to expand its array of digital services and online products

Dani Alves NFT

Brazilian footballer Dani Alves unveils NFT project at MetaTerrace, Dubai

Alves launched the NFT drop of his trophy collection, in conjunction with Dubai-based ColossalBit and British luxury watchmaker Backes & Strauss

Decentralised Investment Group (DIG) has partnered with BRON Studios to create a Hollywood NFT Collection

An investment firm in Dubai is using NFTs to revolutionise Hollywood

The Decentralised Investment Group (DIG) has partnered with Bron Studios to create a Hollywood NFT Collection linked to a much-anticipated movie series

Vikas khanna NFT book

Michelin Star chef Vikas Khanna launches NFT of his book in Dubai

Akshaya.io will create non-fungible tokens of the book which will enable those interested to own the original NFT along with physical book

Pupil ASME

AI specialist Pupil acquires ASME to expand in the UAE

Founded in 2008, ASME is a UAE-based company that specialises in all elements of property measurement

e& NFT

UAE’s e& launches region’s first telco NFT collection

The telecom company aims to strengthen blockchain legacy in the Middle East by unlocking maximum metaverse potential

Crypto Bridge Nomad drained of nearly $200m in exploit

Cybercriminals now target DeFi protocols for stealing cryptocurrency

New Chainaysis report also found that the illicit share of all cryptocurrency transaction volume at an all-time low, indicating positive progress as non-traditional finance technologies mature

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Dubai’s Museum of the Future partners with Binance to issue NFTs

The Museum of the Future intends to develop assets within the fields of NFTs, cryptocurrencies and the blockchain

Crypto

Crypto is feeling the market heat. Here’s what you should do

The turmoil is a good time for investors to rebalance their portfolios

Bitcoin

Bitcoin tests $39,000 in push toward high end of trading range

Crypto assets have all been weighed down as the Federal Reserve and other global central banks raise interest rates

EX Sports Binance NFT

EX Sports, Binance NFT to launch unique Urbanball NFT collection

The ‘Mystery Box Collection’ is scheduled to go live at 3pm on May 3, 2022

Dubai’s Emirates to launch NFTs, experiences in metaverse

The first projects are underway, with launch anticipated in the coming months

What does the future of gaming hold?

Commercially and technically, the video games industry has always been ahead of the curve, driven by tech-savvy creators and early adopters

Here’s how Metaverse can contribute to the economy

UAE can secure its position as a global and regional hub with Metaverse opportunities, says Juwan Lee, founder and chairman at NexChange Group

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Jack Dorsey’s first tweet offered for $48m on NFT marketplace

It is 16 times of what the owner paid for a year ago

Dubai Police to release 150 free NFTs available to people around the world

Dubai Police is the first government entity in the UAE to create its own digital assets

Dubai: Pupil sells first-ever verified NFTs of digitised real-world properties

The first sale globally was to a senior banking executive in Dubai

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Gartner: 25% of people will spend an hour a day in the Metaverse by 2026

Gartner defines a metaverse as a collective virtual shared space, created by the convergence of virtually enhanced physical and digital reality

How tokenisation is transforming culture

Tokenisation turns consumers into investors, creating multiple revenue streams while increasing consumer engagement for brands, from fashion to music