#DUBAI News

SEC Lawyers Resign Amid Criticisms in Crypto Case Against DEBT Box

cryptonews.com Two lawyers from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Michael Welsh and Joseph Watkins, resigned on April 22 following a federal judge’s sanction and severe…

Pomelo, a “send now, pay later” startup that lets users in the US send money in the form of credit to people in the Philippines, raised a $35M Series A

techcrunch.com Pomelo, a startup that combines international money transfer with credit, has raised $35 million in a Series A round led by Dubai venture firm Vy Capital, TechCrunch has…

Why the 'Notcoin' Token Launch Was Delayed

decrypt.co The NOT token launch for viral Telegram-based game Notcoin was originally planned to take place on or around April 20, coinciding with the Bitcoin halving. But last week,…

Notcoin's Co-Creator Explains the Game's Token Delay

decrypt.co Notcoin's Co-Creator Explains the Game's Token Delay—And When to Expect NOT Now Notcoin co-creator Sasha Plotvinov spoke with Decrypt's Sander Lutz at Token 2049 Dubai to…

Chipotle To Spice Up Kuwait City: New Location Marks Decade-Long International Expansion

benzinga.com Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. CMG has launched its first location in Kuwait City in partnership with international franchise retail operator Alshaya Group. Chipotle’s…

Bitget featured at Token2049 Dubai with panels and key side events

coinjournal.net Victoria, Seychelles, April 22nd, 2024, Chainwire Bitget, the world’s leading cryptocurrency exchange and Web3 company is making its presence felt in the week of Token2049,…

Arts Dao Fest Brought the WEB3 World Together in Dubai

beincrypto.com Editorial Note: The following content does not reflect the views or opinions of BeInCrypto. It is provided for informational purposes only and should not be interpreted as…

Shiba Inu Team Raises $12 Million Via TREAT To Bolster The Ecosystem

bitcoinist.com The Shiba Inu development team announced a significant financial milestone, having successfully secured $12 million through the sale of its latest utility token, TREAT. This…

Polymarket Odds Say Columbia University President Will Keep Job

coindesk.com But the Polymarket hive mind doesn't think she'll be another Claudine Gay – who resigned from her role as Harvard president after a double-whammy of plagiarism accusations…

Sunyard Shined at Transact 2024 with New Android POS and Solutions

benzinga.com HANGZHOU, China, April 22, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunyard Technology, the leading global payment solution provider, made a truly memorable impact at this year's Transact expo…

I learned poker and applied it to dating

newsweek.com I spent over two decades learning hard lessons about love. Even after spending countless hours on a therapist's couch, I still felt self-doubt and regret over my abysmal…

Binance Executive Who Fled Nigerian Custody Found in Kenya Facing Extradition: Reports

cryptonews.com Nadeem Anjarwalla, a Binance executive facing charges in Nigeria who escaped from custody, was recently apprehended in Kenya after fleeing custody while awaiting…

Emirates is dealing with a 30,000 bag backlog as it grovels to customers about its handling of Dubai floods

aol.com None Severe flooding caused by the heaviest rain in 75 years brought travel chaos to Dubai Airport last week. • None The ongoing fallout has prompted Emirates boss Tim Clark…

Highlights From the 2024 Blockchain Life in Dubai: Key Insights From Industry Leaders

beincrypto.com Blockchain Life 2024 Dubai, the 12th International Forum on Web3, cryptocurrencies, and mining, held its 10th annual awards from 15th to 17th April. The forum interviewed…

Behind a Vegan Chef’s Holistic Empire, an Ugly Reality

nytimes.com As a lead server at Plant Food + Wine in Venice Beach, Calif., Ms. Duran often waited on Mr. Kenney, the restaurant’s chef and owner, as he entertained potential investors…

Emirates CEO issues apology after Dubai flood chaos; says airline has 30,000 suitcases to return

cnbc.com The CEO of Emirates airline issued an apology letter to customers over the weekend after historic rains in the United Arab Emirates caused record flooding and mayhem at…

$60 Million Tether (USDT) Already Issued on TON within Three Days after Launch

coinspeaker.com Coinspeaker $60 Million Tether (USDT) Already Issued on TON within Three Days after Launch Soon after Tether announced bringing its USDT stablecoin to the TON blockchain…

CoinEx Sponsors Token 2049 Dubai as a Testament to Its Commitment to Fostering Global Crypto Adoption

beincrypto.com Editorial Note: The following content does not reflect the views or opinions of BeInCrypto. It is provided for informational purposes only and should not be interpreted as…

Daybreak: Middle East & Africa 04/22/2024

youtube.com Daybreak Middle East & Africa is your daily spotlight on one of the world's fastest-growing regions. Live from Dubai, we bring you ...

Blockchain Life 2024 Thunderstruck in Dubai

beincrypto.com Editorial Note: The following content does not reflect the views or opinions of BeInCrypto. It is provided for informational purposes only and should not be interpreted as…

$60 Million USDT Already Issued on TON, Making it 11th Largest Blockchain for Tether

cryptonews.com The world’s leading stablecoin issuer Tether has made a fast start on The Open Network (TON), issuing $60 million worth of USDT since integrating with the blockchain on…

Challenging the Duopoly: Jill Stein on Why She’s Running for US President as Green Party Candidate

nakedcapitalism.com Yves here. As many Americans report here every day, the prospect of voting for President this fall is about as appetizing as warmed-over dog vomit. Nevertheless, who…

Tether Expands to TON Blockchain With $60M USDT Launch

news.bitcoin.com Tether has partnered with the TON Foundation, launching $60 million of USDT on The Open Network (TON) blockchain as announced at the Token2049 event in Dubai, making TON the…

Tether issued on TON blockchain at a ‘great start’ says CEO

cointelegraph.com Tether announced the collaboration with the TON Foundation just two days earlier at Token 2049 event in Dubai, with $60 million of USDT now issued on the blockchain.

Tether Brings USDT and XAUT Stablecoins to TON Network

coinspeaker.com Coinspeaker Tether Brings USDT and XAUT Stablecoins to TON Network Tether, the prominent stablecoin issuer behind USDT, has made an announcement regarding the integration of…

Telegram to Tokenize Stickers and Emojis as NFTs and Meme Coins on TON Blockchain, Says CEO Durov

coinspeaker.com Coinspeaker Telegram to Tokenize Stickers and Emojis as NFTs and Meme Coins on TON Blockchain, Says CEO Durov Telegram co-founder and chief executive officer (CEO) Pavel…

'Hide and seek': How Russia is dodging Western sanctions to sell oil to India

timesofindia.indiatimes.com As the US intensifies sanctions pressure on Moscow, Russia’s crude trade with India has begun to resemble a game of oil whack-a-mole. Just as one trader begins to lose…

ZKasino launch leads to widespread outrage as $33 million promised to investors is sent to Lido

theblock.co At first glance, ZKasino looked like any other crypto project. It had announced a $350 million valuation for its Series A round, backed by $26 million from investors…

Nowhere for the water to go: Dubai flooding shows the world is failing a big climate change drainage test

cnbc.com Traffic diverts away from a flooded street in Sharjah on April 20, 2024, after the heaviest rainfall on record in the UAE. The Dubai flooding last week illustrated how urban…

Trending on tick-tock: why British watches have hit the big time

theguardian.com Watch collectors and horological connoisseurs added a new trade fair to their calendars this year. It was not launched in Switzerland – centre of excellence for luxury…

I'm a college student studying abroad. I'm shocked at how many luxury trips my classmates take

businessinsider.com The author is a college student studying abroad. Courtesy of Katherine Borsting I was excited to study abroad in Florence and to take small, cheap trips while abroad. My…

'Dubai's Fyre Festival': Crypto Investors Caught In Chaotic UAE Floods

zerohedge.com 'Dubai's Fyre Festival': Crypto Investors Caught In Chaotic UAE Floods Via Middle East Eye "This Lamborghini is swimming bro," said influencer Crypto Bitlord, as his sports…

Chainlink Co-Founder Says More Crypto ETFs To Come, Ethereum And Dogecoin Next?

bitcoinist.com has expressed optimism about the future of the crypto industry. One way he expects the space to progress is through the introduction of more , which he believes will happen…

Many airlines have 'stopover' programs that let travelers tour a city between connecting flights, and some will even pay for a hotel

aol.com None Many people intentionally book flights with long connections so they can explore the layover city. • None Airlines capitalize on this trend with "stopover" programs,…

China Imports of Russian Oil Rise to Near-Record Levels

asiafinancial.com Russia was again China’s main source of oil last month, with deliveries nearing a monthly record after seven Russian tankers under sanctions offloaded Sokol cargoes in…

Andrew Neil needs to be more Vorderman, less Voldemort

theguardian.com The discredited television personality Andrew Neil, formerly the laughing launch-face of the seemingly Ofcom-untouchable, fun-packed, fact-averse, rightwing TV station GB…

Billions in Dirty Money Fly Under the Radar at World's Busiest Airports

wsj.com The Heathrow-to-Dubai flights have two big money-laundering features: One airport doesn’t scan outbound luggage for cash and the other welcomes sacks of it.

Polkadot gets new JAM

ambcrypto.com Polkadot disclosed that the upgrade, when implemented, would interact only with DOT • Traders are betting on DOT’s price to increase in the short term Polkadot is set to…

Women take group vacation photo, not prepared for how one friend turns out

newsweek.com A woman from Liverpool, England, has left the internet in stitches after sharing a picture of her sister on vacation with her girlfriends, posing with what she—and most…

Volcano With Northern Lights and More

wsj.com Ballerinas en pointe, Dubai flooding, Olympic torch lighting and more images from around the world, selected by Wall Street Journal photo editors.

Binance Tax Case Hearing Pushed to Mid-May in Nigeria

coingape.com A Nigerian court postpones a trial of tax evasion on the Binance cryptocurrency exchange and two of its managers. The case will be heard on the 17th of May. Their…

Telegram Plans to Transform Stickers and Emojis as NFTs on TON

nftplazas.com Telegram, the popular instant-messaging platform, announces its plan to tokenize stickers and emojis, transforming them into NFTs on the TON blockchain. This move follows…

Tether launches USDT and tokenized gold on Telegram’s Ton Network

finbold.com Tether, the company behind the $108 billion market cap USDT, has expanded its offerings on Telegram’s The Open Network (TON), introducing its U.S. dollar-pegged USDT and the…

Next UN climate talks are critical to plot aid for poorer nations, says incoming president

abcnews.go.com The man who will run this year’s United Nations climate talks in November views the upcoming negotiations as a key link in international efforts to curb worsening global…

Polkadot Unveils Major Upgrade Plan: Relay Chain Replacement And 10M DOT Prize Incentive

newsbtc.com Gavin Wood, the founder of the Polkadot protocol, has unveiled a new Gray Paper outlining the forthcoming Join-Accumulate Machine (JAM) upgrade for the network. This…

Binance CEO Vows Cooperation With Nigerian Authorities In $35M Money Laundering Case

bitcoinist.com In a recent development, Richard Teng, the CEO of Binance, has confirmed the company’s close cooperation with Nigerian authorities following the detention of its head of…

Cryptocurrency: 3 Coins To Explore Over XRP For Bullish Returns

watcher.guru The cryptocurrency market is growing exponentially, with new coins emerging and proving their mettle. However, these new coins are yet to trump the reliability of old crypto…

Indian Man Pleads Guilty to Creating Spoofed Coinbase Website, Stealing $9.5M in Crypto

coindesk.com An Indian citizen pleaded guilty this week to U.S. charges that he created a fake version of Coinbase's website, letting him steal login credentials on the real thing and…

Hong Kong-based HashKey to cease Binance-related transactions amid policy change

cryptoslate.com Crypto exchange HashKey said it would end support for Binance-related transactions next month. In an April 19 statement, the Hong Kong-based crypto trading platform stated…

Telegram to Introduce USDT Payments With Telegram Wallet and the Open Network

cryptonews.com Encrypted messaging platform Telegram and Tether have joined forces, enabling users to send USDT payments through The Open Network (TON) and the Telegram wallet, as formally…

Binance Co-Founder Says Former CEO CZ Is in a ‘Positive Situation’ Ahead of Sentencing

cryptonews.com Binance co-founder He Yi provided insights into Changpeng Zhao’s (CZ) legal situation at a Dubai event on April 19, expressing optimism despite his upcoming sentencing in…

‘I want to be like bitcoin jesus’: Court documents reveal how the Quadriga crypto scandal unfolded

theglobeandmail.com In 2014, Gerald Cotten and Michael Patryn had a discussion about how they could squeeze the most money out of their new company, a cryptocurrency exchange called QuadrigaCX.…

Stablecoin Tether gets boost as dollar alternative in emerging markets, CEO says

aol.com Stablecoin Tether's recent growth is being driven by its use as an alternative to the U.S. dollar in emerging markets, rather than by demand for cryptocurrency trading,…

Weird Week: An artistic breakthrough gone wrong, a missing butt, and more

thehustle.co To whoever needs to hear this: If you lost your toupe in Miami, your Uber driver found it. Uber released its eighth annual Lost-and-Found Index, which offers insights on…

Ripple CEO Walks Back $5 Trillion Crypto Marker Prediction, Unveils New Target

newsbtc.com The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ripple, Brad Garlinghouse, has revised his earlier ambitious prediction on the crypto industry’s future market capitalization,…