UAE’s Mall of the Emirates has reportedly announced that its retailers are now accepting purchases via WeChat Pay, making it easy and convenient for Chinese visitors to make cashless transactions at the mall.
SEED Group, a Dubai firm led by a royal family member Sheikh Saeed bin Ahmed Al Maktoum, is reportedly backing a Liechtenstein-based crypto fund.
Sohar International has recently integrated biometric authentication technology into its mobile banking services.
Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) has expanded its network of ADIB Express branches, following a strong reception from customers, opening two new locations in the UAE.
Labiba for Artificial Intelligence announces formation of Labiba W.L.L and its venture acceleration partnership with Bahrain Fintech Bay.
UAE Banks Federation (UBF), in coordination with UBF IT Committee, has hosted a workshop dedicated to UBF member banks to address a new and innovative approach in combatting cheque fraud.
Samsung has announced its partnership with Ajman Bank to make Samsung Pay available to its customers in the UAE.
Saudi-based bank Alawwal has partnered with leading global tech firm Reaktor to train its entire workforce on the basics of artificial intelligence (AI).
Emirates Islamic has introduced Cardless Cash Withdrawal – a unique feature available on the Bank’s Mobile Banking App.
Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Innovate Finance, an independent membership association that is at the heart of the UK’s FinTech ecosystem.
As wearable payment solutions gain popularity in the UAE, Emirates NBD has announced its support of Fitbit Pay and Garmin Pay, making it the first bank in the Middle East to offer this service.
Al Hilal Bank has announced the completion of its Data Transformation Programme, as part of the its strategy to enable digital evolution throughout its entire chain of operations.
Network International, a payment solutions provider in the Middle East and Africa, has announced that its merchant partner outlets will accept Google Pay.
United Arab Emirates-based UAE Exchange and US startup Ripple plan to launch cross-border remittances to Asia via blockchain by the first quarter of 2019, UAE Exchange’s group CEO said in an interview with Reuters.