What We’ve Learned at Dubai Bitcoin Conference: Bitcoin is Fast Rising in the Emerging World

We had a great time at the Dubai Bitcoin Conference. The event took place at the Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC) on December 12-13 and had a great mix of international and regional attendees and speakers. The event, organized by Bruce Fenton, is the second Bitcoin event that took place in Dubai and the first …

BitOasis: Using and Securing Bitcoin is Now Easier in the Middle East

If you’ve lived or spent some time in the Middle East, you’ll quickly notice that moving money cross-border or simply paying online isn’t that easy. Say you’re a freelancer from Beirut who’s doing work for a company in Dubai and it’s time to get paid. Oh wait, Paypal wouldn’t work. They’ll have to transfer that …