Careem brings driverless technology to the region

“Our pods are currently in the R&D phase and within a year we will be launching an extensive test phase in Dubai, whereby fully functional prototypes will be tested in restricted areas before we roll out this incredible technology to other markets in the ... ( read original story ...)

Know the UAE: Connecting Minds, Creating the Future

Dubai: Every World Expo runs under a central theme of universal concern to all of humanity. Expo 2020 Dubai’s theme is ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’. It recognizes that generating sustainable solutions to global problems demands ... ( read original story ...)

Tech skills ‘most in demand in UAE’

Dubai: The UAE’s most sought after job skills this year are mainly tech-related, with Data Mining on top, new research suggests. Six of the top ten skills for 2016 are in the tech industry, shows The Economic Graph — UAE, revealed by LinkedIn on Monday ... ( read original story ...)

Legoland becomes first brick in Dubai's southern expansion

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- A massive complex of amusement parks planned in the southern desert of Dubai has opened its first park, a Legoland, complete with models of sheikhdom's architectural wonders. The interlocking plastic blocks of Legoland, part ... ( read original story ...)

Drone incursion in Dubai diverts 40 flights

Dubai: Saturday’s unauthorised drone activity that led to ... chairman of the department of civil aviation at Sharjah International Airport (SHJ), told Gulf News that SHJ shuttered its airspace after the unauthorised drone was detected around the ... ( read original story ...)

UAE Cabinet approves Dh248b federal budget for 2017-2021

Abu Dhabi: The UAE Cabinet on Sunday approved Dh248 billion for the five-year draft federal budget for 2017-2021, with Dh48.7 billion earmarked for 2017. The Cabinet meeting was chaired by His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President ... ( read original story ...)

UAE banking sector reports another soft quarter

Dubai: The UAE banking sector reported another soft quarter with a general decline in earnings driven by higher credit costs, somewhat higher provisioning while most banks say the worst is behind them. Amid the overall subdued trend in credit growth and ... ( read original story ...)

Blockchain to revolutionise UAE’s financial services

Dubai: Blockchain technologies have the potential to revolutionise the rapidly growing financial services sector in the UAE and broader GCC region, according to a new report from Booz Allen Hamilton, titled Blockchain: Application to Financial Services in ... ( read original story ...)

Legoland Dubai opening: What you need to know

Siegfried Boerst, the general manager of Legoland Dubai, told Gulf News tabloid! that visitor feedback was “very positive” during the two-day soft launch on Friday and Saturday. “It’s really great to see children smiling and families enjoying ... ( read original story ...)