Smart Dubai launches Global Network to connect smart cities

Dubai: Smart Dubai launched ‘The Smart Dubai Global Network,’ the largest international network of smart city stakeholders, on Monday during their annual event ‘Future, Now’ at Dubai Design District. The initiative aims to bring together partners ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai to transport goods, people at 1,200kmph

"Dubai is in the cutting edge of everything," said Sir Richard Branson. "What we are looking at is technology that will remove all the misery of travel." Highlighting examples of how this will be possible, he said: "Travel between airports that normally ... ( read original story ...)

UAE- How female entrepreneurs will boost Middle East economies

(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Dubai's well-earned moniker as a global trading hub is one of the stabilising pillars of the regional community. A robust economic environment not only helps create jobs and supports development but spreads technology and ideas ... ( read original story ...)

UAE’s telecoms regulator in talks to lift Skype, FaceTime ban

The UAE’s telecoms regulator is in talks with US technology firms Apple and Microsoft towards the potential lifting of a ban on video calling apps FaceTime and Skype, according to reports. Arabic newspaper Al Ittihad cited Telecommunications Regulatory ... ( read original story ...)