800 Megawatt Dubai Solar Park Reaches Financial Closure

The third phase of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai has achieved financial closure, marking a major milestone for one of the largest solar power projects and solar parks in the world. Construction at the 800 megawatt project being ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai deploys tiny robot cars to police city streets

The first patrol cars are set to report for duty before the end of the year as part of Dubai Police's aim to have robots make up a quarter of its force by 2030. The self-driving police car will offer 360-degree surveillance technology and can be ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai, Say Hello To These New Self-Driving Police Vehicles

“Dubai Police are keen to get the latest technology to fight crime,” said Major General Abdullah Khalifa Al Merri, commander-in-chief of Dubai Police. Dubai Police seek to augment operations with the help of technology such as robots in order to make ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai graduate develops technology to detect air toxins

Dubai: An Iranian graduate from a Dubai university has invented air quality technology that allows people with respiratory diseases to detect harmful air toxins. By using a set of algorithms based on artificial intelligence, the technology allows patients ... ( read original story ...)

Hacking may be cause of UAE Skype issues

Dubai: Following speculation that Skype had been blocked by the UAE authorities again, it appears recent problems with the application may be related to a cyberattack launched on the service last week. According to a blog post from the application’s ... ( read original story ...)

Skype blocked again in the UAE

"It has been brought to our attention that our website and services have been blocked by both of the internet service providers in the UAE," said Skype, a company based in Luxembourg. "Unfortunately, there is very little Skype can do about this situation. ( read original story ...)

Dubai’s solar market continues to set records

While, as observers of the region’s energy market will know, the 9.45$c/kWh bid received from Saudi Arabia’s Acwa Power is significantly higher than the sub-3$c/kWh bids received in 2016 for major photovoltaic (PV) solar projects in Dubai and Abu Dhabi ... ( read original story ...)