Individuals can access VPNs in the UAE, with caution

Thanks— Etisalat UAE (@etisalat) December 30, 2017 Du and Etisalat have VPN packages that allow users to use mobile data and/or service-provider Wi-Fi to connect and make video/voice calls internationally as long as the required apps are available on ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Airport’s biometric challenge

Frances Marcellin finds out more from Michael Ibbitson, executive vice president, technology & infrastructure. Dubai Airport handled 83.6 million passengers in 2016. With the International Air Transport Association (IATA) expecting 7.2 billion passengers ... ( read original story ...)

Talisen Launches Enterprise Energy Management Software in Dubai

After some market research in 2015, George Brill, CEO of Talisen Technologies, and his business associate Mohan Menon teamed up to form Talisen International. Their plan was to re-enter the UAE and Middle Eastern market by securing a strong and capable ... ( read original story ...)

Careem signs up to deliver Virgin Mobile UAE SIMs

Virgin Mobile UAE has partnered with ride-hailing app Careem in a bid to deliver SIM cards to the homes of customers, eventually in less than half an hour, the company announced on Sunday. According to Virgin Mobile UAE, the integration of its app with ... ( read original story ...)

DEWA organises solar PV training as part of ‘Shams Dubai’

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) organised the 11th Solar PV Expert training for specialised consultants and contractors. A total of 378 engineers and technicians have received the Solar PV Expert Certification by end of 2017. This is part of ... ( read original story ...)

First solar panel maker sets up factory in Dubai free zone

Maysun Solar has become the first photovoltaic panel producer to set up a manufacturing facility in Dubai's Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza). Maysun Solar currently manufactures 5,000 solar panels a month with a capacity to generate 40 megawatts of electricity. ( read original story ...)

AI has a minister in the UAE, but does it have a future in it?

According to Futurism, a tech platform, the UAE’s AI strategy covers development and application in nine sectors: Transport, health, space, renewable energy, water, technology, education, environment, and traffic. Digital learning, a magazine for ICT ... ( read original story ...)