UAE ready to be powered by AI

Findings from Accenture's 2017 Digital Consumer Survey reveal that those in the UAE are ready to embrace AI technologies, with 76 per cent of users comfortable with an AI application responding to their query, while 68 per cent have interacted with ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Aquarium big screen breaks Guinness records

Dubai: The world’s largest organic light-emitting diode (OLED) screen fastened above the front facade of Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo at The Dubai Mall has been recognised by Guinness World Records, said Emaar Entertainment on Wednesday. In a city ... ( read original story ...)

UAE’s credit and deposit growth eased in June

Credit and deposits growth in the UAE’s banking sector eased in June according to the monetary data from the Central Bank of UAE. Gross loans fell by 0.5 per cent month on month. While the on ongoing weak credit demand has contributed to slower credit ... ( read original story ...)

Buying in blue chip triggers late recovery in Dubai index

Emaar Properties witnessed buying in the last hour of trade, triggering a recovery in the Dubai index. The Abu Dhabi index jumped 1 per cent on buying in banking stocks. The Dubai Financial Market General Index closed 0.32 per cent higher at 3,660.94 ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi plastics sector creates $55bn funding

the Emirates official news agency. "Among its multifaceted strategic objectives, Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030 lays a special focus on non-oil sectors as part of the economic diversification programme which is premised to ensure a sustainable development ... ( read original story ...)

Closed emigration agency has been promising refunds since June

Abu Dhabi: The emigration service agency in the capital ... during the past few months over its failure to deliver results on time. The clients told Gulf News on Wednesday that they had been visiting the office several times to collect the promised ... ( read original story ...)

UAE banking customers prefer mobile apps over call centres

UAE banking customers prefer making transactions via mobile banking channels rather than dealing with an adviser by phone, a new survey has revealed. About 61 per cent of UAE consumers said they preferred their bank’s website or mobile app to make a ... ( read original story ...)