UAE’s tolerance can counter radical ideology: Lubna

Sharjah: The UAE’s culture of tolerance should be strengthened and spread in order to counter extremism and violence, Shaikha Lubna Al Qasimi, Minister of State for Tolerance, said on Wednesday. Speaking at the second session of the Sharjah Ramadan ... ( read original story ...)

Robocop joins Dubai police to fight real life crime

If the "Robocop" experiment is successful, Dubai Police says it wants the unarmed robots to make up 25 percent of its patrolling force by 2030. Clad in the colors of the Dubai Police uniform, the life-size robot, which can shake hands and perform a ... ( read original story ...)

Canadian Solar to Supply 268MW Modules to Dubai Solar Park

Canadian Solar Inc.CSIQ recently secured a module supply order from the Dubai Water and Electricity Authority (DEWA). Per the terms, the company will be the sole supplier of double-glass modules for completing the first phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al ... ( read original story ...)

Bluetooth 5 sets stage for future of wireless technology

Dubai: Bluetooth, a wireless technology standard for exchanging data over short distances, has improved with the 5.0 version and has set the stage for the future by enabling simple and effortless interactions across the vast range of connected devices. ( read original story ...)

UAE climbs global competitiveness ranking

This continues to drive the economy and the improvement in government and business efficiency." The UAE also scored another Arab world's first. In a separate IMD report ranking countries' digital competitiveness, the UAE has drastically improved its ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai’s agenda to be capital of Islamic economy gains pace

... noted that Dubai and the UAE are instrumental in raising awareness about the culture of Islamic economy worldwide and boosting global interest in adopting its principles. "Today, non-Muslim countries view Islamic finance, halal lifestyle and Shariah ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi residents to pay more for taxis from Thursday

Abu Dhabi: Travelling by taxi is going to cost more in the capital ... and commuters who are forced to use taxis to get to and from work told Gulf News this will greatly impact their budgets. “I pay around Dh7.5 to get from my office in Al Markaziya ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Smart City Accelerator aims to work with 40 start-ups

launched Dubai Smart City Accelerator at Dubai Technology Entrepreneur Centre (Dtec) on Wednesday. The Dubai Smart City Accelerator, which is the first of its kind in the Mena region, was set-up with Dh18.4 million investment from six strategic partners ... ( read original story ...)

UAE among top ten most competitive countries in the world

This continues to drive the economy and the improvement in government and business efficiency,” said Professor Arturo Bris, director of the IMD World Competitiveness Centre. In the region, the UAE continued to lead with the highest competitiveness score ... ( read original story ...)