Taj Dubai

This Dubai hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is ... ( read original story ...)

ADGM joins R3 Consortium on blockchain technology

Dubai: Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the emirate’s financial centre, said on Thursday it has joined R3, a New York-based financial technology firm, as a member of its international consortium. ADGM is the first regulatory body in the Middle East and ... ( read original story ...)

UAE digital investments grow from $35m to $799m in three years

Dubai: In three years, the UAE has grown the size of its investment in technology from $35 million (Dh128.5 million) in 2013 to $799 million in 2016, according to a new report released by Dubai SME on Wednesday. The State of Digital Investments in Mena ... ( read original story ...)

How digital technology is transforming Dubai

Cities are complex and dense structures in which the large majority of humans live and work. The pace of urbanization globally has accelerated over recent decades putting pressure on infrastructure, social and economic structures, as well as on the ... ( read original story ...)

Solar panel demand in Dubai dulled by red tape

Homeowners in Dubai need more incentives and fewer obstacles to encourage them to install solar rooftop panels, say experts. "We have to make it a lot easier," said Simon Brennan of the solar contracting company SES Solar, speaking at an IHC sustainability ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai issues ban on disposable mobile chargers

The small and wireless portable chargers for both Android and iOS phones are branded as "Power Patch" and sold online through a website. Hussain Nasser Lootah, director general of Dubai Municipality has issued a decree banning these chargers that pose ... ( read original story ...)

RTA launches solar-powered SOS telephones

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched solar-powered SOS (emergency) telephones at the cycling track at Seih Al Salam in Dubai. The initiative, which enables cycling track users to report emergency cases to Dubai Corporation for Ambulance ... ( read original story ...)

UAE Leading The Charge For Cheap Solar

Their bidding model, now being used in other regions, should continue putting downward pressure on solar energy prices worldwide. The price fall began with projects of the Dubai Electricity and Water Agency (DEWA), which is developing the huge Mohammed bin ... ( read original story ...)

ABB string inverters to power Dubai’s all-electric city

ABB, a leader in electrification products, industrial automation and power grids, said that the solar energy generated by its string inverters will be used by Dubai’s first all-electric city. Inverters convert the direct current (DC) output from the ... ( read original story ...)