EU SMEs can offer ‘critical’ technology to GCC

Speaking at GITEX Technology Week in Dubai – where the EU as an organisation is participating for the first time – Sateri said that the EU is examining what it can offer to help regional economies diversify their economies. “In Europe, for example ... ( read original story ...)

Global tech brands at Gitex Technology Week

Starting today and running until Thursday at the Dubai World Trade Centre, Gitex Technology Week has constantly reinvented itself to attract the best brands in a world that is evolving. New exhibitors at Gitex this year include Google, Amazon Web Services ... ( read original story ...)

Gitex offer insight into the UAE’s future

The UAE’s future lies in its developing Knowledge Economy, and this week there is no better place to see just how the economy will unfold than at Gitex Technology Week. Since 2015, which the UAE designated as the Year of Innovation, both the government ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Embraces Blockchain; The U.S. Prepares for a Forum

Dubai is moving to become a fintech hub in the Middle East (and beyond). Dubai embraces blockchain technology for various financial transactions. Blockchain is increasingly recognized for its potential in the world of business and finance. It offers more ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai breaks another record in the region

The UAE is taking major steps towards the digitization of its services and has become a pioneer in the region. What are the latest initiatives revealed at GITEX Technology Week, which show the UAE’s adoption of paperless standards and technologies? ( read original story ...)

Solar carports project launched in Dubai to drive rooftop solar

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) launched a new project, as part of the Shams Dubai initiative, to install solar carports at authority’s headquarters and the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment building. The project is part of Dewa’s ... ( read original story ...)

Not Only for the Rich: Dubai Targets Backpackers With $8 a Night

While it's true that Dubai recently gained renown as the city where tourists splash the most cash, it also has room for backpackers — starting at $8 a night. That includes free use of Wifi, a gym, laundry, common area (called "chill zone)"), balcony and ... ( read original story ...)