Dubai to transport goods, people at 1,200kmph

"Dubai is in the cutting edge of everything," said Sir Richard Branson. "What we are looking at is technology that will remove all the misery of travel." Highlighting examples of how this will be possible, he said: "Travel between airports that normally ... ( read original story ...)

UAE- How female entrepreneurs will boost Middle East economies

(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Dubai's well-earned moniker as a global trading hub is one of the stabilising pillars of the regional community. A robust economic environment not only helps create jobs and supports development but spreads technology and ideas ... ( read original story ...)

UAE’s telecoms regulator in talks to lift Skype, FaceTime ban

The UAE’s telecoms regulator is in talks with US technology firms Apple and Microsoft towards the potential lifting of a ban on video calling apps FaceTime and Skype, according to reports. Arabic newspaper Al Ittihad cited Telecommunications Regulatory ... ( read original story ...)

MENA Through The Lens Of Full Scale Immersive Technologies

Grand examples are Abu Dhabi’s flag carrier Etihad Airways and Dubai’s real estate giant Jumeirah Group, two of the major Gulf brands, adopting VR technology in order to create immersive customer experiences and promote their products and services. ( read original story ...)

Podcast: Construction Week Viewpoint – Solar energy projects

RELATED ARTICLES: Podcast: Construction Week Viewpoint - Abu Dhabi transformation | Construction Week launches podcast series for Middle East professionals | ABB wins $90m order to build substation at Dubai solar park Saudi and the UAE may be the region's ... ( read original story ...)

UAE- Apple working on wireless AR, VR headset: Report

(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Apple is reportedly working on a standalone Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) headset that will combine both technologies. According to a report in CNET, the headset, code-named "T288", would tap into the iPhone-maker ... ( read original story ...)