Lootah Holding signs JV with Batta Technologies

Lootah Holding has signed a joint venture with Batta Technologies to establish a new entity, Lootah Batta Water and Environment. The joint venture will result in providing sustainable solutions and advanced products that will reinforce the UAE's position ... ( read original story ...)

UAE wireless consumers blasé about online security: report

Nearly all UAE WiFi users admit to using WiFi in a way that could put their personal and private information at risk. According to the 2017 Norton WiFi Risk Report, 95% of UAE consumers indicate they have acted in an unsafe matter when connecting to WiFi ... ( read original story ...)

UAE consumers risking personal data for connectivity

Dubai: Consumers in the UAE are unable to resist a strong and free WiFi network, and their online actions may be placing their personal information at risk, according to Norton by Symantec’s 2017 Norton WiFi Risk Report. But the siren song of free data ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai says smart meters to be fitted to all taxis by June 2018

Dubai's transport authority has annnounced the start of a smart meter system for taxis in Dubai at the cost of AED68.8 million ($18.7 million). The Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) said in a statement that all taxicabs, comprising 10,550 vehicles, will be ... ( read original story ...)

VAT in the UAE: How technology can ease your taxing pain

Value added tax. That's nothing new - at least to the majority of people roaming Earth. As a matter of fact, EY's VAT guide for 2017 shows there are 120 countries worldwide that impose this levy, or 62 per cent of the 195 recognised nations. But on that ... ( read original story ...)

In blockchain we trust

Why? Because the UAE government is aggressively adopting the blockchain technology to ease the lives of residents. The government wants to offer secured, safe and transparent process to residents eliminating extra cost and time incurred by the government ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Technologies & nuPSYS to partner for UAE and GCC markets

Dubai Technologies, a UAE-based ICT services provider, has entered into a partnership agreement with nuPSYS, to serve its clients as it expands its business vision in the UAE and GCC region. NuPSYS, a USA-based Internet of Things (IoT) and data centre ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai’s DEWA urges customers to install solar panels at home

The Dubai Water and Electricity Authority (DEWA) says solar panels have already been installed on 435 buildings under the Shams Dubai initiative. The authority is calling for more customers to take up the clean power programme that launched in 2015, with ... ( read original story ...)

Install solar panels on roofs, Dewa tells Dubai residents

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has urged Dubai’s citizens and residents to benefit from the Shams Dubai smart initiative and install solar photovoltaic panels on the roofs of their premises. The initiative is already a great success with ... ( read original story ...)