Dubai’s technology free zone says 2017 revenue rises to $160m

Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO) on Saturday announced that total revenue for 2017 reached AED590.5 million ($160.8 million), up 11.2 percent compared to the previous year. Overall profits at the integrated free zone technology park totalled AED205.7 million, a ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Internet City entities attract Dh7.8b in funding

Dubai: Members of the Dubai Internet City (DIC) community have collectively attracted Dh7.8 billion in funding since its launch as a technology business hub. Over the last 12 months particularly, several DIC partners have attracted strong investments ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai conference unveils WiFi service for refugees

(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) A new WiFi service was launched in refugee camps to help integrate displaced individuals into post-crises societies, it was announced on Monday. With the average life inside a camp can go over 17 years, providing refugees with ... ( read original story ...)

UAE solar start-up Pawame secures $2m in seed funding

UAE off-grid solar start-up Pawame has raised $2 million in seed funding from Gulf-based investors to help grow its business in Kenya. The social enterprise's funding round was led by CT Arabia, an investment firm created by regional energy executives to ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai plans to create Blockchain marketplace for tourism

Dubai has announced plans to create a virtual B2B (business-to-business) marketplace for the travel industry, as part of its Dubai 10X initiative. Dubai Tourism's Blockchain Marketplace aims to add an additional distribution channel for hotels in its first ... ( read original story ...)