Interview: Technology startups gaining momentum in the UAE

With a growing talent network, more venture capital interest, a higher global profile and new legislation, the UAE has all the key ingredients to emerge as a centre for technology startups. Who doesn't love building blocks? Following the burst of cloud ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai to install Wi-Fi street lights

DUBAI IS set to roll out a major installation of Wi-Fi-enabled street lights, the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has announced. The move is part of the emirate’s strategy to become a so-called ‘smart city’. As well as providing internet ... ( read original story ...)

DIFC Courts sets up construction, technology disputes arm

A specialist division has been set up within Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts to hear technology and construction-related disputes. DIFC Courts announced on Sunday that the region’s technology and construction companies can now opt to ... ( read original story ...)

DIFC launches new technology court

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts has launched a new division to hear complex legal cases in technology and construction. The new Technology and Construction Division (TCD) has been established as an ‘opt-in' court, to hear complex cases ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai awards $3.8bn deal for final phase of giant solar park

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) said on Saturday it has awarded the 700MW AED14.2 billion ($3.87 billion) fourth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. The contract for the largest single-site concentrated solar power (CSP ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai awards contract for final phase of solar park

The Gulf desert emirate of Dubai on Saturday announced the award of a $3.8-billion contract for the final phase of a solar park aimed at generating 5,000 megawatts of electricity by 2030. The local government said the contract for the fourth and final ... ( read original story ...)