Dubai Police launches new emergency locator service

Kamel Butti Al Suwaidi, director general of operations at Dubai Police, said that the activation and implementation of this technology follows recommendations made at the annual meetings of the UAE Government. He said the meetings recommended immediate ... ( read original story ...)

UAE strategy to cash in on blockchain

Over 50 per cent of the UAE's federal transactions would be powered by blockchain technology by 2021, it was announced on Wednesday. The Emirates Blockchain Strategy would help the country save Dh11 billion spent annually on document transactions and ... ( read original story ...)

UAE aims to use blockchain for 50% of government transactions

UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has announced a strategy for the country to use database technology blockchain for half of government transactions by 2021. The plan follows a similar commitment ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai steps up travel tech game to improve tourism

According to Emirates, 94 percent of WiFi users connected via a smartphone, and the most connected route is EK215 from Dubai to Los Angeles. Emirates was also the first airline to relax rules around using mobile phones onboard aircraft in 2008 and ... ( read original story ...)

Expo 2020 Dubai Teams Up With Cisco For Technology Solutions

Expo 2020 Dubai, touted to become the world’s largest expositions, has teamed up with Cisco to ensure that the first World Expo to be held in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region leaves a lasting positive impact and delivers on ... ( read original story ...)

Emirates’ record Wi-Fi inflight connections

Wi-Fi connectivity is available on over 98% of the Emirates fleet, including all A380s, the aircraft that Emirates operate daily from Auckland and Christchurch to Dubai and beyond. Customers in all cabin classes receive 20MB of free Wi-Fi data. Emirates ... ( read original story ...)