Financial terms finalised for third phase of Dubai solar park

Masdar has secured financing for an 800 megawatt solar plant in Dubai. Abu Dhabi’s clean energy company, with partner EDF of France, said that it had reached financial close on Tuesday for the third phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum solar park ... ( read original story ...)

Why Indian’s Fintech Startups Are Flocking To Disrupt The UAE

India’s technology startup ecosystem has grown exponentially in recent years and now appears to have caught the eye of startup enthusiasts in the UAE. The Middle East nation is keen to elevate disruptive Indian fintech startups by providing them an ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Plans Digital Passports Using Blockchain Tech

The Dubai government has partnered with UK startup ObjectTech ... According to the startup, the system combines biometric verification and blockchain technology, and will use a “pre-approved and entirely digitized passport” to authorize passengers ... ( read original story ...)

Robocop becomes reality in Dubai

The first robotic officer joined the Dubai Police Force in May 2017. But as robots integrate with humanity, the trend is raising concerns about ethics and security. ( read original story ...)

Blockchain Challenge Dubai Announces Winners- Awarded $45,000

... has announced the results of the first Blockchain Challenge at the Dubai Design District (D3), awarding a total of $45,000 to the most promising solutions using Blockchain technology from 21 international startups. The winning start-ups now have an ... ( read original story ...)

Solar panels to power four UAE malls

Dubai: Shopping mall owners Majid Al Futtaim Properties are set to install thousands of new solar panels at four of its malls to reduce the equivalent carbon emissions of taking 700 cars off the road, it was announced on Wednesday. According to a joint ... ( read original story ...)