Every UAE resident has more than two mobile phones

The UAE occupies the first position in the Arab region in terms ... The network readiness index measures the capacity of an economy to benefit from information and communication technology, to increase competitiveness and development. ( read original story ...)

Jumeriah’s The Mall gets connected

Jumeriah's newest mall, The Mall, is now connected thanks to the latest roll out of WiFi UAE. Visitors can now access the internet on their devices through a choice of either free or premium WiFi to connect with friends and family. The premium option ... ( read original story ...)

UAE rightly prioritises solar power solutions

The announcement last week of the world’s largest solar power plant to be built in Abu Dhabi underscores once again the UAE’s unshakeable commitment to ushering in the era of renewables at the earliest. This urgency and purposefulness must be welcomed ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Carbon taps innogy for rooftop solar system design

The Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence is bringing on German energy company, innogy, as the emirate ramps up rooftop solar installations. The company, owned by the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa), the Emirates National Oil Company, Dubal ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai’s Tourist Attractions Will Be Patrolled by Robot Police

Dubai, never a place to shy away from an outlandish idea, is to introduce a police robot to tourist attractions and malls. The real life robocop won’t be chasing down criminals and making arrests just yet, however. The first job for the one-android ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai’s Emaar buys Namshi stake after Amazon buys Souq.com

Coming two months after Amazon agreed to buy Souq.com, the transaction is expected to provide much-needed support for Emaar Properties founder and chairman Dubai billionaire Mohamed Alabbar's new technology vehicle Noon.com, a venture with Saudi Arabia's ... ( read original story ...)

UAE Showdown: Emirates Business Class Vs. Etihad Business Class

The seat and wifi are better, and I appreciate that they offer dine on ... fantastic entertainment system, and superior lounge in Dubai. I can’t stress the awesomeness of Emirates’ onboard bar enough, so for a daytime flight that may very well make ... ( read original story ...)

Night swimming beach opens to public in Dubai

Dubai: Dubai Municipality declared open Dubai’s first “night ... ‘smart’ changing rooms and ‘smart’ palms that provide free WiFi service. Nelepa said that night swimming would be allowed on a 125-metre stretch on the beach and 30 metres into ... ( read original story ...)

The road to a solar future

Easing the approval requirements for the installation of rooftop solar panels is the first step towards Dubai achieving its goal of solar panels on every rooftop by 2030. As The National reported yesterday, approved contractors received an email ... ( read original story ...)