Smart Dubai is gearing up to launch the third round of the Global Blockchain Challenge, organised in partnership with successful local accelerator the Dubai Future Accelerators (DFA).
The Dubai Future Foundation has appointed Maha Khamis Al Mezaina as a Director of Area 2071.
The official portal of the UAE Government witnessed significant increase in its users, touching 5 million in 2018.
The Commercial Compliance & Consumer Protection (CCCP) sector in the Dubai DED has announced an automatic settlement facility for traders eligible for 50 percent reduction on commercial fines.
The Department of Finance in Ajman has achieved the total digital transformation of all its services, which are available on smartphones and e-portals.
The UAE is reportedly introducing GPS-enabled electronic tags for criminals, offering an alternative to jail for those who commit minor offences.
Dubai’s DEWA has signed a new MoU develop innovative and futuristic solutions to disrupt the current electricity and water utility business models.
Saudi Aramco and the Saudi Information Technology Company signed an agreement to set up a joint venture firm that will develop a platform to invest in high potential growth companies in the ICT sector.
Dubai Municipality has launched a smart training centre, which offers hands-on training using the Virtual Reality Environment.
The UAE Ministry of Finance has launched the Mohammed Bin Rashid Innovation Fund Accelerator.
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has recently accelerated its efforts to make an active contribution to the Dubai Future Accelerators strategy.
Artficial intelligence along with other emerging technologies have witnessed rapid changes similar to what the world had seen decades ago with regards to the Internet revolution, according to UAE minister.
The Abu Dhabi Smart Solutions and Services Authority (ADSSSA) hosted its inaugural Hackfest in partnership with Microsoft.
A key component to the UAE’s progress towards becoming a digital economy is the burgeoning e-commerce industry, which is expected to reach $27.2 billion by 2020.