As part of its dedication to the Dubai 10X initiative, the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) is continuously supporting innovative start-ups that will boost the tourism sector.
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Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala announces $400M European tech fund
Mubadala Investment Company of Abu Dhabi has announced plans to create a $400 million fund to invest in leading European technology companies.
Dubai AI-focused initiative to turn residents into “lifesavers”
Dubai aims to utilise artificial intelligence (AI) to help volunteers identify patients’ emergency cases and guide them through the necessary procedures to help save their lives while waiting for the ambulance, thus transforming every resident into a potential lifesaver.
UAE residents can now pay Zakat via smart devices
UAE residents can now make Zakat donations through their smart device in a new initiative launched by Smart Dubai in collaboration with Dar Al Ber Society.
Hybrid warfare has altered the security landscape: cybersecurity experts
The blurring of lines between the different modes of warfare and weaponisation of non-military means undermine the foundation of the state is one of the most significant security challenges today, experts said.
Dubai enters phase one of emirate-wide strategy to go paperless
Smart Dubai has broken ground on the first phase of implementing the Dubai Paperless Strategy, which seeks to digitise internal and external transactions at government entities and save time and effort for employees and customers alike.
Dubai launches world’s first B2B smart platform for free zones
Dubai now has the world’s first B2B smart commerce platform for free zones, allowing companies from around the world to connect and trade through the emirate.
UAE announces shortlist for astronaut programme
The Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre has shortlisted a total of 95 applicants, including 75 men and 20 women, for the UAE Astronaut Program, WAM reported.
Privacy is a fundamental human right, says Apple CEO
In a CNN interview, Apple CEO Tim Cook shares why he thinks Silicon Valley’s abuse of privacy is out of control and why tech companies need to do a better job of protecting consumer data.
NASA twins to aspiring UAE astronauts: “If you can dream it, you can do it”
NASA’s Captains Mark and Scott Kelly recently spoke at the Majlis Mohamed bin Zayed at a lecture titled, ’The Sky is not the Limit: Life Lessons from NASA’s Kelly Brothers.’ The “astronaut twins” lauded the planning that has gone into UAE’s Mars mission saying they look forward to the country having its own astronauts soon.