Uber has lost its licence to operate private hire vehicles in London after the UK capital’s transport agency said it was “not fit and proper” to hold such a permit.
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AR, AI in focus at Expo 2020 Dubai’s London World Majlis
The London edition of Expo 2020 Dubai’s World Majlis series has recently placed the spotlight on the impact of new technologies, such as augmented reality and artificial intelligence, on the future of cities and humanity.
Dubai ranked among top nations leading in smart home availability
Dubai has been ranked among the top 10 countries as leaders in smart home availability in a report release by Moscow’s Department Information Technologies (DIT).
BA chief apologises to thousands of customers hit in latest data breach
After the credit card information of hundreds of thousands of its customers were compromised over a two-week period in the …
Airbnb’s listing is now available on this Middle East online travel marketplace
Airbnb has partnered with Wego, an online travel marketplace in the Middle East and North Africa, to include properties listed on Airbnb in Wego search results in a move to offer Wego users more accommodation choices.
Facebook to open new offices for 6,000 employees
Facebook has reportedly announced that it would double its presence in London, acquiring nearly 600,000 square feet (56,000 square metres) of office space across two buildings in King’s Cross
British Airways halts London flights following latest IT glitch
The carrier suffered a massive computer system failure in May 2017, caused by a power supply issue near Heathrow, which stranded 75,000 customers over a busy holiday weekend – and left BA with a bill amounting to over £100 million.
China-backed fund brings new opportunities to Middle East tech firms
London-based investment firm Centricus has partnered with Chinese firms China Merchants Group and SPF Group to launch a $15 billion fund aimed at technology companies globally.
How Microsoft is using mixed reality to transform industries
Tahawul Tech visited Microsoft HQ in London this week, to learn more about the impact that mixed reality is having on healthcare and construction.
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UAE announces $100,000 global tech competition
The UAE Government has launched a global emerging technologies start-up competition, “GovHack Series,” in eight major cities around the world.