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Dubai's new 2071 Zone aims to be at the heart of innovation
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Dubai's new 2071 Zone aims to be at the heart of innovation

Monday, 22 May 2017 3:28 PM

Abdulaziz Khalid Al Jazairi is appointed director of new initiative to create innovative solutions and tools

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Video: This electronic cannon disables drones

Monday, 22 May 2017 12:46 PM

This anti-drone defence system is designed to detect, track and disrupt drones. FAA is currently evaluating it for use at major US airports.

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Video: Google pushes further into virtual reality by building standalone headsets

Monday, 22 May 2017 12:46 PM

Google is partnering with HTC and Lenovo to build Virtual Reality headsets.

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World's first "Robocop" joins Dubai Police force

Sunday, 21 May 2017 3:42 PM

This "latest smart addition to the force has been designed to help us fight crime, keep the city safe"

Mubadala commits $15bn to Softbank Vision Fund
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Mubadala commits $15bn to Softbank Vision Fund

Sunday, 21 May 2017 10:37 AM

"Technology and innovation are central to the UAE’s economic diversification strategy, helping to create entirely new economic sectors"

Abu Dhabi surgeon saves child born with liver outside his body
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Abu Dhabi surgeon saves child born with liver outside his body

Saturday, 20 May 2017 1:51 PM

Two weeks after his birth, the boy underwent the five-hour operation

Judge dismisses discrimination suit by
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Judge dismisses discrimination suit by "clock boy" who moved to Qatar

Saturday, 20 May 2017 10:39 AM

"Cool clock, Ahmed," then president Barack Obama tweeted at the time. "Want to bring it to the White House?

Saudis set to sign $6bln deal with Lockheed for military ships: sources
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Saudis set to sign $6bln deal with Lockheed for military ships: sources

Friday, 19 May 2017 12:18 PM

The Kingdom has pledged to buy billions of dollars of US military equipment in the next decade

Hackers steal 17 million users' data from restaurant app Zomato
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Hackers steal 17 million users' data from restaurant app Zomato

Friday, 19 May 2017 11:27 AM

The attack of the internationally popular e-commerce startup comes on the heels of the "WannaCry"

Alabbar's Noon venture has let Dubai staff go, say sources
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Alabbar's Noon venture has let Dubai staff go, say sources

Thursday, 18 May 2017 6:14 PM

"Due to the shift in our operational base ... there have been nominal staff reallocations and changes"

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Facebook fined $122m over WhatsApp deal
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Facebook fined $122m over WhatsApp deal

Thursday, 18 May 2017 1:31 PM

Social media giant said the firm “acted in good faith” in its interactions with the commission

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Video: Google Lens makes your camera smarter than you

Thursday, 18 May 2017 12:48 PM

On Wednesday, Google announced several Google Photos updates and unveiled Google Lens, which lets your phone's camera interpret people, places, and things in the pictures you take.

UAE oil firms and government entities
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UAE oil firms and government entities "vulnerable" to cyberattacks

Thursday, 18 May 2017 8:29 AM

KSA and the Emirates "have been the most targeted countries for ransomware attacks in the last five years", says expert

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Video: SpaceX launched its heaviest satellite yet into Orbit

Wednesday, 17 May 2017 11:54 AM

SpaceX launched an Inmarsat satellite using a Falcon 9 rocket, the heaviest payload yet.

Dubai e-commerce sites to be formally certified
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Dubai e-commerce sites to be formally certified

Tuesday, 16 May 2017 6:20 PM

‘Digital Protection’ plan aims to increase transparency in online transactions


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