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FTX Wins Full Approval to Operate Crypto Exchange in Dubai

Cryptocurrency exchange FTX said on Friday it was fully approved to operate its exchange and clearing house in Dubai, as the Gulf emirate pushes forward with plans to develop its digital asset sector. The Bahamas-based company said it will start by offering regulated crypto derivatives products and trading services to institutional investors in Dubai as […]

Facebook Opens Regional HQ in Dubai Internet City

On Tuesday, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai’s Crown Prince and Chairman of the Executive Council of Dubai opened Meta’s new regional headquarters in Dubai Internet City.  In a series of tweets, the chairman of the Executive Council said, “Dubai continues to strengthen its partnerships with major international tech companies to shape […]

Dubai to Attract Tech Talent with the DIFC’s AI and Coding License

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Artificial Intelligence Office and Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC) officially initiated its Artificial Intelligence (AI) and coding license to appeal to a global new wave of technology firms and coders.  The license will give companies obtaining it the ability to work with the DIFC Innovation Hub, in addition to representing an estimate […]

Driverless Taxi Service to Start in Dubai by 2023

In its latest announcement on Tuesday, Dubai’s Roads and Trasport Authority (RTA) publicized plans to start a driverless taxi service by 2023.  RTA said trials of the service were expected to start by the end of the year before an official launch in 2023.   As such, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is ranked by global […]

Dubai Enters the Space Race with a Newly Appointed MBRSC Chief

As the United Arab Emirates (UAE) maintains its acceleration into the tech scene, Dubai’s Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Center (MBRSC) publicized the new appointment of its director-general.  Dubai’s Crown Prince and President of the MBRSC, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum released an official statement publicizing the decision of the newly appointed deputy […]

DIC, Khazna Data Centers announce two data storage facilities in Dubai

Dubai Internet City (DIC) announced early this week a deal with Khazna Data Centers to establish two data storage facilities in Dubai. The ambition of the government to transform the UAE into a smart country demands the deployment of secure cloud infrastructure and data storage across all industries, from government and residential services to healthcare […]

Digital Dubai, a preview of a smart city

Digital Dubai took up a large aisle at GITEX 2021; the company laid out a sample of its vision of how a smart Dubai would look like, featuring gardens, contactless and paperless services, as well as the UAE digital pass. Many onlookers of the conference found solace in resting within the greenery of the gardens, […]

Dubai to find out if pandemic-delayed Expo 2020 will pay off

A computer-graphic-soaked advertisement featuring Australian actor and Hollywood heartthrob Chris Hemsworth beckons the world to Dubai’s upcoming Expo 2020, promising a “world of pure imagination” as children without facemasks race across a futuristic carnival scene. Reality, however, crashes into the frame in all capital-letters caption at the bottom of the screen, saying: “THIS COMMERCIAL WAS […]

UAE’s green data center for University of Birmingham Dubai

Scholars and Academics at Dubai’s University of Birmingham are set to revel in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) most advanced and innovated on-site data center with elevated performance signifying the University’s pursuits of creating a green, energy-efficient on-campus ecosystem. With a direct connection to the University of Birmingham’s UK campus, the site will provide fast […]