At the Elevate Summit in Dallas, Texas Uber announced its plan on bringing flying taxis to Dubai and Dallas by the year of 2020. These flying vehicles will be small, electric aircrafts that take off and land vertically. They will have no emissions and are quiet enough to operate in cities. In the beginning of operation the price for a flight is expected to be $1.32 per mile, which is a bit higher than taking UberX for the same distance.
The UAE ranks among the top 10 most competitive countries in the world, according to the world competitiveness ranking released by the IMD World Competitiveness Centre recently. The research group at the IMD business school in Switzerland publishes the rankings every year since 1989. The research uses 260 indicators, about two thirds of which include national statistics in such areas as trade and employment and one third is an executive opinion survey of such issues as corruption, environment and quality of life. This year 63 countries participated in the survey with Cyprus and Saudi Arabia making their first appearance.
Aqua Fun is a 2,700-square-metre water park which features an obstacle course with ramps, slides, and wiggle bridges.
Alexa Internet, Inc., California-based company wholly owned by Amazon.com has recently released a rating of the most popular web-sites worldwide. The assessment was based on daily average visits and views within the last three months. Around 30 million Internet resources were analyzed for the research.
Riverland Dubai, the multi-themed dining and retail destination located at the heart of Dubai Parks and Resorts, today announced that the final touches are being added to its various retail, dining and entertainment outlets as it gears up for the official opening on 31st October.
Riverland Dubai will connect the three theme parks and water park at Dubai Parks and Resorts, and will be open to everyone with or without a ticket to the adjoining parks, which means it will be experienced by every visitor to the destination.
Cityland Group, creators of the acclaimed Dubai Miracle Garden and Dubai Butterfly Garden, officially announced their plans for a new, nature-inspired Cityland Mall.
Scheduled for launch in Q2 2018 with a connected access to Global Village, the single-level shopping complex will have 1.13 million sq.ft. of leasable space with a colossal green reserve at the mall’s core.
The well-rounded shopping ‘destination’ pioneers a new trend in family entertainment where superior retail experience meets ecological preservation, sustainable design, and interaction with nature.
Samsung Gulf Electronics has started replacing its Galaxy Note 7 devices in the UAE after receiving approval from the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) and the Department of Economic Development (DED).
However, this news comes amidst an investigation underway of a Samsung Note 2 device that emitted smoke aboard an IndiGo flight over the weekend.
Google have sent out invitations to an October 4 event, hinting that the Internet titan will show off a new smartphone powered by its Android mobile software.
Emailed invitations sent late Monday revealed only the time and place for the gathering in San Francisco, the message topped by blue, red, yellow, and green dots of color.
Google fired off a Twitter message with hashtag #madebygoogle and a video of what appeared to be a long rectangular search term box morphing into a silhouette of a smartphone.
As per the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Dubai Press Club will organise the second edition of the Arab Social Media Influencers Summit (ASMIS).
The event, which is set to attract prominent regional and international social media influencers and experts will be held at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 6 to 7 December.
With 2,274 applications from 73 countries and less than two per cent of them making the final cut, the Dubai Future Accelerators has announced the names of the companies that have been accepted to participate in the 12-week programme.
For 12 weeks, these 30 companies will work with the seven government authorities participating in Dubai Future Accelerators to develop and test products and solutions for the challenges that face key economic and strategic sectors in the cities of the 21st century in the UAE, and that can also be applied to countries in the region and around the world.