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Densitas Partners with RAD-AID to Advance Personalized Breast Screening in Underserved Areas Using AI

Densitas Inc., a leading provider of AI technologies for digital mammography and breast screening recently partnered with RAD-AID International to establish an AI-based decision support program for breast health in medically underserved regions. The aim of the partnership is to provide low-resource institutions with education, clinical support, and hands-on training …

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Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week to start next week

Dubai – In the UAE’s capital the much anticipated annual Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) will kick-off next week. The main theme for this year’s edition is ‘accelerating the pace of sustainable development’. Other focus areas include Youth, Artificial Intelligence and Society. By Arthur Blok | ADSW is hosted by Abu …

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DP World promoting digital tech in India

Invest India, Kerala Start-Up Mission and Startup Reseau, have teamed up with DP World to harness digital technologies like block chain, artificial intelligence, robotics, simulators and Internet of Things, IoT, to identify logistics-focused technology start-ups in India. The result of their joint efforts, Log-X, a national technology accelerator platform for …

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Robo-advisors recieve go-ahead in Abu Dhabi

The Financial Services Regulatory Authority, FSRA, of Abu Dhabi Global Market, ADGM, today issued its regulatory framework for Digital Investment Managers (also known as ‘robo-advisors’), operating in ADGM. Digital Investment Managers provide investment management services using algorithm-based tools and technology to interact with more tech-savvy clients. This technology allows investment …

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UAE school takes second place in robotics contest

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, today received at Qasr Al Bahr a delegation of the Emirati school who notched the second position at the VEX Robotics World Championship, which was held recently in …

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Learning to Love Robots

By Patricia Marx Robots, no longer mere factory grinds, are being U.P.S.-delivered into our homes. Illustration by Greg Clarke In 2008, I fell in love with a robot. The object of my affection was a darling red Roomba vacuum cleaner. The size and shape of a chunky Frisbee, it bustled to …

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UAE climate change minister showcases AI projects

The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, MoCCAE, today highlighted the role of artificial intelligence in developing its processes through compiling and analysing highly accurate real-time data at a media briefing at the Ministry’s headquarters in Dubai. Headlined by Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al-Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, …

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500 Emirati students to be trained in artificial intelligence

Hundreds of Emirati students will get training in artificial intelligence under a partnership signed between the UAE Government and a private company. Omar Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, signed the agreement with Mohammad Amin, senior vice-president, Middle East, Turkey and Africa at Dell EMC. According to …

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Dubai to deploy cutting-edge devices in health care

Preventive health is being taken to the next level by deploying innovative health devices in Dubai soon. 
These include health pods to be installed at airports and malls, providing free total health screening; an app-based health doctor; a neuro head band to detect and nip stroke in the bud; and …

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Dubai Internet City sees start-up applications boom

Dubai Internet City, the city’s technology freezone, said on Wednesday that it had seen applications for its start-up programme boom since it introduced the in5 system back in 2013. The initiative allows small firms to register in the technology park for Dh14,500 annually, providing entrepreneurs with a trade licence, four …

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Emirati doctor joins US-based Mayo Clinic

Driven by ambition, resolve, excellence and confidence, Dr Jamal Mohammad Murad Heikal Amiri, an Emirati, has joined the US-based Mayo Clinic as a urologist becoming the first UAE resident doctor at this clinic who does not hold an American passport. Dr Al Amiri is determined to be certified by the …

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Artificial intelligence dawns on UAE education sector

Educational institutions in the UAE have started using artificial intelligence (Ai) and machine learning to predict students at risk of dropping out, the employability of graduates, and other patterns, according to a Dubai-based data science company. In an interview, Raman Thiagarajan, founder of Nexquare, said schools and universities, faced with …

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WGS 2018: AI fine-tuning all modes of transport in Dubai

Dubai has been using, and will continue to develop, artificial intelligence (AI) in transport to achieve near-perfect punctuality, data analysis and decision-making processes, among other uses, the World Government Summit (WGS) was informed on Monday in Dubai. Speaking at WGS, Mattar Al Tayer, director-general and chairman of the board of …

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Goldie Hawn: Mind up and be happy

When Goldie Hawn was 11, she was asked what she wanted to be when she grew up. She replied: “I want to be happy.” At 72, the actress continues to advocate happiness among children, through The Hawn Foundation. The actress is in Dubai for the ongoing World Government Summit. She …

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AI will empower health care and benefit patients

Dubai-based AI-powered health care start-up — Prognica — is aiming to improve clinical outcomes and accelerate the discovery of breakthrough advancements in the fight against cancer. Khalid Shaikh, founder and CEO of the company, told Gulf News that the process is to first digitise the blood sample slides through a …

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Dubai schools must future-proof education, summit hears

The days of the “one size fits all” school model are numbered in Dubai, which is aiming to “future-proof” learning and make student “well-being” central to education, the World Education Summit heard on Sunday in Dubai. Officials told the summit, which ends on Monday, that many jobs that schools are …

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UAE to host Global Future Councils’ annual meet

The UAE Government has partnered with the World Economic Forum (WEF) – Davos to host the second Annual Meeting of the Global Future Councils (AMGFC) on November 11-12 in Dubai, it was announced on Saturday. Being held under the patronage of His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President …

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Artificial Intelligence to grow exponentially in the UAE

I Robot? I don’t mind. The UAE’s population is increasingly at home interacting with artificial intelligence (AI) assistants when dealing with government agencies and local businesses, more so than their international peers, according to new research from Accenture. Which is just as well, given that such interactions are likely to …

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