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UAE in New York promoting economic cooperation

Abdullah bin Ahmed Al Saleh, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Economy for Foreign Trade Affairs, and a United States delegation comprising officials and representatives of the business community in New York State, discussed ways of expanding cooperation in vital sectors between the UAE and the US, including in the creative …

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UAE Future Foresight Training Programme a success

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has emphasised that the UAE follows a strategy that ensures all sectors’ readiness for the future, as it aims to qualify a generation of specialists in the fields of future …

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Callix brings contact centre at affordable prices

Dubai-based Callix aims to capitalise on human interaction instead of impersonal digital personas to help small- and medium-sized enterprises in the UAE to drive business and unify customer experience. According to Forrester data, 72 per cent of businesses list customer experience improvement as a top priority. Arif Saiyad, founder and …

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Emirati builds his own wind turbine at home

An Emirati engineer has installed a wind turbine at his home and claims it works even when there is no wind. Ali Hussain Al Obaidi, a former aircraft engineer, spent Dh100,000 to build the turbine in his backyard in Al Rahba in the capital. He spent years researching wind turbines …

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Google Innovation Hub opens at UAE University

A new Innovation Hub powered by Google has opened at UAE University (UAEU) in Al Ain as part of a collaborative effort involving Abu Dhabi’s Department of Education and Knowledge, Bayt Mitwahid Association, Google and the university. The hub is split into several different sections, including the maker area, where …

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Entrepreneurs invited to showcase ideas

The Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) announced on Tuesday plans for its first ever Arab Innovation Forum, offering a platform for institutions, experts and entrepreneurs to come together and showcase their innovations. The organisers of the event, which will take place from February 26 to 28 at …

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