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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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Now the race is on to come with a viable flying taxi

Flying cars are just starting to inch their way out of science fiction. But that is not stopping some companies from planning for flying taxi services. A growing collection of tech companies, aircraft manufacturers, automakers and investors are betting that fleets of battery-powered aircraft will give rise to air taxi …

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Etihad group announces new appointments

Etihad Aviation Group announced the appointment of a number of UAE nationals in key positions at its division Etihad Airport Services (EAS) Ground with operations expected to move to the new Midfield Terminal in 2019. EAS manages Etihad Aviation Group’s investment in the support businesses including catering, ground handling and …

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Hefty fines, jail for drone users breaching privacy

People using remote-controlled flying gadgets, including drones will face hefty fine and jail sentence if they are found breaching privacy of people, officials said on Monday. While announcing a unified platform to register non-piloted flying machines in the country, the Ministry of Interior officials said those using lasers and flying …

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UAE paves way for zero-carbon electric cars

The road to acquiring zero-carbon electric cars just got a little wider and smoother for the general public thanks to new incentives launched by UAE and Dubai Government departments. With the race now on by car manufacturers around the world to provide cleaner, eco-friendly electric vehicles (EVs), consumers in the …

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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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Space, science key to better life, says Abdullah

The UAE’s space ambitions hinge heavily on an education sector inclined towards science, top officials told the Mohammad Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) Science Event in Dubai on Saturday. The first edition of the high-profile event, held at Etihad Museum, aimed to raise awareness and interest in space, science and …

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Mohammad Bin Rashid reveals reshuffled UAE Cabinet

His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has unveiled a new Cabinet tasked with making the UAE the world’s best prepared for artificial intelligence and other advanced technologies. “The new government will catapult the UAE into its prosperous …

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Facebook Fails to Dismiss Privacy Case Over Messages

By Edvard Pettersson for Bloomberg – Facebook Inc. (FB) lost a bid to dismiss a user lawsuit claiming it scans private messages for any reference to web sites, and then adds a user’s “like” to those pages as part of a targeted advertising campaign. The federal judge in Oakland, California, …

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