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Skype Officially Blocked in the UAE

2 weeks ago
Skype now shares the same fate as Google’s Duo, Apple’s FaceTime or Whatsapp Video call as the UAE’s telecoms regulator (TRA) has confirmed that Skype has been blocked completely. Etisalat & du had already confirmed ...
News

UAE Reduces Traffic Fines by 50%

1 month ago
My friend who lives in Abu Dhabi shared with me earlier this morning a screenshot of his traffic fines that were reduced by half after an order from the Crown Prince. The reduction will be ...
Baladi

Louvre Abu Dhabi Opening on November 11

2 months ago
The Louvre Abu Dhabi is finally being inaugurated after several revised completion dates since 2013. The museum is to be located on the Saadiyat Island Cultural District, and will be approximately 24,000 square metres (260,000 ...
Technology

UAE now has a Minister for Artificial Intelligence

2 months ago
Omar Bin Sultan Al Olama, aged just 27, will be the UAE’s first Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence. The aim is to make the government rely further on AI technologies and prepare for the ...
Fun

Flying Object Over Dubai is not a Meteor

3 months ago
A flying unidentified object was spotted yesterday over Dubai’s sky and mistaken for a meteor by many, including the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre. Some even thought it was plane crashing or an alien ship ...
Baladi

Dubai Launched The World’s Largest Single-site Concentrated Solar Power

3 months ago
As part of the UAE Energy plan 2050, which aims at increasing clean energy use by 50 percent, Dubai is building the world’s largest concentrated solar power plant in one place, a project which will ...
Technology

The UAE Among the World’s “Stand Out” Digital Economies

4 months ago
The Digital Evolution Index is a data-led evaluation of digital development across 60 countries based on four key indicators, with about 170 indicators across them: – Supply Conditions – Demand Conditions – Institutional Environment – ...
Technology

Apple Pay Coming to the UAE

5 months ago
Apple Pay is expected to launch in the United Arab Emirates before the end of 2017, according to Apple CFO Luca Maestri who was speaking on Apple’s Q3 2017 earnings call. Here’s the complete statement: ...
Technology

No more Laptop Ban on Flights to the US

6 months ago
Trump’s ban on laptops and other electronics for flights from more than 10 Middle Eastern countries didn’t last long and was lifted on most of the airlines affected. Etihad Airways, Emirates Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Kuwait ...
Fun

Jackie Chan’s “Kung Fu Yoga” Dubai Pursuit Scene

6 months ago
Six minutes with supercars, a shit load of supercars LOL! The movie is still shit though. ...
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