Jul 4, 2019

MTN favours Dubai to host new company

MTN GlobalConnect will support and fuel incremental business for SA, while streamlining through a single point of contact.

Jun 21, 2019

Ramaphosa's 4IR smart city pipe dream

Pundits stress the need for articulated plans rather than dreams to take the country forward.

Oct 25, 2018

It's tech all the way for Dubai

The Middle Eastern country builds a new connected smart city from the ground up to showcase the world's innovation at Expo 2020.

Oct 12, 2017

Smart cities: not all about the tech

Successful future cities will resemble earlier modern cities more than scenes from science fiction, says the EU's smart cities adviser.

Oct 12, 2017

Blockchain can be used to measure happiness

At GITEX 2017 in Dubai this week, Avaya unveiled a happiness index that measures customer satisfaction in real-time, using blockchain technology.

Oct 11, 2017

Future tech on display at GITEX

Responsive robots, concept cars, flying taxies and blockchain use cases wowed visitors to the World Trade Centre in Dubai this week.

Oct 10, 2017

Dubai is serious about flying taxies

The city is confident it will have autonomous drones capable of carrying people in operation within five years, if not sooner.

Oct 2, 2017

African cities could lead smart city innovation

Many African cities are seen as ideal locations for smart city campaigns, as technology can be developed from the ground up.

Sep 26, 2017

Dubai in bid to become first city with flying taxis

The flying taxis are meant to fly without remote control guidance and with a maximum flight duration of 30 minutes.

Feb 8, 2017

Dubai collaborates with IBM on blockchain

The government and companies in Dubai team up with IBM to use blockchain to process transactions and keep track of shipped goods.

Dec 11, 2015

Dubai's smart policing pilot shows promise for crime fight

A Cisco pilot project of smart police cars and body cameras for officers in Dubai could have practical applications for many African cities.

Dec 9, 2015

Rwanda could host Africa's first smart city

What president Paul Kagame is doing there is amazing. He really gets it, says Cisco veteran John Chambers.

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