Thursday 17 October 2019

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NEW MODEL OF ACADEMIA
Abu Dhabi sets up world's first AI research university

Abu Dhabi government has announced the establishment of the Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI), the first graduate-level, research-based AI university in the world.

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NEW INDEPENDENT JV
Etihad, Air Arabia set up Abu Dhabi’s first low-cost carrier

Etihad Aviation Group, owner of the national airline of the UAE, and Air Arabia, Mena region's first and largest low-cost carrier, have announced the signing of an agreement to launch Air Arabia Abu Dhabi, the capital’s first low-cost carrier.

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MOST USE SMARTPHONES
Passengers seek more control, less wait: Survey

Air passengers are looking to technology to improve their travel experience, while seeking more control of their journey and less waiting times, says the International Air Transport Association's (IATA) 2019 Global Passenger Survey.

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SPOTLIGHT
Oil & gas top sector for revenue, profit in 2018

Oil and gas outperformed other sectors in terms of combined revenue and profitability in 2018, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

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SPECIAL REPORT
10 key technologies disrupting the GCC market

From AI to autonomous vehicles, transformative science and technology have driven impactful change across the GCC countries in recent years, a report said, highlighting 10 technologies set to transform the Middle East over the next decade.

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NEWS IN PICTURES
Music hands on

The Sample Music Festival, which showcased the latest equipment for turntable and DJing fanatics, saw visitors of Prolight + Sound Middle East test their skills on the show floor in front of an audience of audio aficionados.

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Top Trade News

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Industry Sectors

Construction & Real Estate

Al Salem provides KAFD with smart building solutions

Al Salem Johnson Controls has provided King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD) in Riyadh with the latest integrated building management solutions through Metasys; which contributes to increased flexibility, sustainability and productivity.

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Retail & Wholesale

Ricoh boosts ME presence with new Dubai HQ

Ricoh Middle East FZE, a leading player in document management solutions, has opened its new office in Dubai Silicon Oasis, thus marking the brand's further commitment to the Middle East as part of its regional expansion strategy.

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Energy, Oil & Gas

Midsummer opens new solar energy R&D facility

Midsummer, a leader in advanced thin film building integrated solar solutions, marked the opening of its new state-of-the-art solar energy technology research and development facility in Järfälla, Sweden.

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Finance & Capital Market

Over 70 experts at Saudi eCommerce Forum

More than 70 industry experts discussed the latest global and regional eCommerce market dynamics at the recently concluded Mastercard Saudi eCommerce Forum 2019 hosted by Mastercard, in collaboration with Saudi Payments.

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Analysis, Interviews, Opinions
Industry, Logistics & Shipping

National Fiber Glass Factory to set up new plant in Oman

Oman’s National Fiber Glass Factory, a leading manufacturer of glass-reinforced plastics and glass-reinforced concrete, plans to build its new manufacturing plant at Khazaen Economic City in the sultanate's Barka region.

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Travel, Tourism & Hospitality

Elaa launches new tech platform for govt travel

Elaa, the travel management company of Seera, Saudi Arabia’s largest travel services provider, has launched a new tech platform to revolutionise corporate and government travel.

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IT & Telecommunications

UAE ICT sector ranked global 2nd in performance

The ICT sector in the UAE has achieved significant progress in global ranking from the 6th to the 2nd rank, according to the Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) 2019 issued by the World Economic Forum

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Lifestyle

Abu Dhabi Boat Show opens with 284 exhibitors

The Abu Dhabi International Boat Show (ADIBS) 2019 will open today at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (Adnec) Marina, with the participation of 284 companies and brands in the leisure marine industry.

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Motoring

Dubai launches self-driving transport contest

Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched the second edition of the Dubai World Challenge for Self-Driving Transport under the theme: ‘Self-driving Logistics Services,’ covering ground transport, drones, and others.

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Health & Environment

Bahrain hospital launches drive to cut antibiotics use

Bahrain Specialist Hospital has recently implemented its Antibiotic Stewardship Program that aims to curtail the overuse of antibiotics among patients and helps minimize the prescription of antibiotics to bare necessity.

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Media & Promotion

The Phantom of the Opera enraptures Dubai audience

The world’s most popular musical, The Phantom of the Opera opened for the first time in the UAE at Dubai Opera yesterday (October 16) to a packed audience of musical theatre aficionados, opera first-timers and Phantom fans.

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Education, HR & Training

Abu Dhabi sets up world's first AI research university

Abu Dhabi government has announced the establishment of the Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI), the first graduate-level, research-based AI university in the world.

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Miscellaneous

France to feature 2 pavilions at Gulfood Manufacturing

Business France will be running two French pavilions at Gulfood Manufacturing 2019, a trade show devoted to new manufactured Ingredients and processing equipment, running from October 29 to 31 at Dubai World Trade Centre.

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