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

Provis wins big Abu Dhabi project contracts

Provis, one of the UAE’s leading estate management companies, said it has been signed up to provide its full suite of specialised real-estate services at more than 30 iconic projects across Abu Dhabi, following a highly competitive bid process.

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Retail & Wholesale

Samsung Galaxy Fold sold-out in 3 days in UAE

Samsung will start a second round of pre-orders for the Galaxy Fold in the UAE on October 17 after the device was sold out in three days after pre-orders were open on October 6.

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Energy, Oil & Gas

Target net zero gas emissions, says Aramco CTO

The challenge for our generation is to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions, within this century, said Ahmad O Al-Khowaiter, Saudi Aramco’s chief technology officer, at the Science and Technology in Society (STS) forum in Kyoto, Japan.

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Finance & Capital Market

AmCham Bahrain announces new board members

The American Chamber of Commerce - Bahrain (AmCham Bahrain) has announced its 15-member board for the 2019-2021 period with Qays H. Zu’bi renamed as President. Tatweer Petroleum CEO Jim Eastlack is the new Vice President.

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Analysis, Interviews, Opinions

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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Industry, Logistics & Shipping

ADT celebrates 10 million containers milestone

Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT) has set a new record by handling more than 10 million containers, representing a milestone achievement for Khalifa Port Container Terminal (KPCT1).

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Travel, Tourism & Hospitality
IT & Telecommunications

Huawei announces 5G OpenLab in Mideast

Huawei, a leading global provider of ICT solutions, announced the pre-launch of the Huawei 5G OpenLab in the Middle East during the recently concluded Gitex Technology Week in Dubai, UAE.

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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

Toyota to unveil zero-emission sedan at Tokyo show

Toyota Motor Corporation said that it will preview the next generation of its groundbreaking, zero-emission Mirai fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show.

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Health & Environment

BDFEX targets localization of healthcare products

The upcoming first edition of Business Development and Investment in Healthcare and Medical Industries Forum (BDFEX) in Bahrain will focus on the localization of healthcare products in the kingdom, said event organisers.

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Media & Promotion

Dubai pedestrian bridge wins best GCCA photo award

A photo of sunrise over a pedestrian bridge located near Al Aweer Vegetable and Fruit Market in Dubai has emerged as the overall winner at a global photography contest organised by the Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA).

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Education, HR & Training
Miscellaneous

Dubai Refreshment wins top green industry award

Dubai Refreshment Company (DRC), the franchisee, sole producer and distributor of PepsiCo products in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, took first place at the Dubai Green Industrial Award 2019.

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