When Guy Robert Lukama looked out at thousands of illegal gold diggers hacking away at the verdant hills in remote northeastern Congo, he glimpsed opportunity where previous owners saw only an intractable problem.
With a single 1970s train in orange livery and a little crowdfunding help, a plucky Berlin start-up is challenging the might of Germany’s state rail operator, Deutsche Bahn.
From a humble smiley face with a box mouth and inverted “V’s” for eyes, crude weather symbols, and a rudimentary heart — emoji have now exploded into the world’s fastest-growing language.
An earthquake detecting mobile application released by the University of California at Berkeley earlier this year has so far captured 400 temblors worldwide, researchers said.
Imagine grasping a mug of coffee sitting on a chair and a robotic hand brings it in front of you, thereby reducing your efforts of getting up and getting it yourself. With new technology, such seemingly impossible feats should no longer be restricted to the realms of fantasy, research has shown.
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has recently announced the formal operation of a solar-powered abra, considered the first of its kind in the Middle East. Continue reading Dubai launches region’s first solar-powered abra
Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre (DIEDC) held a workshop on the ‘Dubai: Capital of Islamic Economy’ strategy. The event included entities from the public and private sectors that have collaborated with the centre for the past three years on achieving the strategy’s objectives, and developing programmes and initiatives under the seven pillars of Islamic economy.
The President will inaugurate a hall — Navachara-II — for permanent exhibition of grassroots innovations and innovative ideas set up with the assistance of National Innovation Foundation (A science and innovation museum called Navachara was inaugurated by the President on August 4, 2015).
Using your computer on the go could become much easier in the future if Microsoft gets its way.
Artificial intelligence and machine learning are predicted to be part of the next industrial revolution and could help business and industry save billions of dollars by the next decade.