Tag: digitalization

    Opinion: Reflections on a Post-Pandemic World

    In the light of the devastating coronavirus pandemic and its global responses, new trends are emerging in international markets, that are likely to disrupt the status quo and create a new world order, writes Jaykhosh Chidambaran for The Arabian Stories. *** Global geopolitics is often a zero-sum game. The COVID-19 pandemic has intensified political one-upmanship […]

    Internet of animals. How digitalization will change the relationship between humans and nature

    The Internet of Animals may follow the Internet of People and the Internet of Things. At least, Knife author thinks so. Let’s read the full story.  People, pets, livestock, wild birds, and mammals will become participants in a common communicative space (just one example: in Bashkiria, agricultural specialists manage the herd via the Internet, controlling […]

    New German government initiatives: country boosts its climate fund with €60 bln injection
    18 Dec 2021

    Germany’s new government passed a supplementary budget on December 12 to supercharge its climate and transformation fund with a debt-financed injection of  €60 billion ($68 billion) to allow more investments in the shift towards a green economy, Reuters reports. The supplementary budget, passed unanimously by Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s cabinet, will channel €60 billion of unused […]

    Google showed a year in search. Among the main queries, there are “impact of climate change,” “sustainability,” and “how to recover”

    The search giant Google summed up the year and said what people worldwide were looking for most often. So, a touching video was published that illustrates the most frequent requests. “In a year that continued to test many, the world searched “how to heal” more than ever. Whether they’re taking care of mental health, honoring […]

    DEWA launches EV Green Charger User Dashboard

    The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has announced on its site that it has launched the EV Green Charger User Dashboard to help customers better manage their EV Green Charger services. The dashboard enables customers to easily track their charging and consumption data through DEWA’s website or smart app. The dashboard provides customers with […]

    American companies have “hired” 29,000 robots in less than a year. This is a record in US history

    In the first nine months of 2021, American companies bought 29,000 robots, which is a record in US history. This number exceeded the peak value in 2017 and almost halved the figure for the first nine months of 2020, CNN reports with reference to the Association for the Development of Automation report. The reason for […]

    Saudi Arabia’s digital ambitions are key to low-carbon future
    04 Dec 2021

    At the recent inaugural Saudi Green Initiative Forum and just days before the start of the recently concluded COP26 conference in Glasgow, Saudi Arabia announced its net-zero carbon emissions commitment. The announcement reinforces the Kingdom’s previous pledge to achieve half its energy production from renewable energy and a half from natural gas by 2030, Hisham […]

    Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi Digital services now available on TAMM

    As part of its digital transformation, all the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) digital services are now available on the TAMM portal and app, WAM reports. This move aligns with the Abu Dhabi government’s vision of being the first country in the region to provide all government services on a unified digital platform. TAMM […]

    Post-pandemic: Where have all the digital nomads gone?
    13 Nov 2021

    In 2020, between various lockdowns, the number of digital nomads boomed as millions of newly office-liberated workers flocked to foreign countries to work remotely. But, as offices demand their workers back, will this be the end of the digital nomad? Let’s get to know about a new survey of over 20,000 expats around the world. […]

    Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi Implements SAS to protect the Emirate’s Biodiversity and Natural Wealth

    The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD), the organization responsible for regulating and implementing environmental laws in Abu Dhabi, has implemented SAS Analytics to support its environmental initiatives. This will assist the Agency to utilize its data towards making more informed decisions and driving positive change, ZAWYA states. The SAS Analytics solution provides a unified […]