Reconnecting cities to citizens

On the stylish and youthful streets of Barcelona, carmakers, tech giants, telecom companies and start-ups are creating an inspiring new vision of transportation for the 21st century city.

Real estate gets smart

As the acknowledged real estate capital of the Middle East, Dubai has long understood the importance of transparency, openness and efficiency to ensure the smooth running of its property market.

Putting the AI in Dubai

In Dubai, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has installed Smart Pedestrian Signals in 15 busy locations across the city.

The smart grid revolution

"Smart grids are the necessary support to the rise of renewable energy and the emergence of consumers who generate their own electricity." Livio Gallo, Head of Global Infrastructure and Networks, Enel

Communications in the fast lane

From the smartphone in a commuter’s pocket to the data center at a bank, business or government office, information and communications technology has become the engine room of contemporary urban life.

A one-of-a-kind entertainment destination

Rising from the desert just 40 kilometers southwest of Riyadh, in Saudi Arabia, an entirely new destination is set to change the face of life and leisure in the kingdom forever.

New techonologies to create memorable moments

"If you look at Riyadh alone, over seven million people call it home, rising to 10 million in the coming years." Michael Reininger, CEO, Qiddiya

The rise of the machines

Earlier this year, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) inaugurated a Digital Command Center that uses AI to monitor and manage the company’s ever-expanding...

A new era for energy

In a not-too-distant future, ordinary consumers will even be able to sell the power stored by batteries in their parked electric cars back into the network.

Saudi Arabia’s major shift to tourism and leisure

Buzz speaks to Fahd-Al Rasheed, former Group CEO and Managing Director of Emaar the Economic City (EEC), leading the development of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC)—the world’s first publicly-listed city.

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