AI powering cities of the future

Dubai is taking the smart city concept to the next level and exploring the possibilities of artificial intelligence (AI) to transform the entire relationship between a city and its residents.

The city in the net

As massive two-way flows of electrons and data, of electricity and information, reshape whole industries and transform contemporary society, energy companies are preparing to change the face of urban living in the 21st century.

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...

Q&A: Philips Lighting

Eric Rondolat, CEO: "To make a city smart, you need connected streetlights, smart homes and smart buildings with connected lighting, such as offices, industry, retail environments, and hospitals."

Doing business gets smarter

Buzz talks to Mohammed Shael al Saadi, CEO, Corporate Strategic Affairs at Dubai's Department of Economic Development (DED) about the DED’s crucial role in accelerating Dubai’s journey to happiness and progress.

Innovation and knowledge in the city

You cannot have a digital revolution without a democratic revolution, and that is what we are trying to do in Barcelona.

Nissan leads the way toward zero emissions

The brainchild of Japan's Nissan Motor Corporation, part of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, the LEAF was not just the first mass-market, all-electric car, but remains the biggest seller by miles.

Transition

To survive and prosper in this challenging new environment, companies and public authorities alike need to respond to these newly empowered citizens and partner with them to re-think the fundamentals of modern living.

Blockchain set to revolutionize retail

For traditional retailers facing increased competition from e-commerce, digital technology offers the opportunity to fight back by giving customers unique personalized experiences that they cannot find online.

The irresistible rise of urbanization

At Marcus Garvey Village, a low-income community in Brooklyn-Queens, electricians have built New York’s first digitalized microgrid, complete with solar photovoltaic panels, a fuel...

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