The World Economic Forum announced on January 23 an international expansion of its Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution. New affiliate centers will open in India, Japan and the United Arab Emirates, creating an international network dedicated to maximizing the benefits and minimizing the risks of emerging technology.
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Dubai has achieved a new milestone in its efforts to reduce carbon emissions, in getting certified by the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group. C40 is a leading global network of cities committed to tackling climate change and protecting the planet. The network was established in 2005, and includes 75 major cities that have worked to reduce Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions through sharing knowledge and best practices among themselves.
Smart Cities World Forums launched its first print edition at the Telecom Review Leaders' Summit in Dubai last week. The magazine was officially unveiled by CEO of Trace Media International, Mr. Toni Eid.
Smart Dubai, an initiative anchored in the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, aims to make Dubai the happiest and smartest city on earth. The organization's visionary leader, Her Excellency Dr. Aisha Bin Bishr, Director General, spoke to Telecom Review about the importance of embracing digital practices and data sharing.
NXN's digital transformation platform is completely revolutionizing how government entities and enterprises are taking new innovative initiatives and services to the market. NXN's incredible DNX digital transformation platform essentially allows government entities to reduce 80% of the workload required in the launch of a new initiative and service. The platform can take new services to market within two to three months, which represents a phenomenal difference compared to the traditional timeframe of 12 to 18 months. Smart Cities World Forums Magazine managed to secure an exclusive interview with NXN CEO Ghazi Atallah.
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