World Economic Forum

  • ‘5G-connected ambulances will save millions of lives’ say experts at the World Economic Forum

    5G-connected ambulances will save millions of lives according to experts at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.  It was one of a number of astonishing claims made throughout a panel discussion which examined how Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies were completely transforming healthcare.

  • Dubai utility joins WEF’s Fourth Industrial Revolution Center

    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has joined the Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution of the World Economic Forum (WEF) as a partner. DEWA is the first government utility to join the San Francisco-based center, which includes international organizations such as Microsoft, SAP, and ABB. This is part of DEWA’s efforts to keep pace with the Fourth Industrial Revolution and develop disruptive technologies in power and water.

  • New framework announced for ethical use of facial recognition technology

    The World Economic Forum (WEF) has announced the release of its new facial recognition framework in an effort to drive the safe and trustworthy use of the technology.

  • Saudi Arabia offers first look at country benchmark platform

    The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia unveiled a first look at its unique data tool for measuring its performance trajectory in relation to other nations on January 23 at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

  • UAE to open Fourth Industrial Revolution center

    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.