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New solar project to provide less expensive power than coal, but will it last?

New solar project to provide less expensive power than coal, but will it last? Dubai has announced a new upcoming solar project that should deliver less expensive power than a recently approved coal-fired power plant in the area — a third less expensive.It’s part of a recent spat of price-beating going on in the industry, as companies and nations seem bent on maintaining the title of the world’s cheapest source of solar power.

Passenger drones will start flying for real in summer 2017

Passenger drones will start flying for real in summer 2017 If you make it to Dubai this summer, you might have the chance to catch a brand new type of self-driving vehicle.At today's World Government Summit, the head of the city's Roads & Transportation Agency, Mattar al-Tayer, announced plans to introduce a passenger-carrying drone service.

Dubai is bringing the world its first rotating skyscraper

Dubai is bringing the world its first rotating skyscraper The future is coming, and it's all about those 360-degree views.Dubai plans to take your 360-degree experience far beyond video by building the world's first ever rotating skyscraper by 2020.

Leaf comments on Dubai's flying taxis

Leaf comments on Dubai's flying taxis File: / sara; (473 KB, 630x653)U Anonymous.iligal ( Wed) 00: 32: 50Dubai will haveflying Lexie beginning in July.

Emirates already tweeted a joke about the electronics ban

Emirates already tweeted a joke about the electronics ban officials have banned passengers from bringing electronics on board from certain Middle Eastern and African airports into the U.In an 18-second Twitter video posted Tuesday morning they asked, "Who needs tablets and laptops anyway?

Dubai's sky turns black after another skyscraper bursts into flames

Dubai's sky turns black after another skyscraper bursts into flames Black smoke smothered Dubai's sky on Sunday after a fire broke out near the world's tallest building.The desert metropolis looked almost apocalyptic as dark clouds rose from a high-rise tower complex being built alongside Dubai's biggest mall.

This country wants to build the world's tallest structure but people aren't excited

This country wants to build the world's tallest structure but people aren't excited When we think tall, we think the Burj Khalifa in Dubai.According to reports, a structure taller than the 828-meter (2,717 ft) Dubai landmark is being conceived.

Richard Branson's supersonic jets could find a landing spot in Dubai

Richard Branson's supersonic jets could find a landing spot in Dubai The leaders of Boom, the supersonic jet startup backed by Richard Branson, gave a pitch presentation to the Dubai Future Foundation earlier this week, according to the UAE publication The National.The group had a hand in similar new-age transportation deals that brought Tesla and Hyperloop One to the city.

Dubai Set to Deploy its First Robotic Cop

Dubai Set to Deploy its First Robotic Cop The oil-rich city is set to deploy its first robotic cop on May 24th.Those of us being policed by robots may have reason to fret, too.