Tuesday , February 20 2018


UMEX, SimTEX witness 25% growth in number of participating firms

ABU DHABI / WAM The third editions of Unmanned Systems Exhibition and Conference (UMEX), and Simulation Exhibition and Conference (SimTEX), will run from February 25-27, at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi ...

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Electric car goal in India seen creating cyber-security risk

Bloomberg India’s dependence on imported components for electric vehicles could make the country vulnerable to cyber-security breaches, according to the government’s chief policy think-tank. India should manufacture the majority of the parts needed for its electric vehicle fleet as equipment shipped from overseas could be compromised, VK Saraswat, a member ...

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US-led group mulls Asia infrastructure effort

Bloomberg Australia, India, Japan and the US are discussing a joint infrastructure plan, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said, as China’s own building initiative deepens its economic clout across Asia. Senior officials from the four Group of 20 nations have discussed “a range of opportunities and challenges,” Bishop told Sky ...

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Siemens to sell Healthineers stake in IPO in first half of 2018

Bloomberg Siemens AG will press ahead with an initial public offering of its health-care unit as CEO Joe Kaeser unloads another key business at Europe’s largest engineering company. The IPO of “a meaningful minority share” in Siemens Healthineers, as the company is known, will be completed in the first half ...

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Clapper calls Facebook official’s post that Trump touted ‘false’

Bloomberg Former US Director of National Intelligence James Clapper contradicted a tweet from a Facebook Inc. executive that said swaying the 2016 election wasn’t the main aim of Russian interference outlined in a new indictment. “Clearly the Russians were trying to affect the election,” Clapper, who served under President Barack ...

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In high-income nations, boom turns to bust for millennials

Bloomberg The income boom enjoyed by people born between 1966 and 1980 has turned to “bust” for the generation that followed them, according to a report published on Monday. In an analysis of eight high-income countries, the Resolution Foundation think tank found that millennials in their early 30s have household ...

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