Smart Cities New Mandate: Digital Inclusion

Smart Cities New Mandate: Digital Inclusion

As technological innovation changes the way we live, the urban environment should evolve into a space of inclusion and growth by recognizing how people live in cities.

What Your Data Trail Says About You

What Your Data Trail Says About You

By studying how people with debt use the internet, a new crop of debt-collection startups are making use of targeted ads and nudges on popular platforms such as Instagram to push debtors to settle their bills. More service providers are following suit.

AI's Not-Too-Distant Future in Finance

AI's Not-Too-Distant Future in Finance

For those concerned about AI’s influence on daily life, the finance sector’s rapid embrace of AI sheds critical light on how the technology will change our lives.


The Three Axis of Data Regulation

The Three Axis of Data Regulation

To unpack the exact way in which the international data regulation could be addressed, we survey three different understandings of data protection: the US approach, the Chinese approach, and the European approach.

Betting on a Blockchain Future

Betting on a Blockchain Future

The UAE and China have a tailor-made opportunity to benefit from a new model for interoperability that could take blockchain to the next level


For the Future of Food, the Sky is the Limit

For the Future of Food, the Sky is the Limit

In a country with limited arable land and an increasing population, innovative technology such as vertical farming is not only sorely needed in the UAE, but it has the potential to be an important driver of societal impact.


Solving the Cryptocurrency Puzzle

Solving the Cryptocurrency Puzzle

The UAE's new crypto asset regulatory framework must strike the balance between providing a safe environment without stifling innovation and investment  


The UAE's Space Ambitions Are Not New

The UAE's Space Ambitions Are Not New

While space might be humanity’s final frontier, a mission to Mars, an astronaut program and plans for microgravity construction on Mars mark what seems like the beginning for the UAE.

Dubai: Leader of the Block(chain)?

Dubai: Leader of the Block(chain)?

In early 2016, a group of information and financial technologists and public officials convened on the sidelines of the World Government Summit to discuss a new technology that had the potential to disrupt the digital landscape of the city –  blockchain.

Welcome to the Crypto Economy

Welcome to the Crypto Economy

Because of Blockchain, we're no longer bound to traditional currencies to exchange value. Anything that can be tokenised can be authenticated, exchanged and monitored in a global, indelible ledger.

Cognitive Future of Cities

Cognitive Future of Cities

Xische Reports hosts a panel with IBM, Dubai Future Foundation and Smart Dubai to talk about the future, at the launch of Dubai's AI Roadmap.