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Singapore startup Connectome wants to use game AI to make smarter virtual agents
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Singapore startup Connectome wants to use game AI to make smarter virtual agents

March 1st, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
Singapore startup Connectome is creating a virtual human agent that promises to understand a real-world situation and converse as a human...
In Japan, technology is helping to predict a tsunami, recycle water for affected citizens
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In Japan, technology is helping to predict a tsunami, recycle water for affected citizens

February 27th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
Despite being a nation always on guard against natural disasters, Japan learnt some painful lessons in the 2011 earthquake and tsunami that killed more than 10,000 people and caused a nuclear plant meltdown that affected many...
Finally, SingPost gets fined, forced to hire more postmen to improve service
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Finally, SingPost gets fined, forced to hire more postmen to improve service

February 8th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
SingPost's blase attitude towards the numerous complaints over the years about its subpar service seems to have finally caught up with...
In latest medical data breach, Singapore authorities fail to live up to standard they set for others
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In latest medical data breach, Singapore authorities fail to live up to standard they set for others

January 29th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
At a time when people are sharing more data than ever, the way the Ministry of Health has handled the HIV data breach is troubling, to say the...
Go cashless while giving out a DBS QR code angpow this Chinese New Year
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Go cashless while giving out a DBS QR code angpow this Chinese New Year

January 24th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
DBS red packets with unique QR codes now let you specify how much money to give in each red packet, without worrying about stuffing in...
New two-month course by Trend Micro to train more cybersecurity professionals
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New two-month course by Trend Micro to train more cybersecurity professionals

January 23rd, 2019 | by Grace Chng
Cybersecurity firm Trend Micro is starting a two-month course later this year to train security experts from the Southeast Asian region to fight online...
Banning of set-top boxes in Singapore: new laws need to be clear
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Banning of set-top boxes in Singapore: new laws need to be clear

January 18th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
Technically, however, there isn't a clear line between one box that streams from pirated sites and another that streams from, say, StarHub or...
7 consumer tech trends from CES 2019
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7 consumer tech trends from CES 2019

January 17th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
From 8K TVs to autonomous cars, the CES 2019 show in Las Vegas last week gave a revealing glimpse into the new consumer technology this year and...
When technology doesn’t bring the transformation people want
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When technology doesn’t bring the transformation people want

January 6th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
So much has unravelled in 2018 that the new year promises to take the polish off technology transformations even more. What's underneath, we may not...
Gojek expands ride-hailing trial service islandwide in Singapore
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Gojek expands ride-hailing trial service islandwide in Singapore

January 2nd, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
Gojek is expanding its beta ride-hailing service islandwide in Singapore from today, as part of a regional battle with rival platform company...