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Q&A: Hard to innovate if identity theft, fraud not dealt with, says PayPal
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Q&A: Hard to innovate if identity theft, fraud not dealt with, says PayPal

February 3rd, 2020 | by Alfred Siew
PayPal now uses AI to better analyse online transactions to allow real transactions to be carried out, while stopping fraudulents ones from going...
More travellers seeking smart wallets for better exchange rates: YouTrip
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More travellers seeking smart wallets for better exchange rates: YouTrip

December 6th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
Travellers are increasingly looking to e-wallets to get more favourable exchange rates when shopping, dining and spending on other items, says...
Q&A: AI can recognise pain, help doctors offer better treatment, says FXPal
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Q&A: AI can recognise pain, help doctors offer better treatment, says FXPal

October 4th, 2019 | by Grace Chng
AI can analyse facial expressions to determine the pain a patient is feeling and help adjust the medication required, said Lynn Wilcox, CTO of...
Q&A: Courts looks to delivering experiences, trust, to fight retail crunch
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Q&A: Courts looks to delivering experiences, trust, to fight retail crunch

August 11th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
Courts Singapore CEO, Ben Tan, said the company has had to change how it engaged customers but one thing has remained crucial - trust....
Q&A: Automation is needed to tackle IT complexity, argues Puppet
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Q&A: Automation is needed to tackle IT complexity, argues Puppet

June 10th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
Enterprises have turn to automated scripts to manage increasingly complex infrastructure, said Nigel Kersten, vice-president of ecosystem engineering at software firm...
Q&A: More flexibility with storing data is key, says Veeam
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Q&A: More flexibility with storing data is key, says Veeam

March 5th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
Organisations are looking to manage data in a way that unlocks its use and drives business transformation, says...
Wi-Fi 6 will better connect wireless devices in a dense area, says Ruckus Networks
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Wi-Fi 6 will better connect wireless devices in a dense area, says Ruckus Networks

February 11th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
Wi-Fi 6 will play a different role in a world where 5G is blanketing everything with its low-latency coverage, said Bart Giordano, senior vice president for worldwide sales at Ruckus...
Q&A: With LiFi, an LED light can link up smart devices securely, says Signify
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Q&A: With LiFi, an LED light can link up smart devices securely, says Signify

November 21st, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
Security is a selling point of LiFi, a wireless technology that lets users link up using the light from LED lamps, says Signify, the company formerly known as Philips...
Go-to-market help to boost Hong Kong’s startup push
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Go-to-market help to boost Hong Kong’s startup push

November 7th, 2018 | by Grace Chng
Though overshadowed by mainland China, startups in Hong Kong are seeking to carve an opening into Asia-Pacific with more go-to-market...
Q&A: PropertyGuru uses AI to better match property buyers and sellers
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Q&A: PropertyGuru uses AI to better match property buyers and sellers

September 28th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
AI now helps to learn more about a home buyer's preferences so that PropertyGuru can match them to a home that fits, Kamboj tells Techgoondu. And it is paying...
Q&A: APIs needed to accelerate IoT growth, says CA
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Q&A: APIs needed to accelerate IoT growth, says CA

September 7th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
The speed that is needed to make sense of the data from IoT devices means that enterprises have to rely on APIs instead of building from ground-up, says...
Q&A: Telcos have to move faster to compete with new and old rivals, says Nokia
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Q&A: Telcos have to move faster to compete with new and old rivals, says Nokia

June 11th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
Key to telcos' transformation is the cloud, according to equipment maker Nokia, which recently opened a cloud collaboration centre in...
Q&A: Consumers will use cryptocurrencies and not even know it, says Abra
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Q&A: Consumers will use cryptocurrencies and not even know it, says Abra

April 30th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
In many cases, consumers will use cryptocurrencies but won’t even know they’re using the digital money, according to Abra founder and CEO Bill...
Q&A: Face recognition is changing how a safe, smart city is run, says NEC
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Q&A: Face recognition is changing how a safe, smart city is run, says NEC

January 23rd, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
Accuracy is no longer a concern today, says Walter Lee, evangelist and government relations leader at NEC's Global Safety...
Q&A: Cloud customers have to be responsible for cyber security too, says Barracuda Networks
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Q&A: Cloud customers have to be responsible for cyber security too, says Barracuda Networks

December 7th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
The cloud is secure, if you make it secure, said James Forbes-May, Barracuda Networks' vice president of APAC...
Q&A: Hyperconvergenced infrastructure needs a mindset change but is the way forward: Dell EMC
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Q&A: Hyperconvergenced infrastructure needs a mindset change but is the way forward: Dell EMC

October 24th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) promises a simplified setup for enterprises building out their data centre infrastructure, but some are still reluctant to take the first important step towards the new...
Q&A: A smart city has to solve problems, not just deploy technology
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Q&A: A smart city has to solve problems, not just deploy technology

August 29th, 2017 | by Techgoondu
A successful smart city is not a city that’s filled to the brim with fancy, new technology, but a city that has managed to overcome the typical challenges of urban life, says Jan Adriaenssen of...
Q&A: Ericsson sees 5G rollouts to end-users by 2020
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Q&A: Ericsson sees 5G rollouts to end-users by 2020

June 5th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Ericsson's head of network products in Southeast Asia, Linda Lindberg, says 5G demos so far already offer a glimpse of what the technology...
Q&A: Constant need to adapt skills even as digitalisation brings jobs to infocomm sector
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Q&A: Constant need to adapt skills even as digitalisation brings jobs to infocomm sector

May 2nd, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Infocomm technology (ICT) talent will be in demand with the digitalisation of the economy, society and government, says Khoong Hock Yun, the assistant chief executive for development at...
Q&A: Futurologist Ian Pearson says selfies will grow up to be more useful
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Q&A: Futurologist Ian Pearson says selfies will grow up to be more useful

April 7th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Dr Ian Pearson, a British futurologist, tells Techgoondu that the selfie will become more important over time as people grow more accepting of sharing their images...