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In 1950, meteorologists Jule Charney and Ragnar Fjørtoft joined with mathematician John von Neumann and other researchers to create the first computer simulation of the weather. Back then, it took 24 hours of calculations to forecast 24 hours’ worth of weather. In other words, practically as soon as the paltry forecast was finished, reality had …

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ABB has been selected by leading data center start-up, DODID, to deliver a comprehensive electrification and automation package for its flagship data center, which has 20 percent reduced cost of ownership. Specializing in providing co-location services for companies looking for a value-added Uptime Institute Tier III Certified Cloud Service Provider, DODID is one of Singapore’s …

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Recently, FaceApp, the Russian-based application known for its aging filters gained attention after it was found out to be uploading the users’ face to its  servers. FaceApp Terms and Conditions state: “You grant FaceApp a perpetual, irrevocable, nonexclusive, royalty-free, worldwide, fully-paid, transferable sub-licensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, …

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Singapore’s Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) and Rolls-Royce have launched the first collaborative digital technology project to boost efforts in the development and deployment of new technologies to optimise engine maintenance. This follows the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding[1] to partner on digital service solutions at the Farnborough Air Show, United Kingdom, in July …

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Debates over historic preservation often run into a problem: There’s plenty of data to support economic arguments, and much less to address questions of cultural value. A research team in Singapore wants to change that. To get a glimpse of Singapore’s past, take a stroll down Tiong Bahru, the nation’s oldest housing estate. Built in …

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Enterprises are starting to embrace the power of cloud computing. Not only businesses can benefit from this technology, though. The power of the cloud can also be harnessed to improve governance. Here’s how. Streamlined Processes Cloud computing will shatter government siloes. Through the cloud, government processes and services are connected with one another. With things …

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The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) today announced the first comprehensive Trusted Data Sharing Framework (“Framework”) to facilitate trusted data sharing between organisations. The trusted use of data is the foundation of a vibrant Digital Economy, and trusted data flows have the potential to deliver tremendous benefits to both organisations …

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The number of common cyber threats detected in Singapore saw a decrease in 2018, although Singapore continues to be the target of cyber-attacks by advanced actors. These are findings released by the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA) in the Singapore Cyber Landscape 2018 publication today. Common cyber threats – such as website defacements, phishing, …

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A recent vulnerability in WhatsApp’s voice call function has raised concerns over security and privacy on the popular messaging platform. We highlight some settings you can toggle to give you greater peace of mind when using WhatsApp. Unless you’ve been on a self-imposed digital detox, you probably would have heard by now about a critical …

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The trusted use of data is the foundation of a strong Digital Economy, especially given the increased volume of personal data generated through customer activities and used to enhance products and services. While a nimble and forward-looking regulatory approach to data protection will provide an environment to build trust and facilitate innovation, organisations must shift …

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