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The average person at present is about four times richer than the average person back in 1950, according to Max Roser in his article Which countries achieved economic growth? And why does it matter? in Our World In Data. Apart from the global average, Roser also analyzed the changes in income of the world in …

The United States and Singapore recognize that the ability to aggregate, store, process, and transmit data across borders is critical to financial sector development.  The expanding use of data in financial services and the increasing use of technology to supply financial services offer a range of benefits, including greater consumer choice, enhanced risk management capabilities, …

ST Engineering announced the launch of GEOEARTH, a cloud-based geospatial analytics platform that provides one-stop and immediate access to satellite imagery data and analytics tools that will help businesses to derive new insights as well as to accelerate decision making. Moving away from traditional standalone systems that are costly, time-consuming and limited by system capabilities, GEOEARTH’s …

United Overseas Bank (UOB) announced it has launched [email protected], a new branch concept designed and managed by Singapore Polytechnic (SP) students. [email protected] is the result of an ongoing collaboration between UOB and SP to provide students with the opportunity to gain vital work experience and to build a strong foundation for their careers. The first …

A team of researchers from NUS has discovered a new personalised tool to detect cancer, predict patient survivability and how well a cancer patient would respond to immunotherapy. This tool is a specially-designed cancer ‘scorecard’ to be used with the standard blood test for cancer (also known as liquid biopsy). This ‘scorecard’, which the team termed as …

There are 5.9 million Instagram posts tagged #EcoFriendly.​ There’s no doubt that people all over the world, online and off, are waking up to the devastating impact that we are having on the planet. Never before has there been such a push to reduce plastic consumption, slow global warming and stop deforestation. Recently, naturalist David …

Announced by Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat as part of Singapore’s National AI Strategy, the Infocomm Media Development Authority (“IMDA”) and the Singapore University of Technology and Design (“SUTD”) are collaborating in a new effort to deepen AI capabilities for building and managing Smart Estates of tomorrow. As part of IMDA’s digital economy efforts …

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced today that it is working with financial industry partners to create a framework for financial institutions to promote the responsible adoption of Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics (AIDA). This framework, known as Veritas, will enable financial institutions to evaluate their AIDA-driven solutions against the principles of fairness, ethics, …

The National University of Singapore’s Faculty of Engineering (NUS Engineering), Keppel Data Centres Holdings Pte Ltd (Keppel Data Centres) and Singapore LNG Corporation Pte Ltd (SLNG) have joined forces to develop a novel, energy-efficient and cost-effective cooling technology for data centres. This innovation could further pave the way for more sustainable and compact data centres. …

StarHub, a leading homegrown Singapore company that delivers world-class communications, entertainment and digital solutions, and AirTrunk, a hyperscale data centre specialist that serves cloud, content and telecommunications providers across Asia Pacific, announced last 09 October a strategic partnership to provide data centre services in Singapore, establishing a trusted foundation for enterprise digital transformation and 5G innovations. …