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Business Innovations Generator (BIG), the incubator managed by the Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IIE) at the Singapore Management University (SMU), has today unveiled 19 new startups accepted into its incubation programme. This is BIG’s second cohort this year and its largest since its inception in 2009. (More information about the 19 startups can be …

SGInnovate has launched Deep Tech for Good, a new initiative that seeks to accelerate the development and use of artificial intelligence (AI) and other frontier technologies to improve the human condition and drive sustainable development across different markets, according to an announcement. The initiative was launched at a virtual event with an international line-up of …

Small businesses across ASEAN are counting on technology to help them overcome the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on their operations. Technology was ranked the top investment priority for 2020 by two in three (64 per cent) small businesses, including those who currently have cash flow concerns. This is according to a recent survey of …

Microsoft Corp. on announced a new global skills initiative aimed at bringing more digital skills to 25 million people worldwide by the end of the year. The announcement comes in response to the global economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Expanded access to digital skills is an important step in accelerating economic recovery, especially …

In one second, the human eye can only scan through a few photographs. Computers, on the other hand, are capable of performing billions of calculations in the same amount of time. With the explosion of social media, images have become the new social currency on the Internet. Today, Facebook and Instagram can automatically tag a …

COVID-19 screening can soon be conducted directly at various testing stations, and patients can get their test results in about an hour from the time they get a nasal swab. A team of NUS researchers has developed a portable COVID-19 micro-PCR diagnostic system – called Epidax – that enables rapid and accurate on-site screening of infectious …

ST Engineering today announced that it has made a donation of $1m to the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) Digital Access Programme (DAP), to help low-income households and seniors to gain access to digital and connectivity tools for their task. The amount comprises donations from employees and other donors raised through the Community Chest of …

The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) issued the Final Awards to Singtel Mobile Singapore Pte Ltd (Singtel) and the Joint-Venture Consortium (JVCo) formed by StarHub Mobile Pte Ltd (StarHub) and M1 Limited (M1), at the close of a rigorous and holistic 5G Call for Proposal (CFP) process. Singtel and JVCo were issued the Provisional Awards …

The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) granted M1 Limited (M1) and StarHub Ltd (StarHub) the final 5G network license award, following the completion of the required regulatory processes. With the final award of the 5G network licence, M1 will start to roll out its 5G network coverage across Singapore. With high network speeds, ultra-low latency, …

Huawei called for closer collaboration with its local partners to boost joint solution innovation as Singapore moves into Covid-19 economic recovery at the inaugural online Huawei Ecosystem Summit 2020. The company also announced its new Virtual AI Academy with more than 140 free online courses to accelerate training and upskilling of Singapore ICT professionals and SME’s …