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EZ-Link Pte Ltd, pioneer of contactless payments in Singapore, will launch on Friday (30 July) its EZ-Link Motoring Card – a dedicated contactless stored value CEPAS card for ERP and Electronic Parking System (EPS) carpark payments in Singapore. EZ-Link has also introduced a targeted line-up of Motoring rewards under its EZ-Link Rewards program, to provide customers with …

Like many young people in Singapore last year, Gaviota Rajendhiran graduated in a tough environment. The economic impact of COVID-19 meant there were fewer jobs to apply for and more competition for the positions that were available. So when she heard about Skills Ignition SG, a Grow with Google program, Gaviota rushed to put in an …

To enable the development of wearable devices that possess advanced ultraviolet (UV) detection functions, scientists from NTU Singapore have created a new type of light sensor that is both flexible and highly sensitive. While invisible to the human eye, UV rays surround us in our environment, and excessive exposure can cause health issues including skin cancer …

A team of NTU roboticists has clinched two top awards at an autonomous driving competition organised by Waymo, the autonomous vehicle subsidiary of Google. In the Google’s 2021 Waymo Open Dataset Challenges which saw more than 70 international teams take part virtually, the NTU team won 1st place under the Interaction Prediction category and 2nd place under the Motion Prediction category. …

To support the next wave of 5G growth, the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) is seeking views from the public and industry on the potential use and allocation of the 2.1 GHz spectrum band for 5G in Singapore. The band is currently used for 3G services and will expire at the end of 2021. IMDA …

Last December 2020, the Government released the Research, Innovation, and Enterprise (RIE) 2025 plan, laying out the country’s scientific and digital ambitions for the next five years. With its whopping S$25 billion budget, the RIE2025 represents Singapore’s most ambitious R&D programme to date. Building upon RIE2020’s legacy, the new plan will continue to focus on and expand …

With more people turning to the virtual world amid Covid-19, the issue of online harms, particularly against women and girls, has become increasingly prevalent. In response to these growing challenges, DBS, the Singapore Judiciary, and the Ministry of Communications and Information (MCI) are jointly organising a community hackathon to generate innovative solutions for safer and …

As cities worldwide expand their networks of cycling paths and more cyclists take to the streets, the chances of cycling accidents and potential collisions increase as well, underscoring the need for proper cycling safety in dense urban areas. A team of researchers from NTU’s School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, in collaboration with French specialty …

Today we’re kicking off Microsoft Inspire 2021, a virtual moment for our partner ecosystem to come together, celebrate and reflect on an exceptional year of unparalleled disruption, accelerated innovation and digital transformation. We’ve seen how businesses that bet on the Microsoft cloud can empower customers to build more transformative, agile and resilient organizations. As we …

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has launched the Electric Vehicle Common Charger Grant (ECCG) to encourage the installation of electric vehicle (EV) chargers in non-landed private residences[1] (NLPRs), such as condominiums and private apartments.   Announced by Minister for Transport Mr S Iswaran today, the grant will co-fund installation costs of 2,000 EV chargers at NLPRs, …