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Innovation developed in partnership with Sembcorp Design and Construction, and Sembcorp Architects & Engineers Researchers from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed the capability to 3D print an unfurnished bathroom in less than a day. After printing, the bathroom is furnished with toilet fittings to become a pre-fabricated unit, ready for use in …

SWITZERLAND, GENEVA – Singapore announced that its work in Artificial Intelligence (AI) Governance and Ethics has won a top award at the prestigious World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Prizes1.  The winners of the 18 categories2 of the WSIS Prizes were announced today during an award ceremony at the annual WSIS Forum held in Geneva, …

We are living in the century of cities. Almost half of the world’s population lives in urban areas and this is expected to increase. Along with rapid urbanisation comes the rise of Smart Cities to improve lives of citizens using various technologies, methodologies and practices. At the forefront of innovations in this domain, we have …

A few years ago, the concept of modular phones was spreading like wildfire. At the time, it was deemed the future of the smartphone industry. The idea of being able to fully customize the features of your phone to your liking and update it whenever necessary is highly desirable. Somewhere in between though, it seems …

Earlier this week, Google ceased rolling out services for the Chinese smartphone company Huawei in order to comply with the orders of the US government. This is due to the existing trade war between the countries involved. This isn’t limited to Google — US tech firms like Intel and Qualcomm also stopped providing hardware to …

The connections formed by computer networks allow access to massive volumes of data. This facilitated the rapid development of technology and the further advancement of our knowledge bases. However, the effect of these connections is not all good. In the wrong hands, these can be used to cause harm. Methods which deliberately exploit computer systems …

Google I/O 2019 kicked off around last May 7-9, 2019 at Shoreline Ampitheater in Mountain View, California. As usual, the annual developer conference brings good news to the tech lover, since this means new devices, software, and other innovations to watch out for. Here are some unveiling highlights which may pique your interest. Affordable Pixel …

With the previous Pixel models leaving a striking impression, many are excited for the release of Google’s Pixel 3A, which marks the company’s entry to the midrange segment of the market. Pixel 3A retails for US$399 for the 5.6-inch variant, a sharp difference relative to models in the premium range. The question is, did Pixel …

Find out how technology is changing the way parks and gardens are maintained and start learning more about our green spaces through mobile apps. With a global reputation for being a biophilic City in a Garden, Singapore goes to great lengths to balance nature and rapid urbanisation. Built-up as the city state may be, it …

Cybersecurity is still a male-dominated profession, but women are starting to get in on the action. From showing more confidence in their technical skills to being adaptable, women can play to their strengths to build a fulfilling career in cybersecurity. Though no less capable than their male counterparts, women are still underrepresented in science, technology, …