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SGINNOVATE announced two initiatives to create more job opportunities for Singaporean students, fresh graduates and mid-career professionals looking to start a career in Deep Tech. More than 200 apprenticeships and full-time roles will be offered in over 30 Deep Tech companies and startups at a virtual showcase to be held on Sept 12. Positions available …

Apple today previewed Apple Marina Bay Sands, the first Apple Store to sit directly on the water. Appearing as a sphere floating on the iridescent Marina Bay, the store introduces a new and captivating retail experience at one of the most iconic locations in Singapore. Entirely surrounded by water, Apple Marina Bay Sands offers uninterrupted …

The Centre for Trusted Internet and Community (CTIC) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) will be organising the Singapore leg of the first- ever “We, the Internet” Global Citizens’ Dialogue on Saturday, 10 October, to discuss the topic of “The Future of the Internet”. Led by Dr Natalie Pang, CTIC Principal Investigator and Senior Lecturer from …

Singtel launched its 5G non-standalone (NSA) network and introduced a three-month trial for its consumer and enterprise customers. As a forerunner of 5G, Singtel’s 5G NSA network is capable of delivering 5G speeds of more than 1Gbps, by harnessing 3.5GHz frequency from Singtel’s newly expanded spectrum holdings as well as existing 2100MHz spectrum while employing advanced …

As agriculture goes urban, it brings along technologies which may alter the future of food. Urban farming is the practice of agriculture — usually thought of as a rural phenomenon — in the city. Among the primary benefits of urban farming is the advancement of food production. Futurism made an infographic highlighting some of the …

Mr Desmond Lee, Minister for National Development and Minister-in-charge of Social Services Integration, announced a new $20 million Advanced Digital Solutions (ADS) scheme to fund integrated advanced digital solutions to keep worksites and workers safe. He also announced the development of the Intelligent National Productivity and Quality Specifications (iNPQS) platform, a cloud-based system containing standard …

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has launched a pilot to expand the use of SimplyGo to include adult EZ-Link CePAS cards, beyond Mastercard, Visa and NETS Tap contactless cards. Currently, over 300,000 daily public transport trips are paid for using SimplyGo. Pilot to Expand Use of SimplyGo to Adult EZ-Link cards More than 2,000 registered …

Artificial intelligence for crops, super-charged nutrient absorption, and lab-grown alternative proteins. What do these industry buzzwords mean for Singapore’s future of food? And has the current pandemic changed anything? We speak to three companies making waves in the food innovation ecosystem. TAPPING ON CROP INTELLIGENCE Archisen develops and operates systems and solutions to grow local …

Scientists led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed a novel method of using fruit peel waste to extract and reuse precious metals from spent lithium-ion batteries in order to create new batteries. The team demonstrated their concept using orange peel, which recovered precious metals from battery waste efficiently. They then made functional …

The Seniors Go Digital programme has made good progress, with more than 16,000 seniors benefitting from the programme since it was launched in May 2020. The Infocomm Media Development Authority (“IMDA”) launched the Seniors Go Digital programme to help seniors embrace digitalization so that they can lead more engaged, informed and fulfilling lives. IMDA and the SG Digital Office (“SDO”) are on track …