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ABB has been selected by leading data center start-up, DODID, to deliver a comprehensive electrification and automation package for its flagship data center, which has 20 percent reduced cost of ownership. Specializing in providing co-location services for companies looking for a value-added Uptime Institute Tier III Certified Cloud Service Provider, DODID is one of Singapore’s …

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The Japanese weather satellite Himawari-8 was launched in 2014 for a planned eight-year mission to collect forecasting, weather-monitoring and research data. For his experimental short A Year Along the Geostationary Orbit, the German filmmaker Felix Dierich used Himawari-8 data made publicly available by the Japanese and Australian governments to craft a timelapse that condenses one year …

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The finance sector has been virtually ever-present across time, just in different forms. In our modern world, innovations to make banking, payments, and transactions easier for clients are continuously popping up. This is especially true in the digital realm of banking. How much did digital banking alter how we deal with finances? Let’s have a …

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Recently, FaceApp, the Russian-based application known for its aging filters gained attention after it was found out to be uploading the users’ face to its  servers. FaceApp Terms and Conditions state: “You grant FaceApp a perpetual, irrevocable, nonexclusive, royalty-free, worldwide, fully-paid, transferable sub-licensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, …

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When she was a teenager, Andrea Francke attended Schnupperstudium, or “Taster Week”—an event aimed at high-school girls to give them a taste of what it’s like to study computer science and work in the industry. That moment changed the course of her life. “As a teenager, Schnupperstudium was a game changer for me. That’s when I …

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Multiyear partnership founded on shared values of trustworthiness and empowerment, and an investment of $1 billion from Microsoft, will focus on building a platform that OpenAI will use to create new AI technologies and deliver on the promise of artificial general intelligence. Microsoft Corp. and OpenAI, two companies thinking deeply about the role of AI …

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M1 Limited (M1) and Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) last 24 July 2019 to embark on a joint research partnership around remote operation of tactile robots using 5G technology, further supporting Singapore’s Smart Nation transformation journey. The MOU was signed at SUTD’s annual Fostering Industrial Research Success …

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Google’s smart glasses never really took off despite strong initial interest from the public. GovTech’s Mr Ng Yong Kiat shares why he thinks smart glasses technology deserves a second shot. When Google first announced its head-mounted display—the Google Glass—in 2012, it clearly caught the eye of the mass consumer market. The promotional video for the …

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Much of the technology common in daily life today originates from the drive to put a human being on the Moon. This effort reached its pinnacle when Neil Armstrong stepped off the Eagle landing module onto the lunar surface 50 years ago. As a NASA airborne astronomy ambassador and director of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee …

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Singapore’s Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) and Rolls-Royce have launched the first collaborative digital technology project to boost efforts in the development and deployment of new technologies to optimise engine maintenance. This follows the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding[1] to partner on digital service solutions at the Farnborough Air Show, United Kingdom, in July …

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