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Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has rolled out a new virtual assistant powered by Google Cloud to help some 6,000 incoming freshmen transition to university life on the NTU Smart Campus. Named Project Lyon 2.0, the virtual assistant chatbot complements the virtual Freshmen Orientation held online, which replaces the annual Freshman Orientation programme due to the …

Following the success of its previous global calls for start-ups, Go Ignite, an alliance of four leading global telcos, has launched Go Ignite: 5G Open Call for Start-ups to engage start-ups or venture capital-backed companies which are developing 5G products or services catering to the consumer or enterprise sectors. Go Ignite comprises hubraum, Orange Fab, …

Infor, a global leader in business cloud software specialised by industry, today announced that it is partnering with DBS Bank, Southeast Asia’s largest bank, to integrate digital trade financing capabilities into the Infor Nexus global network of more than 68,000 businesses. The two companies’ first joint program recently went live with one of the world’s …

To deliver cleaner, more sustainable energy, Surbana Jurong and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) are developing an integrated urban power generation system that can harvest, store and use cold energy from the regasification of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), with the option of using liquefied hydrogen as an additional source of energy. Called “Cryo-Polygen”, this solution combines the concurrent …

With the rapid spread of the pandemic which has infected more than 14 million globally to date, the world is grappling with control measures to stop the virus from further proliferation.Since 2018, the Paris Peace Forum (PPF) has brought together Heads of State, Government and international organizations with civil society and the private sector together …

As the nation embarks on its first, tentative steps towards reopening the economy, it’s safe to say that life in Singapore has been dramatically reshaped by the pandemic. In public, mask-wearing is now the norm, as is safe distancing. When entering local venues, scanning NRIC cards or using SafeEntry has become second nature. Amidst all …

Anybody who faces difficulties with their digital devices will soon be able to get help at almost 50 new SG Digital community hubs island-wide. The hubs, one-stop help centres conveniently located in community centres and public libraries, will be open by end August 2020.1 Speaking at a visit to the SG Digital Office @ West …

By ensuring the accessibility of technology, the NEU PC Plus Programme is helping needy students in Singapore adjust to home-based learning and the new realities of life during COVID-19 In Singapore, June typically marks the beginning of the month-long school holidays for students. This year, however, things are a little different. With the lifting of …

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 …