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Singapore is in the midst of its Smart Nation transformation, and researchers at the National University of Singapore have a new invention that could take it a big step forward. It is a network of smart electrical sockets controlled by a central computer, optimising energy use throughout a building or even across buildings. The team …

The Infocomm Media Development Authority (“IMDA”) today announced a new $30 million fund to accelerate the adoption and commercialisation of 5G solutions. The fund is part of IMDA’s 5G Innovation Programme to create a vibrant 5G ecosystem that offers exciting opportunities and benefits to individuals, workers and businesses. Building on earlier efforts to trial 5G …

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) issued revised Technology Risk Management Guidelines (578.7 KB) (Guidelines) to keep pace with emerging technologies and shifts in the cyber threat landscape. The revised Guidelines focus on addressing technology and cyber risks in an environment of growing use by financial institutions (FIs) of cloud technologies, application programming interfaces, and rapid …

As anyone who’s ever interviewed for a job can attest to, a well-written resume can only get a candidate so far. The in-person interview remains one of the most crucial elements of the recruitment process, but with COVID-19 restrictions, most companies have been forced to shift their hiring processes online. While helpful, a traditional video …

ST Engineering announced that it has entered into a 10-year agreement with Honeywell Aerospace that will see the Group appointed as the only licensed MRO service provider based in Asia Pacific for Honeywell components installed on the LEAP-series engines. Under the agreement, ST Engineering is appointed to provide component MRO and warranty repair services to …

Singtel has given its iconic payphone booths at Tong Building on Orchard Road a new lease of life with 5G connectivity. Named UNBOXED Lite, the payphone booths have been transformed into next-generation multimedia kiosks, providing round-the-clock access to a wide range of Singtel services and complimentary 5G-powered WiFi. UNBOXED Lite will give all consumers a …

Digital payments have received an unambiguous boost in Singapore, prompted largely by changes to shopping behaviour during the pandemic, according to the results of the UOB ASEAN Consumer Sentiment Study2. Seven in 10 consumers here said that since the onset of the COVID-19 virus, they have increased their use of digital or cashless payment methods, …

The National Research Foundation Singapore (NRF) will host the ninth edition of the Global Young Scientists Summit (GYSS), which will see the gathering of the world’s foremost scientists and technologists engage and inspire aspiring young scientists. Held virtually from 12 to 15 January 2021, the eminent scientists will also discuss the latest advances in research …

Nine graduate students from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU, Singapore) have started an initiative to carry out a free health monitoring exercise for 1,000 people. Known as the Community Telehealth Service (CTS), it aims to provide free health monitoring at public venues such as community centres to Singaporeans above 50 years of age, as well as …

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced the successful conclusion of the first phase of the Veritas initiative which saw the development of the fairness assessment methodology in credit risk scoring and customer marketing. Veritas, which is a part of Singapore’s National AI Strategy, aims to provide financial institutions with a verifiable way to incorporate …