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Australian Border Force (ABF), the Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore (IMDA), and Singapore Customs, along with industry participants, have concluded a blockchain trial to prove trade documents can be issued and verified digitally across two independent systems, reducing cross-border transaction costs. The blockchain trial was initiated as part of the Australia-Singapore Digital Economy Agreement …

The human brain is staggeringly complex and fragile. So, removing a tumor from one is among modern medicine’s trickiest procedures. Some tumors grow deep inside gray matter and can be difficult to see and get at. Others can spread out awkwardly in tentacle-like projections, making the need for precision surgery paramount. Now, an academic research …

Despite the benefits of artificial intelligence (AI), it’s common for users to feel hesitant when entrusting advanced technologies with data. Dubbed the ‘uncanny valley of the mind’, having an unnerving feeling about technology is understandable—after all, AI is something almost human but not quite. Despite any underlying fears, AI has made its way into almost …

From regulatory frameworks to privacy-preserving technologies, the ATxAI Conference explored the value of establishing technical standards as part of creating trusted AI ecosystem. It is critical for trust in AI to be maintained, and the time spent on building up this trust is not a liability.   When AI systems generate insights in a matter …

The true team identity is created by its people. And personal growth is determined by the team identity. By having a common goal, we push each other towards it and let no one stay behind. We celebrate each other, learn to understand, make mistakes and grow. We have proven that to be able to make …

The Wealth Management Institute (WMI) in collaboration with Nanyang Technological University Singapore (NTU Singapore), UBS and leading financial institutions in Singapore, embarked on a research project to develop new capabilities utilising artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to improve detection of money laundering. The research focused on the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning …

Singapore Management University (SMU) has introduced a new course focusing on the emerging financial ecosystem on blockchain. Conducted by advisory firm, Lightbulb Capital, SMU Academy (SMUA) now offers “Decentralised Finance (DeFi): A New Financial Ecosystem”, a course that covers DeFi’s infrastructure, use-cases and its relevance to the industry. DeFi is an emerging phenomenon set to replace traditional finance, …

As 2020 saw the pandemic rattle countries worldwide, with Singapore’s broader economy shrinking by 5.4 percent, one industry remained undeterred and unshaken. The infocomm media sector bucked the trend by growing 4.8 percent last year—sustained by employees working from home, institutions going online and businesses taking the digital leap. Speaking separately at the inaugural Asia Tech x Singapore …

NTUC Income (Income) today becomes the first insurer in Singapore that offers insurance in customisable subscription packs with no lock-in periods. At launch, TRIBE offers three modular insurance packs – Essentials Pack, Child Pack, and Recovery Pack – and customers can subscribe to and customise their chosen pack based on their needs and desired insurance premiums. Via a user-friendly digital interface, …

The National University of Singapore (NUS) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Amazon Web Services (AWS) for a collaboration to boost the development of quantum communication and computing technologies, and explore potential industry applications of quantum capabilities. Quantum computing has the potential to solve computational problems that are beyond the reach of classical …