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ABB has won a contract from ST Engineering Land Systems Ltd. to deliver and commission integrated smart charging points for Automated Guided Vehicles (AGV) in the new Tuas port of Singapore. Deliveries of the vehicles, which will be deployed to transport heavy shipping containers at the port terminal, are scheduled to begin from September 2020 …

Cities are fast becoming “smart”, and the impact on people’s lives can be immense. Singapore’s smart traffic cameras restrict traffic depending on volume, and ease the commute of thousands of passengers every day. In Kaunas, Lithuania, the cost of parking is automatically deducted from the bank accounts of drivers when they park their cars. In …

SGInnovate announced last 01 October 2019 its partnership with ST Engineering and Tegasus International, to launch the “Cybersecurity Professional Series” that seek to enhance the cybersecurity expertise of some 2,500 professionals in Singapore. Comprising two tracks, the courses will include Operational Technology (OT) courses that address existing gaps in cybersecurity training for Critical Information Infrastructure1 …

Young people are now fully ensconced in the digital age as it whirls around and within them. This is the epoch of the Anthropocene — the age of humans, wherein a technological worldview and human tools hold the central place in re-shaping the earth and its people. It’s also a time when 1.8 billion youth …

A quantum computer may have solved a problem in minutes that would take the fastest conventional supercomputer more than 10,000 years. A draft of a paper by Google researchers laying out the achievement leaked in recent days, setting off an avalanche of news coverage and speculation. While the research has not yet been peer-reviewed – …

The mountain bike wouldn’t exist if it wasn’t for disgruntled customers. In the 1970s, some cyclists wanted to ride off-road but were let down by existing bikes that weren’t suited to rugged terrain. They adapted road bikes, fitting them with strong frames, motorcycle drum brakes and balloon tyres, and so the mountain bike was born. …

The Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) will be conducting its second Bug Bounty Programme (BBP) from 30 September to 21 October 2019. White hat hackers[1] from around the world have been invited to test major Internet-facing systems and websites belonging to MINDEF/Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) and other agencies in the defence sector for vulnerabilities (or “bugs”), and will …

Singapore ranks second among the world’s top cities for digital security. Here’s the rundown for this year’s leaderboard.  This ranking is based on the countries 2019 Safe Cities Index report, made by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). Digital security is among the components taken into account to compute for the Safe Cities Index, which is …

Shell Recharge is Shell’s electric vehicle (EV) charging service at its service stations and it offers on-the-go charging to customers. By October 2019, it will be available at 10 Shell stations starting with Shell Sengkang last August 2019. Shell is making its foray into electric vehicle (EV) charging with Shell Recharge – a first for …

Human beings inherit many genetic traits directly from their parents. However, cultural traits – tools, beliefs and behaviors that are transmitted by learning – can be passed on not only by parents but also teachers and peers. Many animals have learned behaviors, but people are uniquely good at building on existing knowledge to innovate further. …