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Senior staff may be hesitant to adopt new digital technologies, but with a can-do spirit, it’s possible to power business into the future, as Synergetic Beauty System discovered.   With roots tracing back almost 30,000 years, humans have been cutting and styling hair in the name of beauty since the Palaeolithic age. Today, the beauty …

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 …

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 …

The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and National Research Foundation Singapore (NRF) will invest S$50 million over the next five years to develop our digital trust capabilities. Announced by Singapore Minister for Communications and Information Mrs Josephine Teo at the ATxAI Conference during Asia Tech x Singapore (ATxSG), this investment will allow Singapore to tap on new …

The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and Informa Tech today announced the latest line up of luminary profiles headlining the upcoming Asia Tech x Singapore, held from 13 to 16 July 2021. The ATxSummit, held on 13 July, is the apex event of the inaugural ATxSG. Set to be opened by Guest-of-Honour Singapore Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating …

About 1,000 enterprises and 75,000 employees can take advantage of the Marine & Offshore Engineering Industry Digital Plan (IDP) to overcome current industry challenges through digitalisation. Digitalisation would allow M&OE enterprises to mitigate some of the impact brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. Jointly developed by Enterprise Singapore (ESG) and the Infocomm Media Development Authority …

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 …

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 …

The Infocomm Media Development Authority (“IMDA”) launched a second public consultation to seek views on the draft Code of Practice for Competition in the Provision of Telecommunication and Media Services (“Code”) (“Second Public Consultation”). The Code aims to promote fair and efficient competition, enhance consumer protection and improve regulatory clarity to encourage licensees to develop …

Year after year, Singapore’s students and universities consistently top international rankings, reflecting the nation’s dedication to educating its citizens. But learning doesn’t just take place at universities or polytechnics. Even after graduates enter the workforce, continuous reskilling and upskilling is needed to remain competitive in a rapidly evolving job market, a need even more keenly …