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Microsoft Asia and She Loves Tech – a global platform committed to closing the funding gap for women entrepreneurs – today announced a multi-year partnership which spans 15 countries in Asia to contribute towards inclusive economic growth. The partnership will see Microsoft support an Azure-powered digital platform to facilitate connections at scale between women entrepreneurs, …

Microsoft announced the general availability of Operator Connect, a new operator-managed service for bringing Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) calling to Microsoft Teams. In addition to Microsoft’s network of global operator partners, local telecommunications provider Singtel has become the first operator based in Singapore to leverage this service and offer the Unified Communications (UC) Direct Connect …

Microsoft and 13 companies across nine Asia Pacific countries today launched Code; Without Barriers to help close the gender gap in the region’s fast-growing cloud, artificial intelligence (AI) and digital technology sectors. The program provides a platform to enable female developers, coders, and other technical talent to contribute towards inclusive economic growth, encourage innovation and better reflect …

Microsoft announced that pre-orders for the new Surface Go 3 will commence from 24 September in Singapore via commercial authorised resellers, authorised retailers and the Microsoft Store. Starting at SG$599, Surface Go 3 will come at just 544 grams with 1080p cameras, best-in-class studio microphones, Dolby Audio, and a 10.5” touch display. It is the …

Microsoft today released the Singapore findings of its 2021 Global Tech Support Scam Research report that surveys people across 16 countries to assess the current environment for tech support scams and the impact on consumers. The survey found that 34% of Singaporeans received an unsolicited call in the past 12 months, almost double from a 2018 survey. …

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 …

A decade ago, Ritchell de Loyola was doing well in her career in finance at a bank. But then she was diagnosed with a chronic autoimmune illness. As her condition deteriorated, she was confined to a wheelchair, forced to leave her job, and was out of work for the next seven years. “The sense of …

Team Spiffeng, comprising of NTU students, April Khong Ting Feng, Daris Dzakawan, Jovan Hermawan and Edward Widjaja, represented Singapore in the Top 40 finals for Microsoft’s Imagine Cup 2021 A trip to the local supermarket during the onset of COVID-19 (Phase 1) made Nanyang Technological University (NTU) student April Khong realise one thing: the threat of …

Cybercrime is globally disruptive and economically damaging, causing trillions of dollars in financial losses and operational impacts to individual and business victims. It threatens national security and diminishes trust in the digital economy and the Internet. Additionally, APAC continues to experience a higher-than-average encounter rate for malware and ransomware attacks – 1.6 and 1.7 times higher respectively …

Grab and Microsoft announced three training and development programmes aimed at empowering driver- and delivery-partners as well as students with digital skills to help them capture IT related job and traineeship opportunities. The expanded partnership aims to benefit up to 5,000 driver and delivery-partners, and 250 tertiary students by the end of 2021. Grab driver- and …