NTU scientists invent editable fabric-like power source for use in wearable electronic devices
When the editable supercapacitor was paired with a sensor
and placed on the human elbow, it performed better than existing stretchable
supercapacitors, providing a stable stream of signals even when the arm was
New alliance launched in Hong Kong to help support local FinTech startups
FinTech was identified as one of the key areas to generate momentum for Hong Kong’s economic development, under ‘Smart Economy’ in the city’s Smart City Blueprint released last December. FinTech initiatives will also have an impact in the ‘Smart Living’ area of the Blueprint.
EXCLUSIVE – OpenGov Breakfast Insights session on tackling cybersecurity for critical infrastructure ecosystems
To foster interactive learning and active
participation, the Breakfast Insights session introduced an
element of gamification through the
Kaspersky Interactive Protection Simulations.
Singapore’s Professional Services ITM identifies data science, analytics and artificial intelligence as high-growth areas
Through the ITM, the sector is projected to post an average growth rate of 4.6% from 2015 to reach a value-add of S$31 billion by 2020 and generate 5,500 new Professional, Managers, Executives and Technicians (PMET) jobs every year during the same period.
Singapore Airlines to work with government and university under its Digital Innovation Blueprint
The Digital Innovation Blueprint seeks to establish SIA as a digital aviation and travel experience leader by significantly boosting the airline’s digital capabilities. It is part of the Airline’s ongoing three-year transformation programme.
Retailers at Brisbane Airport to start accepting payments in cryptocurrencies
BNE announced last week that is working with local startup, TravelbyBit,
in partnership with a number of terminal retailers to introduce cryptocurrency payments
into its terminal shopping.
NIST report attempts to dispel common misconceptions about blockchain technology
The report takes up questions such as: Do blockchains systems
really operate without any control and ownership? Do they provide truly “trustless”
Australian Defence invests A$13.4 million to develop innovative technologies
Australian Minister for Defence Industry Hon Christopher Pyne MP announced the latest Defence Innovation Hub innovation contracts totalling A$13.4 million. The significant investment in the Australian innovation and industry sector is to ensure that Australian Defence has access to leading-edge technology.
MaGIC signs MOU to expand its Corporate Entrepreneurship Responsibility network
MaGIC entrepreneurs, including startups and individual
technopreneurs, will have access to the facilities at MIMOS without any charge.
EXCLUSIVE – Exploring radically different science-based regulatory frameworks for faster drug development
“You do not want to do things in a stepwise manner and wait for the results from A, before you do B, when we can do A and B at the same time.”