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.