The upgrade promotes better e-waste management and ensures 98% of Victorians in metropolitan areas will be within a 20-minute drive of a disposal point.
Singapore and Zhejiang deepen collaboration in urban solutions, e-commerce, wholesale trade and logistics
Singapore companies signed 14 agreements in the urban
solutions, e-commerce, wholesale trade and logistics sectors. These are in line
with Zhejiang’s priorities in urban-rural development reforms, industrial
upgrading, trade liberalisation and e-commerce to maintain its economic
The MOU on financial innovation will facilitate joint innovation projects, help Fintech companies better understand the regulatory regimes, and encourage information sharing on emerging Fintech trends and developments.
Representatives from Smart Nation & Digital Government Office under PMO and AI Singapore iterated the role of AI in Singapore’s Smart Nation plan at SMU inaugural AI Conference.
The nationwide Time Stamping & Time Synchronisation
network will synchronise all telecom networks with Indian Standard Time. This
will lead to better efficiency of the telecom networks and help uniquely
identify the user (subscriber) of network on tracing of the IP address and
other parameters, helping analyse cyber events for security purposes.
Under this initiative, Fintech patents will be granted in as
quickly as six months, compared to at least two years for normal applications. It
will complement the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)’s S$225 million
Financial Sector Technology and Innovation (FSTI) funding scheme.
ExaNet provides a dedicated super-highway for researchers to collaborate
both within A*STAR and with external partners such as NTU, NUS, SingAREN, NSCC
and overseas research institutions.
The award-winning multilingual AI customer service system was developed with the technical focus in Chinese dialects processing and analysis to help enterprises conduct quality assurance and data mining in their call centres.
EXCLUSIVE – Enabling Digital Transformation within the Philippine Government: Report on the Philippine OpenGov Leadership Forum 2018
At the Philippine OpenGov Leadership Forum 2018, over 250 government officials and senior technology executives from across the Philippine Government came together to discuss the opportunities and challenges of digital transformation.
DTA releases new tools and resources to help the Australian government build better digital services
This includes beta version of a redesigned dta.gov.au website, an Australian Government Design System a catalogue of code and detailed components that designers and developers can use to deliver sites and services quickly and efficiently and refreshed Digital Guides that will provide support to meet the Digital Service Standard.