UNICEF looking to invest in early stage start-ups developing software solutions on open blockchain
The Fund is interested in software solutions on open blockchains, related to smart contracts, data analysis, crypto-tokens, crypto-currency mining and other areas.
The digital movement in the Indian education system drives quality and delivery
The Integrated Scheme for School Education, the
e-school, the National Repository of Open Educational Resources and Massive
Open Online Courses are some of the initiatives developed by the Government to
make educational resources more accessible.
Thailand’s Digital Economy and Promotion Agency to boost digital transformation awareness
event will be brought to four regional provinces to increase digital tech
awareness in local communities.
Singaporeans left reeling after cyber attack strikes 1.5 million people
Singapore’s SingHealth database had major data breach struck on 20 July 2018. Hackers obtained the personal information of approximately 1.5 million Singaporeans with the attack being targeted at Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. Safeguard measures have been enforced and a police investigation is ongoing.
Philippines’ Department of Science and Technology to strengthen science, technology and innovation for Industry 4.0
The forum aims to inform and educate participants on significance of STI and highlights importantance of various sectors in society in creating and sustaining innovation ecosystems. It will give emphasis on the significance of research and development and technology commercialisation, the enormous potential gains and impacts on industry, and the adoption of locally-developed technologies.
NUS Computing launches new executive education centre for leaders and companies to ACE digital transformation
Computing has announced the launch of a new education centre wherein older business professionals can learn the skills
and knowledge they need to utilise emerging
technologies to digitally transform their businesses and enhance their
company’s competitiveness in today’s digital economy.
India launches National Digital Library
The National Digital Library is a free repository of millions of academic texts
and other digital educational content from around the globe.
HKBU’s State Key Laboratory of Environmental and Biological Analysis leverages tech to develop novel method for diagnosis of environmental pollutant-induced diseases
HKBU State Key Laboratory of Environmental and Biological
Analysis has developed a new method to help diagnose environmental
pollutant-induced diseases. The new technique involves the use of mass spectrometry
imaging and could transform how these diseases are identified and treated.
Government of Western Australia initiative to equip primary school kids with skills for jobs of the future
The Belmont Primary School opened doors to
its new science lab. The science lab is designed to improve science education
to equip students with the necessary skills for jobs of the future where skills
in science, technology, engineering and mathematics would be vital. The school
also received A$
25,000 to purchase laboratory equipment, experimental resources and