RMIT University to leverage on blockchain-enabled digital credentials for students

UNICEF looking to invest in early stage start-ups developing software solutions on open blockchains

Blockchain-enabled
credentials will be offered to students who complete selected courses and
digital credentials from the RMIT Creds suite, along with the University’s
first blockchain strategy course. Harnessing the power of the emerging
technology, blockchain-enabled digital credentials will let students seamlessly
publish data about earned skills and capabilities.

New Zealand launches online tool to benefit small business owners

New Zealand launches online tool to benefit small business owners

Choose Business Structure, an online tool developed by business.govt.nz asks business owners three quick questions to determine which of 3 structures is most likely to suit to their business. The tool is very helpful to business owners as it also offers more practical tips, comparison tables and even suggests when a business owner should talk with experts.

Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation signs MoU to boost Malaysia’s cybersecurity industry

Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation signs MoU to boost Malaysia’s cybersecurity industry

Strengthening
the cybersecurity industry is crucial for futureproofing Malaysia’s Digital
Economy. Under the MoU, Axiata will focus on the cybersecurity programme
identified by MDEC which is segregated into four areas: Development of
Cybersecurity Capacity, Mentoring Program for Cybersecurity Innovation, Local
Solution – Piloting Adoption and Community Experience Exchange.

Artificial Intelligence Eliciting Social Change in Thailand

Artificial Intelligence Eliciting Social Change in Thailand

Domestic violence has been an issue of pressing concern to the Thai government
and while they have been making progress, group data scientists might just have
found a way to make the situation drastically better. As machines are incapable of judging, they find people are more willing to talk about sensitive issues with machines.