with UPCeBuInIt opened several doors for the start-up company, allowing Micab
to address transportation challenges in the Philippines. Now powering a number
of taxicab fleets, Micab is being introduced across the country and is slowly gaining
Singapore Civil Defence Force and
fellow consortium member Garuda Robotics are in talks to use drones in the
force’s operations, in particular, to
deliver “critical life-saving supplies” and respond to security
incidents across the city-state.
The Science in the Public Service (SIPS) is
a joint campaign organised by government
bureaux and departments. It aims to better understand the scientific work of Hong
Kong’s numerous government departments and provide a platform for relevant
scientists and experts from both sides will participate in the joint research
project. IIASA will contribute its expertise on modelling while ITB makes their
benefit from the advancements in technological innovation, the UAE-India collaboration plans to assemble a UAE-India Working Group,
which will meet once a year to boost investments in the Artificial Intelligence
Thailand’s commerce is heavily influenced by e-payments. Thailand’s average digital payment transactions are expected to triple to 150 transactions per person, per year, sooner than previously forecast. Thai government’s e-payment plan PromptPay has 42.6 million registrants with a cumulative transaction value of 1.6 trillion baht.
The new HKeMobility app launched by the HK government promises faster and safer travel. Information on real-time parking vacancy and congestion based on CCTV footage of major roads from 180 cameras; but information from rail giants and major bus companies noticeably absent.
Educationally investing in ICT: Five Singapore Polytechnics, SAP, and SkillsFuture Singapore sign MoU to launch SAP Skills University Singapore
SAP Skills University Singapore will empower citizens with skills needed to meet demands of technology organisations and their partners. They will also be equipped with skillsets in emerging tech like Artificial Intelligence (AI), Data Analytics, and the Internet of Things
Processing financial transactions in an efficient manner requires innovative systems. Being informed of developments in financial systems critical to provide an inclusive Philippine payments and settlements system.
A bank’s journey to secure operations in a growing virtual desktop infrastructure and virtual server environment
The first commercial bank incorporated
using joint capital from both sides of the Straits, Fubon Bank serves the whole
country from its base in Shanghai. While technology to serve its IT
structure was in place, finding a solution to secure its growing VDI and
virtual server environment was not easy.