Thai Prime Minister aims to turn Thailand into global startup hub

The government will support start-ups that use advanced technology and provide effective services. Efforts will be made to draw more capital into start-ups with incentives provided to both domestic and foreign investors, as well as to internationalise Thai start-ups through cooperation with various countries.

Making Thailand a global blockchain hub

Thailand’s government must keep an open mind and attitude to cryptocurrencies, as this will bode well for efforts to expand the technology to other fields. They must also actively encourage both local people and foreigners to create products with the technology.

HKSTP has signed MoUs with Japanese tech giant and bank

The Park aims to leverage the Japanese tech company’s cloud infrastructure to ensure the platform is open, adaptable and can act as a framework for building big data analytics platforms. The partnership aims to jointly nurture high potential technology start-ups from both Hong Kong and Japan, focusing on smart cities, fintech, biomedical technologies and robotics.

New Zealanders most targeted by tech support scams

Kiwis were far more probable to be exposed to fake pop-up ads and windows disguising as notification from their software provider compared to other nationalities that participated in the survey. It was actually male millennials who were the most likely to experience financial losses from a scam.

Malaysia looks to tech to enhance manufacturing

According to the industrial policy blueprint, the Malaysian government’s support will instead come in the form of collaboration via public-private partnerships and investment-friendly taxes.

Engineering Innovation Hub to rise in NSW

Two great institutions are coming together to propose a truly visionary concept. Through this venture, both Universities will be harnessing emerging technologies and opportunities at scale to deliver a highly progressive, industry engaged engineering course in Australia’s fastest growing region.