Philippine government to boost local firms’ R&D
The program provides financial assistance to private firms for at least three years to help enhance their capacity. This can be used for the acquisition of high-tech equipment and machinery, technology licensing, and patent rights.
Four HKSTP companies receive CES innovation awards
The four companies innovated in the fields of home appliances tech, cybersecurity and personal privacy, wearable technologies, fitness, sports and biotech as well as embedded technologies. They will showcase their innovations at CES 2019 in Las Vegas, USA.
Eight essential strategies to mitigate cybersecurity
The Australian Cyber Security Centre has shared a document titled Strategies to Mitigate Cyber Security Incidents. The document prioritises a list of mitigation strategies to assist organisations in protecting their systems against cyberthreats. The strategies can be customised to each organisation’s needs and concerns.
New cybersecurity Memorandum of Collaboration signed by CSA
The Cyber Security Agency of Singapore will work with Cisco Systems, Inc to improve cooperation in cybersecurity.
New partnership forms dedicated blockchain research group
Aided by the research grant and support from the company, the project will help the University deliver research papers, software artefacts, and opportunities in higher education that have never been seen before in the blockchain space.
Tech Connect fosters digital inclusivity
Minister S Iswaran launches Tech Connect to assist persons who need help with their digital devices and services.
Malaysia champions green jobs and skills in ASEAN
The Prime Minister stated urged the nations present at the meeting to embark on this journey immediately, noting that Malaysia will do its best to take the labour sector forward by incorporating green jobs and skills into the aegis of its chairmanship, particularly in greentech and renewable energy.
Digital transformation centre to boost collaborative research
The Centre will showcase a new and evolving approach for clients to deliver digital solutions by drawing on the company’s global experience in digital transformation and the University’s expertise in Industry 4.0 technology, social impact, and design thinking.
Leading Thai money changer offering digital cash passport
The move aims to promote a cashless society, much touted in the government’s Thailand 4.0 initiative, and generates new revenue from merchant fees. In addition, The company will soon include a mobile app that lets users check their balance and pay at some stores with a QR code.
Securities Commission Malaysia invests in new blockchain blueprint
Securities Commission considers the blueprint a general guide that should serve as a jumping-off point for further and more in-depth considerations on specific implementation details.