HK-based digital insurer first online-only operator to earn a license in the region
Investors noted that they seek to help the start-up in its commitment to enhancing the customer experience while enabling new distribution modes through the latest technology and digital innovations.
Ghost imaging to potentially make 3D X-ray cheaper and safer
The research team built upon an unconventional imaging approach known as “ghost imaging” to take 3D X-ray images of an object’s interior that is opaque to visible light.
Thailand grants licenses to four crypto exchanges
The Ministry’s move will boost the expansion of more crypto exchanges in the country as it makes Thailand the most attractive destination for crypto start-ups in the Asia-Pacific region.
Indian Department of Economic Affairs adopts E-Mobility Programme
The agreement between the DEA and the EESL to replace government petrol and diesel-powered cars with EVs marks the country’s transition toward a reduced carbon footprint and a more environmentally sustainable future.
HKMA holds high-level Fintech Roundtable
The Roundtable comprised presentations and panel discussions that covered a range of topics including case studies of cross-border collaborations, open banking, and the use of emerging technologies in providing financial services.
Southeast Asian e-scooter service launches in Malaysia
The company hopes to build reliable technologies to answer the need for personal mobility in these populated zones.
A glimpse on how digital tech may impact education by 2050
Education for 2050’ workshop offered a glimpse of how digital technologies, like VR, AI, and big data may impact education over the next 30 years. Technology should remain to be a tool being used only to augment what human teachers can do.
AI predicts infrastructure lifecycle and detects diabetic retinopathy
The software, powered by a self-learning algorithm, predicts deterioration and anticipates replacement costs. In a different project, researchers have developed an image-processing algorithm that can automatically detect one of the key signs of diabetic retinopathy with an accuracy rate of 98%.