Malaysian firms on the lookout for digital talent
The top five digital skills sought by employers are digital marketing, software and application development, e-commerce, big data and analytics, and database.
First automated vehicle test to hit the roads of rural Victoria
Drivers are five times more likely to be killed in a crash in the rural roads than in metropolitan areas. The aim of the trial is to use the state-of-the-art technology to improve safety on rural Victorian roads.
Digital Impinger to monitor Indonesia’s air quality
Through constant measuring and monitoring, the project aims to determine the concentration of pollutants in the air. It will also assess the success and effectiveness of the air pollution control program that is being implemented.
Singapore Airlines launches digital innovation lab
Employees can submit ideas and solutions for evaluation by the Digital Innovation Lab (DIL) team based on technological and implementation readiness, as well as market and strategic attractiveness.
PolyU creates nanotech to enhance DHA absorption for early brain development
PolyU’s Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology (ABCT) conducted research aimed at addressing the delivery and absorption issues of DHA that affect its potency and efficacy.
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas eyes QR code for payments system
This standard is born out of the fundamental need to create an efficient digital financial ecosystem for the country, where innovations can come together to achieve the greatest synergy for local financial consumers.
HKSTP and tech giant partner to spur FinTech R&D
Through this MoU, the tech firm will bring its resources and technological expertise in areas such as payment systems, electronic wallets, data security, IoT, blockchain, AI and cloud computing to HKSTP to benefit the park companies and incubatees.
New Zealand to participate in negotiations on global e-commerce rules
New Zealand is getting involved because its businesses and consumers are active users of e-commerce, from selling and buying goods, both physical and digital, via electronic platforms to providing cloud-based storage or processing services.
Singapore Ministry of Health reveals details of another serious medical data breach
Singapore’s Ministry of Health (MOH) on announced on Monday that personal details and the HIV-positive status of 14,200 people were posted online in another medical data breach. Officials say the details of 5,400 Singaporeans and 8,800 foreigners dating up to January 2013 were compromised.