Australian government IT spending to grow this year
The Australian government sector IT spend is expected to grow 6.2% this year to $13.26 billion as government organisations continue to embrace remote work and connected public services.
India digitally upskilling workforce in line with digital ambitions
Institutions of education, agencies and the private sector around the country are collaborating on upskilling programmes in artificial intelligence, machine learning, digital marketing, cybersecurity and blockchain to support India’s digital ambitions
Hong Kong tech firm releases vaccination and test verification solution
The state-of-the-art SaaS platform uses blockchain technology, AI, and cutting-edge secure QR technology to both manage and protect user data efficiently.
Malaysia commits RM15 billion for 5G tech implementation
The multi-billion investment is among four types of digital infrastructure initiatives outlined by the government under the MyDigital plan to accelerate innovation and create an effective digital ecosystem in the country.
Local tech companies put Vietnam on the global map
Vietnam has more than 58,000 technology businesses, and the target of 100,000 tech firms by 2030 could be achieved as early as 2025.
Singapore welcomes new car-sharing app
The company intends to support the government’s mission of increasing electric vehicle usage and reducing the demands of private vehicle ownerships.
New Zealand government must invest in cyber-risk education for citizens
The government must bring cybersecurity to the front of its digital strategy to ensure the nation is safe and that businesses are operating at their peak to protect both customers and staff.
India, Brazil collaborate on AI, healthcare and energy
The two sides will cooperate on biotechnology, energy, nanotechnology, information communication technologies, artificial intelligence, and cybersecurity.
Philippines’ Railways Institute launches online learning platform
The agency aims to curtail the effects of the pandemic by providing an online learning and management system for its staff and personnel.
E-commerce ramped up by pandemic in Australia
Australian consumers who were forced online, given the seriousness of the pandemic, have adapted quickly making e-commerce a booming sector and a bright spot in the country’s economy.