artificial intelligence

S$20m scheme to help Singapore's built-environment sector adopt digital solutions

THE Singapore government will set aside S$20 million to help companies in the built environment sector implement digital solutions to keep worksites and employees safe, said Minister for National...

Share of accounting tasks done by machines to surge by 80%: study

MORE than half of the 11 finance roles picked for a study will be moderately to highly changed by technology in the next three to five years. Those in the two most junior roles will likely be...

Jobs for many Singaporeans in growing infocomm sector

Jobs are available for Singaporeans in the infocommunications space over the next three years, with the Republic facing a huge shortage of professionals, said Minister-in-charge of the Smart...

Singapore releases new initiatives on AI governance for consumer trust

A YEAR after releasing a framework on how artificial intelligence (AI) can be used ethically, Singapore on Tuesday unveiled a set of new initiatives on AI governance aimed at enhancing consumer...

Vision 2020: Opportunities on tech front, but also a bumpy ride

By the end of 2019, the tech world had learnt two things.

StarHub, NUS to pilot 5G virtual-reality and AI solutions

TELCO StarHub and the National University of Singapore (NUS) on Friday said they have teamed up to pilot virtual reality (VR) and artificial intelligence (AI) solutions in a net-zero energy...

Singlish-speaking robots and other ways to make AI work for S'pore and beyond

When the haze hit Singapore's shores in October, we asked our mobile phones for the latest PSI (Pollutant Standards Index) readings, only for the devices to draw a blank.

Apple chief Tim Cook, in Singapore, urges kids to learn coding

If children can learn only one language other than their native one, it should be coding because "coding is a global language", said Apple chief executive Tim Cook.

High-tech robots on guard duty at Ang Mo Kio station in security exercise

Commuters at Ang Mo Kio MRT station were yesterday greeted by the sight of Singapore's latest security officers on wheels: two high-tech robot guards.

China AI firm 'expects 200% rise in revenue' despite US restriction

BEIJING • Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) start-up SenseTime, which Washington put on a trade blacklist in October, expects its 2019 revenue to rise by more than 200 per cent year on year to...

Alibaba's Jack Ma and Softbank's Masayoshi Son see people at the heart in age of AI

TOKYO - People will be at the heart of the digital age of artificial intelligence, two of Asia's top tech titans and investors said on Friday (December 6), as they urged a fundamental shift in how...