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Schneider Electric commits $16m to help S'pore firms

Schneider Electric said yesterday that it is committing at least $16 million over the next four years to incubate and develop up to four Singapore-based companies with global growth potential.

'Consider getting arrested', rich clients of private bank told

[LONDON] The besuited millionaires chuckled and shifted nervously in their chairs as the co-founder of climate-change protest group Extinction Rebellion urged them to embrace their radical sides...

Schneider Electric launches automation starter pack for SMEs

SMALL- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are getting more help to automate their businesses, in the form of an automation starter pack of services, hardware and software launched by Schneider...

Unmanned stores one way to beat retail manpower crunch

SINGAPORE retailers must evolve and adopt technology solutions to compete effectively in a difficult economic environment; and unmanned store concepts are one way in which some local enterprises...

Digitalisation will leave an impact on the future of work

WITH technology becoming faster, smarter and cheaper, it is only a matter of time before jobs that thus far were done only by humans will either be done in newer ways using human and machine...

Are new technologies replacing routine jobs?

IN recent years, the rise of new technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, and automation has been one of the biggest disruptors across multiple industries, changing...

Silver workforce can play a part in Singapore's future

SINGAPORE prides itself as a nation with one of the highest employment rates for people aged 65 and over. The Tripartite Alliance for Fair and Progressive Employment Practices (TAFEP) and other...

DBS launches virtual recruiter to improve hiring efficiency

DBS has launched a virtual recruiter to help the bank hire 40 per cent more wealth planning managers more efficiently this year to support its "rapidly growing" wealth management business.

A-Plus doesn't come easy for this homegrown firm

CARVING out a niche in food and e-commerce has helped A-Plus Automation make a name for itself in the materials management industry.

Feeling the labour crunch? Let robots solve the problem

AT First glance, the robotics solutions that Aitech Robotics and Automation Pte Ltd offers might appear simple. Most of their automatons are mobile platforms that transport items from one place to...

Accountants can help clients embrace disruption

To gain a competitive edge over rivals, accounting service providers can no longer be satisfied with being mere "bean counters" for their clients.