TECHNOLOGY

Offline app updates villagers on Covid-19

VILLAGERS in remote Cambodia and the Philippines can now ask their cellphones if they have Covid-19 by listing some symptoms they may be having. The app will then "advise" them to consult a doctor...

Tech is changing the way people help each other

AUDREY Mah had just celebrated her second year at travel booking firm Klook in April when news hit that she was part of the mass layoffs brought on by the impact of Covid-19.

Leading tech firms can help create the future

THE year 2020 began with challenges such as slower economic growth, the unforeseen Covid-19 outbreak and environmental problems. As businesses deal with the immediate challenges, it is encouraging...

Banks could save more than US$70b using new tech by 2025

[NEW YORK] North American banks could save more than US$70 billion through 2025 using technology to automate jobs or assist employees, according to estimates from Accenture Plc.

Can Singapore become a second home for Chinese tech?

THE arrival of Chinese tech firms in Singapore is more of a trickle than a flood, based on industry professionals' observations of the scene.

NUS, Keppel and SLNG tie-up to develop better cooling technology for data centres

THE National University of Singapore’s Faculty of Engineering, Keppel Data Centres Holdings and the Singapore LNG Corporation (SLNG) have partnered to develop novel, energy-efficient and cost-...

Sino-US trade war spurs China tech innovators into overdrive

IN Shenzhen's glitzy financial district, a five-year-old outfit creates a 360-degree sports camera that goes on to win awards and draw comparisons to GoPro Inc. Elsewhere in the Pearl River Delta...

Grace Sai

IN FEBRUARY, two popular co-working spaces, Found and Collision8, merged to become Found8. It brought together S$20 million of growth investment, the highest ever raised in the region by a company...

Temasek-backed BasisAI unpacks AI 'black box'

ARTIFICIAL intelligence (AI) startup BasisAI is still developing prototypes of its solutions, but it has already assembled a marquee slate of seed investors in Temasek Holdings and Sequoia India.

Australia's Data Republic raises A$22m in Series B round led by Singtel's Innov8; SIA takes stake in the tech startup

AUSTRALIAN tech startup Data Republic is set to grow its footprint in Singapore with the help of fresh funds from investors such as Singtel's Innov8 and national carrier Singapore Airlines (SIA),...

Engaging people and technology to transform businesses

THE theme of this year's EY Entrepreneur Of The Year (EOY) Singapore awards - "Embracing transformation, driving innovation" - aptly reflects the business imperatives that are determining growth and...