Me & My Money: Venture capitalist and father of 8 supports research breakthroughs

Finian Tan hopes the fruits of his investments in medical research and technology will reach those who may not be able to afford them.

Production lines mark the new frontier for Singapore innovation

MULTINATIONAL fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) giants are no strangers to high-tech factories, with their factory sites here no exception.

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.

NUS launches think-tank to explore legal issues in tech

In the hope of promoting inter-disciplinary research in technology law, the National University of Singapore (NUS) has opened a research centre for legal issues surrounding artificial intelligence...

Tapping AI to deliver municipal services, detect issues

Residents can enjoy better-maintained estates when sensors and artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms are used by 2025 to deliver municipal services such as the cleaning of public spaces and...

Rising number of tech grads set to plug gap in sector

The number of local university graduates from technology-related courses is set to grow by two-thirds by 2022, which experts say will go some way towards plugging the gap in the sector.

Singapore's buzzing artificial intelligence start-up scene

SINGAPORE - Local artificial intelligence (AI) start-ups are sprouting up and finding their footing with AI applications in the areas of network analytics, speech recognition, video analytics and...

SGInnovate has put $40m into deep-tech firms since inception

Government-owned venture firm SGInnovate has racked up an impressive strike rate since its inception almost three years ago.

Putting the ‘app’ in appointment: More opting to teleconsult a doctor

If you are feeling under the weather, getting well again is as easy as picking up the phone to teleconsult a doctor and having medication delivered straight to your doorstep.

Successful digital transformation in firms must involve all employees, say experts

SINGAPORE - A change in organisational culture is the key to driving success in companies grappling with digital transformation, business leaders were told on Wednesday (July 3).

Physical stores tap tech for better shopping experience

Shoppers who dread waiting in line for a changing room or having to trawl through racks of clothes in a crowded store in Singapore to find what they want can take heart.