Tech firms skipping key mobile fair over coronavirus fears

MADRID (AFP) - Major tech companies are skipping the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, this month because of fears over the coronavirus, though Chinese groups and other big names still...

Amazon offers India's small business owners US$1 billion olive branch

NEW DELHI (REUTERS) - Inc CEO Jeff Bezos said his company will invest US$1 billion (S$1.35 billion) to bring small and medium-sized businesses online in India and expects to export US$...

Start up early in tech

While most of their undergraduate peers at the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) were still thinking about completing their university education, Mr Aravind Kandiah and Mr...

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...

Singapore's artificial intelligence strategy: Applying AI to help - not replace - people

Human teachers and healthcare workers will still play an important role even though Singapore has embarked on an aggressive plan to use AI technologies in both the education and healthcare sectors...

Dyson starts assembling new research teams here

The first group specialising in machine learning, AI and robotics has close to 100 researchers.

Why Dyson chose St James Power Station instead of CBD office for new global HQ in Singapore

While Dyson is known for its ultra modern machines, it also appreciates design and heritage.

Tookitaki raises $26m in Series A funding

Singapore-based regulatory tech firm Tookitaki has raised US$19.2 million (S$26.2 million) in Series A funding as it seeks to expand its presence in international markets.

Facial recognition in Singapore growing in use beyond security purposes

Experts say it makes sense for facial recognition to be the preferred choice for identity verification as the process is fairly reliable, given how each person's face is unique.

Grab remains focused on Asean, HK unrest does not deter Klook and Razer: Panel

SINGAPORE - The Asean region is a goldmine of opportunities, and it is a region that technology company Grab calls home and knows best, said the company's co-founder Tan Hooi Ling.

Business card management firm Sansan to expand operations in Singapore and region

SINGAPORE - Local cleaning equipment company SuperSteam was struggling to organise the contact information of potential clients and suppliers, especially after hosting exhibitions where it would...