US team touts robotic arm mind-controlled sans brain implants

Using a noninvasive brain-computer interface (BCI), researchers from Carnegie Mellon University and University of Minnesota have developed the first-ever successful mind-controlled robotic arm that can continuously track...

U Mobile forays into financial services

Malaysian telco U Mobile is rolling out a fintech ecosystem this July, consisting of two distinct platforms dubbed GoPayz and GoBiz, as...

Singapore, UK deepen ties of their financial centres

Singapore and the United Kingdom (UK) have firmed up three agreements that will further deepen connectivity between their financial centres.

Malaysia harnesses Oracle blockchain to ease doing business

MIMOS, the applied research and development centre under Malaysia’s Ministry of International Trade and Industry, plans to expand its collaboration with Oracle...

Cricket Australia picks HCL as digital tech partner

Cricket Australia (CA) have entered into a multi-year partnership with HCL Technologies, with HCL being chosen as CA’s digital technology partner.

Shanghai HiCore Tech, MIT team up for anti-fraud AI lab

Shanghai HiCore Tech, an online fraud-detection company, will cooperate with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to establish an artificial intelligence (AI) lab in...

ePLDT taps Schneider Electric to ramp up its first data centre

ePLDT Inc. has partnered with Schneider Electric to holistically transform its VITRO Pasig data centre in the Philippines and equip it with...

InterContinental, Winnow reduce restaurant food waste with AI

InterContinental Hotels Group has partnered with technology company Winnow to help its hotels automatically track, measure and reduce food waste for more...

Most leading APAC firms see mobile tech as key to improvement

More than half of Asia-Pacific’s leading organisations see mobile technology investment as key to improving business performance, according to Zebra Technologies.

2 in 5 employees in Singapore plan on changing jobs in 2019

In Singapore, two in every five workers plan to seek new job opportunities this year, mainly the younger ones who want broader...