Topic: government

Get to know the IoT champions of Southeast Asia

The Internet of Things (IoT) across Southeast Asia is being used in different sectors and for a myriad of purposes including healthcare, agriculture, smart cities, smart homes, or the industrial internet, just to name a few. Here we have a list of some of the most innovative companies using IoT across ASEAN.

Huawei launches machine learning microchips to power new AI strategy

Huawei has unveiled an AI strategy and a portfolio of supporting products built on two new microchips, which the telecoms giant claims is the world's first AI IP and chip series designed for a full range of deployment scenarios.

Lab rats, Windows 10 and the importance of being last

The file-deletion flaw that plagued last week's rollout of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update shows how Microsoft uses consumers to test out the OS so its important customers – businesses – are protected.

Commonwealth Bank pilots blockchain-based ‘smart money’ app for disability payments

Commonwealth Bank of Australia has partnered with CSIRO’s Data61 group to pilot a blackchain-based programmable money app.

RPA Top Four: The best Robotic Process Automation software vendors

The adoption of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software within the enterprise has taken off in recent years, despite the technology being around for several years.

IBM launches blockchain-based, global food tracking network

IBM's blockchain-based electronic supply chain ledger for tracking food from farm to shelf is now commercially available and is being piloted by some of the largest global retailers and suppliers.

Alibaba Cloud, Zhejiang Lab and BML Munjal University host NLP Hackathon in India

The winning team of the hackathon ‘thecodingcartoon’ won a cash prize of INR 50,000. The second and third prize winners received Rs 30,000 and 20,000 respectively. 

What the Cloudera Hortonworks mega merger means for the big data industry

Former rivals Cloudera and Hortonworks announced that they are merging this week, bringing together two once red-hot, heavily VC-backed unicorns that have both struggled to effectively monetise their open source-backed solutions.

How is the UK government using blockchain?

When it comes to new technologies, government has earned a reputation as a slow paced and lumbering beast. But British minister for digital and the creative industries Margot James, speaking at the recent Blockchain Live conference held in London, attempted to disabuse this notion - laying out the UK government's plans for technology of the moment, blockchain.

Could 'digital boards' help cash-strapped local councils go digital?

As UK cities race to become even smarter, from the development of smart initiatives to integrated testbeds for emerging technologies, it is crucial that local authorities join hands with the technology industry to lead digitisation projects.

The cloud in 2019: Multicloud, serverless computing, and Kubernetes containers

Enterprises are quickly moving up the cloud stack, away from infrastructure services

Augmented reality, fog, and vision: Duke professor outlines importance of smart architectures

A Duke University-based academic’s work on augmented reality (AR) has its roots in a deep understanding of fog, edge, and cloud architecture.