Topic: government

What lessons can Southeast Asia learn from China’s digital revolution?

As China continues to make digital waves, are there any lessons countries in Southeast Asia can learn from its successes?

5 trends in tech talent that will define your company's future

The six most valuable companies in the world are almost all household name brands (Alibaba would be in China and Alphabet being Google’s parent). And all are technology companies. Apple has spent decades setting the standard for hardware, while Amazon has shifted our expectations in retail.

Blockchain 2019: How crypto will convert cash, property into digital assets

While they're still nascent, new start-ups are launching that allow users to convert cash, property and digital assets into cryptocurrency that can be tracked and kept in a blockchain immutable record. But there are also some tall road blocks.

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How Google is looking to ensure AI development is ethical and fair

Following the announcement earlier this week of Google Cloud's AI Hub and Kubeflow Pipelines tools, Rajen Sheth, director of product management for Cloud AI, has outlined how the technology giant is working to ensure that its AI work is ethical and fair.

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YotaScale puts predictive analytics into cloud ops

Now working on AWS, the platform provides insights into cloud deployments

Seagate is testing a blockchain ledger to track hard drives

Seagate and IBM have partnered to build a blockchain distributed ledger to track tens of millions of hard drives as they move through the supply chain from array manufacturers to technology integrators.

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Why is Thailand dubbed a 'startup nation'?

During a recent forum under the name of ‘Renovating Thailand by Young Scientists’, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said that he expects his country to become a global startup centre that can attract businesses from all around the world. His ultimate goal is to make Thailand a “startup nation”. Here we examine what makes the country a breeding ground for startups,

TCS faces lawsuit over alleged discrimination against US employees

Kotchen & Low LLP, the law firm representing the plaintiffs in the TCS lawsuit is also reportedly suing other outsourcing companies on grounds of alleged bias for South Asian workers in their recruitment process.
 

HSBC, Reliance Industries execute blockchain trade finance transaction

HSBC India and ING Bank Brussels have successfully executed a blockchain enabled, live trade finance transaction jointly with Reliance Industries and Tricon Energy.

Should Microsoft help the Pentagon ‘increase lethality’?

Selling its AI and cloud expertise for use in Project JEDI might be patriotic — or a violation of its stated principles.

IBM to move Watson Health to a hybrid cloud

IBM is moving its Watson Cognitive Health services to a hybrid cloud model that it said will give customers greater access to a larger pool of payer and health record information for data analytics.