TerraMaster unleashes high capacity D8 Thunderbolt 3 storage drive for professionals

The D8 Thunderbolt 3 is compact and easy to carry around.

TerraMaster has unveiled the D8 Thunderbolt 3 high capacity storage drive for professionals working in mission critical productions. Continue reading “TerraMaster unleashes high capacity D8 Thunderbolt 3 storage drive for professionals”

HP: No go to Xerox bid

HP board of directors halts Xerox bid.

HP Inc has rejected a proposed acquisition by Xerox. In a letter sent to John Visentin, Vice Chairman and CEO of Xerox, HP board of directors unanimously concluded that the bid “significantly undervalues HP and is not in the best interests of HP shareholders”. Continue reading “HP: No go to Xerox bid”

NVIDIA hold hands with Arm and tech leaders on GPU-accelerated servers

NVIDIA’s new reference design platform enables companies to build GPU-accelerated Arm servers for running a broad range of applications, from hyperscale-cloud to exascale supercomputing and beyond.

NVIDIA has teamed up with Arm and a host of tech leaders to introduce a reference design platform for enterprises to quickly build GPU-accelerated Arm-based servers. Continue reading “NVIDIA hold hands with Arm and tech leaders on GPU-accelerated servers”

Lenovo retains pole position in India PC market in Q3

India’s PC market shipped 3.1 million units, rising 15.8 percent year-on-year in Q3, according to IDC. The key growth driver was the second phase of shipment to the Electronics Corporation of Tamil Nadu (ELCOT) under its ongoing initiative of free distribution of laptops in the state. The coming end of life of Windows 7 in early 2020 also contributed to the growth as corporate and enterprise users accelerated their upgrades to Windows 10. Continue reading “Lenovo retains pole position in India PC market in Q3”

Fintech startup ABC Technology makes Singapore its international HQ

Singapore’s vibrant fintech community has scored another first with Beijing-headquartered strtup ABC Technology making Singapore its international base. Continue reading “Fintech startup ABC Technology makes Singapore its international HQ”

Singapore hotels pilot face recognition check in

Grand Park City Hall is one of three hotels taking part in the pilot.

Three Singapore hotels — Ascott Orchard, Grand Park City Hall and Swissotel The Stamford — are piloting a system that uses face recognition technology to expedite the check-in process. Continue reading “Singapore hotels pilot face recognition check in”

NVIDIA unveils Jetson Xavier NX for AI supercomputing at the edge

NVIDIA has introduced the Jetson Xavier NX, which it dubbed as “the world’s smallest, most powerful AI supercomputer for robotic and embedded computing devices at the edge”. Continue reading “NVIDIA unveils Jetson Xavier NX for AI supercomputing at the edge”

IBM rolls out first financial services-ready public cloud

IBM has developed the world’s first financial services-ready public cloud with Bank of America (BoA) as its first collaborator. Under the arrangement, the bank will host key applications and workloads to support the requirements and privacy and safety expectations of its 66 million banking customers. Continue reading “IBM rolls out first financial services-ready public cloud”

NTU scientists develop 1000x smaller quantum chip

The tiny chip uses quantum communication algorithms for better security than existing industry standards.
Scientists at Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have developed a quantum communication chip that is an incredible 1,000 times smaller than current quantum setups yet offers equally superior security quantum technology is known for.

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Computer and machine vision market to hit US$26b in 2024

Expanding range of applications and more powerful hardware are expected to drive growth in the computer vision and machine vision market in the next five years, according to BCC Research. Continue reading “Computer and machine vision market to hit US$26b in 2024”

Snow Software enhances Risk Monitor to strengthen cybersecurity and compliance programs

Snow Software has enhanced its Risk Monitor product to help organisations strengthen cybersecurity and compliance programs with insight across their technology landscape. Continue reading “Snow Software enhances Risk Monitor to strengthen cybersecurity and compliance programs”

Infineon inks 3 MOUs to accelerate innovations in Singapore

SM Tharman: Keep pushing the frontiers of innovation

Inventing the future together was the theme of this year’s OktoberTech Asia Pacific conference in Singapore organised by Infineon Technologies. And the semiconductor giant certainly walks its talk. At the opening of the event, it inked three memorandums of understanding (MOUs) to help accelerate innovations in Singapore. Continue reading “Infineon inks 3 MOUs to accelerate innovations in Singapore”

Infineon Co-Innovation Space takes flight as startups depart with commercially-ready solutions

A year after its launch, the Infineon Co-Innovation Space has borne fruit with two of its inaugural batch of startups coming up with their commercially-ready solutions built with Infineon’s microelectronics. Continue reading “Infineon Co-Innovation Space takes flight as startups depart with commercially-ready solutions”

Simon IoT launches management platform for IoT data market

Vast amounts of data are vital for Internet of Things (IoT). At Mobile World Congress Los Angeles, Simon IoT has launched an innovative IoT management platform and pricing model that offers “fairly priced, reliable IoT data” to companies ranging from start-ups to large enterprises. Continue reading “Simon IoT launches management platform for IoT data market”

NVIDIA announces EGX edge supercomputing platform for AI, IoT and 5G

NVIDIA has announced the NVIDIA EGX Edge Supercomputing Platform which lets organisations deliver next-generation AI, IoT and 5G-based services at scale and with low latency. Along with annoucing this at his keynote address at the opening of Mobile World Congress in Los Angeles, NVIDIA Founder and CEO Jen-Hsun Huang declared that we have entered a new era, where billions of always-on IoT sensors will be connected by 5G and processed by AI.

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Singapore Polytechnic first to offer AI diploma course

It’s a case of preparing them early as Singapore Polytechnic (SP) became the first polytechnic in the country to offer a full-time diploma in applied artificial intelligence (AI) and analytics from April next year. Continue reading “Singapore Polytechnic first to offer AI diploma course”

SAP opens data centre in Singapore in e-commerce push

SAP has expanded its presence in Asia-Pacific (APAC) with the opening of a new data centre in Singapore to support SAP Commerce Cloud deployment. Continue reading “SAP opens data centre in Singapore in e-commerce push”

Qualcomm announces IP e-learning platform for India startups and MSMEs

Help is at hand for India startups and micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to get quickly from mind to market, following the launch of the L2Pro India IP e-learning Platform. Continue reading “Qualcomm announces IP e-learning platform for India startups and MSMEs”

Zendesk launches Gather and Sunshine Conversations

Zendesk has launched Gather, which lets companies provide trusted and transparent support to customers through online community forums.  They can engage with each other and company experts to offer guidance and insight beyond what a single customer support agent might be able to handle. Continue reading “Zendesk launches Gather and Sunshine Conversations”

AWS avails NVIDIA T4-powered Amazon EC2 G4 instances

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced general availability of G4 instances, a new NVIDIA T4 GPU-powered Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instance designed to help accelerate machine learning inference and graphics-intensive workloads. Continue reading “AWS avails NVIDIA T4-powered Amazon EC2 G4 instances”

IBM keeps betting on mainframes with z15 launch

The mainframe computer is not quite going the way of the dinosaur. Even in today’s age of Intel-based servers, there’s still room and relevance for the mainframe. This explains why IBM has launched the z15, its 15th generation of the mainframe. Continue reading “IBM keeps betting on mainframes with z15 launch”

Datacenters.com launches Colocation Marketplace

Datacenters.com has launched Colocation Marketplace, claimed to be the “first platform to offer transparent co-location pricing from numerous providers to all visitors in an e-commerce platform”. Continue reading “Datacenters.com launches Colocation Marketplace”

Qualcomm and Tencent Games ink MOU

Photo Credit: Tencent Games. From left: Frank Meng, Chairman of Qualcomm China, Cristiano Amon, President of Qualcomm Technologies, Steven Ma, SVP of Tencent Holdings, and Daniel Wu, General Manager of Tencent

Qualcomm and Tencent Games have signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MoU) for a strategic cooperation on digital entertainment. This includes joint efforts to optimise future projects such as Qualcomm Snapdragon-based mobile gaming devices, game content and performance optimisations, Snapdragon Elite Gaming enhancements, cloud gaming, AR/VR, 5G gaming use case developments and additional relevant technologies. Continue reading “Qualcomm and Tencent Games ink MOU”