Beam raises US$26m for APAC expansion

Micromobility operator Beam has secured US$26 million in Series A funding to drive its expansion in the Asia-Pacific region.

Chulalongkorn Uni strides towards Thailand 4.0 innovations

Photo by Franck V. on UnsplashIndochina is certainly becoming a happening place for innovations. Just a week after Vietnam’s VinAI announced that it was using the new NVIDIA DGX A100 for natural language processing research, Thailand’s Chulalongkorn University is now turning to the same system to power its Thailand 4.0 innovations.

China AI startup fights COVID-19 with lung analysis tool

GPU-powered Lung Doc is used by 30 hospitals in China.Shukun Technology was busy improving its AI-powered platform to diagnose heart disease and strokes when COVID-19 struck. The China AI startup quickly switched gear to develop a system that analyses chest CT scans to help speed up diagnoses of COVID-19 patients.