Posts Tagged ‘technology’

Data breaches won’t derail Singapore’s tech push, says minister

SAN FRANCISCO • Recent data breaches, including one where details of HIV patients were leaked, won’t hold back Singapore’s efforts in testing and investing ...

Malaysia to leverage on 5G in 3 years, says Dr Mahathir

Nations which respond quickly to disruption have always been able to ride the wave of radical changes, says PM
by ALIFAH ZAINUDDIN / pic by MUHD AMIN ...

South Korea first to roll out 5G services, beating US and China

SEOUL  – South Korea will become the first country to commercially launch fifth-generation (5G) services on Friday as it rolls out the latest ...

Aussie’s co-op on Lynas’ waste needed

by DASHVEENJIT KAUR / pic by MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
THE government is seeking the Australian government’s cooperation to ensure waste from Lynas Malaysia ...

Ekuinas invests RM44m in Exabytes

By LYDIA NATHAN
Ekuiti Nasional Bhd (Ekuinas) has acquired a 40% stake in web hosting and cloud service provider Exabytes Capital Group Sdn Bhd for ...

Japan’s exports fall again, underscoring weakening global demand

TOKYO • Japan’s exports fell for a third straight month in February, as a global economic slowdown and waning technology cycle take a toll.
Shipments ...

Asset-backed cryptocurrency — a blockchain regulatory mechanism

A law to ensure only that amount of cryptocurrency can be in circulation by a company for which it has sufficient backing of physical assets should be ...

UK plans to spend RM1b on innovation

By BLOOMBERG
LONDON • The UK plans to invest £200 million (RM1.06 billion) in supercomputers, lasers and genetic research to support science and ...

The mind distracted — technology’s battle for our attention

All of us experience ‘persuasive tech’ on a daily basis, such as through the endless autoplay function
PARIS • Between distractions, diversions and the ...

Singapore plans RM905m to spur digital innovation

SINGAPORE • Singapore will allocate a further S$300 million (RM904.85 million) to spur research in digital innovation as the government transforms the ...

Astroscale wants to clear 750,000 bits of junk circling Earth

By BLOOMBERG
TOKYO • As the satellite industry booms, a Japan-based venture is working to prevent space-debris collisions that could paralyse ...

Gobind: Govt aggressive on bringing in foreign technologies

Focusing on ways to connect the whole country with concept of quality and equality
by LYDIA NATHAN / pic by ISMAIL CHE RUS THE government is actively ...