New model of big data and big application in Hong Kong

Lin Weiqiao, JP, Government CIO Hong Kong made a speech at the Beijing-Hong Kong Information Service Industry Cooperation With the advent of the era of big data, the country has upgraded the development and application of big data as a national strategy as early as 2015. According to the “Research…

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IMDA looks to IBM to trains Singaporeans in emerging tech areas

Aims to meet the demand for technology consulting and deep technical skills. Singapore’s Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) has turned to IBM to hire and train 300 Singaporean professionals over the next four years in emerging tech areas. They will be trained under the TechSkills Accelerator (TeSA) Company-Led Training programme…

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APeJ presents attractive market for tech

Investments made in enterprise software, IT services and communication services in 2020. Analyst firm IDC, has identitified several key technology companies that represent as “leaders” in the datacentre space. According to IDC MarketScape: Asia/Pacific (Excluding Japan) Datacenter Operations and Management 2020 Vendor Assessment, China Telecom Global, Equinix, Keppel Data Centres,…

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APAC companies continue to leverage IT consulting

Growing demand for e-commerce has led to an increased requirement of hardware and software solutions. Enterprises in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region continue to leverage IT consulting for better understanding, analysis, management, implementation, and deployment of technologies for agile business strategy. Against this backdrop, consulting services market in the region is…

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Identifying algorithmic bias in AI

Newly released paper demonstrates helps to address problems with AI bias. With companies increasingly using AI for decision making in everything from pricing to recruitment, addressing the problem of algorithmic bias explores how these decision-making systems can result in unfairness. A recently released technical paper demonstrates how businesses can identify algorithmic bias…

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Pakistan’s Government approves Rolling Spectrum Strategy 2020-2023

Spectrum Master Plan and report has been developed by incorporating international best practices applicable to Pakistan. To ensure faster telecom network speed, Pakistan’s Government has approved a three-year “Rolling Spectrum Strategy 2020-2023”. The Spectrum Master Plan provides a future roadmap for spectrum allocation as well as spectrum-related policy reviews that…

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Harnessing technology to create safer roads

Using data and AI to identify potential black spots on roads for early intervention. Transport for NSW which has conducted a Proof of Concept harnessing big data and machine learning to identify potentially dangerous road intersections, allowing preventive measures to be taken before crashes happen. The Enterprise Data & Analytics…

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