China Mobile Cloud’s massive public cloud expansion

Nokia’s Nuage Networks to power public cloud expansion. China Mobile Cloud, the subsidiary of the leading mobile telecom provider China Mobile, will leverage the Nuage Networks end-to-end SDN solution for nationwide deployment of its public cloud service. Nokia’s Nuage Networks Virtualised Cloud Services (VCS) solution will provide advanced network automation…

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Six trends shaping the future of cloud in APAC eJ financial services

Hybrid cloud environments and the use of multi-clouds means a more agnostic experience for delivering container-based workloads. The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly accelerated the demand for digital transformation at the same time, technology investments are under more scrutiny to deliver more for less. This has urged organizations to pivot to…

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Safexpress drives business transformation

Indian-based logistics company uses cognitive cloud native digital logistics platform. India’s Safexpress has deployed ‘PROPEL-i’, a bespoke, end-to-end cloud native logistics platform, to enable the company to attain agility in demand management. Developed in collaboration with IBM Global Business Services, the digital platform will also help Safeexpress obtain advanced and flexible…

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Conquering pandemic’s tyranny of distance with mixed reality

Quality, efficacy, efficiency, safety, collaboration and training, as well as better access to subject experts all increased. Australian biotechnology company Medlab was forced to rely on mixed reality technology, powered by Dynamics 365 Remote Assist and HoloLens 2, during the global pandemic. This allowed collaboration to continue through COVID-19 and…

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DBS fortifies NAV Planner with AI-powered investment advisory feature

Part of ongoing efforts to democratise access to wealth management services. DBS Bank has added an AI-powered financial and retirement planning tool NAV Planner, which will provide specific investment recommendations that are tailored to their investment profile. The bank has adopted a multi-dimensional approach to help investors determine their investment…

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Worldwide semiconductor revenue grew 10.4 per cent in 2020

Revenue totalled US$466.2 billion in 2020, an increase of 10.4 per cent from 2019. Memory, GPUs and 5G chipsets led semiconductor growth, driven by hyperscale, PC, ultramobile and 5G handset end-market demand, according to Gartner. However automotive and industrial electronics suffered due to lower spending or a pause in spending owing to COVID-19 said Andrew Norwood,…

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Vietnamese university pushes several tech initiatives

From piloting digital admission testing to opening an AI centre with South Korea. Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST) has signed onto a pilot of the computer-based admission test using Khaothi.Online platform, to work towards advancing evaluation and testing systems for high-quality training and effective education services. Working FPT…

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