Alinta Energy powers ahead

Cloud-based data warehouse and AI infused analytics. Alinta Energy is one of the first companies in Australia to use Azure Synapse Analytics, the recently released next phase of Azure SQL Data Warehouse which promises a limitless analytics service bringing together enterprise data warehousing and big data analytics. The Alinta Data…

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Hong Kong CIO talk cyber security

Speech by Victor Lam, JP, Government Chief Information Officer shares insights and knowledge of cyber security. The emerging technologies such as fintech, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) have presented both opportunities and challenges to enterprises. These technologies together with innovative ideas are catalysts for enhancing or even…

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Global military organisations turning to simulation to address safety

India and South Korea militaries lead the drive in Asia. Most militaries across the globe are transitioning their training to simulators to address personal safety challenges. In fact, the global military simulator systems market is anticipated to grow by 55 per cent in 2030, as compared to the current year’s market value. The modernisation of armed forces and the induction of increasingly sophisticated…

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China aims to level up key technical capabilities to rid US dependency

Committed US$1.4 trillion to state program supporting R&D in key enabling technologies. China has set up a US$1.4 trillion state program that will support R&D in key enabling technologies over the next five years to rid itself of dependency on the US. These include semiconductors, artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, 5G…

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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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Space the new frontier for APAC tech development

UN says companies in the region are looking towards space for sustainable development. Asian and Pacific nations are leveraging space technology and geospatial information to respond to challenges on the ground, including in their efforts to contain the spread and mitigate the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a recently…

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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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AI chat bot to be designed for Chinese diabetes patients

AI chatbot to help Chinese paitents improve knowledge for better self-management. Healthcare company, Novo Nordisk plan to develop a Chinese-speaking, AI chatbot for diabetic patients. Combining Novo Nordisk’s expertise and experience in diabetes care, and Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform and AI services, the companies will collaborate to deliver an AI…

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