Sunday, August 9, 2020

Robots or Humans?

Who is winning the race for jobs? Robots or humans? Last year, two leading economists described a future in which humans come out ahead. But now they’ve declared a different winner: the robots. The industry most affected by automation is manufacturing. For every robot per thousand workers, up to six...
A few tech developers are making homes greener,  and the  trash can is a good place to start. WLabs, the innovation incubator of Whirlpool Corporation, has developed a way to help reduce food waste in landfills by turning household scraps into garden fertiliser. The Zera Food Recycler, which debuted at...

It’s a Flying Car!

A Silicon Valley “flying car” startup, Kitty Hawk, reportedly backed by Google co-founder Larry Page, released a video Monday of its airborne prototype and announced plans for deliveries of a “personal flying machine” this year. “Our mission is to make the dream of personal flight a reality. We believe when...
Be the disruptor, not the disrupted Leverage technology with a partner Drive transformation and deliver outcomes The march of technology defines business processes across the ages. The development of double-entry bookkeeping in Renaissance Italy enabled businesses to keep accurate records. The invention of the lightbulb changed the way we...
The world is going cashless. Recent trends are only accelerating the cashless march across the globe. In the US, debit cards finally beat out cash as the top way to pay in 2018, according to a Federal Reserve survey. The mobile wallet M-Pesa is used by nearly 75 percent of...
At Sunway Velocity, a top TOD (Transit-Oriented Development) located on prime freehold land in Kuala Lumpur allows its residents to easily walk to the Cochrane Underground MRT Startion and Maluri MRT. The project is a self-sustained integrated development that combines residential units, commercial offices, medical centre, hotel and shopping mall...
Trade mark laws are very important in protecting the products and intellectual properties of individuals and/or companies. However, if granted too freely, they can also be obstacles to legitimate competition. The Trade Mark law therefore seeks to maintain a proper balance. Ferrero Rocher had applied to protect the following mark...
In an ever globalising world, tourism is growing more and more popular as travel times grow shorter and more low-cost carriers appear. The tourism industry has undoubtably become an integral part of many nations’ economy. Despite the real issues revolving around over-tourism, a large influx of travellers can be...
By Karen Reddington Great customer experience means your customers will spend more and be loyal. In a digital age, when everything is on-demand, SMEs are being challenged to keep up with customer demands as well as enhance customer experience. Do you know that customer experience helps people decide between buying options?...
Last year saw headline-grabbing information leakage incidents involving companies and organisations in Southeast Asia (SEA). The rising cases of data breaches were proven costly by the latest research from Kaspersky. IT business decision-makers from the region admitted to losing US$1.10 million on-average because of this virtual menace, just a...
Over three years after the infamous Wannacry ransomware, its costly aftermath still remains a vivid glimpse on the damage cybercriminals can do by kidnapping companies’ essential data. This threat is undoubtedly present as just this month, operations of an automobile giant were halted in several parts of the world...
A personal blog that started as a passion to share thoughts on the Chinese Internet market gained so much attention outside of China that it evolved into a media business. The man behind the blog is technologist Dr Lu Gang, who started the Mobinode blog in 2006. Convinced that there...