MALAYSIA Airports has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Huawei Malaysia to support its digital transformation vision, as per Malaysia Airports’s Airports 4.0 initiative.
Report says China’s techno-utilitarian culture is more willing to adopt AI if it provides a broader social good.
Tsinghu University’s Xue Lan chairs a committee of experts advising China’s Ministry of Science and Technology on AI governance. AI poses question of how to balance individual and societal benefits against privacy concerns, Xue says.
University Malaysia of Computer Science and Engineering (UNIMY), an ICT-focused digital technology university, on Sat, Aug 16, announced partnerships with several tech-based companies to provide their...
Huawei has just released its teaser for the upcoming IFA 2019 event that’s taking place at Berlin from 6 to 12 September.
JPMorgan Chase, the largest US bank, says New York-based Persado’s “artificial intelligence message machine” wrote ads that generated two to five times the response it got from traditional human copywriters.
BEIJING: The promise of artificial intelligence has yet to translate into big business. Now Kai-Fu Lee, a prominent venture capitalist in China and founder of Sinovation Ventures, says his firm’s new startup should be able to reach US$100mil in revenue next year and go public the year after.
The US Internet giant published research in June revealing that its ‘Brain Team’ is working on a game known as Google Research Football Environment.
Facebook Inc this week confirmed that it ran a program to allow contractors to listen to and transcribe some users’ audio clips, claiming that the only people who were affected were those who agreed to have their audio messages transcribed.
When the Honor 20 Pro received the green light from Google Play two months ago, we noticed that the same device was also certified under a different name.
After vanquishing the best humanity has to offer in the ancient game of Go, also known as weiqi, Google is now looking to the massively popular game of football to train its next wave of AI technology...
5G is still quite far from being mainstream right now, but it’s definitely the wireless tech everyone is talking about.
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At a small cocktail stand in the middle of London’s Barbican Centre, a crowd is watching a bartender spin and whirl around a shaker full of ingredients for a passion fruit martini.
This article is from an episode on Disrupting Japan.
A 400-year-old temple in Japan is attempting to hot-wire interest in Buddhism with a robotic priest it believes will change the face of the religion.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 14): Malaysian businesses should upskill existing employees and adopt artificial intelligence (AI) and technology to enhance the companies’ values, rather than just focusing on the...
Technologists have predicted that machines will surpass humans in many complicated tasks in the near future.
In a business that receives around 1 million complaints a year, the ability to handle large amounts of information is critical.
Electrify, a Singapore energy startup that operates retail electricity marketplace, said it is looking to raise US$5 million in series A funding by the end of the year.
Facebook has come under fire once more, and unsurprisingly, it’s because of a breach of privacy.
Soccer games FIFA 20 and eFootball PES 2020 release two weeks apart, among other releases.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 13): Malaysian businesses should upskill existing employees and adopt artificial intelligence (AI) and technology to enhance the companies’ values, rather than just focusing on the...
Raja Nazhatul giving a speech at the conference – Photo by Muhd Rais Sanusi
Sasbadi Holdings Berhad managing director Law King Hui (left) exchanging MoU with Melta president Professor Ganakumaran S...
CREWE: Bentley Motors launched Bentley 100 AR, an augmented reality experience that allows users the opportunity to explore the Bentley EXP 100 GT at their fingertips.
Maxis has announced that they are on track in terms of 5G readiness and they are future-proofing its network using artificial intelligence and automation.
In a span of six years, more people around the world will potentially be living with robots – the new extended family made possible by AI, 5G, and other hi-tech advances.
Uniphore Software Systems Pvt, based in Chennai and Palo Alto, California, plans to use the emerging technology to change the labour-intensive business of call centres, displacing workers with machines.
About 14% of families across the globe will have a function-rich home robot by 2025. On average, 10 nursing bots will be used in elderly care homes in G8 nations in the same period.
The Huawei P30 and P30 Pro offer incredible low-light shots with its AI-assisted night mode but the feature is only limited to its rear camera.
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 13 ― The Huawei P30 and P30 Pro offer incredible low-light shots with its AI-assisted night mode but the feature is only limited to its rear camera.
LOS ANGELES: Karma Automotive has announced that the high-tech and futuristic SC1 Vision Concept will be shown to the American public for the first time at this week's Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance...
PRUDENTIAL Corporation Asia has announced the launch of Pulse by Prudential, an all-in-one digital app and first-of-its-kind in the region to offer holistic health management to consumers.
Vietnam wants to have at least five billion-dollar tech firms, or unicorns, by 2025 and 10 by 2030 as planned in its draft on national strategy on the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
Xiaomi, the youngest company listed on Fortune Global 500, unveils its latest smartphone model, Mi 9T, with the best features among the product within the price range of RM1,199 for 64GB and RM1,399 for 128GB.
Back in September last year, OnePlus announced that it was working on its very own Smart TV, with a potential promise of 5G and AI integration built into the home entertainment product.
You have probably seen smartphone snapshots that look almost as good as if these were photos taken with professional camera equipment.
Aiming to replicate an intangible yet key aspect of the success of the Silicon Valley, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) launched a “Pay it Forward” initiative on Aug 2 to celebrate the ...
PUTRAJAYA, Aug 8 — Insurance firm Prudential Malaysia today officially launched its artificial intelligence-driven health care application called Pulse, in order to make healthcare more personalised...
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In a little more than 13 hours, Samsung’s Unpacked event will kick off and the launch of its new Galaxy10 series smartphones will be official.
WOBB is a Malaysia-based job portal founded in 2014 that targets Gen Y and Gen Z job hunters.
NINE financial technology (fintech) companies have been selected for the sixth annual FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific, a 12-week mentorship programme created by Accenture.
WOBB, a job search portal targeting Generation Y and Z job seekers in Malaysia, announced that it has received US$1.3 million pre-Series A investment from CAC Capital, Accord Ventures, and Actcelerate...
Previously, the AI team developed by OpenAI defeated The International 9 Dota 2 champions.
Intel has announced its latest 10th Gen Core lineup for laptops which consists of Core i3, i5 and i7, in both U and Y series.
Three months after the company officially announced their family at Computex 2019, Intel has revealed the first group of the new 10th Gen Intel Core processors earlier this week.
FRANKFURT, Aug 2 — A German data protection official has convinced Google to stop human workers from listening to audio recorded by its digital assistant across the EU, after a leak showed staff cou...
Digital commerce-focused firm Nexttech Group of Technopreneurs has launched a US$10 million early-stage startup fund called Next100. The new fund has a hybrid model of a venture builder, an ecosystem,...
In the event of emergencies, things can be unpredictable.
Overworked and underpaid, no wonder the world is facing a dearth of teachers.
We were recently invited to Samsung Malaysia’s office to have a session with one of the best displays you can for your money—a lot of money, in fact.
PUTRAJAYA (Aug 1): Malaysia is committed to providing a conducive environment to encourage the inflow of foreign capital and technology as it strives to remain as the preferred choice for foreign inve...
ALIBABA Cloud, the data intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, on July 31 showcased its leading-edge solutions to Malaysian enterprises to accelerate their digital transformation at the first cloud s...
MediaTek has just announced its new Helio G90 series chip which is focused on gaming.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 31): Bank Muamalat Malaysia Bhd has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Alibaba Cloud to enhance its usage of Big Data and artificial intelligence (AI) to expedite finan...
Philippine-based edtech startup Edusuite has received about US$235,000 in angel investment, bringing its valuation to US$1.3 million, according to a statement.
HONOR recently announced its new HONOR Vision Smart Display.
Singapore-based hospitality startup RedDoorz has raised US$45 million in a series B round to “aggressively” pursue growth strategies in Southeast Asia’s affordable accommodation segment.
Newly-minted Malaysian Ambassador to China Nushirwan Zainal Abidin (photo, above) said he is not too concerned over criticism that Malaysia too dependent on China's market.
Len Talif (fifth right) about to officiate at the launch, as Lau (second right), Abdullah (fourth right) and others look on.
The Huawei Carnival is in town today!
Vietnamese peer-to-peer lending platform VayMuon has received an undisclosed amount of seed funding from ecommerce-focused Nexttech Group, its current strategic investor, in exchange for 20% equity.
TOKYO, July 26 ― Japan's SoftBank Group said today it would partner with tech firms including Apple and Microsoft in a new US$108-billion (RM444.93 billion) investment fund to accelerate the “AI r...
Twin sisters plunge themselves into an alternate 1980s Parisian action shooter in Wolfenstein: Youngblood, among other releases.
TOKYO: SoftBank Group Corp announced on Friday a second Vision Fund aimed at investing in AI technology, saying it has secured memoranda of understandings (MOUs) for about $108 billion from companies including Apple and Microsoft.
SenseTime Group Ltd, one of the world’s most valuable artificial-intelligence startups, is setting up a hub in Abu Dhabi for Europe, Middle East and Africa with plans to hire hundreds of engineers.
JOHOR BARU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Many Malaysian job seekers are expected to cross over to Singapore as the republic has plans to create up to 10,000 jobs in the technology sector within the n...
The software, backed by data from millions of anonymous patient records and AI tech, can support clinicians in consultations, self-learning and research.
HOW do you appeal to youths? According to Vivo Malaysia CEO Mike Xu, you find the convergence point between technology and fashion.
The Malaysian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (MVCA) will be holding its annual, Southeast Asia Venture Capital & Private Equity Conference 2019 (SEAVCPE 2019) at Securities Commission Ma...
ByteDance is venturing into AI-generated music, hiring the staff of a London-based startup after buying some of its intellectual property assets.
The device has a 6.59in display – the company claims users will get a more immersive viewing experience as there are no notches on the screen as the phone uses a pop-up camera.
Deep-tech investor Entrepreneur First (EF) completed its fifth Investor Day in Singapore that saw participation from 24 deep-tech companies from around Asia.
In 2019, everything from your phone to your microwave can be smart, so why not your pet's toys and bowls, too? Turns out, your pup and cat can enjoy the same connected lifestyle.
Shopee, an online platform that connects shoppers and sellers across Southeast Asia and Taiwan, has become a formidable force in the growth of ecommerce data science and AI technologies.
KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 — Malaysians are highly optimistic about their ability to adapt to Artificial Intelligence (AI) by 2035, according to a Bloomberg poll.
SERDANG: Enhancing educational content and adopting new technology in teaching and learning methods are among the steps that can be taken to raise the thinking skills of the future generation.
Microsoft announced a US$1bil (RM4.1bil) investment in an OpenAI ethical artificial intelligence project backed by Tesla's Elon Musk and Amazon.
In case you hadn’t noticed, Thailand has been going through a tech revolution.
NEW YORK, July 23 — In 2019, everything from your phone to your microwave can be smart, so why not your pet’s toys and bowls, too?
Perfect Corp is making its signature YouCam beauty app available to small and medium businesses.
THE Selangor IT and e-Commerce Council has announced the top ten winners for the Selangor Accelerator Programme 2019 (SAP 2019).
C&R Wise AI, the Hong Kong startup that provided AI technology to accurately count the number of street protesters in the city, is also helping universities and railway operators better manage their c...
Players in the food industry are embracing AI to better understand the dynamics of flavour, aroma and other factors that go into making a food product a success.
KUCHING: Sarawak is not concerned about US president Donald Trump’s dispute with Huawei Technologies as the state is determined to work closely with the Chinese firm, says Datuk Patinggi Abang Johar...
Advanced surveillance systems combine methods to identify partially exposed faces, gait patterns and distinguishing body features.
THE office of startup Match U is located on Shanghai’s Bund, which is lined with some of the world’s most prestigious banks and financial institutions, and sits in an area that has nurtured some of China’s finest bespoke tailors.
Abg Jo says state will continue working with the Chinese firm in advancing technology
Abang Johari (second left) interacts with ‘Sophia’ during a session held in conjunction with the launch.
Abang Johari (centre) at an interacting session with Sophia the Robot (right) at the launch.
KUALA LUMPUR: Sophia stole the limelight several days ago when she got to chat with Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and debate with Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman, but clearly they were not her “type”.
Samsung Electronics has officially begun mass producing the industry’s first 12GB LPDDR5 memory, designed for the premium and high-end smartphone market.
KUALA LUMPUR: Sophia, the social humanoid robot, has stolen the limelight over the past few days and even got to schmooze with Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and debated with master debater Sy...
Tech maverick Elon Musk claims his Neuralink startup is making progress on its brain-computer interface effort, but experts in the field remain cautious.
The Realme 3 Pro is an interesting mid-range contender as it offers a powerful processor and a large battery at an affordable price range.
KUALA LUMPUR, July 19 — Sophia, the social humanoid robot, has stolen the limelight over the past few days and even got to schmooze with Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and debated with maste...
TOKYO: SoftBank Group Corp founder and Chief Executive Masayoshi Son said there is a dearth of investment opportunities in Japan, which he said is lagging in the race to develop artificial intelligence (AI).
KUALA LUMPUR: Humans and artificial intelligence (AI) robots can both use their intrinsic skills to complement each other and work together to create a better world.
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Humans and artificial intelligence (AI) robots can both use their intrinsic skills to complement each other and work together to create a better world.
SoftBank founder and CEO Masayoshi Son said that there is a lack of investment opportunities inside Japan as the country lags in AI race, Reuters reported.
Son added that “Japan has become a develo...