SINGAPORE artificial intelligence (AI) startup DC Frontiers has raised US$5 million from new strategic investor Nikkei Inc, the owner of the Financial Times (FT) and publisher of Nikkei Asian...

SKILLSFUTURE Singapore (SSG) and IBM Singapore will train 2,500 Singaporeans in artificial intelligence (AI) skills within the next three years in a bid to help them apply AI in areas such as...

SKILLSFUTURE Singapore (SSG) and IBM Singapore will train 2,500 Singaporeans in artificial intelligence (AI) skills within the next three years, in a bid to help them apply AI in areas such as...

AT THE Henn Na Hotel in southern Japan's Huis Ten Bosch theme park, guests can check in with either a human-like robot receptionist or one in the form of a velociraptor.

[SAO PAULO] Amazon.com Inc will launch its virtual assistant Alexa in Brazil starting this month, with plans for three different devices with the software installed, as it rapidly expands...

STARTUPS

TEMASEK-BACKED logistics venture capital firm Reefknot Investments is focusing its US$50 million fund on artificial intelligence (AI) and deep tech, digital logistics and trade finance, said...

[SINGAPORE] Singapore is the most prepared for the next wave of technology disruption that will be brought about by artificial intelligence (AI), according to a new index on AI readiness that...

[HANGZHOU] Alibaba Group Holdings said on Wednesday it has developed a new chip that specialises in machine-learning tasks and which will be used in services provided by its cloud computing...

FINTECH startup Flowcast, which uses machine-learning to automate credit decision-making, has closed a US$3 million Series A funding round co-led by ING Ventures and Bitrock Capital, with...

COMMENTARY

HOW long can traditional financial services providers withstand the onslaught of AI-enabled disrupters? That's a key question for banks, insurers and asset managers in Asia-Pacific as a wave of...