Internet of Things (IoT)

Big Tech's harvest of sorrow?

SINGAPORE (Aug 19): Digital technology has transformed how we communicate, commute, shop, learn and entertain ourselves. Soon enough, technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), Big Data and the internet of things (IoT) could remake healthcare, energy, transportation, agriculture, the public sector, the natural environment, and even our minds and bodies.

Big Tech's harvest of sorrow?

SINGAPORE (Aug 19): Digital technology has transformed how we communicate, commute, shop, learn and entertain ourselves. Soon enough, technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), Big Data and the internet of things (IoT) could remake healthcare, energy, transportation, agriculture, the public sector, the natural environment, and even our minds and bodies.

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Singapore to pilot new programme to help high-potential tech firms bring in talent

SINGAPORE (July 30): Technology companies in growth areas identified by the government will soon find it easier to bring their talents into Singapore, should they choose to set up new teams here.

The Economic Development Board (EDB) and Enterprise Singapore on Tuesday announced plans to pilot Tech @ SG, a targeted programme to help tech companies grow in Singapore and expand in the region.

Some of the growth areas the agencies have their eye on include digital, medtech, biotech, cleantech, agritech and fintech.

ST Engineering and Nokia to collaborate on 5G and IoT

SINGAPORE (June 6): ST Engineering has entered into a partnership agreement with Nokia on key technology areas such as 5G and Internet of Things (IoT).

The collaboration will allow both companies to cross sell their solutions, expanding their business offerings to their public and private customers.

Keppel acquires minority stake in EV battery business for $68 mil

SINGAPORE (April 1): Keppel Corporation, through its wholly-owned subsidiary KepVenture, is investing US$50 million ($67.7 million) for a minority stake in Envision AESC Group.

Trek 2000 announces US$3 mil investment in local renewable energy solutions company

SINGAPORE (Jan 14): Trek 2000 International is acquiring a 7.5% stake in energy solutions company Terrenus Energy for US$3 million ($4.06 million).

See: Tracking the financial shenanigans at Trek 2000

Keppel to develop smart IoT city in Wuxi with China's Envision Group

SINGAPORE (Dec 6): Keppel Urban Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Corp, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Envision Group and Wuxi’s government to develop a “smart internet of things (IoT) City” in Xuelang Town, Taihu New City, Wuxi, China.

Adopting a city-industry integration model, Keppel and Envision plan to create a scalable and replicable model with a view to leading the development of the IoT industry and smart city transformation in China and other parts of the world.

How IoT in agriculture could present new opportunities for investors

SINGAPORE (Nov 16): Earlier this year, Avarga, formerly known as UPP Holdings, said it was acquiring a 23.08% stake in local start-up Archisen for up to $1.5 million in three separate tranches.

Ian Tong, Avarga’s executive director, is on ­Archisen’s board. Tong is also the executive director of The Edge Media Group, which publishes The Edge Singapore.

ST Engineering's electronics unit wins contract to test out smart lamp posts in Hong Kong

SINGAPORE (Aug 29): ST Engineering’s electronics unit has won a contract to conduct a proof of concept trial to deploy multi-purpose lamp posts (MPLP) in Hong Kong.

The team from the electronics unit will install customised multi-purpose lamp posts in Kowloon East, Hong Kong’s smart city pilot area.

The MPLP will be interconnected with a telecommunication network to form an Internet of Things (IoT) backbone.

Stocks to benefit from the coming AI, IoT boom

SINGAPORE (Aug 16): Internet of Things or IoT is on the verge of becoming a mainstream technology, reaching its tipping point next year after which adoption will accelerate among the masses, says DBS Group Research.

In a Thursday report, DBS believes the advent of IoT would provide a much-needed boost for the development of Artificial Intelligence with billions of IoT devices creating ample data to feed AI systems.

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