machine learning

Local family businesses ready to embrace next-gen technologies, but less confident in talent: SAP

SINGAPORE (Feb 28): Local family businesses are most confident in utilising data analytics to drive their business success, as they prepare to put aside their traditional business models to meet future challenges with next-generation technologies.

Fifth global SAP Leonardo Center launched in Singapore

SINGAPORE (May 8): SAP, the enterprise application software provider, today launched its fifth global SAP Leonardo Center in Singapore to service its customers in the Asia Pacific Japan (APJ) region.

SAP Leonardo is a digital innovation system that brings together Internet of Things (IoT), Machine Learning, Blockchain, Big Data, Analytics and Data Intelligence on the SAP Cloud Platform.

It also offers a live technology-delivery environment to deliver “Intelligent Enterprise” to customers.

New tools of active management: how machines can support the investment process

SINGAPORE (Jan 12): Machine learning has become a popular area of research across a range of disciplines. From driverless cars to online retail, the evolution of these techniques has largely taken place outside of finance – but in recent years, the investment industry has started to adopt them as tools to support the search for alpha.


IPC to invest in medtech following failed AI bid

SINGAPORE (Nov 30): IPC Corporation has entered into a binding term sheet for a proposed investment in Global Health Byte (GHB).

Under the term sheet, either IPC or a wholly-owned subsidiary will subscribe for new shares in GHB amounting to 40% of the enlarged share capital of the company.

GHB is building a clinic management and electronic medical record systems which leverages on machine learning, artificial intelligence (AI), and data analytics tools. This is aimed at helping physicians, clinics and individuals make better decisions.

Amazon bets on machine learning to beat Microsoft, Alphabet

(Nov 30): Inc. unveiled new machine-learning tools, including algorithms that automate decisions and speech recognition, seeking to solidify its dominant position over Microsoft Corp. and Alphabet Inc. in the fast-growing and profitable cloud-computing market.

Have tech stocks surged too far too fast?

SINGAPORE (Oct 13): For much of this year, global investors have been enamoured with “growth”, chasing large-cap tech stocks, or FAANNG — social media giant Facebook, e-commerce behemoth, smartphone powerhouse Apple, video-streaming pioneer Netflix, artificial intelligence chip leader Nvidia and dominant search engine Google’s parent, Alphabet.

The stealth tech stock rally in 2017 has been powered by the development of disruptive themes such as AI, blockchain, cloud computing, big data analytics, the sharing economy, machine learning and deep learning.

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