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Disruption and Digitalisation

Technological progress could power upside surprises to global growth

Writer Manu Bhaskaran says we are on the cusp of technology-driven revolution, one that could unleash tremendous value creation.

Broker's Calls

KGI Securities initiates 'buy' on ISDN on strong performance from robotics industry and surprise profit announcement

KGI Securities has initiated coverage on ISDN holdings with an “outperform” recommendation and a target price of 42 cents. This is due to strong growth in the robotics industry and a surprise profit announcement

Robotics and automation

Why worry about automation?

(Dec 9): From the Luddite movement in the early 19th century to the writings of prominent economists such as John Maynard Keynes and Wassily Leontief generations later, the prospect of automation has always raised serious concerns about jobs. Keynes and L

Disruption and Digitalisation

Yum China banks on robot servers, AI menus to defy slowdown

(Mar 6): KFC’s owner in China is pushing ahead with expansion plans, opening two stores a day in the world’s biggest consumer market and banking on technology to help it cut costs, even as carmakers and industrial companies signal demand there is dete

Tech

Asia Pacific ex-Japan robotics spending to treble to US$129 bil by 2022

SINGAPORE (Jan 24): Spending on robotics and associated services in Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ) is forecast to hit US$129.4 billion ($175.9 billion) by 2022 – three times the spending in 2018, according to global market intelligence firm Interna

Singapore economy

ST Engineering teams up with EDB to develop new engines of growth

SINGAPORE (Nov 29): ST Engineering and the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) are teaming up to build new engines of growth by creating globally competitive industry ecosystems in Singapore.

In print this week

Rage against the machines?

SINGAPORE (Oct 12): While much has been said about jobs being taken over by robots, many experts still see human talent working alongside AI to deliver the most productive outcome. In fact, a company’s adoption of technology could help its employees bec

Learning

Singapore's jobseekers may now add 'robotics literacy' to their CVs with this new course

SINGAPORE (Aug 1): Singapore’s National Trades Union Congress’ (NTUC) Employment and Employability Institute, known as e2i for short, has partnered Danish manufacturer Universal Robots (UR) to offer a new robotics course which commences today.  

State of the City

Small manufacturers face urgency to automate amid difficult business environment

SINGAPORE (Dec 11): Daniel Tay’s office is a hotchpotch of everything he loves ­— an extensive collection of Chinese teapots, a Japanese sword he purchased from a travelling salesman, a pastry chef’s apron — but it is on the apron that Tay is bui
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