Category Archives: Technology

AI Enters Singapore Law Firm

The WongPartnership is the first Singapore law firm to harness artificial intelligence and document automation. It is not only the financial sector that is facing technology challenges, the legal sector is also being infiltrated. As part of WongPartnership’s legal technology vision, the firm has deployed artificial intelligence (AI) and document automation technology to enhance and […]

New Google Pixel Earbuds offer real-time translation of 40 languages

Google on Wednesday (Oct 4) introduced new Pixel earbuds that the company says are capable of real-time translation of conversations in different languages. A demonstration given as Google unveiled a host of new products infused with its digital “Assistant” smarts got people playfully referring to Pixel Buds as an internet-Age version of alien “Babel Fish” […]

Singapore to tackle money laundering with data analytics

Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean says authorities will work with the private sector to target individuals involved in terrorism financing.Singapore will increasingly use technology and data analytics to tackle cross-border crime and money laundering, said Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean. Teo, who is also Coordinating Minister for National Security, added that the authorities […]

Singapore to have new academy to train cybersecurity professionals

More needs to be done even as Singapore has made “good progress” in building up its cybersecurity capabilities, as it is more exposed than many other countries to cyberattacks, said Acting Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean on Tuesday (Sep 19).

Chinese Agencies Announce Plan to Audit Privacy Policies of Ten Popular Online Services

On July 26, four Chinese agencies, the Cyberspace Administration of China (“CAC”), the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (“MIIT”), the Ministry of Public Security (“MoPS”), and the National Standards Committee, announced their plan to begin the government’s campaign to improve the protection of personal information, according to Xinhua News Agency (link is in Chinese).  […]

Decoding China’s New Cybersecurity Law

Recent headlines around the world have been preoccupied with news from mainland China. The yuan has risen to a six-month high, Moody’s has downgraded the country’s credit rating, Beijing has vowed to continue working with the EU and others to uphold the Paris climate deal and a new Cybersecurity Law came into effect on June […]

China’s Cybersecurity Law Influences Tech Giants

There has been a growing global trend regarding the security and sovereignty of digital data – building facilities that store online data closer to customers.  Microsoft, Amazon and Facebook are among the big American technology companies building data centers in Germany, the Netherlands, France and other countries. While some of the expansion is for technical […]