Tag: Artificial intelligence

Samsung introduces SelfieType, an AI-powered virtual keyboard

Electronics giant Samsung recently announced that it would showcase five innovative projects from its C-Lab Inside program, in addition to exciting products from four start-ups in its C-Lab Outside program at CES 2020, the world’s largest tech exhibition. One of the projects that Samsung has...

AI beats human breast cancer diagnosis

by Patrick GALEY A computer programme can identify breast cancer from routine scans with greater accuracy than human experts, researchers said in what they hoped could prove a breakthrough in the fight against the global killer. Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers in...

DeepNude now a real threat to women in Singapore

Since the launch and spread of the DeepNude app, more women in Singapore have reported having their photos stolen and fabricated to show them naked. According to a report by The New Paper, a woman by the name of Rose was horrified to discover that...

Boyfriend designs bot to reply to his girlfriend’s WeChat messages

There was a scene in Iron Man 3 (2013) where Tony Stark remotely controlled one of his suits to have a date with Pepper Potts because he was in his basement…working on his other suits. Well, a Chinese software engineer may have taken a cue...

Faulty facial recognition system on his phone costs man his entire savings

Facial recognition and similar biometrics systems are regarded as the next big step towards better security. For an unfortunate man in China, however, a faulty security feature cost him his entire life savings. The man identified only as Yuan noticed that all his money had...

Facial recognition technology to monitor Changi Prison inmates

Changi Prison Complex is adapting facial recognition technology through a project that will help its officers analyse and respond to inmates’ behaviours more effectively. In an article first released by Channel NewsAsia, the Singapore Prison Service (SPS) has been experimenting with facial recognition AI in...

Robot companion for elderly in 2019 all set

Artificial intelligence (AI) has come to Singapore. But how does the tiny smart nation reap the benefits? Chinese tech giant Alibaba admitted that Singapore gains from AI by recognizing its advantages and setting the foundation in advance. In a statement made by Dr. Rong Jin, head...

AI software prevents hackers from stealing millions from Singapore finance company

Hackers were very nearly successful when a phishing email was opened by a senior manager of a Singaporean financial services company, infecting his computer with a malware that could have destroyed its reputation and resulted in losses of millions of dollars. The email the senior...

Will our jobs be replaced by artificial intelligence in the future?

By Boshika Gupta Technology has been good to us. It has allowed people to connect with others thousands of kilometres away and given us gems like navigation apps and fitness trackers. Technology has essentially changed life as we know it - and made new exciting...