Imagine a chip that can be inserted into a pill dispenser in a patient's home. The machine would then read the data stored in the chip and automatically dispense the required prescription.
By The Way
Eileen Yu checks out industry developments across the Asia-Pacific region, discussing their relevance to the global tech business landscape.
Eileen Yu began covering the IT industry when Asynchronous Transfer Mode was still hip and e-commerce was the new buzzword. Currently based in Singapore, she has over 16 years of industry experience with various publications including ZDNet, IDG, and Singapore Press Holdings.
China is playing spy games? Prove it with real facts and actions, otherwise, stop thinking and behaving like you're the greatest country in the world.
Amy Cheong episode is proof the local online community can no longer be said to "squander opportunity" to move toward "a more responsible, greater self-regulatory regime".
Pay TV operator signs another three-season deal but on a non-exclusive basis, so it isn't bound by Singapore's cross-carriage rule to share content with rival StarHub.
Are CIOs willing to let go worries about running a single-vendor environment for tighter integration across their IT infrastructure?
Singapore's data protection act needs to be in line with similar legislation around the world, especially with the growing adoption of cloud services and use of data to improve business processes.
Would you celebrate money that's given to rid the world's ills or money made from selling a piece of aluminum-backed device capable of making good for just a year at a time?
Do you have a loved one or know someone who has autism? If so, do take a survey that aims to help these individuals in Singapore find gainful employment.
Or are they simply passing the buck? An industry analyst observes CIOs have the knowledge to drive business innovation but are hesitant to do so because this responsibility doesn't fall under their purview.
Will the next-generation of non-iOS phones have us licking the device to scroll and tapping it on our foreheads to zoom?