Chinese tech vendor expands its partnership with state-owned manufacturer BAIC Group to build 1,000 autonomous electric vehicles, for 480,000 yuan ($74,987) each, over the next three years.
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Two autonomous robots have be rolled out in a pilot to facilitate on-demand food and grocery deliveries within a trial area comprising 700 residential households, though, the Singapore government hopes it can lead to a wider deployment to offer more flexible delivery service.
Country's first commercial driverless bus services will run two routes at Singapore Science Park 2 and Jurong Island over a three-month pilot, during which data will be collected to assess the viability of the on-demand service as well as passenger safety and service reliability.
Singapore Computer Society launches reference document to guide businesses in the development of artificial intelligence ethics and governance as well as future training and certification of professionals.
Singapore bank will run online tutorials for DBS employee to pick up fundamentals of artificial intelligence and machine learning, so they can eventually programme their own autonomous race car for the AWS DeepRacer league.
NextBillion.ai secures $7 million in its Series A round and plans to use the funds to expand its team and boost product and research development, which focuses on customised "hyperlocal" artificial intelligence-powered applications.
Chinese tech giant launches virtual academy in Singapore offering 140 free online courses in artificial intelligence, 5G, cloud computing, and big data, with aims of certifying 1,000 engineers in the country by end-2021.
Monetary Authority of Singapore tasks two teams, comprising banks and artificial intelligence industry players, to develop metrics that ensure the "responsible use of AI" for credit risk scoring and customer marketing.
Chinese tech giant's Paddle Quantum development toolkit now is available on GitHub, enabling developers to build and train quantum neural network models, and includes quantum computing applications.
Chinese e-commerce giant will use the funds to bolster its artificial intelligence and Internet of Things ecosystem that supports Tmall Genie, including linking more content and services from Alibaba's wider ecosystem that spans entertainment, healthcare, and education.