Monday, April 6, 2020
There are some in the investment world who would predict that robots will replace fund managers in the near future. ‘These robo-advisers will provide a real time client experience and artificial intelligence software will learn to make investment decisions based on dynamic data, especially in structured areas like credit...
Article by By Fiona McNeill, Principal Product Marketing Manager, Red Hat Incumbent banks should know they have to modernise their organisation to compete in a world where customers want better and more personalised digital experiences. Eager to realise the cost-savings and increased revenue that can result from micro-targeting products and...
The opening of the International Organisation of Securities Commission (IOSCO) Asia-Pacific Hub in Kuala Lumpur  is set to boost the region's under-developed capital market and bridges its gap with other regions, industry experts said. They said the  Asia-Centric Hub could bring enormous benefits and positive developments to the region,...
As investors wonder how to best handle high valuations of many assets, they automatically turn to thematic investments that can benefit from long-term societal trends. The expectation is that such investments do not depend as much on the daily ups and downs of the financial markets, but seek to...
A personal blog that started as a passion to share thoughts on the Chinese Internet market gained so much attention outside of China that it evolved into a media business. The man behind the blog is technologist Dr Lu Gang, who started the Mobinode blog in 2006. Convinced that there...
Since the economic reform in 1978, China has created an economic legend. In 2014, it surpassed the United States in terms of economy output on the basis of purchasing power and became the world's largest economy. The past decade has seen the government's effort in establishing a market economy...
By Darren Ong Chun Yew Cloud Computing is a technology that uses the Internet and central remote servers to maintain data and applications. Cloud computing allows consumers and businesses to use applications without installation and access their personal files at any computer with Internet access. This technology allows for much...
Responsible Travel announced a staggering 121% increase in bookings for small ship cruises, which it attributes to a growing trend for authentic, local experiences on holidays. From wildlife voyages in Scotland to floating boutique hotels in the Mediterranean and Antarctic adventures further afield, the online travel company has seen...
By Ming Fai Chak, Solutions Consulting Manager, Adobe Southeast Asia Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) across Southeast Asia are looking to invest in digital technologies within the next three years as the key enabler to drive new business propositions, user experiences and deliver on significantly enhanced offerings. In Malaysia, current...
Extending its market reach and bringing the benefits of hyperconverged infrastructure to a wider set of customers, Lenovo (HKSE: 992) today unveiled a new offering in its Converged HX Series portfolio tailored specifically for small- to-medium sized businesses (SMB). The Converged HX 2000 integrates leading edge Nutanix Xpress software,...
A stable business environment, effective regulations, and political stability are among the key drivers of foreign direct investment (FDI) into developing countries, according to a new survey released by the World Bank Group. The survey of 750 executives of multinational corporations is part of the Global Investment Competitiveness Report 2017–2018, the...

Robots or Humans?

Who is winning the race for jobs? Robots or humans? Last year, two leading economists described a future in which humans come out ahead. But now they’ve declared a different winner: the robots. The industry most affected by automation is manufacturing. For every robot per thousand workers, up to six...

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