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Study: 87 percent of APAC manufacturers prioritize digital transformation; yet 82 percent struggle with innovation pace

87 percent of Asia Pacific (APAC) manufacturers prioritize digital transformation; yet 82 percent struggle with innovation pace, a study showed Tuesday.

Telin partners BW Digital to enhance DC-to-DC connectivity with new Indonesia-Singapore cable

PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia International (TELIN) and BW Digital have announced a strategic partnership to develop and construct the Nongsa-Changi submarine cable system linking Batam and Singapore.

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Solving the trust equation in AI

As AI integration into critical infrastructure progresses, knowledge graph adoption can play a pivotal role in ensuring these systems are built on a foundation of trust and transparency, enhancing the reliability and understanding of AI decisions.  This shift towards greater transparency and accountability is key to balancing the pace of rapid innovation…

Southeast Asia e-commerce up 15 pct on year to $114.6B GMV in 2023

Total gross merchandise value (GMV) of Southeast Asia’s 8 leading ecommerce platforms rose to $114.6 billion in 2023, up 15 percent from 2022, according to Momentum Works “Ecommerce in Southeast Asia 2024” report released on Monday.

VinFast breaks ground on new EV assembly plant in Indonesia

Vietnamese automaker VinFast Auto has officially broken ground on its new electric vehicle (EV) assembly plant in Subang, West Java, Indonesia.

Malaysia’s E&E or semiconductor players positive on outlook for third quarter and beyond

Malaysia's electrical and electronics (E&E) or semiconductor players are positive on outlook for third quarter and beyond, a survey showed Monday.

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Leveraging AI to detect financial fraud in startups

The startup space cannot afford to keep being a hotbed of financial fraud. Both businesses and their investors need more reliable fraud prevention techniques. In today’s world, that means they need #AI.

Carsome partners NETA Auto Malaysia to offer NETA X electric vehicle

Carsome, Southeast Asia’s largest integrated car e-commerce platform, has partners with NETA Auto Malaysia to offer new NETA X electric vehicle (EV).

Singapore’s Partior raises $60M+ in Series B funding round led by Peak XV Partners

Partior, a Singapore-based fintech company, has announced the first close of a $60 million+ Series B round led by Peak XV Partners.

Pelago partners with Primer to deliver payments innovation for the global traveler

Primer, the United Kingdom-based payment firm, and Pelago, the travel experiences arm of Singapore Airlines Group, have forged a partnership allowing Pelago to elevate its payments strategy and meet the payment preferences of travelers worldwide.