The council also underscored the importance of Singapore's involvement in the development of international standards, adding that it would participate in more technical committees tasked to work on global standards in emerging technology areas including blockchain, artificial intelligence, smart manufacturing, and e-commerce. SSC noted that it also had taken on leading roles in international standardisation bodies, including the development of new ISO standards in cloud computing and water efficiency. … [Read more...] about Singapore looks to establish new standards for emerging technologies
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One of China's biggest tech companies has criticized the Trump administration for "politicizing business" after it slapped export sanctions on 33 more Chinese enterprises and government entities. The new measures announced Friday expanded a U.S. campaign against Chinese companies Washington says might be security threats or involved in human rights abuses. Beijing criticized curbs imposed earlier on tech giant Huawei and other Chinese companies but has yet to say whether it will retaliate. The most prominent name on the latest blacklist is Qihoo 360, a major supplier of anti-virus software and a web browser. The decision to add the companies to the Commerce Department's Entity List limits their access to U.S. components and technology by requiring government permission for exports. Qihoo 360 "firmly opposes this irresponsible action and the U.S. Commerce Department's practice of politicizing business and scientific and technological research and development," the company said on … [Read more...] about Chinese tech company criticises US for ‘politicizing business’
Another blacklisted company, CloudMinds Technology Co., a maker of internet-linked robots, said all its products “are designed for civilian use.” It appealed to the U.S. government on its social media account to “stop this unfair treatment.” … [Read more...] about China demands US withdraw sanctions on tech suppliers
However, on both occasions, sentiment quickly returned to its previous levels, suggesting that most people are not all that bothered by politics and, once the excitement is over, simply get on with their lives. This is consistent with the way in which consumer spending held up much better in the months after the referendum than predicted by most forecasters, including the Bank of England. Had the London feelgood index been available to the Bank in 2016, it might have thought twice about the need for an emergency cut in interest rates. … [Read more...] about The Rochdale feelgood index: can you judge a town’s wellbeing from tweets?
Other selected personalities who figure in the list include, Dr. G Kalpana IAS, (Additional chief secretary, Dept of Youth Empowerment and Sports, Government of Karnataka), Major General Elizabeth John, IHQ, MOD (Indian Army), Isha Pant IPS, (Deputy commissioner of police, Command Centre, Bangalore), Manjula Naidu (First Woman Mayor of Bengaluru), Dr Usha Mohan and Dr Shilpa ML. … [Read more...] about Lockdown eludes Mrs India Kerala Sasilekha prestigious honour she wins
future mobility solutions such as autonomous vehicle. According to ResearchAndMarkets.com report, the global autonomous cars market is expected to decline from $24.10 billion in 2019 and to $23.33 billion in 2020 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of -3.19 percent."The decline is mainly due to economic slowdown across countries owing to the COVID-19 outbreak and the measures to contain it," the report said. However, the report projected that the market will recover and reach $37.22 billion in 2023 at CAGR of 16.84 percent.The autonomous cars market consists of sales of autonomous cars and related services. An autonomous car means navigating a vehicle without human input from passengers using sensing equipment (LIDAR), environmental sensitive control equipment, and navigation equipment.Regionwise, North America was the largest region in the autonomous cars market in 2019, the report mentioned adding that Asia Pacific was the fastest growing region in the autonomous cars market in … [Read more...] about COVID-19 impact: Autonomous car market likely to decline by 3% in 2020