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Digital transformation to contribute US$10 billion to Singapore GDP by 2021

By 2021, digital transformation will add an estimated US$10 billion to Singapore’s GDP, and increase the growth rate by 0.6% annually, according to a new business study released today. The research, “Unlocking the Economic Impact of Digital Transformation in Asia Pacific”, was produced by Microsoft in partnership with IDC Asia/Pacific. … Read more »

2018 – the year AI comes to the fore

Researchers have been working on Artificial Intelligence (AI) for decades, but my colleagues and I at Microsoft believe that 2018 will be the year AI comes to the fore and begins to drive real impact in a truly ubiquitous and meaningful way. Increased availability of data, growing cloud computing power, … Read more »

Microsoft HoloLens coming to Singapore

Microsoft announced that the Microsoft HoloLens will be made available in Singapore. Microsoft HoloLens is the first self-contained, holographic computer, enabling you to engage with your digital content and interact with holograms in the world around you.  To date, HoloLens is now available in 41 markets around the world, with United Arab … Read more »

Learning to love AI

This Valentine’s Day, millions of people across Asia – and around the world – will express their feelings and celebrate the special relationships they have with their loved ones, through the exchange of cards and gifts in a tradition that can be traced back to the medieval era. Also this … Read more »

Mastering the art of printing for a digital world

In the rapidly digitalising world we live in today where content is increasingly being consumed through digital devices, the printing industry is also undergoing significant change. Driven by rising demand for mass customisation, Singapore, as one of the top printing hubs in Asia, is transforming the printing industry to position … Read more »

Announcing Surface Book 2 for Singapore

Microsoft today announced that the Surface Book 2 will be available in Singapore starting from 15 March, with pre-orders commencing today, 7 February, from the Microsoft Store, as well as authorised retailers including Best Denki, Challenger, Courts, LOL by Epicentre, Harvey Norman, and Newstead, both online and in-store. Surface Book … Read more »

Announcing Surface Laptop for Singapore

Microsoft today announced that the Surface Laptop will be available in Singapore starting 24 January, with pre-orders commencing 10 January from the Microsoft Store, as well as authorised retailers including Best Denki, Challenger, Courts, LOL by Epicentre, Harvey Norman, and Newstead. Surface Laptop will also be available for pre-orders for … Read more »

Welcome to 2018, the year of AI

If the history of human advancement has taught us one thing it is this: genuine step-change progress does not occur because of a single technology breakthrough, but a combination of multiple complementary factors coming together at the same time. The Industrial Revolution, which began in the UK around 1760, was … Read more »

AI for Earth can be a game-changer for our planet

On the two-year anniversary of the Paris climate accord, the world’s government, civic and business leaders are coming together in Paris to discuss one of the most important issues and opportunities of our time, climate change. I’m excited to lead the Microsoft delegation at these meetings. While the experts’ warnings … Read more »