Author: Singapore News Center

Microsoft HoloLens now available in Singapore

SINGAPORE, 12 APRIL 2018 — Microsoft announced today that Microsoft HoloLens, the first fully self-contained holographic computer running Windows 10, will be available in Singapore starting 12 April 2018. With this expansion, HoloLens is now available in 41 countries. “At Microsoft, we are on a mission to empower every person and organisation … Read more »

Safeguarding organisations in a digital world

This article was first published in The Business Times on 30 March 2018. In recent years, an increasing number of high-profile data breaches have been grabbing international headlines. The largest data breach of personal information to date happened just one year ago, when hackers stole the data of over 148 million Americans … Read more »

Breaking botnets and wrestling ransomware

By Richard Koh, Chief Technology Officer, Microsoft Singapore This article was first published in The Business Times on 30 March 2018. As security incidents and events keep making headlines, Microsoft is committed to helping our customers and the rest of the security community to make sense of the risks and offer recommendations … Read more »

Getting ready for AI, and the future of jobs and work

This article was first published in The Business Times on 26 March 2018. Worldwide revenue from AI will surge past US$46 billion in 2020, according to research firm IDC. In Asia-Pacific, this is projected to rise to US$6.8 billion by 2021. Though researchers have been working on AI decades, development has accelerated … Read more »

Artificial Intelligence: Our future computed

By Richard Koh, Chief Technology Officer, Microsoft Singapore This article was first published in The Business Times on 26 March 2018. Today, our morning routines will probably see us checking our smartphones for updates on the latest news headlines and updates of our friends’ social lives. You read the work emails arrived … Read more »

Celebrating educators globally at Microsoft Education Exchange 2018

Singapore, 15 March 2018 – Microsoft hosted its annual Education Exchange (E2) conference in Singapore this week, with educators and school leaders around the world exchanging ideas to develop innovative experiences in classrooms, as well as explore emerging trends in education, including new technologies that support teaching, skills development, modern … Read more »

Explanimators: A simple guide to quantum computing

It would take today’s computers perhaps billions of years to solve the world’s most complex problems. But if we had a quantum computer, we might be able to get the answers within just a few hours. The quest for quantum computing has massive implications for research in healthcare, energy, environmental … Read more »

Microsoft Surface Family unveiled in Singapore

Microsoft today unveiled its entire Surface line-up for Singapore to empower users to achieve more with the ultimate Windows devices. New devices include Surface Book 2, Surface Laptop and Surface Studio, which will join Surface Pro to complete the Surface family of devices available in Singapore. Surface Book 2 and … Read more »