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Nvidia to Expand Ties with Vietnam, Support AI Development

HANOI, VIETNAM — U.S. chipmaker Nvidia’s chief executive said on Monday the company will expand its partnership with Vietnam’s top tech firms and support the country in training talent for developing artificial intelligence and digital infrastructure. Nvidia, which has already invested $250 million in Vietnam, has so far ...

Reuters

UN talks aim to harness AI power, potential

The United Nations is convening this week a global gathering to try to map out the frontiers of artificial intelligence and to harness its potential for empowering humanity. The UN hopes to lay out a clear blueprint on the way forward for handling AI, as development ...

The Daily Star

‘Rise of AI’ may fuel disinformation, threaten democracy

JAKARTA – Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen said growing disinformation had become the most difficult challenge for democracies, and the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) would allow propaganda by authoritarian forces to be generated and distributed at an unprecedented rate. “They progressively promote the narrative that democracy has faltered and ...

Adisti Sukma Sawitri/The Jakarta Post

AI Weather Forecast Startup Sets Sights On Asia-Pacific Region

Atmo, an AI weather forecast system, has set its sights on the Asia-Pacific region to help improve the lives of citizens, said CEO Alexander Levy in an interview during the COP27 climate summit in Egypt last November. Levy said during the interview that the Asia-Pacific region is ...

Jonathan Meadley

Hanoi aims to be among the top 5 Vietnamese cities in digital transformation

The Hanoi Department of Information and Communication recently drafted and submitted the city’s digital transformation programme for 2025. The programme was submitted to the municipal people’s committee. It aims to both develop a digital government, economy, society, and support digital technology businesses that can compete at an international ...

Samaya Dharmaraj

Thailand’s national AI ethics looks for cabinet approval

The cabinet will be asked to endorse the country’s first artificial intelligence (AI) ethics guidelines by December 2020 to ensure the proper use of this advanced technology, the National Digital Economy and Society Committee (NDESC) stated recently. Speaking at an AI ethics forum yesterday, the Secretary-General ...

Alita Sharon

Women’s jobs under threat from AI

Technological advancements and artificial intelligence (AI) are revolutionising manufacturing for industries around the world. The International Federation of Robotics estimates that by 2020, the worldwide stock of operational industrial robots would have increased to 3,053,000 units, with the capability to help produce cars, electronics and ...

Liyana Hasnan

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