You can now order pizza from a robot in Singapore

You can now order pizza from a robot in Singapore

mashable.com 24 May '16, 11am

If your Pizza Hut clerk seems like a robot, you may have stumbled into Singapore and a near future in retail commerce. Before the end of this year, credit card giant MasterCard will deploy an actual robot in one lucky Pizza Hut location in Singapore that will not only engage with customers, but help them fulfill their pizza cravings by guiding them through a purchase and assisting them in completing a mobile transaction. SEE ALSO: New robot bee may soon be a spy's secret weapon MasterCard announced on Tuesday that, by the end of this year, it will launch a personalized shopping and concierge experience that will also serve as the very firs...

BSI Singapore shutdown a wake-up call for private banks in Asia

reuters.com 25 May '16, 10am

HONG KONG/SINGAPORE Singapore's drastic move to shut Swiss bank BSI's operations in the city-state over its dealings with scandal-hit Malaysi...

UberEATS launches in Singapore, its first Asian city: UberEATS, the ride-hailing app’s food deliv...

techcrunch.com 25 May '16, 6am

UberEATS , the ride-hailing app’s food delivery service, launched today in its first Asian market. Singaporeans can now download the standalo...

Apple Pay nets five major banks in Singapore to cover over 80% of Visa and MasterCard holders

appleinsider.com 24 May '16, 11pm
Apple Pay nets five major banks in Singapore to cover over 80% of Visa and MasterCard holders

Just over one month after Apple Pay rolled out to iPhone and Apple Watch users in Singapore through American Express integration, Apple on Tu...

MIT’s NuTonomy aims to bring self-driving taxis to Singapore by 2018 https://t.co/eKwRACbqPd

digitaltrends.com 25 May '16, 12am

Google’s self-driving car project, GM’s purchase of autonomous vehicle technology company Cruise Automation, and Volvo’s driverless car testi...

Eat & Drink

.@alexischeong checks out Avenue Joffre at Resorts World Sentosa

.@alexischeong checks out Avenue Joffre at Resorts World Sentosa

alexischeong.com 25 May '16, 4am

You would think that proper Chinese restaurants are a dim a dozen in Singapore, given that 80% of Singaporeans are of Chinese origins. Not tr...

Fancy food delivery service #UberEats just became available in Singapore.

sg.asia-city.com 25 May '16, 10am

Joining existing food delivery services FoodPanda and Deliveroo (who is partnering with Grab), UberEATS has launched here today. For a limite...

Singapore sets a path toward food and water independence

computerworld.com 24 May '16, 4pm

Singapore is both a city and a nation on a relatively small island in southern Asia near the equator. By area, Singapore is smaller than all ...

Arts & Culture

What to look out for when #onlineshopping to avoid wasting #money

herworldplus.com 25 May '16, 10am
What to look out for when #onlineshopping to avoid wasting #money

Illustration: Nataliya Yakovleva, www.123rf.com Cross-check the model’s measurements 
“Clothes from different brands are cut differently, so ...

Startups, Entrepreneurs & Hackers

Public Relations & Marketing job at Design Make Produce | Startup Jobs

startupjobs.asia 25 May '16, 5am
Public Relations & Marketing job at Design Make Produce | Startup Jobs

Design Make Produce helps anyone create, and scale their own fashion label. We connect emerging designers, entrepreneurs and large businesses...

Singapore's economy grows a little faster in Q1 than originally expected

cnbc.com 25 May '16, 1am

Singapore economy barely grew in the first quarter as services sector activity shrank, and th...

Swiss Criminal Proceedings Begin Against BSI Over 1MDB: Authorities in Switze...

wsj.com 24 May '16, 8am

SINGAPORE—Authorities in Switzerland said Tuesday they have opened criminal proceedings again...

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