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  • Thailand’s cybersecurity spend critical as cybercrime costs surge

    Thailand’s current expenditure on cybersecurity stands starkly low at just 0.2% of corporate revenue, despite the looming surge in cybercrime-related costs projected to reach US$10.5 trillion globally by 2025, according to cybersecurity firm Fortinet. Krungthai Compass, the research division of Krungthai Bank, anticipates that Thailand’s cybersecurity investment will climb to 18 billion baht (US$490 million) by 2025. This growth, averaging…

  • Autostore drives into Thailand for robotic expansion

    AutoStore, a leading automated fulfilment system company based in Norway, has chosen Thailand for its second overseas robot manufacturing base to strategically position itself closer to key markets. Mats Hovland Vikse, chief executive at AutoStore, revealed the thinking behind the move. “Since 2012, our robots have been manufactured and shipped exclusively from Poland. With increased demand in our automated fulfilment…

  • Thailand amps up EV efforts to recharge used battery market

    Thailand is intensifying its efforts to boost the electric vehicle (EV) supply chain with new investment incentives targeted at the repair and refurbishment of used EV batteries, according to the Board of Investment (BoI). The BoI introduced a new investment promotion category for service centres specialising in the repair, repacking, and reuse of used EV batteries. This initiative is part…

  • Types of 5G technology

    As technological advancements continue to expand, explore 5G technology, where data speeds have become incredibly fast. With peak speeds of 20 gigabits per second and average download speeds of 186.3 Mbps in the US and 432 Mbps in South Korea, 5G is changing how you connect, communicate, and use content. The heart of this revolution lies in the new radio…

  • Crisis in Thai industry: Are major collapses on the horizon?

    Thailand’s industrial sector is teetering on the brink of a crisis as rapid technological advancements, fierce competition from China, and a planned hike in the daily minimum wage threaten to trigger a massive collapse. With two Japanese car giants, Subaru and Suzuki, set to shut down their manufacturing operations in Thailand, the situation is dire. KKP Research reports that 1,700…

  • How technology fosters a happy working environment

    Today, technology is not just a tool; it drives the creation of more enjoyable and efficient environments. With 97% of employees believing technology can greatly improve their workplace, it’s clear that the digital era is transforming our professional lives. However, there is a caveat. A significant 64% believe that businesses risk falling behind if they do not adopt new technology.…

  • Do you need a university degree to get an IT job in Thailand?

    Are you contemplating launching your career in Information Technology in Thailand? The tech sector in Thailand presents a variety of opportunities, albeit securing your desired position may necessitate more than just your technological competence. In various global spheres, experience in conjunction with certifications may suffice as your passport to employment in IT. However, the job market in Thailand may perhaps…

  • Thailand to boost computer chip investments for EV industry growth

    Thailand is poised to ramp up its investments in computer chips, aligning with the state’s strategy to establish a national semiconductor board, in a bid to bolster the burgeoning electric vehicle (EV) industry. According to the Secretary-General of the Board of Investment (BOI), Narit Therdsteerasukdi, as domestic EV manufacturing gains traction due to increased foreign investment, the development of related…

  • Thailand boosts chip investment to power electric vehicle industry

    The Board of Investment (BoI) is set to ramp up investments in computer chips to bolster the burgeoning electric vehicle (EV) industry in Thailand. This initiative aligns with the state’s strategy to establish a national semiconductor board. As domestic EV manufacturing gains traction, driven by increased foreign investment, the development of related industries becomes crucial, stated Narit Therdsteerasukdi, secretary-general of…

  • Robot surgeons to take over public hospitals after trial success

    In a revolutionary leap for healthcare, robot-assisted surgery is set to be rolled out in more public hospitals following a triumphant trial at Rajavithi Hospital, announced the Department of Medical Services. Rajavithi Hospital began its journey with robotic surgeries in 2020, a visionary project spearheaded by the Ministry of Public Health, according to Dr Amporn Benjapolpitak, head of the department.…

  • Key factors when choosing between a desktop and a laptop

    In the ever-changing world of technology, the competition between desktop computers and laptops continues. With the development of advanced laptop technology, many companies have moved from traditional desktops to portable devices. But does this mean desktops are becoming useless? Not necessarily. Despite the rising popularity of laptops, desktops still offer unique benefits. Choosing between a desktop and a laptop isn’t…

  • Thai consumers highlight concerns over real-time payment scams

    The rise in the use of new, convenient, and fast payment channels has been matched by growing concerns about real-time payment scams, as revealed by a global consumer fraud research study conducted by Fico, the US-based data analytics and credit scoring company. The study reveals that Thai consumers are particularly worried about the risk of being deceived into sending money…

  • Thailand invests 8 billion baht for AI and EV industry research

    Thailand Science Research and Innovation (TSRI) earmarked an 8 billion baht investment to enhance the nation’s pool of young researchers, supporting key S-curve industries like artificial intelligence (AI), electric vehicles (EVs), and quantum technologies. The fiscal 2025 budget includes plans to prepare 100,000 employees for the semiconductor industry, leveraging opportunities arising from geopolitical conflicts. Chairman of the National Commission on Science,…

  • The top strategies and tips for successful gold trading

    Are you thinking about trading gold and entering the realm of online CFD trading? This yellow metal is so important that it has earned a reputation as the ultimate symbol of wealth. And for investors, it has long been considered a valuable asset due to its stability and perceived value in times of economic uncertainty. While trading gold derivatives can…

  • Shock and stall: Lightning ‘strikes’ car, insurance refuses to spark coverage

    A car driver expressed concerns about his recently purchased vehicle when it malfunctioned just over a month after acquisition. The motor failed to start and displayed unusual electrical issues. While the dealership attributed the problem to a lightning strike, the insurance provider refused to cover the damages. A 44 year old resident of Uthai Thani, Bandit, reported the incident today.…

  • Chiang Mai to become digital startup hub with new visa scheme

    Chiang Mai is poised to become a digital startup hub in Southeast Asia, with the government pledging support to achieve this goal, Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin announced during a visit to the northern province yesterday. PM Srettha highlighted Chiang Mai City as an established haven for digital nomads and one of the world’s leading creative cities. “Late last year, Tim…

  • Thailand’s emerging innovative towards smart city development

    Envision a metropolis that not only embodies the concept of smartness but also intelligent and innovative sophistication. This city incorporates a flawless fusion of advanced technology, sustainable practices, and an enhanced quality of life. This futuristic paradigm is now the established vision for Thailand’s urban evolution. The nation’s Board of Investment is firmly committed to transforming Thailand into a dynamic…

  • Thai digital skies to light up for OneWeb’s Internet services launch

    OneWeb’s broadband Internet services, facilitated by low Earth orbit (LEO) satellites, are anticipated to launch in Thailand by the fourth quarter of this year, marking a significant step in expanding digital connectivity across the nation. In a collaborative effort, OneWeb has teamed up with state telecom enterprise National Telecom (NT) to offer these services. NT provides the necessary gateway station…

  • Lack of digital literacy in Thai workforce likely to effect economy

    The National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC) raised concerns over the state of literacy and digital skills among the youth and workforce, citing potential detrimental effects on the economy in the coming years. According to NESDC Secretary-General Danucha Pichayanan, recent surveys indicate alarming figures with 64.7% of individuals possessing literacy skills below international standards, while 74.1% exhibit substandard digital…

  • Bangkok Airways soars to new heights with cloud technology

    In a move to stay ahead of the competition, Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited has embraced RISE with SAP, a comprehensive business transformation package featuring cloud solutions, infrastructure, and services. This shift aims to boost the airline’s operational efficiency, adaptability, and competitive edge with state-of-the-art technologies. Bangkok Airways, a premier boutique airline in Asia, serves over 12 domestic and seven…

  • Nation TV’s fresh shows set to revolutionise Thai news

    In a thrilling leap into its 25th year, Thailand’s leading news network, Nation TV, is undergoing a groundbreaking transformation under the concept NEXT to The Future. The network is revamping its programming to amplify its renowned news shows and exclusive talks, adding community news and harnessing AI technology to enhance its editorial prowess. This bold move solidifies Nation TV’s position…

  • Exploring the AI emotions dreamed up by ChatGPT

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) has significantly advanced, yet the concept of AI experiencing emotions remains speculative. Recent developments, especially with ChatGPT, have triggered compelling discussions about machines’ emotional capabilities. Envision a chatbot with a whimsical fondness for penguins and an inclination toward villainous clichés, like the desire to take over the world. This scenario is part of the intricate emotional landscapes…

  • Thailand targets a position of Asia’s leading data centre giant

    In a bid to position itself as a regional data centre powerhouse, public and private organisations attended the NextGen Data Centre Conference 2024 yesterday, drawing upon inspiration from Singapore and Malaysia to extend Thailand’s presence in the industry. The event, hosted by Siemens and Krungthep Turakij brought together key players from both public and private sectors within the industry. The…

  • Thailand’s potential for space travel

    Thailand’s venture into aerospace technology is a chronicle of ambitious aspirations and precise risk management. In 2018, a memorandum of understanding was officially signed between Thailand’s National Astronomical Research Institute and the Chinese Academy of Sciences. This marked the inception of a program that has over the years, evolved into a reputable consortium of space science enthusiasts and professionals. This…

  • Thailand’s smartphone market set to grow 3% to 5% in 2024

    Thailand’s smartphone market contracted by 2% in the first quarter due to slow economic recovery, a research paper revealed. However, the government’s digital wallet scheme is projected to stimulate industry growth by 3% to 5% in 2024, according to Counterpoint Technology Market Research’s Thailand Smartphone Tracker report. 5G smartphone shipments accounted for 52% of total smartphone sales in the first…

  • How AI is testing the boundaries of human intelligence

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly transforming our world, sparking debates about its potential and limitations. While AI has showcased remarkable abilities in areas like data processing and pattern recognition, it still grapples with tasks requiring reasoning, creativity, and abstract thinking. This ongoing series, “AI vs the Mind,” delves into these disparities, pitting human experts against AI tools to highlight where…

  • PM Srettha to announce huge tech investment at AWS Summit

    Thailand Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin will grace the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Summit in Bangkok tomorrow. The highly anticipated event at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre will see AWS, Amazon’s cloud computing powerhouse, unveil its grand vision for Thailand. “Thailand is poised for a digital transformation.” Prime Minister Srettha will co-chair the summit’s opening ceremony, according to government spokesman…

  • Wearable technology innovations and applications

    Venture into the evolving realm of wearable technology, where innovation is not merely a trendy term, but a crucial element of survival. This advanced sector is instigating transformations across industries, improving worker safety, elevating performance levels, and diligently focusing on health. From sophisticated smartwatches to comprehensive activity trackers, wearable technology is not an aspect of a futuristic vision, it is…

  • How technology is enhancing accessibility for people with disabilities

    Envision a reality where considerable challenges to mobility for individuals with disabilities are dramatically minimized, and the complex task of urban navigation becomes effortlessly manageable. This vision has transitioned from an intangible dream to a tangible reality, owing to the revolutionary power of technology. Machine learning catered to modify screen displays for accessibility and artificial intelligence enhanced applications designed for…

  • The role of technology in remote work and the future offices

    The employment landscape is currently undergoing significant metamorphosis, right under our watch. The abrupt advent of COVID-19 has hastened the transition into an era of remote operations, largely relegating the conventional office to a historical artefact. Initially a circumstantial adjustment in the face of a worldwide predicament, this shift has subsequently revealed multiple advantages and is poised to become the…