What's Next: May 31, 2016

The Computex 2016 logo is seen at a news conference ahead of the largest computer show in Asia, in Taipei, on May 30.
The Computex 2016 logo is seen at a news conference ahead of the largest computer show in Asia, in Taipei, on May 30.PHOTO: EPA

Asia's biggest IT trade show in Taipei

Asia's biggest IT trade show, Computex, opens in Taipei today with a host of international companies showcasing their technology and networking products. Virtual reality technologies will have a special focus at the five-day event. The annual expo was inaugurated in 1981 and is co-organised by the government-funded Taiwan External Trade Development Council and private-sector Taipei Computer Association.


Three tech and media trade shows open

A trio of technology and media trade shows - CommunicAsia 2016, EnterpriseIT 2016 and BroadcastAsia 2016 - will start today and run until Friday.

They will throw the spotlight on smart technologies, cyber security, data analytics and ultra high-definition video streaming, as well as other developments in the technology and media sectors.


Sharing session on fintech

The Monetary Authority of Singapore is organising a fireside chat, titled "Globalising FinTech", to share the challenges and opportunities in the adoption of advanced technologies to enhance financial services, as well as Singapore's role in the regional fintech landscape. More than 1,000 key industry players from the financial institutions and fintech community are expected to attend today's event.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 31, 2016, with the headline 'What's Next'. Print Edition | Subscribe