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Why the Raspberry Pi's immune to the Meltdown and Spectre bugs

08 January 2018 Department of Computer Science Alum News Media

As an experiment, engineer and NUS School of Computing graduate Yeo Kheng Meng managed to get a modern Linux distribution running on a 25-year-old IBM PC from 1993 - an x86 machine that isn't vulnerable to Meltdown or Spectre CPU flaws, due to the fact that it doesn't support out-of-order processing.

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MSBA alumni win two competitions at CIKM AnalytiCup 2017

14 December 2017 Department of Information Systems & Analytics Alum

14 December 2017 – Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) alumni performed well in the ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM) AnalytiCup 2017, winning two out of the four challenges.

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New Hot Tech Innovators Report Identifies Innovative Startups and In-Store Technologies that Are Driving and Shaping the Future of Smart Retail

14 December 2017 Department of Computer Science Faculty Alum News Media

ABI Research, a market-foresight advisory firm, identified ViSenze as one of seven solutions and innovative companies that look set to drive a retail revolution. ViSenze is co-founded by Professor Chua Tat-Seng and NUS Computing alumnus Li Guang Da. ViSenze uses artificial intelligence to deliver intelligent image recognition solutions to shorten the path of action for consumers to search and discover on the visual web.

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Meet the Boss – Exclusive Interview with Zilliqa CEO Xinshu Dong

09 December 2017 Department of Computer Science Alum News Media

Zilliqa is a new blockchain platform designed to scale in an open, permission-less distributed network securely with record-breaking transaction times. CEO Dong Xinshu and Blockchain Architect Jia Yaoqi are former PhD students in NUS School of Computing.

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NUS honours 15 alumni for outstanding contributions to alma mater and society

23 November 2017 Department of Computer Science Alum News Media

Computer Engineering alumnus Lucas Ngoo, with NUS alumni Marcus Tan and Quek Siu Rui, received the Outstanding Young Alumni Award as a team, the first time a team accolade has been presented at the university's biennial alumni awards.

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The Story of Jason Choo and 30 Hackathons

17 November 2017 Department of Computer Science Alum News Media

NUS School of Computing alumnus Jason Choo's fire for hackathons and entrepreneurship was sparked during his university days, where he was introduced to booming startup ecosystems around the world that focused on bringing tech solutions to businesses. Choo has since participated in 30 hackathons since 2014 and is continuously joining more competitions to satisfy his insatiable thirst for learning about the latest technolgies and innovations across various industries.

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Computer Science alumni win Judges’ Choice Award at GameStart 2017 Indie Awards

09 November 2017 Department of Computer Science Alum

9 November 2017 – Recent NUS Computing graduates Tan Kang Soon, Muhammad Hanif Bin Ghazali and Eu Yong Xue won the Judges’ Choice Award at the GameStart 2017 Indie Awards, held in Singapore from 14 to 15 October this year.

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Finding Treasure in 'Trash' - These S'poreans Are Making Us Finish Up Extra Food With Discounts

17 October 2017 Department of Computer Science Alum News Media

Computer Science alumnus Kenneth Ham co-founded Treatsure, Singapore's first reservation platform for surplus food. The app shares discounts on surplus food by various F&B outlets, reducing the amount of food waste.

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'Proptech' takes buildings beyond bricks and mortar

03 October 2017 Department of Information Systems & Analytics Alum News Media

Rresh graduate Peter Widjaja set up Hubble, a proptech startup, with his friends while studying Information Systems at the National University of Singapore. Revenue hit a "seven-figure" amount last year and the company has seen the number of clients increase from six last year to 15 by the middle of this year.

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Singaporean start-up Doctorbell enhances patient care using digital health

13 September 2017 Department of Computer Science Alum News Media

Digital health start-up Doctorbell has started a collaboration with the Singapore General Hospital Accident & Emergency (A&E) to develop interventional patient engagement systems to reduce costly readmissions. Doctorbell was founded by NUS Computing Alumni Patrick Poh, Ming Xiang Tham and Nicholas Chewin mid 2016, and is a full-fledged patient engagement system that enhances patient education, healthcare provider productivity, and facilitates patient-doctor communication.

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NUS Computing receives NUS Giving Top Achievement Award

11 September 2017 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics Alum

11 September 2017 – NUS Computing received the Top Achievement Award for having the most number of graduates participating in the recent Commencement Class Giving 2017 campaign.

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A flair for tech and business

11 July 2017 Department of Information Systems & Analytics Alum News Media

Lim Guo Hong, a recent Information Systems graduate, founded a globally successful start-up that was acquired for close to $1.6 million, all before he graduated from university. The online car-rental start-up, RC9, was set up by Guo Hong in his undergraduate days and was used in more than 7,300 locations across 150 countries.

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NUS Computing alumni part of winning team at AirAsia hackathon

29 March 2017 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics Alum

 

29 March 2017 – Team Aviato, a group of five NUS and NTU alumni, won the Airvolution hackathon organized by budget carrier AirAsia.

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InvestingNote, a social network for investors by investors

18 March 2017 Department of Information Systems & Analytics Alum News Media

 Founded by Information Systems alumnus Shanison Lin, InvestingNote is a platform that allows users to keep their own e-journals for their investments.

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Real-life Dream Coders of Singapore

02 March 2017 Department of Information Systems & Analytics Alum News Media

 

Information Systems graduate Lester Chan is the Head of Engineering at Tech in Asia. He is in charge of the engineering team that develops product features and manages server infrastructure.

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Taking the path less travelled, to make a real difference

21 February 2017 Department of Computer Science Alum News Media

 

Computer Engineering alumnus Mohan Belani is the chief executive officer and co-founder of e27.co, an online platform which serves as an intermediary matching entrepreneurs, investors, and people looking for work in an innovation-led environment. What inspired him to create his own start-up was his year-long experience working at a new e-commerce outfit in Silicon Valley as part of NUS's Overseas Colleges (NOC) programme.

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Overseas internships open doors for aspiring entrepreneurs

09 February 2017 Department of Computer Science Alum News Media

 

To Computer Engineering alumnus Liu Tianwei, an internship at Silicon Valley in the United States — when he was still an undergraduate at the National University of Singapore (NUS) — proved to be an event that defined the course of his career. The stint laid the foundation for him to start his own company — online peer-to-peer payments start-up Xfers.

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Carousell acquires Malaysian mobile classifieds start-up Duriana

06 January 2017 Department of Computer Science Alum News Media

 

Online marketplace Carousell has expanded its footprint in the Asia-Pacific region with the acquisition of Malaysian-based mobile classifieds start-up Duriana. One of the co-founders of Carousell is Lucas Ngoo, an alumnus of the Computer Engineering program.

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Five Singapore scientists in MIT 'Innovators Under 35' list

17 December 2016 Department of Computer Science Alum News Media

 

Assistant professor Prateek Saxena from the Department of Computer Science has been included in the 2016 MIT 'Innovators Under 35' list, which recognises young innovators whose technical work promises great contributions to the world.

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Carousell Caps Off A Successful 2016 With Australian Expansion

09 December 2016 Department of Computer Science Alum News Media

 

Carousell, a consumer-to-consumer marketplace for the buying and selling of goods, announces its expansion into Australia. One of Carousell's co-founders is Lucas Ngoo, an Computer Engineering alumnus.

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