Wong Kai Yi, The Business Times

Wong Kai Yi, The Business Times

10 July 2019
Tech Talk: IBM wraps up 34 million dollar Red Hat acquisition & the death of Apple’s smallest macbook
We’ve seen it coming since late last year, but now it’s final. IBM recently closed the 34 billion US dollar Red Hat acquisition in Cloud catch up. What does this spell for open source, developer programs and multi-cloud deployments? Also, we say goodbye to Apple’s smallest 12-inch macbooks and welcome BMW’s first all-electric Mini Cooper Wong Kai Yi, Tech contributor from the Business Times tells us more.

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Catch Wong Kai Yi on #PrimeTime as we talk about all things tech with Howie Lim and Bernard Lim at 5:15PM.

27 Jun 2019
Should we be afraid that robots could take over our jobs?
Economists have said that robots could take over 20 million manufacturing jobs around the world by 2030. According to a new study from Oxford Economics, there could be 14 million robots put to work in China alone within the next 11 years. BT tech contributor Wong Kai Yi weighs in.

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20 Jun 2019
Regular guest Wong Kai Yi joins Michelle Martin and Bernard Lim #PrimeTime at 5:15PM.

13 Jun 2019
First heavily automated mass-market vehicles could go on sale as soon as 2022
Tech Talk: The first heavily automated mass-market vehicles for consumers could go on sale as soon as 2022, if one or more vehicle manufacturers adopt a new sub-$500 lidar sensing package being developed by Silicon Valley startup Luminar. BT tech contributor Wong Kai Yi weighs in. He also talks about the future of hydrogen fuel-cell cars.

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6 Jun 2019
Robots Are Pushing Amazon To Pay Humans Higher Wages
Tech Talk: Amazon CEO of Worldwide Consumer Jeff Wilke said robots are helping Amazon pay humans higher wages as robots make Amazon’s warehouses safer and more efficient. BT tech contributor Wong Kai Yi weighs in. He also talks about Apple's recently-concluded Worldwide Developers' Conference.

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30 May 2019
Impact of US ban on Huawei and how its sales could be affected
Tech contributor for The Business Times, Wong Kai Yi, weighs in on the implications on Huawei as the US continues its ban on the Chinese telecom giant. He talks about the World Health Organisation’s proposal to classify ‘gaming disorder’ as an illness, and shares why deepfakes are causing growing concern.

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16 May 2019
Apple’s loss in bid to Supreme Court over consumer lawsuit
Tech Talk: A US Supreme Court has allowed a consumer lawsuit to move forward as a group of consumers are charging Apple for overcharging customers for its App Store purchases. Meanwhile, San Francisco has become the first city in the US to ban facial-recognition tools used by police and other municipal departments. BT tech contributor Wong Kai Yi weighs in.

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9 May 2019
China’s Domestic Game Market To Grow To $41.5 Billion In 2023
Tech Talk: China’s domestic game market is expected to grow from $30.8 billion in 2018 to $41.5 billion in 2023, this according to gaming intelligence firm Niko Partners. What are the forecasts for China's PC and mobile gaming segments? BT tech contributor Wong Kai Yi weighs in. He also gives a comparison between Google’s Pixel 3a and 3a XL.

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2 May 2019
Huawei Outperformed Apple’s iPhones In Q1 2019
Smartphone shipments from Chinese tech giant Huawei rose 50 per cent in the first quarter compared to the same period last year, while Apple’s iPhone shipments fell 30 per cent. Can Huawei overtake Apple in global sales soon? Tech Talk: BT tech contributor Wong Kai Yi weighs in.

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18 Apr 2019
Apple And Qualcomm To Settle Litigation Dispute And Intel To Leave 5G Mobile Modem Market
Tech Talk: Intel’s inability to deliver up to Apple’s mobile chips expectations has forced Apple to turn back to Qualcomm and strike a settlement for their ongoing patent infringement and royalties dispute. BT tech contributor Wong Kai Yi weighs in.

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11 Apr 2019
Is Amazon Violating The Privacy Of Its Alexa’s Users?
Tech Talk: It has emerged that Amazon employs thousands of people around the world to help improve its Alexa digital assistant. The teams help to improve Alexa's speech recognition and ultimately helps it respond better to commands. BT tech contributor Wong Kai Yi weighs in. He also shares what’s next for Google Maps as it’s reportedly expected to include ads in the future.

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4 Apr 2019
How Will The 4th Industrial Revolution Disrupt The Future Of Workforce?
Tech Talk: The world’s workforce could face an imminent and profound transformation over the next five to 10 years, as AI and analytics change job roles in companies across all industries. IBM chief executive Ginni Rometty says she expects AI to change 100% of jobs within the next five to 10 years. What will IBM do to prepare their employees for this transformation? BT tech contributor Wong Kai Yi weighs in. He also discusses Walmart’s latest effort to compete with Amazon in the fresh food industry.

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28 Mar 2019
Amazon’s Alarming Concentration Of Power Is Causing A Call For Regulation
Tech Talk: BT tech contributor Wong Kai Yi on Amazon’s huge concentration power and the breakdown of figures for its different industries - such as e-commerce, cloud computing, groceries, and online apparels. He also shares what online merchant Lazada aims to achieve by going into the financial services space.

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21 Mar 2019
How Will Robots Play An Important Role At The 2020 Olympics And Paralympics In Japan?
Tech Talk: BT tech contributor Wong Kai Yi on what job roles robots will be playing in the upcoming Olympics and Paralympics. He also weighs in on Google’s latest fine by the EU for having exclusivity contracts on website owners.

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14 Mar 2019
What Big Changes Can The 5G Mobile Platform Bring?
Tech Talk: BT tech contributor Wong Kai Yi weighs in on how the 5G mobile platform can create big change and explains why AI is one of the top tech trends.

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7 Mar 2019
Why Are Companies Using AI As A Blanket Phrase To Attract Investments?
Tech Talk: Samsung is reportedly working to eliminate a crease that appears on the screen of its foldable phone, Galaxy Fold, after the device is folded around 10,000 times. Does this reflect the lack of durability for the phone? BT tech contributor Wong Kai Yi weighs in. He also explains why companies are overusing the term AI.

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28 Feb 2019
Is Apple’s Project Titan Facing Troubles?
Tech Talk: BT tech contributor Wong Kai Yi weighs in on Apple’s plan to lay off 190 employees in its self-driving car programme and shares his thoughts on the world’s first car to be fully powered by Android.

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21 Feb 2019
Why Is Amazon Investing US$700 Million On Rivian?
Tech Talk: BT tech contributor Wong Kai Yi weighs in on senior UK lawmakers’ proposal for a regulator to oversee social media companies in the tech industry, and why Amazon is investing US$700 million into electric truck startup Rivian.

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14 Feb 2019
Which E-Sports Markets Are Prime Revenue Generators?
Tech Talk: Global esports revenues will hit US$1.1b in 2019, with the help of advertising, sponsorship and media rights. BT tech contributor Wong Kai Yi shares which countries are most primed for growth. He also weighs in on China’s progress in the 5G race.

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7 Feb 2019
Spotify Makes Big Podcast Push
Tech Talk: Spotify buys two podcast startups, and it’s just the start as it plans to spend up to US$500m on podcast-related acquisitions. BT tech contributor Wong Kai Yi shares how it can go up against tech giants like Apple.

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31 Jan 2019
Apple Blocks Facebook From Running Market Research App
Tech Talk: Apple has revoked Facebook’s licence to run its business app program, after a report revealed Facebook was tracking Apple users’ activity movements. BT tech contributor Wong Kai Yi weighs in on the fallout. He also explains how AI can help people with speech disabilities structure their thoughts into speech.

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24 Jan 2019
Airbus Pushes For Quantum Computing
Tech Talk: Airbus is looking to use quantum computing into aircraft design, but how? BT tech contributor Wong Kai Yi weighs in.

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10 Jan 2019
Why Is Apple Cutting Its iPhone Supply By 10%?
Tech Talk: Apple is cutting its current production plan for new iPhones by about 10% for the next three months, in a sign that it’s expecting a further hit this year. This comes just a week after saying it would miss revenue forecasts. BT tech contributor Wong Kai Yi weighs in.

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27 Dec 2018
Amazon Breaks Holiday Sales Record Again
Tech Talk: A tumbling stock market hasn’t deterred consumers from holiday shopping, as Amazon reported record-breaking sales. BT tech contributor Wong Kai Yi shares what products consumers are buying, and predicts the top trends for 2019.

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20 Dec 2018
Facebook Defends Allowing 3rd Parties Access User Messages
Tech Talk: Why can’t Facebook learn from its mistakes? BT tech contributor Wong Kai Yi on Facebook’s response to allegations of granting tech giants access to users’ data. He also gives some Christmas stocking ideas for the tech geek.

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16 Dec 2018
Google Spin-Off Waymo Launches Driverless Taxi Service
Tech Talk: BT tech contributor Wong Kai Yi on how this self-driving service works what safety features are in place.

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13 Dec 2018
US Police And Amazon Team Up To Thwart Package Thieves
Tech Talk: New Jersey police are using fake Amazon boxes, doorbell cameras and GPS to stop packages from being stolen. BT tech contributor Wong Kai Yi discusses this, as well as Google+’s early closure.

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29 Nov 2018
Microsoft vs Apple - Who Will Be World’s Largest Company?
Tech Talk: Microsoft last held the top spot 16 years ago. Wong Kai Yi on what’s driving its rise now.

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