Bringing black and white photos to life using Colourise.sg — a deep learning colouriser trained with old Singaporean photos

“); background-size: 1px 1px; background-position: 0px calc(1em + 1px);”>Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection, US Library of Congress While it is impossible to replicate the exact conditions in which the original photo was taken, it is possible to add colour to…

Death knell for part-time e-hailing services

LETTER | A taxi driver from Sungei Petani, Kedah shared there was a meeting between the Road Transport Department (JPJ), Land Public Transport Agency (Apad) and e-hailing operators on Wednesday. Currently, there are 258,000 e-hailing drivers in Apad’s record. But…

Aon confirms Willis Towers Watson buyout plans

Shares in WTW rose by more than 8 percent today following initial reports of the bid in the media. The acquisition of WTW could make Aon the largest broker in the world, pushing it above current number one Marsh &…

The Health with Government and Great Eastern in mySalam

Excluding Malaysians diagnosed with critical illnesses before January 1 this year from coverage under the mySalam health insurance will marginalise existing poor patients, the medical fraternity said. Malaysian Medical Association (MMA) president Dr Mohamed Namazie Ibrahim said only 50,000 people…

Insurtech | Malaysia first casualty

After the Regulatory Sandbox and the launch, dust finally begin to settle. GetCover may as well be that famous one in the Malaysian insurtech scene, the first to go down. Organisations and peoples who were supposedly the driving force behind…

Warren Buffett and the Insurance Business: A 52-Year Love Story

Matthew Frankel, CFP, The Motley Fool Motley FoolFebruary 22, 2019, 11:41 AM GMT On Feb. 22, 2019, it will be 52 years to the day since Warren Buffett took his first serious dive into the insurance business when Berkshire Hathaway…