“Being part of this consortium has tremendous implication on how we, together with other consortium partners, can play our part in convincing insurance companies in Singapore – which traditionally rate risk on historical data – to move to a dynamic pricing model augmented by technology,” said David Ong, CEO of Acorn International Network Pte Ltd. [...]
The headline screamed “Injured Cyclist awarded record S$8,650,000” for attention. Hyundai Engineering & Construction was the main contractor when a bundle of overhead cables at a construction site under its charge struck a cyclist causing so much post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as to result in frequent, long-term hospitalization, medical expenses and home care. Most contractors [...]
Ultra Singapore, a popular Electronic Dance Music (EDM) festival, is back for the second year running even bigger and better. This year, Ultra Singapore boasts of a full-fledged two-day outdoor rave, consisting of three stages featuring international high-profile EDM acts such as Afrojack, Above & Beyond, Kygo and more. When organising an event, there are [...]
Once the stuff of comic books and science fiction; unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) or drones are becoming a more common sight. It is increasingly popular to fly drones as a hobby or for commercial use such as site inspections, parcel deliveries, aerial photography etc. New laws will be needed to regulate the use of drones, [...]
Acorn’s CEO managed to raise S$ 53,000 for the Children’s Cancer Foundation; the 2nd highest in 2015 so far.
He lost his uncles, parents in-laws and mother to cancer; so he now wants to do his little to give Hope : 1. To the children who are fighting cancer. They have potentially long and useful lives ahead of them. 2. For Team Singapore’s success in the SEA Games. 3. For all Singaporeans as we celebrate SG 50; May we continue to have [...]