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Your computer should have a fresh start in the new year too! ๐Ÿฅณ Try these simple tips this weekend to optimise and declutter your system.

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For many, the term โ€œblockchainโ€ is associated with cryptocurrency.
But it is much bigger than that!

It has the potential to transform how data is exchanged across various sectors as well as how verification is done. Check out how itโ€™s advancing our Smart Nation developments.

Also read on OpenCerts, one such initiative tapping on the power of blockchain: https://go.gov.sg/opencerts-platform

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Join Martin Fowler, Chief Scientist at Thoughtworks, during STACK as he shares what makes good #software design and best practices to deliver great products.

STACK is the #tech event of the year to connect government, industry and the tech community.

Register today and benefit from our early bird price before 31 January 2020: https://go.gov.sg/stack-agenda
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GovTech wishes everyone a happy Chinese New Year and good fortune!
[Lunar New Year - Promotion]

Celebrate this Lunar New Year with bundled goodness, just like the Moments of Life app which bundles different Government services into a single platform just for you.

Simply download the Moments of Life app and flash the homescreen to redeem.

๐Ÿ“10 Mr Bean Outlets
๐Ÿ“† 25 Jan 2020 to 1 Feb 2020
โš ๏ธ While stocks last. T&Cs apply

Visit go.gov.sg/molmrbean for more details.
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๐Ÿ“ Deep dive into how engineers at the Technology Centre for Offshore and Marine Singapore (TCOMS) are powering winds of change for the marine industry.

๐Ÿ’ป Utilising data analytics and smart sensing technology, the centre will feature the worldโ€™s deepest Deepwater Ocean Basin facility with wave and currents generation facility. These can simulate harsh ocean environments.

๐Ÿ“ The recreation of waves up to 30 metres high will allow testing anything from conventional offshore structures to underwater robotics!

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With the rapid shift in the digital landscape, cybercriminals are evolving their nefarious tactics. It pays to have an understanding of these potential and emerging threats.

Read up on five trends from our cybersecurity analyst and what measures you can take to protect yourself: https://go.gov.sg/cybersec-trends-to-note

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Everyone has been stepping up precautionary measures this season to ensure safety and reduce the risk of an infection.

A bunch of GovTechies, from the Sensors and IoT team, have also been using #techforpublicgood. They have put together an automated and contactless temperature-taking system, for a safer and more efficient way of measuring oneโ€™s temperature.

Learn more about the prototype here: go.gov.sg/temp-taking-system