Some 78 percent of Singaporeans shop online at least once a month, but more than half at 57 percent are concerned about their financial details falling into the wrong hands, reveals survey on e-commerce security.
By The Way
Eileen Yu checks out industry developments across the Asia-Pacific region, discussing their relevance to the global tech business landscape.
Eileen Yu began covering the IT industry when Asynchronous Transfer Mode was still hip and e-commerce was the new buzzword. Currently a freelance blogger and content specialist based in Singapore, she has over 16 years of industry experience with various publications including ZDNet, IDG, and Singapore Press Holdings.
Five hospitals in China will allow patients to book medical appointments, pay their bills, and receive test results via their mobile devices.
Country's ICT regulator offers accreditation programme to assess local tech startups based on their technical, financial, and operational capabilities, putting them in a better position to bid for government projects.
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Chinese search giant opens another startup development center in northern Chinese municipal of Tianjin, offering free office space as well as finance, legal, and technical support.
Thammassat University launches digital services for its four libraries allowing users to borrow e-books, making it the first Thai education institute to offer a digital library.
Investors from failed Bitcoin exchange express anger following the first creditors meeting in Tokyo where questions remain unanswered over how US$500 million worth of the digital currency went missing.
Countries must set aside their differences and work together to create new norms of behavior in an interconnected digital world, or risk having the current digital chaos "bleed" into the physical world, warns RSA chairman Art Coviello.
Spearheaded by local telco StarHub, the crowdfunding site is open to the general public and features 11 Asia-based projects including assistive technology and mechanical smartwatch hybrid.
South Korean government is drawing up a 10-year plan to promote and develop 3D printing into a new growth market for the country, as well as better coordinate current research efforts.