BlackBerry subsidiary that sells embedded software announces plans to support fare collection systems three Asean markets including Singapore's public bus network.
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 15 years of industry experience with various publications including ZDNet, IDG, and Singapore Press Holdings. Eileen majored in Journalism at The University of Queensland, Australia, where she wrote an honours thesis titled: To Censor or Not: The Great Singapore Dilemma. In her By The Way blog, she enjoys seeing how far she can push the line when blogging about technology, government regulations, and politics in Singapore and the rest of Asia.
Manufacturers have little incentive to invest in security when some web-connected devices sell for less than $50 each, suggesting that mandatory compliance may be necessary to protect consumer interest.
Singapore telco's net profit-after-tax drops to S$73.7 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2015, despite clocking higher revenue of S$618 million. It also receives a S$50,000 fine for a five-hour disruption of its pay TV service.
Music producer-songwriter says the likes of YouTube are "the biggest crusher" of the music industry, but admits he too uses the website for quick referencing. This conflicting picture says a lot about the issues facing the music industry, opines ZDNet blogger Eileen Yu.
Converged storage-compute vendor confirms the beta release of its Community Edition software is slated for June 8, giving free access to the hyperconverged technology that powers its appliances.
The concept of hybrid cloud is evolving into an enterprise IT environment that encompasses multiple cloud models and vendors, providing agility and scalability as well as creating complexity that needs to be managed.
Country's smartphone shipments drop 4 percent year-on-year to 98.8 million units in first-quarter 2015, with Apple overtaking Xiaomi to take pole position, IDC figures reveal.
Chinese smartphone manufacturer's latest Lenovo A7000 offering is available in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, and the Philippines exclusively through e-commerce website, Lazada.
Country's prime minister Lee Hsien Loong posts the source code of a Sudoku solver he wrote in C++ and asks the tech community to assess his work.
The Real Singapore went offline following the suspension of its license by content regulator, Media Development Authority, which deemed the political site's content "objectionable".
Data protection vendor reveals plans to embark on joint initiatives with Singapore's R&D agency, A*Star, when it officially launches its research facility in the country by June 2015.
Australian telco's muru-D launches S$400,000 seed funding aimed at recruiting 10 technology startups across the region for a six-month program, which includes housing and mentorship.
Singapore telco is deploying software-defined networking technology over the next two years with key vendors, Cisco Systems and Huawei, which it says will result in an "open, cloud-based" network.
Country's ICT regulator Infocomm Development Authority signs agreement with Sentosa Development Corporation to enable the development of new technologies that support the island resort's business operations.
Security vendor is speaking with major telcos in the region for a potential tie-up, which potentially includes plans to invest in a malware monitoring facility in Singapore.