Singapore's data protection act needs to be in line with similar legislation around the world, especially with the growing adoption of cloud services and use of data to improve business processes.
By The Way
ZDNet's Asia senior editor Eileen Yu takes an offbeat look at how life and social issues link back to the tech business landscape.
Eileen Yu began covering the IT industry when Asynchronous Transfer Mode was still hip and e-commerce was the new buzzword. In her B.T.W blog, she takes an offbeat look at issues about life and finds a connection to the tech and business landscape. Eileen is senior editor at ZDNet, where she oversees the site's Asia coverage.
Would you celebrate money that's given to rid the world's ills or money made from selling a piece of aluminum-backed device capable of making good for just a year at a time?
Do you have a loved one or know someone who has autism? If so, do take a survey that aims to help these individuals in Singapore find gainful employment.
Or are they simply passing the buck? An industry analyst observes CIOs have the knowledge to drive business innovation but are hesitant to do so because this responsibility doesn't fall under their purview.
Will the next-generation of non-iOS phones have us licking the device to scroll and tapping it on our foreheads to zoom?
Mobile operators in Singapore offer discounts to subscribers who sign up for multiple mobile lines, but how many of these then are active lines?
As rumors of Lee Kuan Yew's apparent "death" swirled online, the nation's population ponders a future without its founding statesman and first prime minister.
Country wants to be Asia's startup capital, but will its citizens take pride in tech innovation that isn't "Singapore-born"?
Should tech companies assume role of social lobbyists? What happens when their users take a different stance?
Brick-and-mortar retailers will need to keep evolving to battle the increasing presence of digital stores.