Singapore has one of the highest rates of mobile and Internet penetration in the world, and households worldwide. Its government sets aside over S$1 billion yearly on ICT tenders and recognizes the importance of "skills, innovation and productivity" in ensuring economic growth.
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Daily seals site may have to fork out US$230,267 for vouchers redeemed, but not paid up, to Singapore-based Villas International which brokered the deals involving tourist accommodations.
Steve Leonard, the recently appointed leader of the ICT regulator, outlines in his first public address how Singapore has the unique opportunity to be the first country to fully embrace the Internet of Things.
Communications Minister announces new initiatives in data analytics, multi-nation agreement on digital radio frequencies in the 700MHz band, and plans for the country's converged media masterplan.
Feedback is being gathered to form regulations over the reallocation of "TV frequencies" for wireless connectivity. Separately, another wave of commercial pilots has been announced.
Country's G-Cloud is ready for wider deployment to all government agencies after early adopters were successfully migrated to the private cloud infrastructure earlier this year.
New "Open Data" initiative will see the government sharing more data sets with both public and private sectors to create greater public value, enhance productivity, decision-making and crowdsourcing of information.
The Singapore telco is rolling out technology that will help scale video downloads to fit the resolution and screen size of mobile devices, conserving data and bandwidth needed.
SingTel's mobile advertising firm will move into the digital-out-of-home market in Asia particularly China, leveraging the region's high mobile penetration and consumer retail spending.
Organizers of the annual CommunicAsia tradeshow say new "Techzones" this year will feature trending technologies including apps development, next-generation connected services, and e-government.
Building on the company’s current big data initiative, the hub will provide insights to support and improve various functions worldwide such as marketing intelligence, customer service, product development and global supply chain.
Singapore government's online licensing rule is too broad and unnecessary when mainstream media, thus far, have given no reason to warrant the need for more regulation.
Enterprise security can be compromised by the Asian culture of fear of failure, following audit-styled checklists and prioritizing cost over quality when selecting a vendor, according to Dimension Data.
[UPDATE] Singapore's Economic Development Board will send candidates from local universities and holding IT security jobs to RSA's Anti-Fraud Command Center in Israel for cybersecurity training over for up to two years.
The facility, set up together with Revolution Analytics, will provide training, proof-of-concept capabilities and solution development support on big data and predictive analytic innovations for the Asian market.
Singapore's supposed "light touch" approach to regulating the Internet has escalated into a new licensing regime, triggering a slew of questions from the public that the government must be prepared to answer.