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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Country's ICT regulator kicks off the first class of its Massive Open Online Course in data sciences and analytics, which attracts more than 350 registrants and is provided by U.S. course provider, Coursera.
Gentay Communications launches its VoIP-based Nanu service, which it says uses 80 percent less bandwidth than Skype, allowing it offer free international calls even if they're made to non-Nanu users.
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.
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.
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.
Country passes bill that will allow rights owners to secure court injunctions instructing ISPs to block access to websites that contain copyright-infringing content.
Minister for Communication and Information Yaacob Ibrahim insists the country's SingPass system isn't vulnerable, noting that last month's security breach could have been the result of weak user passwords.
Growing Asian direct insurer takes initial steps with trusted service providers to test resilience and security of critical apps in a cloud environment.
Unified Inbox was just about to launch its cloud-based communications tool when Edward Snowden rocked the industry, forcing the Singapore startup to rethink how it delivers its services via the cloud.
Two-year-old startup MyRepublic is looking to become the country's fourth mobile operator, arguing that consumers are still "underserved" in a mobile market that needs more competition.
Smart nation plan means massive amounts of data will be collected and analyzed, prompting questions about data privacy and security. With Singapore's public sector excluded from the country's data protection act, how will data management be properly governed?
Country introduces various initiatives as part of its goal to become the world's first smart nation, including a smart nation operating system and pilot trials at a designated residential-business estate.
A year after gathering industry feedback on the technology, ICT regulator IDA finalizes the country's regulatory framework for TV white space in a bid to drive commercial deployments and ease demand for more bandwidth.
By 2020, the Asian nation will produce data totaling 377 exabytes, doubling in volume every two years and growing eight-fold from just 46 exabytes in 2013.