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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Cloud, mobility, big data, social, and the Internet of Things are key technology investment priorities for Singapore CIOs as they digitally transform their businesses.
Equinix’s International Business Exchange datacentre infrastructure in Singapore is backing DigitalOcean’s push into the Asia Pacific region.
Singapore telco clocks 4 percent increase in net profit but sees revenue drop of 8 percent, closing the year with S$3.65 billion in net profit and lower operating revenue of S$16.85 billion. Growth was muted by weakening regional currencies.
By the end of the year, APAC enterprise customers can bypass the public Internet and connect faster and more securely into Microsoft's Azure public cloud platform using the telco's Multi-Protocol Label Switching VPN.
Singapore regulator IDA slaps record S$6 million fine on SingTel for an October 9 blaze that brought down various communications services including broadband and mobile, affecting 270,000 subscribers and businesses.
Employees used a gamut of tools to communicate, ranging from SMS, Gmail, and Yahoo services. Hersing is now benefiting from migrating to a cloud-based collaboration tool with low upfront cost and easy scalability.
Country's ICT regulator says existing subscribers should not be charged for 4G services while still serving out their contracts, but does not state such fees cannot be implemented for new subscribers.
Governments should adopt a light touch approach in regulating virtual currencies and instead allow technology to help protect consumer interests, says Singapore-based Bitcoin broker, Coin Republic.
Singapore telco launches Crowdtivate website that provides a platform for entrepreneurs in the country and region to campaign for funds and other related support to kickstart their ideas.
Singapore's National Trades Union Congress announces plans to issue the country's OneKey two-factor authentication device to its members, who can use the token to log into and transact on the NTUC portal.
Amid hefty financial penalties soon for privacy breaches, CIOs are focused on stopping leaks from the cloud and driving up the demand for security experts, according to Robert Half.
Country has achieved high global rankings in its deployment of e-government services, which enjoy high citizen participation. However, such services still lack integration and adoption among the silver generation.
ICANN will discuss details concerning the transition of stewardship from the U.S. government to a "global multi-stakeholder community" during its Singapore meetings next week, with the first set of documents expected on April 7.
After stating it won't restrict transactions involving the digital currency, Monetary Authority of Singapore now says operators of virtual currencies including Bitcoin ATMs must abide by new rules to address risks associated with terrorist funding and money laundering.