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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Singapore is bubbling over with tech startups as seed money, talent, and interest are all coming together within its borders. Zopim is a Singapore startup that has achieved success in the online customer interaction space. Abhiroop Basu shares the general and cultural-specific challenges that Zopim faced as a startup.
Already holding the dubious honor of causing Singapore's worst network outage, the mobile operator suffers yet another outage this week, clearly indicating it seriously needs an internal review for its own survival.
Akamai's latest State of the Internet report for Q3 2013 shows Australia's average connection speed slowly picking up, as South Korea, Japan, and Hong Kong continue to race ahead.
The Singapore telco has moved to a social customer relationship management software which offers an integrated dashboard that tracks online sentiment, Facebook complaints, tagged tweets, and etc.
MyRepublic announces plans to enter the New Zealand market and will begin offering its services to home and business subscribers from mid-2014.
As confidence levels in the Singapore economy jump, businesses are expected to pick up their hiring activities to fuel expansion plans, according to recruitment firm Robert Half.
Singapore ICT regulator reiterates its pledge to develop local capabilities in data analytics and announces the appointment of the country's first chief data scientist.
The Australian network interconnection provider is set to invest up to SG$50 million in expansion plans for its services in Singapore.
The partnership involving BlueTel Networks will see a neutral peering point sited in Digital Realty's data center, which will complement the current two in the east under the Singapore Internet Exchange.
KPMG in Singapore introduces a six-month cybersecurity development programme, which will include simulated wargames, to help businesses better prep their employees amid increasingly sophisticated attacks.
MobileStats Technologies, which developed an emergency mobile clinic app, has dropped its lawsuit against Singapore's Ministry of Defence due to the lack of funds.
Land Transport Authority unveils plans to extend the country's free Wireless@SG service to 28 MRT stations, but the announcement is met with much skepticism online over the platform's bad reputation.
Singapore bank will invest S$15 million in the IBM cognitive computing technology, targeted for rollout by year-end, to improve customer interaction, becoming the region's first Watson customer.
Singapore's tax authority has outlined where tax is payable on Bitcoin transactions made by its local businesses.
Singapore telco launches country's first prepaid mobile plan that allows subscribers to access the social networking site from 50 cents a day or S$6 a month.