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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Recent security incidents and evolving legislations, including cross-border policies, highlight the need for businesses and consumers to assess potential risks and decide how much they are willing to absorb.
StarHub, DHL Express, and TES-AMM partner to expand e-waste recycling initiative that will see 100 bins placed across Singapore, providing the public a way to get rid of their unwanted IT devices and equipment.
Both security incidents occurred overnight involving a local mobile operator and entertainment company, putting customer data at risk and questioning the ability of enterprises in the country to adequately protect their clients.
Changi General Hospital launches the country's first tele-heath initiative for heart failure patients, providing them with devices to monitor their health and remotely send the data to healthcare service providers.
Small and midsize businesses in the country will fork out S$520 million (US$415.26 million) on cloud this year, with the bulk of it to be spent on infrastructure-as-a-service and online applications.
IT security vendor sets up research facility in the Asian market to support threat intelligence as well as emergency threat response.
Government announces plans to boost its cybersecurity monitoring facility and set up an operations control center to respond to threats more swiftly. It will also appoint chief information security officers across various government agencies.
Online restaurant reservation service, Chope, inks partnerships with a lifestyle news website in China as well as TripAdvisor, as the three-year-old startup looks to reach more diners and F&B outlets in the region.
Singapore telco inroduces SmartBusiness portal offering a suite of cloud applications that include products from independent software vendors, as it looks to be one-stop contact point for small and midsize businesses.
China's second-largest e-commerce player receives a funds injection after the Singapore investment firm buys up 602,139 shares for US$17.2 million. Temasek also forks out US$12.8 million for Chinese security software maker, Cheetah Mobile.
Singapore Telecommunications has reported a 3 percent dip in revenue and EBITDA, citing the rise of the Singaporean dollar for the drop in performance.
China's largest listed telecoms equipment company launches three of its latest smartphones running Android KitKat 4.4 and appoints local reseller Polaris, which will distribute the handsets exclusively in the country.
Once a nation has universal fibre to the premises internet access, the question becomes, what's next?
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.