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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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.
Network security sets up its Asia-Pacific headquarters in Singapore where it also unveils a new cybersecurity lab to address growing threats in the region.
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.
Local merchants transacting on PayPal saw their online exports climb 38 percent in 2013, says the e-payment vendor, for whom overseas business now accounts for over half its total revenue. Mobile contributes 15 percent of its overall payment volume.
A nationwide heterogeneous network is one idea being mooted for Singapore's 10-year Infocomm Media Masterplan until 2025, aimed at establishing it as a "smart" nation.
The body of First Meta Exchange CEO Autumn Radtke was reportedly found on the second-level parapet of a block of apartments last week. Police investigations are underway, but no foul play suspected yet.
Country's ICT regulator declares that mobile consumers must be given access to all legitimate online content and apps, and telcos shouldn't be allowed to block such access or render these apps inaccessible.
The immense popularity of over-the-top services such as WhatsApp, Viber, and Skype has been the bane of telcos angsty about their dipping voice and SMS revenues. Can QoS deals ease the frustration?
SingTel, StarHub and M1 are rolling out Voice over LTE services, which leverage the 4G networks, for faster call connections and higher quality audio.
Singapore government dishes out S$500 million over three years to encourage small and midsize businesses to adopt both proven and new technology, including 80 percent of deployment costs for emerging technology.
Singapore's business-focused fundamentals and geographic access are drawing global tech companies to its shores, but lack of talent and high costs may curb future takers.
To better engage and prevent customers from being overwhelmed by its menu of over 800 teas, the Singapore luxury brand has turned to a mobile app as part of a major e-commerce expansion in 2014.