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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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SingTel's Q2 profit climbs to $805.8M

SingTel's Q2 profit climbs to $805.8M

Singapore telco reports a 19.3 percent growth in net profit to S$1.04 billion (US$805.85 million) on revenue totaling S$4.31 billion for the second quarter, but sees losses in digital life group on new investments.

published November 12, 2014 by

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Singapore to probe SGX power outage

Singapore to probe SGX power outage

Singapore Exchange sets up inquiry team to investigate last week's power outage that brought trading to a halt for more than three hours, after its backup power systems failed to function.

published November 10, 2014 by

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Multimillion-dollar markup for HotApps US sale

Multimillion-dollar markup for HotApps US sale

Listed construction and technology player Singapore eDevelopment has announced a $700 million acquisition agreement with US-based Fragmented Industry Exchange, in a bid to establish a foothold in the US market for its instant messaging business HotApps, which it purchased in August for $98,000.

published October 15, 2014 by

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BlackBerry opens Expert Center in Singapore

BlackBerry opens Expert Center in Singapore

Research In Motion steps up customer service investment with a dedicated after-sales service center in Singapore--its second in Asia, after Indonesia which has 56 such facilities--ahead of next month's BlackBerry 10 launch.

published December 12, 2012 by

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Convergence in reality

Convergence in reality

The first day of the imbX2007 saw vendors from across Asia and beyond showcasing a wide range of technologies, from new mobile handsets to biometrics for immigration.

published June 20, 2007 by

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M2M makes sense for DBS Bank

[CASE STUDY] Singapore bank is expanding its machine-to-machine infrastructure to capture customer interactions on mobile devices and social media in real-time, which it hopes will improve service quality and customer experience.

published January 4, 2013 by

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