Articles about Singapore
Hitachi Data Systems has predicted that in 2015, the market will see enterprises deploy their critical legacy applications into a hybrid cloud infrastructure.
Consumer-to-consumer e-commerce site, Carousell, secures US$6 million in its latest round of financing and will be looking to expand into the region including Malaysia, Indonesia, and Taiwan.
Online shoppers are spending US$1,861 a year on their purchases with the bulk of their expenditure going toward travel bookings, according to figures released by PayPal.
Businesses in the Asian country face unexpected performance and downtime issues with their cloud deployment, and call for more external support and tools to deal with the challenges, reveals global survey.
Many IT teams in the country are struggling to meet growing employee demands for communications tools, and are further challenged by their organization's directive to prioritze these needs below others.
The Singapore-based restaurant booking site acquires another local startup, Appic Technologies, adding a queue-monitoring app to its service.
Spark New Zealand plans to expand capabilities for its 3G and 4G networks by leveraging its expanded partnership with Huawei.
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.
ViewQwest announces its new 2Gbps fiber broadband service to be made commercially available in early-2015, offering the fastest residential internet connection in Singapore.
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.
Asian nation emerges as world's largest adopter of smartphones with a penetration rate of 85 percent, but businesses still aren't providing great experience with 88 percent of mobile consumers reporting access problems.
Infocomm Development Authority unveils a new pilot aimed at increasing the "visibility of datasets" via quality metrics, offering free AWS credits to drive participation, and adds "near real-time analytics" to its cloud service provider registry to better assess vendor performance.
IT vendor launches one-stop portal offering third-party cloud applications and services running on Azure, and inks partnership with SingTel to enable Asia-Pacific customers to move their data and workload between various cloud environments.
Alibaba's e-commerce website offers self-collection service at more than 70 locations in the country through its collaboration with local postal service, SingPost, enabling online shoppers to pick up purchased goods themselves.
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.
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.
The Singapore bank's latest branch taps technology to improve customer service, providing a more interactive and intuitive experience, say DBS execs.
While there was no midnight launch this time for the Apple iPhone 5 as with previous handsets, some customers still queued up half a day before the device was made available at 8 a.m.
Social networking company shows off its Singapore office which recreates an old-time coffeeshop ambience and industrial-looking workspace.
Nanyang Technological University shows prototype of TV content distribution via cloud-based technology with added social functionalities.
Ahead of Aug. 9 national day celebrations, ZDNet Asia speaks with five local startups which showcase Singapore's culture through their recent products.
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.
South Korea makes a big show at Asia's mega infocomm trade show this week.
Growing Asian direct insurer takes initial steps with trusted service providers to test resilience and security of critical apps in a cloud environment.
Singapore SMBs should start "small" to justify their ROI and need to take the first step or be left behind, and the availability of pooled resources such as data scientists could encourage adoption, suggest participants in a ZDNet online dialogue.
Offering affordable 3D printers for the masses, Pirate3D is bucking the trend from a recent wave of software and Internet startups from Singapore and says going the hardware route can be easier.
Upgraded facility in Singapore will be able to expand capacity by four-fold and boost productivity by 40 percent, with the implementation of Swisslog's Autostore system which features 36 robots running on an overhead grid.
ZDNet gathered several market players in a roundtable discussion held in Singapore, and asked if organizations in Asia were doing enough today to support bring-your-own-device adoption.
Country issues call for collaboration worth S$21 million (US$16.5 million) to develop "high-impact, sector-specific" software-as-a-service products to help smaller companies lower costs.
For first time, country will hold three global events together--World Cities Summit, Singapore International Water Week and inaugural CleanEnviro Summit--to provide wider and integrated platform for exchange of ideas to tackle increasingly complex problems.
OCBC says pervasive use of Web-connected mobile devices and social networks has compelled banks to tweak their service models in order to meet customer demand for "instant, now".