Articles about 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.
Singapore telco and IT security vendor unveil partnership to build security monitoring facilities in Singapore and Sydney, including "data stores" to address data sovereignty concerns.
Singapore government confirms plans to develop a "next-generation" satellite-based road system to enable distance-based pricing for motorists, but mentions nothing about what it would do to address privacy concerns.
Expected to be ready for service in 2016, the SEA-ME-WE 5 undersea cable system will span 20,000km between Singapore and France and provide connectivity to several markets including Malaysia, Myanmar, India, and Pakistan.
Singapore government again underscores the need for private and public sectors, as well as researchers to boost the country's cyber ecosystem and urges better cooperation to combat cybersecurity threats.
Aerospace company will open its first cybersecurity analytics facility outside the U.S. as part of efforts to avail such capabilities and services to customers in the Asia-Pacific region. The new center is slated to open in 2015.
The slow pace of mobile network spectrum allocation in many south-east Asian countries is leading to a delay in broadband implementation in the region, according to a new report by The Economist Intelligence Unit.
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.
Resorts World Sentosa bets on big data analytics to gain customer insights and provide better service, but CTO Yap Chee Yuen says lack of good IT skills and limited vendor knowledge in unique gaming sector a big challenge.
The first interview in ZDNet Asia's Intelligent Singapore video series, CTO Wilfred Kwan defines "intelligence" needed in data centers today and discusses growth opportunities cloud computing has created for the telecommunication services provider.
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