Panasonic to invest S$10.2 million (US$8 million) over next two years to set up R&D center focusing on energy management solutions, while industry watchers point out technology alone not enough for smart city success.
National Environment Agency partners IBM to develop analytics solutions to address environmental concerns, while other agencies considering providing access to data sets to address urban sustainability challenges.
Ahead of World Cities Summit, Singapore company introduces suite of IT solutions for cities to address growing urbanization, sustainability and environmental challenges.
Asia-Pacific CIO explains how Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty remained in operation during last year's Japan earthquake.
case study Adopting mobile videoconferencing has helped raise productivity and collaboration for Mydin Mohamed Holdings, which runs retail chain in Malaysia.
Highlights from showfloor of CommunicAsia 2012, including technology that lets you take photos with your mobile phone and buy what's on your TV screen, and video surveillance camera that runs on LTE connection.
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.
Apple's Scott Forstall demos a new beta version of iOS. The revamped mobile operating system includes an upgrade to Siri, Facebook integration, and FaceTime connectivity through a cellular network. There's also a new feature called Passbook, which stores boarding passes, store cards, and movie tickets.
Apple's Scott Forstall previews the company's new in-house 3D mapping technology at WWDC 2012 in San Francisco. The feature will offer GPS navigation, turn-by-turn directions, and a traffic service that shows you the location of accidents, courtesy of crowd-sourcing.
The finishing touches are being put on the code and Windows 8 is just about ready for prime time...or is it? There are still lots of questions around the new Metro UI, the Start Menu and support for the Windows OS's of the recent past. Join host Jonas Tichenor along with Windows experts and authors Ed Bott and Rafael Rivera as they breakdown Microsoft's latest offering as it prepares to hit the market.
Apple's Phil Schiller shows off the company's new ultra thin and light MacBook Pro at WWDC 2012 in San Francisco. The new laptop is 0.71 inches thick, with a 220-pixels-per-inch display and screen resolution of 2,880 by 1,800. It starts shipping June 11 for $2,199.