A common desire to contain the coronavirus offers an opportunity for Asian businesses that previously may not have embraced remote work arrangements to now realise the merits of doing so, and provide the support employees need to stay home as well as for those who may face difficulties working from home.
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Initially slated for launch in April, the Samsung foldable smartphone will be available in Singapore at the recommended retail price of SG$3,088, with the Cosmos Black model to be launched first on September 18, followed by the Space Silver on September 21.
Chinese tech giant's online advertising revenue grew 49.9 percent for its fiscal 2017, which saw its profit grow to US$11.09 billion on overall revenue hitting US$36.39 billion.
Consulting firm says it has purchased Singapore-headquartered Rainmaker Labs in a move to beef up its digital and mobile offerings.
SG Bike has partnered local telco M1 to assess the use of Narrowband Internet of Things to more accurately identify the location of parked bicycles.
Korean carmaker does not reveal how much it is investing in the Southeast Asian ride-sharing operator, but says the two companies will jointly develop mobility services.
Having switched focus to software and security, BlackBerry will be challenged by the likes of pure-play vendors such as Symantec and Trend Micro, but can build on customer base in Indonesia and India.
Some 24 percent of employees feel they aren't getting the right technology tools at work to facilitate effective communication, with 39 percent spending eight working days a month away from their desks.
Trapped in the desktop era, browsers still are not optimised for wireless and mobile environments, giving smaller makers an opportunity to catch up.
Led by Nanyang Technological University and NXP Semiconductors, the consortium provides a testbed to develop and trial technologies such as smart traffic systems and environmental sensors.