Users can now scan their face to log into SingPass as well as send an SMS one-time password to another SingPass user's mobile number.
Multiple partners are involved in a national skills initiative that will see Microsoft and Generation "upskill" and place tech-enabled jobs for up to 1,000 Singaporeans over two years, who will pick up skillsets such as Java and Python.
This marks the third time since 2015 that the Kazakh government is mandating the installation of a root certificate on its citizens' devices.
The island-state's central bank has introduced a sustainability-linked scheme to help companies defray expenses when engaging with service providers to validate the green credentials of a loan.
Clocking more than 98.5 million downloads worldwide, the Muslim Pro app reportedly has sold "granular location data" to the US military -- an allegation it denies -- and is now being investigated by Singapore's Personal Data Protection Commission.
New Tech.Pass initiative to lure entrepreneurs and technical experts with experience in 'established or fast-growing' tech companies to the lion state is part of the government's efforts to develop a local tech business hub.
Monetary Authority of Singapore has mooted the need for various forms of personal verification, such as password and biometrics, to facilitate "non-face-to-face" security amidst increasing impersonation scam cases and data theft risks.
The SG$35 million ($25.95 million) grant is aimed at helping small financial institutions adopt digital tools so they can be more efficient in submitting data reports to the country's industry regulator.
Faced with issues related to fingerprint verification such as ageing, scarring, and dryness, Singapore will begin tapping both iris and facial biometrics as the main identifiers at all immigration checkpoints including the airport, ferry terminal, and Malaysian borders.
Singapore Computer Society launches reference document to guide businesses in the development of artificial intelligence ethics and governance as well as future training and certification of professionals.
Stressing the need to safeguard key systems, Singapore will set up a panel comprising global experts to offer advice on operational technology (OT) cybersecurity and launches the country's cybersecurity blueprint that focuses on securing digital infrastructure and cyber activities.
Social media platform removes more than 200 accounts for breaching its foreign or government interference policies, including 57 with links to the Philippine military and police.
British firm iProov inks deal to provide face verification technology used in Singapore's national digital identity system, enabling four million users to access e-government services with a biometric scan.
Bluetooth-enabled TraceTogether Tokens will be issued free to all residents and made mandatory to facilitate check-in procedures at some venues, as the city-state looks to resume more activities, including events with up to 250 participants.
Country will begin installing its next-generation satellite-based Electronic Road Pricing system from first-half 2021, which will eliminate the need for physical gantries, though smaller versions of these still will be installed to indicate toll charges.
ZDNet's Jason Cipriani and Jason Perlow talk with Karen Roby about how the security and trade brouhaha impacts everything from the future of regional carriers and the bottom lines of tech giants to 5G's prospects and consumer's pocketbooks. Read more: https://zd.net/2WzVRbq
If the legislation is passed, social media platforms may be ordered by government to disable accounts spreading fake news.
Health Minister Gan Kim Yong says the government had to "balance" the interests of affected individuals and general public after discovering in 2016 the personal data of individuals diagnosed with HIV had been illegally accessed, and only publicly revealed the incident in January 2019.
The Japanese government is working to secure IoT devices before the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, but it's doing so at the expense of citizens' privacy. Read more: https://zd.net/2SfO3t6
Canada, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, and now Australia have ratified TPP 11, with the Pacific rim trade deal to enter into force on December 30.
Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore says ride-sharing operator Grab adopted anti-competitive actions following its merger with Uber's regional operations, and fines each company more than S$6 million for the infringement.
Trump has said that he is working with the president of China to give ZTE 'a way to get back into business, fast'. Read more: https://zd.net/2jV989H
With six in 10 transactions still involving cash and cheques, Singapore lags behind other cities in e-payments, says Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, who urges need for country to keep pace.
We may dream of colonizing Mars, but in the meantime, a moonbase is on the table.