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Singapore has one of the highest rates of mobile and Internet penetration in the world, and households worldwide. Its government sets aside over S$1 billion yearly on ICT tenders and recognizes the importance of "skills, innovation and productivity" in ensuring economic growth.

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Singapore online falsehoods law to face first court appeal

Singapore online falsehoods law to face first court appeal

Paving the first time the country's online falsehoods law will be argued in court, the Singapore Democratic Party says it has filed an appeal after Manpower Minister Josephine Teo rejected the opposition party's application to retract correction directions issued against three of its online posts.

January 8, 2020 by

Singapore must look beyond online falsehood laws as elections loom

Singapore must look beyond online falsehood laws as elections loom

Country's government is missing the point with its use of correction directives, when it should be looking more closely at how the legislation can be used to address bigger security threats as it prepares for its first elections since the emergence of technology, such as deepfake, and increased online interference.

January 7, 2020 by

Singapore tax on overseas digital services kicks in tomorrow

Singapore tax on overseas digital services kicks in tomorrow

Country's GST will be extended to include overseas digital services, including cloud storage, media subscription, and mobile apps, from January 1, 2020, with more than 100 providers of such services registered and slated to begin charging in the new year.

December 30, 2019 by

StarHub, U Mobile to run 5G roaming tests

StarHub, U Mobile to run 5G roaming tests

The trials will run entirely on 5G, and independent of 4G infrastructure, which the Singapore and Malaysia telcos say make these different from other roaming trials that still tap 5G non-standalone technology.

December 30, 2019 by

AI, robotics amongst skills most sought after in Singapore

AI, robotics amongst skills most sought after in Singapore

Artificial intelligence specialists, robotics engineers, and data scientists are on the list of top 15 roles employers seek in Singapore, according to LinkedIn, which lists machine learning, Python, and TensorFlow as amongst skillsets these professionals will need.

December 10, 2019 by

BlackBerry opens Expert Center in Singapore

BlackBerry opens Expert Center in Singapore

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.

December 12, 2012 by

Convergence in reality

Convergence in reality

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.

June 20, 2007 by

StarHub and U Mobile to run 5G roaming tests

The trials will run entirely on 5G, and independent of 4G infrastructure, which the Singapore and Malaysia telcos say make these different from other roaming trials that still tap 5G non-standalone technology.

January 2, 2020

Galaxy Fold to unfold in Singapore on September 18

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.

September 11, 2019

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