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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 sends out drones to watch over reservoirs

Singapore sends out drones to watch over reservoirs

Drones programmed to monitor water quality and activities initially will be deployed over two reservoirs, before another four are added to the roster later this year, and will slash 5,000 man-hours from the current 7,200 man-hours spent a year on these tasks.

May 27, 2021 by

TikTok appoints Singaporean as new CEO

TikTok appoints Singaporean as new CEO

Chinese video platform's new head Chew Shou Zi had joined its parent company ByteDance in March as CFO--a role which he continues to hold--and will work alongside new COO Vanessa Pappas, who had served as interim head.

May 1, 2021 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