Some 80% of businesses that choose to pay to regain access to their encrypted systems experience a subsequent ransomware attack, amongst which 46% believe it to be caused by the same attackers.
National University of Singapore and Nanyang Technological University set up SG$23 million ($17.39 million) research fund to develop cooling technologies for data centres operating in tropical locations, with a testbed facility slated to be ready this October.
Apart from acquiring Amazon third-party sellers, Singapore-based Rainforest will look to buy fast-growing brands that sell on Asian e-commerce platforms and build tools to help them centrally manage their transactions across these different marketplaces.
Technology is touted to draw power from a single device, such as a mobile phone placed in a pocket or smart watch on a wrist, to wirelessly power up to 10 other wearables placed on the human body.
The Prime Ministers of Australia and Singapore have jointly hinted at a travel bubble once a majority of people in both states are vaccinated.
Most early-stage founders still are unable to establish or articulate real-world business problems their startups want to solve, which can hinder their ability to attract investors, says StartupX CEO.
US software vendor pulls together 15 policy makers from seven Asia-Pacific markets, including Indonesia, Singapore, and South Korea, to form a cybersecurity executive council that it hopes will exchange threat intelligence and resources in a "timely and open manner".
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.
Revenue down, earnings down, net profit down, and impairments and reviews of Amobee and Trustwave underway as Singtel ends a disappointing year.
Consumers still will not be able to access full-fledged 5G services via the networks until compatible handsets in the market have been updated, though, selected Singtel users can do so by end of this week with Samsung's 5G-ready Galaxy S21 Ultra test units.
Social media platforms have been instructed to carry correction notices on posts claiming there is a Singapore strain of COVID-19, though, this order will apply only to their users in the country.
That companies continue to disregard the need for basic cybersecurity hygiene signals the need for firmer action, especially as cybercriminals turn their focus to operational technology sectors and cyber threats can result in real-world physical risks.
Facilitated through partnerships with Western Union and Wise, the service is available only for Google Pay users in the US and will be extended to more than 200 markets by end-2021, but there is no word yet on when it will be enabled for users outside Google's home nation.
Singapore-based data security vendor plans to tap funds from its latest round to support more workload types, such as Netsuite and Salesforce, and add more managed services providers to its partner network.
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.
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.
The Singapore bank's latest branch taps technology to improve customer service, providing a more interactive and intuitive experience, say DBS execs.
While there was no midnight launch this time for the Apple iPhone 5 as with previous handsets, some customers still queued up half a day before the device was made available at 8 a.m.
Social networking company shows off its Singapore office which recreates an old-time coffeeshop ambience and industrial-looking workspace.
Nanyang Technological University shows prototype of TV content distribution via cloud-based technology with added social functionalities.
Ahead of Aug. 9 national day celebrations, ZDNet Asia speaks with five local startups which showcase Singapore's culture through their recent products.
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.
South Korea makes a big show at Asia's mega infocomm trade show this week.
Pair will work on an IoT system that will allow the Korean carmaker to monitor vehicle telemetry in real time.
Two autonomous robots have been rolled out in a pilot to facilitate on-demand food and grocery deliveries within a trial area comprising 700 residential households.
To be built on a temporary land area spanning 40 acres, the "modular" system is expected to generate 80,000 megawatt hours of energy annually, which will be tapped to power Amazon's operations including data centres and fulfilment facilities.
Monetary Authority of Singapore outlines key security and operational risks financial institutions face as remote work practices take hold, including outsourcing and staff conduct, and what these organisations should do to mitigate such risks.
Country's e-government platform SingPass gets its first brand makeover since its launch 18 years ago, boasting access to 1,400 services offered by more than 340 organisations from both private and public sectors.
Chinese tech giant opens DigiX Lab that it says will provide mobile developers access to various resources, including Huawei Mobile Services' core kits and artificial intelligence technologies.
Its first such site outside the US, the Singapore hub is the result of a three-year $50 million investment that kicked off in 2019 and focuses on R&D work in digital transformation technologies, including edge computing, cybersecurity, and data analytics.
Legislation detailing the scope of law enforcement's access to COVID-19 contact tracing data is passed in Singapore, but questions are raised on whether police access should be included given the erosion in public trust.
Singapore telco offers enterprise customers the option to run its Multi-access Edge Compute 5G platform, tapped to process applications such as drones and augmented reality, on Microsoft's Azure cloud network.
The buses will run two routes at Singapore Science Park 2 and Jurong Island over a three-month pilot, during which data will be collected to assess the viability of the on-demand service as well as passenger safety and service reliability.
Its Singapore-based employees will now have the option of working remotely 90% of the time.
The company claims the mask can filter at least 95% of airborne particles.
Under the country's Criminal Procedure Code, the Singapore Police Force can obtain any data -- including information gathered by the contact tracing TraceTogether app and wearable token -- to facilitate criminal probes, confirms cabinet minister.
Video conferencing company plans for "hundreds" of engineering roles to support its R&D development centre in the country, where it is also doubling its data centre capacity.