Ride-sharing operator buys Singapore-based robo-advisory startup Bento, expanding its app offerings to include retail wealth management services in the country where it's eyeing a digital bank licence.
Singapore evokes online falsehoods law while Malaysia makes arrests in their attempt to stem the spread of inaccurate reports concerning the coronavirus.
Operated by Lawyers for Liberty, the website appears to have been blocked in Singapore following an order issued after the human rights group failed to comply with a previous correction directive. The group has sued the Singapore government over the order.
Telcos have until mid-February to put in a proposal for the two available licences.
Country signs agreement with International Chamber of Commerce and 17 multinational companies including Mastercard, Tokio Marine, and Standard Chartered Bank, to fuel the adoption of digital technologies in trade and commerce.
It's accompanied by an implementation and self-assessment guide for organisations, and a compendium of use cases.
Having wrapped up negotiations for the Digital Economy Partnership Agreement, which encompasses various components including digital identities, artificial intelligence, and digital trade, the three nations will now work to formally sign the agreement into force.
Country's government agencies must resolve repeated lapses and plug weaknesses in IT controls, especially given the speed at which new IT systems are implemented, says government committee responsible for assessing how public funds are used.
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.
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.
Singapore telco teams up with the local polytechnic to open a facility to test proof-of-concepts and applications running on 5G networks as well as develop the skillsets needed to support the industry.
Led by local lifestyle brand V3 Group and contactless card operator EZ-Link, the consortium plans to target small and mid-sized businesses as well as offer consumers with "micro-coverage" insurance services.
Games hardware maker has applied for a digital bank licence, leading a group that comprises partners from various verticals including automotive marketplace Carro, and will target the youth market.
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.
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.
Some personal information such as first and last name, date of birth, gender, email address, and encrypted password, as well as data related to beauty preferences may have been exposed.
A payment from Australia into Singapore recorded the fastest payment in the trial over SWIFT's gpi instant payments platform.
Customers will receive 3GB of mobile for walking 10,000 steps daily for a month.
Follows Mastercard functionality at SimplyGo launch in April.
Government says it will introduce in third-quarter 2019 a tool called SG-Verify, which will enable businesses to perform secure identity verification and data transfer via QR scans for use cases such as visitor registration and customer acquisition.
Singapore mobile operator now offers just two service plans at SG$25 for a SIM-only, no-contract base plan that includes 30GB of data and 1,000 minutes of talktime as well as a SG$30 base plan contract that includes the customer's device of choice and 12GB of data.
The Australian company plans to boost its APAC presence by building a new 60+ megawatt hyperscale data centre in Singapore.
If the legislation is passed, social media platforms may be ordered by government to disable accounts spreading fake news.
Just over a year after first announcing plans to collaborate, Singapore's Nanyang Technological University and Volvo Buses have launched a driverless electric bus stretching 12 metres long that can accommodate 80 passengers.
Singapore telco plans to fork out $525 million to increase its stake in Bharti Airtel, which will use the funds to boost its balance sheet and build out its network in "a highly competitive home market".
Internet giant unveils a physical space, occupying 7,200 square feet within its Singapore office, that it says offers various resources for developers from Southeast Asia, including hands-on mentorship, networking opportunities, and access to Google technologies.
Using 5G technology from Ericsson and a prototype 5G phone from Oppo, Singtel and Optus have made a Singapore-to-Australia 5G augmented reality call.
‘Aggressive’ and ‘intense’ competition from a carrier in India as well as only counting prepaid customers who are actually paying for a service saw Singtel Group drop 40 million mobile customers in the most recent quarter.
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.
Originally scheduled to come into effect at the end of January, e-payment user protection guidelines will now be rolled out on June 30, after industry regulator Monetary Authority of Singapore agrees to give local banks more time to implement the necessary support systems.