Elon Musk’s Neuralink gets USFDA green light for clinical human trials — time to move things with your mind?

Neuralink announced on social media that recruitment for human trials would begin soon. The company has been perfecting the implant surgery...


Singapore investors sign six MoUs with Tamil Nadu; CM Stalin proposes monument to Lee Kuan Yew

MK Stalin addressed Singapore investors and met Singapore ministers, inviting them to a global business forum to be held in Tamil Nadu in...


Meta layoffs: Singapore jobs at risk as Facebook’s parent company begins third round of cuts

Meta eliminated some 11,000 jobs globally in November 2022; of them, an estimated 50 were from Singapore. The second round of layoffs came...


Tipu Sultan's personal sword auctioned for record price of INR 140 crore

The bedchamber sword of Tipu Sultan, the 18th century ruler of Mysuru, sold for INR 140 crore (GBP 14 million pounds or USD 17.4 million) at...


Would leave Europe if current form of regulation was adopted, says OpenAI CEO Sam Altman

OpenAI CEO and tech entrepreneur Sam Altman said yesterday that his firm would potentially exit Europe if the upcoming artificial...


Always be ready to seize the day, says serial entrepreneur and travel curator Bhavna Prasad Rastogi

Bhavna Prasad Rastogi, who curates women-only holidays under the brand Carpe Diem, tells CtoI about moving from being an employee to an...

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Panel investigating Hindenburg allegations against Adani Group gives clean chit to SEBI

A Supreme Court-appointed expert panel investigating India's regulatory mechanism regarding the Hindenburg allegations against the Adani...


SGX, NSE to launch platform to trade Nifty products in GIFT City from July 3

The Singapore Exchange (SGX) and India’s National Stock Exchange (NSE) are set to launch the SGX NSE Connect at the Gujarat International...


Sentosa Island, Singapore, to get rid of single-use plastic water bottles by 2023-end

The businesses that have pledged to eliminate single-use plastic bottles range from hotels and food & beverage outlets to any events held on...


OpenAI CEO Sam Altman tells US lawmakers 'AI regulation is essential'

Sam Altman, the CEO of OpenAI, the company responsible for creating Artificial Intelligence chatbot ChatGPT and image generator Dall-E 2,...


Kamala Harris’ address at round table for entrepreneurs of colour

Indian-American Vice-President Kamala Harris convened a roundtable for small business owners of colour at the White House.


Boom time in aviation: SIA Group posts net profit of SGD2.16bn, the highest in its 76-year history

The Group said that it used the challenges of the pandemic “to shore up liquidity and build its financial resilience”. It also retained...


Indian-origin Dylan Jadeja set to be new CEO of Riot Games

Indian-origin executive A Dylan Jadeja has been appointed as the new CEO of Riot Games, the developer of smash-hit video games like...


Indian economy: ‘Telangana speed’ brings USD500m investment from Foxconn, to create 25,000 jobs in the state

Taiwan-based Foxconn, one of the largest contract manufacturing companies in the world, and the government of Telangana, have held the...


Emirates airline makes boarding from Dubai fully digital; Emirates Group posts USD3 billion profit

From May 15, all passengers of Emirates airline departing from Dubai International Airport (DXB) will be using a mobile boarding pass...


Listen to your instincts to find your career path, and prioritise reskilling, advises Saurabh Singhal of DBS Singapore

Saurabh Singhal, Group Head – Marketing & MarTech for Institutional Banking at DBS Singapore, talks about how he found his perfect role.

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Who is Linda Yaccarino, Elon Musk's choice for new Twitter CEO?

Twitter owner Elon Musk confirmed that NBCUniversal executive Linda Yaccarino will take over as Twitter's chief executive officer (CEO),...


Call to boycott Starbucks in India after new coffee ad promotes sex change acceptance

Starbucks, the international coffee chain, has been attracting a lot of anger online from Indians after its latest commercial encouraged...


SAP and Google Cloud expand partnership to build the future of open data and AI for enterprises

The new offering enables customers to build an end-to-end data cloud that brings data from across the enterprise landscape using the SAP...


Indian government set to tax Netflix's domestic income: Reports

According to media reports, the Indian government is looking to tax Netflix Inc's domestic income.


Walmart to export goods worth USD 10 billion from India by 2027: CEO Doug McMillon

Retail giant Walmart yesterday said India’s unique ecosystem of suppliers will help the company reach its goal of exporting goods worth...


Bailout for Go First unlikely until engine supply issues solved: MoS Aviation VK Singh

Cash-strapped Go Airlines (India) Ltd is unlikely to get a government bailout unless something could be done about the engine supply...


DBS Singapore told to set aside SGD1.6 billion by MAS after digital banking outage

DBS Singapore, one of the top banks in South Asia, has been ordered by the Monetary Authority of Singapore to make an additional provision...


Wadia Group-owned bankrupt airline Go First may lose major part of its fleet

Indian airline Go First finds itself caught between a rock and a hard place as its attempt to start insolvency proceedings has been...


DBS Singapore digital banking disrupted… again; bank cites high traffic volume

Customers of DBS Singapore experienced intermittent outage on May 5, while trying to access digital banking services. This follows the...