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Google launches new digital payment experience in Singapore, after India

Customers of DBS, OCBC and Standard Chartered can now link their bank accounts to Google Pay to pay anyone in Singapore through PayNow.

Singapore

Supreme Court ruling sets stage for adoption of Bitcoin economy in India

The idea of making transactions with various types of cryptocurrencies has taken the world by storm. However, it presents its own set of...

Global

British-Indian minister Alok Sharma announces government investment to tackle space debris

United Kingdom's Indian-origin Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Alok Sharma confirmed a GBP 1-million...

UK

Facebook to give SGD4.75 million in grants to small businesses in Singapore

Facebook Singapore will be providing SGD 4.75 million in grants to businesses in the country that have experienced challenges due to the...

SMEs

Honouring Indian-American astronaut Kalpana Chawla, US company names spacecraft after her

United States' aerospace, defence, and security company Northrop Grumman has named its NG-14 Cygnus spacecraft after NASA Indian-American...

USA

India, US, Israel to cooperate in developing 5G technology: US official

India, Israel and the United States have begun collaboration in developmental area, and in next generation of emerging technologies,...

Global

Biotech firm based in India, UK wins Roddenberry Prize, named after 'Star Trek' creator

An India and United Kingdom-based genomics biotech company is among four worldwide projects that won the first-ever USD 1-million 2020...

Covid-19

StarHub brings early trial access of 5G to customers free of charge

Telecommunications company StarHub is the first in Singapore to unleash 5G services for customers, starting Tuesday, August 18.

Singapore

COVID-19 made Smart Nation initiative even more crucial: Balakrishnan

The COVID-19 pandemic has made Singapore's Smart Nation initiative even more crucial, said Minister-in-Charge of the Smart Nation Initiative...

Covid-19

Singapore announces transformation roadmap for training and adult education sector

Singapore has announced a slate of new initiatives to accelerate the transformation of the country's Training and Adult Education (TAE)...

Singapore

Grab expands suite of financial services, including a micro-investment solution and third party loans

Grab Financial Group is expanding its consumer ecosystem through a series of new financial services and products – including a...

Singapore

Singapore FinTech Festival 2020 will be world's first week-long 24 hour physical-digital hybrid event, alongside SWITCH

This year, Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) x Singapore Week of Innovation & TeCHnology (SWITCH) will expand to become the world’s first...

Singapore

DBS collaborates with CPF in industry first, to empower Singaporeans in retirement planning

In a first-of-its-kind collaboration between the Central Provident Fund (CPF) Board and a bank, DBS is introducing a retirement planning...

Singapore

DBS to pilot SingPass facial verification technology for signing up of banking services

DBS has partnered with the Government Technology Agency of Singapore (GovTech) to pilot the latter’s innovative SingPass Face Verification...

Singapore

55 Mediacorp classics to stream on Netflix from August 1

From August 1, a multilingual medley of Mediacorp content in English, Chinese, Malay and Tamil will be displayed in a dedicated...

Entertainment

​NTU and Google Cloud develop virtual assistant to help address freshmen queries

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has rolled out a new virtual assistant powered by Google Cloud to help some 6,000 incoming freshmen...

Singapore

Singapore launches 7 innovation challenges to overcome COVID-19 impact

Singapore has launched a series of seven National Innovation Challenges (NICs) to accelerate innovation efforts and help enterprises develop...

Covid-19

Twitter removes Trump campaign ad following copyright complaint by Linkin Park

Microblogging platform Twitter confirmed that it had removed a campaign video United States President Trump had retweeted over a copyright...

USA

DBS customers can now book and pay for Gojek rides directly through PayLah platform

More than 1.7 million DBS PayLah! users can now book and pay for their Gojek rides directly through the PayLah! platform.

Singapore

OCBC customers can use SingPass for ibanking login in Singapore's first

OCBC’s 1.8 million digital customers in Singapore are now able to use SingPass Mobile app as an alternative login to access the full suite...

Singapore

Google's Sundar Pichai announces USD 10 bn investment in India's digital economy sector

Google and Alphabet's Indian-origin CEO Sundar Pichai at the company’s sixth edition of Google for India event announced a ‘Google for...

USA

MAS concludes multi-currency blockchain project, highlights commercial potential

MAS announced the successful conclusion of the fifth and final phase of Project Ubin, a blockchain-based multi-currency payments network...

Singapore

IMDA launches almost 50 new digital community hubs islandwide

Digital Ambassadors will be stationed at each hub to provide one-to-one assistance on digital skills and knowledge to senior citizens and...

Singapore

India bans 60 Chinese apps following border dispute

Amid escalating border tensions with China, India’s government has banned nearly 60 Chinese mobile apps, including popular video-sharing...

Global

Vulnerable seniors to receive first batch of physical TraceTogether tokens

The physical TraceTogether tokens aim to help extend the protection provided by digital contact tracing tools to as many people in Singapore...

Covid-19