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Shanmugam, Balakrishnan clarify police use of COVID-19 contact tracing data across Singapore

Sparking concerns of violations of privacy, the Singapore government admitted that contact-tracing data gathered ostensibly for COVID-19...

Singapore

Google Play's best list of apps in Singapore and Malaysia have some new names this year

Google Play announced the winners of their Best of 2020 awards, a celebration of apps, games, books, movies and other top content in...

Gadgets

India, US extend nuclear agreement for another decade

India and the United States have extended the Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation on nuclear energy for 10 more years.

Global

IMDA partners IBM to create 300 tech jobs in Singapore

The initiative is part of IBM’s “Future-Ready Intelligent Digital Workforce Programme”, in support of the SGUnited Jobs and Skills...

Singapore

Capitaland's new smart cities solutions lab is first in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia’s first industry-led lab for smart cities solutions development – known as the Smart Urban Co-Innovation Lab – was...

Singapore

NTU scientists develop "mini brains" for robots to recognise pain and self-repair

NTU scientists have developed a system of "mini brains" that can be embedded in robots to help them recognise "pain" and self-repair.

Singapore

Google announces "end of office" with Google Workspace

Google Cloud has announced Google Workspace, which brings together messaging, meetings, docs, and tasks in an integrated experience.

Corporate

SIA launches digital version of the Star Alliance Connection Service

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has become the launch airline for the digital version of the Star Alliance Connection Service.

Singapore

IoT firm SensorFlow partners with ST Hospitality on smart hotel rooms in Singapore

SensorFlow, a Singapore-based tech firm with the stated goal of transforming the hotel industry into being smart and energy-efficient via...

Gadgets

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