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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

DBS named winner of global digital transformation award

DBS has been named the inaugural winner of the Digital Transformation Award in the Hackett Group’s Digital Awards 2020.

Singapore

Singtel, Starhub-M1 consortium and TPG awarded license to deploy 5G networks in Singapore

IMDA has granted licenses to Singtel, TPG Telecom and the Joint-Venture Consortium (JVCo1) formed by StarHub and M1 to operate 5G networks...

Singapore

Over 500 SMEs accessed new overseas markets with IMDA's Grow Digital initiative

The Grow Digital initiative has helped more than 500 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore gain access to new overseas...

Singapore

DBS partners Food Bank Singapore to create virtual food banking app

DBS Bank has partnered The Food Bank Singapore to better address food gaps for the vulnerable by connecting corporate donors to food support...

Singapore

Indian-origin Prabhakar Raghavan appointed head of Google Search

American tech giant Google has appointed Indian-origin tech executive Prabhakar Raghavan as the new head of its Search and Assistant...

Corporate

Digitalisation key to post-COVID-19 world, but needs X-factor to succeed: Iswaran

In the post-pandemic world, digitalisation and digital inclusion are the twin engines that will take Singapore to our digital future.

Covid-19

NTU and Facebook pilot programme to develop data centre talents in Singapore

Tech giant Facebook has partnered Nanyang Technological University Singapore (NTU) to launch a pilot programme aimed at developing local...

Singapore

Apple and Google jointly launch new tool to improve contact tracing apps

Apple and Google have joined hands to launch a new tool that will enable apps created by public health agencies to work more accurately,...

Covid-19

Google makes video conferencing tool free for all, accommodates up to 100 people

Google has re-engineered its video conferencing tool Google Meet, originally built for secure business meetings, to make it free and...

Global

IMDA calls for innovative solutions to tackle COVID-19 challenges

The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) has called for innovative solutions to tackle challenges faced by Singaporeans and...

Covid-19

Vitamin Sea: First commercial drone delivery in Singapore takes flight

Homegrown startup F-drones has completed the first ever commercial Beyond-Visual-Line-of-Sight (BVLOS) drone delivery in Singapore on April...

Singapore

IMDA awards 5G network licences to Singtel and M1-Starhub joint venture

Singtel and a joint-venture consortium formed by StarHub and M1 have been awarded 5G network licences by Singapore's Infocomm Media...

Singapore

SensorFlow raises USD 8.3 Million in Series A+ funding

Singapore-based startup, SensorFlow has raised USD 8.3 million in Series A+ funding, to advance its solutions and for international...

Corporate

Towards cleaner, greener hotels in Asia and beyond with SensorFlow

Singapore-based cleantech start-up SensorFlow’s technology is allowing any hotel building to optimise their energy consumption and make a...

Singapore Spotlight - @work

Indian-origin Arvind Krishna to be new IBM CEO

Indian-origin executive Arvind Krishna, 57, is set to take charge of International Business Machines Corp (IBM) from April after its Chief...

Corporate

Indian women politicians face higher level of online abuse than US, UK counterparts: Study

According to a study of Twitter traffic, Indian women politicians experienced substantially higher online abuse than their United Kingdom...

Global

Future of manufacturing showcased at the launch of HP-NTU's new corporate lab

At the official opening of the HP-NTU Digital Manufacturing Corporate Lab on January 21, researchers from the HP-NTU Digital Manufacturing...

Singapore

Microsoft, Google on opposite sides of debate over EU proposal to temporarily ban facial-recognition tech

Microsoft and Google came down on opposite sides of the European Union proposal to temporarily ban facial-recognition technology.

Corporate

DBS launches QR-based payment solution for businesses

Paying suppliers and vendors with cash could soon be a thing of the past for Singapore’s 28,000 coffee shops, hawker centres and...

Singapore

Singapore's first smart town in Punggol

The first ever smart town in Singapore will integrate residential districts, a business park, a university campus, community facilities, and...

Singapore

Four IAF pilots chosen for Gaganyaan mission: ISRO chairman

The Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) K Sivan announced that four Indian Air Force (IAF) pilots have been chosen to...

Global

Indian-origin software techies from Google, Amazon, Facebook write open letter criticising CAA

Indian and Indian-origin employees at tech giants including Google, Uber, Amazon, Microsoft and Facebook have written and signed an open...

Global

The highest-paid YouTube star is just 8 years old

The most highly-paid YouTube star is just eight years old, and he's considered a veteran of the "unboxing" genre.

Singapore