August 7, 2020

How to Identify the Right Automation Tech for your Business

Antworks CEO Asheesh Mehra discusses the importance of identifying the right automation technologies to adopt to improve business resiliency and agility.
August 5, 2020

Cardinal Sins of Cyber Security; Mismanagement, Misconfiguration, Mistakes

CenturyLink APAC Director Product Management Security and former Member of Cloud Security Alliance Singapore Cheah Wai Kit sheds light on common misconceptions around security and why it is important for business leaders to instill cyber security awareness and responsibility among employees.
August 5, 2020

Trendlines Labs Opens Doors in Singapore, Seeks Creative Engineers

The Trendlines Group, an Israeli and Singapore-based investment group focused on inventing technologies and creating medical and agrifood companies, announces its expanding its in-house activities to Singapore with the establishment of Trendlines Labs Singapore in July 2020.
August 4, 2020

SMART Develops Antibody Treatment for Yellow Fever in Record Time

What has been dubbed The Rapid Response Strategy, has allowed SMART researchers to drastically reduce the time taken to develop treatment for yellow fever, Zika and COVID-19.
August 4, 2020

The Benevolence of Payments Modernisation in APAC

ACI Worldwide Senior Vice President & MD Asia Leslie Choo discusses the varied approaches towards payments modernisation that Governments in the APAC region are doing. Choo argues this creates plenty of opportunities for payments players, financial institutions and merchants to differentiate themselves, and lead in payments innovation.
August 4, 2020

Know your Software Security Requirements for your Requirements

Synopsys Software Integrity Group Security Consultant Jamie Boote shares how to build your own robust and specific software security requirements to help you lock down what your software does so it performs strictly as intended.

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August 5, 2020

Trendlines Labs Opens Doors in Singapore, Seeks Creative Engineers

The Trendlines Group, an Israeli and Singapore-based investment group focused on inventing technologies and creating medical and agrifood companies, announces its expanding its in-house activities to Singapore with the establishment of Trendlines Labs Singapore in July 2020.

August 4, 2020

SMART Develops Antibody Treatment for Yellow Fever in Record Time

What has been dubbed The Rapid Response Strategy, has allowed SMART researchers to drastically reduce the time taken to develop treatment for yellow fever, Zika and COVID-19.

July 27, 2020

Electrify to Tap USD 60M Energy Market in SE Asia

Electrify partners with Senoko Energy and ENGIE Factory to launch Singapore’s first peer-to-peer energy trading platform, SolarShare, allowing consumers to purchase renewable electricity produced by private solar panel owners via an online marketplace. Electrify CEO Martin Lim says the pilot project aims to leverage a forecasted USD 60M solar energy opportunity in Southeast Asia by 2023.

July 27, 2020

eBay Launches Global 24/7 Grant to Entice SMEs Online

eBay launches its Global 24/7 program this month, with the aim to help SMEs start their global online business by providing several benefits and tools, including incentives of up to USD 2,900

July 27, 2020

Google Promises 600 Positions for its Program Graduates

Google says its supporting thousands of locals through a new jobs and skills initiative to boost employment and employability outcomes under the SGUnited Jobs and Skills Package. Google says it will offer 100 job placements at its Singapore office with the remaining 500 vacancies offered by partners including Dentsu Aegis Network, Omnicom Media Group, Publicis, Sephora and Trip.com

July 27, 2020

GitHub Says Your Code is Safe in its Arctic Archive Program

GitHub shares the latest update on its Archive Program; the journey of the world’s open source code to the Arctic Circle in July.

July 22, 2020

Logistics Startup Shippit Seeks Tech Talent in SE Asia

Shopify Partners with Australian Logistics Tech Startup Shippit. Co-Founder Will On says the aim is to expand into Malaysia, Philippines, and Indonesia in the near future, with a focus on talent that has a deep understanding of local markets.

July 21, 2020

Cisco Offers Zero PC Financing Program to Prop Up SMEs

Cisco launches its 0% financing program to support SMEs on all its products including software, hardware and services valued up to USD 300,000 throughout SE Asia.

July 21, 2020

IBM Security says Use Less Tools and Forward Plan More

IBM Security’s fifth annual Cyber Resilient Organization Report claims security response planning is on the rise, however, containing attacks remains a hot issue as usage of more than fifty security tools led to less-than-effective security responses.

July 16, 2020

How Remote Work Influences Digitization and Automation

Kofax Senior VP & GM APJ Zakir Ahmed says many companies are looking to automation and digitization to reinvent old ways and navigate future uncertainties.

July 13, 2020

Nextbillion Reasons to Grab onto Hyperlocal Solutions

Enterprise AI startup Nextbillion.ai raises USD 7M in Series A investment lead by Lightspeed Venture Partners in Singapore.

July 13, 2020

Botsync Robotics Startup Promises Big Gains

Singapore-based robotics startup Botsync aims to scale its solutions to meet a growing demand for robotics automation in the manufacturing and logistics’ sectors.

July 13, 2020

Connected Conservation to Protect Wildlife in Kenya

Building on its alleged success of protecting rhino poaching in South Africa, Connected Conservation says its now expanding into Kenya to support six different conservancies.

June 25, 2020

US, China Battle Battery Energy Storage Pole Position

According to the latest report by Rethink Technology Research, the Battery Storage Market has been under-forecast in the run up to the 2020s and its sudden surge suggests a race to build momentum across the US, APAC and the Europe.

June 24, 2020

Singapore Economic Board Sets Up SGD 50 Million AI Lab

Johnson Controls Partners with the Singapore Economic Development Board to set up a lab that drives AI-based innovations in cognitive built environment technologies. An investment of SGD 50 million is planned to help improve sustainable urban living.

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August 7, 2020

How to Identify the Right Automation Tech for your Business

Antworks CEO Asheesh Mehra discusses the importance of identifying the right automation technologies to adopt to improve business resiliency and agility.

August 5, 2020

Cardinal Sins of Cyber Security; Mismanagement, Misconfiguration, Mistakes

CenturyLink APAC Director Product Management Security and former Member of Cloud Security Alliance Singapore Cheah Wai Kit sheds light on common misconceptions around security and why it is important for business leaders to instill cyber security awareness and responsibility among employees.

August 4, 2020

The Benevolence of Payments Modernisation in APAC

ACI Worldwide Senior Vice President & MD Asia Leslie Choo discusses the varied approaches towards payments modernisation that Governments in the APAC region are doing. Choo argues this creates plenty of opportunities for payments players, financial institutions and merchants to differentiate themselves, and lead in payments innovation.

August 4, 2020

Know your Software Security Requirements for your Requirements

Synopsys Software Integrity Group Security Consultant Jamie Boote shares how to build your own robust and specific software security requirements to help you lock down what your software does so it performs strictly as intended.

July 29, 2020

DBS Group CEO Piyush Gupta on the Moral Hazard of Banking Bailouts

DBS Group CEO Piyush Gupta shares his thoughts with Managing Asia’s Journalist Christine Tan on economy recovery, the challenges in kickstarting employment and business liquidity and the moral hazard of banking bailouts.

July 28, 2020

Huawei Chairman Urges Industry to Unite, Unify Standards

Huawei Rotating Chairman Guo Ping discusses how synergy across the five major tech domains of connectivity, AI, cloud, computing, and industry applications, will help unlock the full potential of 5G to drive commercial success at its virtual Better World Summit 2020 this month.

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July 30, 2020

Moncler Goes Full Digital, Hopes Strategy Doubles Sales in Three Years

Moncler Chairman and CEO Remo Ruffini says with the acceleration of its digital GTM strategy, Moncler aims to double the share of its online business over the next three years.

July 28, 2020

Lenovo says a Distributed Learning Strategy is the Future of Education

Lenovo’s latest study suggests tech changes from COVID-19 will have a long-term impact on how education is delivered and says that a distributed learning strategy is key to achieving best educational outcomes in the ‘new normal’. 

July 27, 2020

New Research Suggests Ridesourcing Substitutes Public Transit

New research by SMART suggests one third of ridesourcing substitutes Public Transit. The study finds that the substitution effect is more common in the city centre while complementary effects are more pronounced in suburban areas.

July 27, 2020

Guoco Tower Takes Gold at FIABCI World Prix d’Excellence

Singapore’s tallest building Guoco Tower named a world gold winner in the Mixed-Use Development Category at the 2020 FIABCI World Prix d’Excellence Award this month.

July 24, 2020

Emerging AI Gives Advertising Greater Contextual Relevance

Silverpush CRO Karthik Mehta discusses how AI-powered ‘contextual relevance’ is helping brands engage customers in targeted video advertising. 

July 22, 2020

The Right Way to Do Redundancies Remotely, Respectfully

Culture Amp Vice President APAC Katy Stevens discusses the sensitivities of having to make redundancies remotely and says doing it in a way that is respectful and helpful to everyone involved will go a long way to ensuring all involved will recover from the crisis.

July 15, 2020

The Power of Crowdsourcing for Collective Competition

HackerOne CEO Marten Mickos says gone are the days where organisations have to out-source work; he argues that crowdsourcing platforms are the way to go for companies and individuals who want to stay at the top of their game.

July 14, 2020

Recovery, Relapse, Rebounds and Revenge Travel

Tourism industry veteran, HotelPlanner CEO Tim Hentschel argues that a rise in tourism within the SEA region is to be expected over Q4, however, the increase may not entirely be attributed to revenge travel. Instead, Hentschel advises brands to consider region-specific characteristics as well as the lower cost of tourism in SEA.

July 10, 2020

Travel Consumers Need Tech but Want People

According to a new report by Amadeus ‘Human Touch to Human Tech’, while technology is a touch-point in every step of the traveler’s journey, human interaction still plays a crucial part in attracting consumers.

July 9, 2020

Innersourcing, The Art of Working with Developers

GitHub Vice President Asia Pacific Sam Hunt shares how business leaders can artfully extract value from software developers – with the right attitude and innersourcing.

July 7, 2020

ADA Dissects Social Media Trends in Asia

ADA Chief of Agency and Chief Operating Officer Anurag Gupta dissects social media consumption and what it means for brands in Asia.

July 3, 2020

A Screen of One’s Own, Adaptation of Working Life

Epson Director of Sales Singapore Tan May Lin says the current massive work-from-home experiment will open up flexible working options in the near future, therefore proper remote office fit-outs should be considered a home staple.