December 11, 2019

SMU and TIBCO Partner in Digital Vocational Training

TIBCO Software SVP EMEA & APJ Erich Gerber and Singapore Management University Dean of School of Information Systems Professor Pang Hwee Hwa discuss the talent shortage in digital vocational training and how corporates and the education sector are working together to bridge the gap.
December 11, 2019

Best Online Trading Platforms For Investors of All Ilks

Business24-7, a leading industry source of gold and forex trading experts, shares a shortlist of the best online trading platforms from beginners to the most seasoned investors.
December 11, 2019

Equinix & FPT Partnership Helps Crypto Co MTX Go Global

Equinix partners with Vietnamese telco provider FPT to help Vietnamese companies expand into overseas markets. This move will support blockchain-enabled cryptocurrency trading platform MTX to foray into the Southeast Asia market.
December 11, 2019

Zeemart Zaps FoodTech Prize at ASEAN-Korea Summit

Singapore-based Zeemart, a B2B FoodTech start-up wins the grand prize at the 2019 ASEAN-Republic of Korea Summit in Busan, November 2019.
December 11, 2019

Care Experiences Combats Social Isolation for Seniors

Homage launches a new program, Care Experiences, to increase engagement and reduce social isolation and dementia among seniors in Singapore.
December 10, 2019

Bosch Builds Tech Talent Pipeline in Berlin & Singapore

Bosch announces strategic partnerships with the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) and the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), with MoUs inked in conjunction with Singapore’s President Halimah Yacob’s first state visit to the Bosch IoT Campus in Berlin, Germany.

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December 11, 2019

SMU and TIBCO Partner in Digital Vocational Training

TIBCO Software SVP EMEA & APJ Erich Gerber and Singapore Management University Dean of School of Information Systems Professor Pang Hwee Hwa discuss the talent shortage in digital vocational training and how corporates and the education sector are working together to bridge the gap.

December 11, 2019

Best Online Trading Platforms For Investors of All Ilks

Business24-7, a leading industry source of gold and forex trading experts, shares a shortlist of the best online trading platforms from beginners to the most seasoned investors.

December 11, 2019

Equinix & FPT Partnership Helps Crypto Co MTX Go Global

Equinix partners with Vietnamese telco provider FPT to help Vietnamese companies expand into overseas markets. This move will support blockchain-enabled cryptocurrency trading platform MTX to foray into the Southeast Asia market.

December 11, 2019

Zeemart Zaps FoodTech Prize at ASEAN-Korea Summit

Singapore-based Zeemart, a B2B FoodTech start-up wins the grand prize at the 2019 ASEAN-Republic of Korea Summit in Busan, November 2019.

December 10, 2019

Bosch Builds Tech Talent Pipeline in Berlin & Singapore

Bosch announces strategic partnerships with the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) and the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), with MoUs inked in conjunction with Singapore’s President Halimah Yacob’s first state visit to the Bosch IoT Campus in Berlin, Germany.

December 10, 2019

Ucare.Ai Gives Patients Price Guaranteed Procedures

UCARE.AI, a Singapore-based health start-up, announces its AI-Powered Pre-Admission Cost of Hospitalisation Estimation APACHE system; enabling major hospitals in Singapore to offer fixed prices for certain medical procedures.

December 10, 2019

5G Will Reshape the Global Telecoms Sector in 2020

The Economist Intelligence Unit , Chief Telecoms Analyst Matt Kendall says global mobile penetration will rise rapidly in 2020, broadband expansion will slow and fixed lines will fall.

December 10, 2019

Top Five Tech Trends in Digital Infrastructure 2020

Equinix Chief Technology Officer Justin Dustzadeh says hybrid multicloud, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, data regulation and sustainability will be key factors influencing tech trends in digital transformation in 2020.

December 6, 2019

Skymind, HUAWEI CLOUD Sign MoU to Develop AI Hub

Skymind AI Berhad, the Southeast Asia arm of Skymind and Huawei Technologies sign a Memorandum of Understanding to develop a Cloud and Artificial Intelligence Innovation Hub to foster innovation and talent development in ASEAN, commencing with Malaysia and Indonesia in 2020.

December 6, 2019

OPPO First Smart Device Brand to Support DSS 5G

OPPO claims it has become the global first smart device brand to support DSS, and announces its plans to roll out DSS-enabled 5G smartphone in 2020.

November 29, 2019

SensorFlow Retrofits IoT Energy for SE Asia Hotels

SensorFlow, a technology start-up aimed at improving energy productivity in the hospitality industry, announces exclusive sustainability deals worth SGD 3.8 million with hotels across Southeast Asia.

November 28, 2019

Global Infrastructure Hub Launches InfraChallenge

InfraChallenge is seeking digital ideas from around the world to accelerate disruption in the infrastructure industry. The winning idea will receive exposure to the G20, support from MIT Solve, and AUD 50,000 to bring the idea to market.

November 27, 2019

HOOQ TV Eyes New Distribution Partnerships in Thailand

HOOQ TV announces plans to aggressively expand its footprint into the Thailand market by launching six new original productions by Q2, 2020. HOOQ also announces new partnerships with Grab and renewal of its partnership with M Pictures.

November 22, 2019

Where to Buy Real Estate in Europe 2020

M&G Real Estate Senior Associate Property Research Alex Lund shares his commercial and residential real estate investment picks for Europe in 2020.

November 21, 2019

Indian Textile Sector Grinds to Halt Under High CAPEX

A leading Indian daily carrying an advertisement expressing the plight of the textile industry and urging the Government to intervene is a telling signpost for an industry that has weathered major setbacks over the past few years; with closure of ginning factories, spinning mills and handloom units across the country.




TRIBES


December 10, 2019

Alex Rice and The Young Space Raccoon

We chat with some serious talent from HackerOne; Co-founder and CTO Alex Rice on his recent visit to Singapore to discuss security, software and building consumer trust and the young winner of the second bug bounty challenge with the Ministry of Defence, Singapore MINDEF2.0, Space Raccoon.

December 9, 2019

Pavel Matveev on Outbound Tourism in Asia

Wirex CEO Pavel Matveev discusses why the ever-increasing number of Asians embarking on holidays abroad means the market for mobile-based travel services in the APAC region will be ripe for exploitation.

November 27, 2019

Digital Renaissance of Rail Requires Shared Discourse

As Rail transport undergoes mass digitisation upgrades to security and systems, Alstom Senior Vice President Asia Pacific Ling Fang urges industry collaboration on security risk evaluation, protection targets and a common understanding between language and methodology.

November 25, 2019

Peter Lees on Second Wave Open Source

SUSE Chief Technologist APJ Peter Lees shares his thoughts on the open source movement and argues it will be a driver of change for software and tech innovation – and at great speed too.

November 20, 2019

Andy Gunawan Talks Mindsets & Data Sovereignty

Nintex Regional Director of Asia Andy Gunawan discusses why workflow automation is relevant across all industries and why he believes in the next decade there’s going to be big changes in how organisations’ digitally transform their businesses in Asia.

November 1, 2019

Danny Gilligan on Building a Good Data Republic

Data Republic Co-Founder and CEO Danny Gilligan shares his thoughts on robust data governance and how to motivate organisations to shift from pain avoidance to data ownership.

CULTURE CHOCK


December 11, 2019

Care Experiences Combats Social Isolation for Seniors

Homage launches a new program, Care Experiences, to increase engagement and reduce social isolation and dementia among seniors in Singapore.

December 10, 2019

Creative Accounting a Major Concern for Investors

As fears of a global economic downturn fuel investor caution, creative accounting is becoming a major concern for the Singapore investor community, with majority of investors believing these tactics are becoming more commonplace. According to a recent survey by BlackLine, 92 percent of investors believe more larger companies will resort to such practices over the next 12 to 18 months.

December 9, 2019

GDPR Compliance Rate Remains Lowest in Public Sector

Talend Senior Director of Product Marketing Jean-Michel Franco says when it comes to meeting GDPR compliance, Data Subject Access Rights continues to be the Achilles’ heel of organisations, with over half of companies surveyed not able to meet requests within the GDPR-specified one-month time limit.

November 29, 2019

People Matters TechHR Hits Singapore’s Shore

People Matters TechHR, Asia’s Largest HR and Work Technology conference will be back for the second time on February 19-21, 2020 at Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre Singapore.

November 14, 2019

Top Five Social Media Predictions for 2020

Socialbakers CEO Yuval Ben-Itzhak says 2019 was the year TikTok exploded and influencer marketing gained traction, especially with marketers in beauty, fashion, e-commerce and auto. For 2020, Ben-Itzhak dishes the scoop on digital marketing hotspots to watch out for on the global social media landscape.

November 14, 2019

Gen Zero Ownership; Subscription Economy for Apps

Liftoff releases its annual Mobile App Trends Report on the booming app economy. The report claims a cultural shift in consumer purchase behaviour, as subscription rates jumped more than 1.5x YoY.

November 13, 2019

Ricoh Launches Digital Workplace Services in Singapore

Ricoh unveils its new Singapore digital workplace services concept, designed to foster next-gen collaboration and productivity.

November 12, 2019

Public Space Design and Eco-Friendly Development

We explore the history and relationship between long term sustainable solutions and ethical responsibilities in public space design and development.

November 6, 2019

BizDevOps Breaks Down Silos, Improves User Experience

Dynatrace Cloud Strategist APAC Myvrin Yap says when BizDevOps strategies are put in place, they have the tangible effect of breaking down disruptive silos within organisations, which consequently, enhances overall user experience.

November 4, 2019

Hackers for Hire; Harnessing Hackers for Help

HackerOne CEO Marten Mickos shares why half a million hackers are registered in hacker-powered security programs and are increasingly being embraced by banks, insurance, and public institutions.

November 1, 2019

Hacktivism, Black Hats and Cyber Civil Disobedience

DXC Asia General Manager Security and Analytics Services Abdallah Zabian, discusses romanticism, hacktivism and motivations of black hat hackers and why there is a place for ethical hackers in cyberspace.

November 1, 2019

How to Prep and Pass Aptitude Tests

UK-based Practice Aptitude Tests Managing Director Guy Thornton shares some top tips on how to prepare to pass any recruitment assessments that comes your way.