ZDNet | Technology News, Analysis, Comments and Product ...

ZDNet's breaking news, analysis, and research keeps business technology professionals in touch with the latest IT trends, issues and events.

  • Sandbox initiative allows Singapore to figure out fintech regulations

    Sandbox initiative allows Singapore to figure out fintech regulations

    zdnet.com 23 Jun '16, 10am

    Singapore's initiative to implement a "sandbox" environment will allow the government to better understand and figure out whether new regulations are necessary to support the local fintech industry. Latest news on Asia Telstra sells Autohome for AU$2.1b ​LG's mobile business is ripe f...

  • France seeks Singapore founders in startup initiative

    zdnet.com 23 Jun '16, 7am

    France is looking for Singapore entrepreneurs to join its year-long French Tech Ticket initiative, which offers funding and mentoring support to startups from across the globe. Latest news on Asia Telstra sells Autohome for AU$2.1b ​LG's mobile business is ripe for an overhaul ​Pantec...

  • Singapore mobile ad firm fined $950K for 'deceptively' tracking consumer location

    zdnet.com 23 Jun '16, 9am

    Singapore-based InMobi has been fined US$950,000 for allegedly tracking the movements of consumers and serving their location-targeted advertising without their knowledge or consent. Alongside the financial penalty, the mobile advertising company also would have to establish a "compre...

  • Singapore unveils drastic move that puts government in pre-internet era

    zdnet.com 08 Jun '16, 10am

    The Singapore government is cutting off internet connection from all computers used by employees in the public sector, throwing up critical questions about how this move will impact its smart nation and e-government services in future. The switch would be turned off come May 2017 as t...

  • IBM Watson Centre, Garage & Design Studio open in Singapore

    zdnet.com 09 Jun '16, 11am

    IBM has set up three new facilities in Singapore touted to offer access to its cognitive computing and design capabilities as well as a testbed to build product prototypes based on emerging technologies. Located at tech vendor's local office at Marina Bay Financial Centre, the new IBM...

  • Singapore pilots solar-powered outdoor Wi-Fi hotspots

    zdnet.com 31 May '16, 12pm

    Singapore has kicked off a year-long pilot using solar energy to power outdoor public Wi-Fi hotspots on its southern island resort, Sentosa. If determined to be feasible, the deployment would be extended to other parts of the city-state and support the national public Wi-Fi network, W...

  • IBM pushes blockchain, cognitive gameplay in Singapore

    zdnet.com 03 Jun '16, 12am

    IBM has expanded its ambition to become a cognitive services provider into this neck of the woods, where it will soon open new hubs in Singapore and Tokyo to provide a startup developer environment for enterprises. Executives at the IBM Solutions Connect 2016 conference held Thursday ...

    1. Blockchain coindesk.com 07 Jun '16, 9pm
  • Singapore to run data centre trials in hot climate conditions

    zdnet.com 30 May '16, 5am

    Singapore is creating test environments to assess if data centres are able to operate at optimal levels even in hotter, tropical climates. The Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) said Monday it was working with various industry players to evaluate the feasibility of a "tropical data ...