zdnet.com Archives - 03 December 2016, Saturday

  • Singapore telcos to support GSMA authenticaion standard

    zdnet.com 29 Nov '16, 4am

    Singapore's three mobile operators have announced plans to support a global authentication standard that will allow their customers to access online services with their mobile number. In a joint statement released Tuesday, M1, StarHub, and Singtel said they would adopt the GSMA authen...

  • Singapore telcos to support GSMA authenticaion standard

    zdnet.com 29 Nov '16, 3am

    Singapore's three mobile operators have announced plans to support a global authentication standard that will allow their customers to access online services with their mobile number. In a joint statement released Tuesday, M1, StarHub, and Singtel said they would adopt the GSMA authen...

  • StarHub, Veniam create connected vehicle mesh network in Singapore

    zdnet.com 21 Nov '16, 10pm

    Singaporean telecommunications company StarHub has signed a collaboration agreement with Veniam, a California-headquartered startup that builds Wi-Fi mesh networks using moving vehicles, to expand wireless coverage in Singapore. Under the agreement, Veniam will turn thousands of vehic...

  • Singapore outlines fintech strategy, releases sandbox guidelines

    zdnet.com 16 Nov '16, 12pm

    The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has outlined its framework for driving the country's fintech industry, focusing on the need to provide a "conducive" regulatory environment and ecosystem to support new technologies. To support fintech developments, the authority must provide ...

  • Singapore outlines fintech strategy, releases sandbox guidelines

    zdnet.com 16 Nov '16, 11am

    The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has outlined its framework for driving the country's fintech industry, focusing on the need to provide a "conducive" regulatory environment and ecosystem to support new technologies. To support fintech developments, the authority must provide ...

  • Singapore gives two players go-ahead to participate in mobile spectrum auction

    zdnet.com 16 Nov '16, 10am

    MyRepublic and TPG Telecom have received the go-ahead to participate in Singapore's upcoming spectrum auction, which winning bidder will become the country's fourth mobile operator. Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) said in a statement Wednesday that the two telcos had been ...

  • Google houses 1,000 employees in new Singapore office

    zdnet.com 10 Nov '16, 10am

    Google now employs some 1,000 staff in Singapore, where it has moved to a new four-storey office and looks to support an expanding team. Serving as the company's Asia-Pacific headquarters, the local office was first established in 2007 with a team of 24 and since grown to 1,000, suppo...

  • Google houses 1,000 employees in new Singapore office

    zdnet.com 10 Nov '16, 10am

    Google now employs some 1,000 staff in Singapore, where it has moved to a new four-storey office and looks to support an expanding team. Serving as the company's Asia-Pacific headquarters, the local office was first established in 2007 with a team of 24 and since grown to 1,000, suppo...

  • Singapore civil servants to be on Facebook Workplace by March 2017

    zdnet.com 10 Nov '16, 8am

    While others continue to debate whether Slack or Microsoft Teams is the better collaboration platform, Facebook has quietly inked a deal to put Singapore's public servants on Workplace. The country's 143,000 government employees were expected to have access to the collaboration servic...

  • Singapore civil servants to be on Facebook Workplace by March 2017

    zdnet.com 10 Nov '16, 8am

    While others continue to debate whether Slack or Microsoft Teams is the better collaboration platform, Facebook has quietly inked a deal to put Singapore's public servants on Workplace. The country's 143,000 government employees were expected to have access to the collaboration servic...

  • More 'investable' IoT ideas needed in Singapore

    zdnet.com 07 Nov '16, 10am

    Huawei has partnered the National University of Singapore's (NUS) entrepreneurial unit to introduce an accelerator focused on Internet of Things (IoT), promising startups access to the necessary ecosystem to market their ideas. Five startups would be selected to participate in the ini...

  • More 'investable' IoT ideas needed in Singapore

    zdnet.com 07 Nov '16, 10am

    Huawei has partnered the National University of Singapore's (NUS) entrepreneurial unit to introduce an accelerator focused on Internet of Things (IoT), promising startups access to the necessary ecosystem to market their ideas. Five startups would be selected to participate in the ini...

  • Singapore blocks mobile signals in bid to identify mystery train fault

    zdnet.com 02 Nov '16, 2pm

    Plagued with a mystery signalling fault that has disrupted train services multiple times, Singapore has resorted to blocking mobile communications in a desperate bid to identify the cause of the problem. The country's Circle Line (CCL) experienced "intermittent loss of signalling-rela...

  • Singapore blocks mobile signals in bid to identify mystery train fault

    zdnet.com 02 Nov '16, 1pm

    Plagued with a mystery signalling fault that has disrupted train services multiple times, Singapore has resorted to blocking mobile communications in a desperate bid to identify the cause of the problem. The country's Circle Line (CCL) experienced "intermittent loss of signalling-rela...

  • Lazada buys out Singapore e-supermart, as Amazon reportedly eyes SEA expansion

    zdnet.com 02 Nov '16, 11am

    Southeast Asian e-commerce operator Lazada is acquiring Singapore-based online supermarket in a move to expand its service offerings. The announcement comes amid reports Amazon also is finally entering the region with a Singapore launch slated for the first quarter of 2017. Lazada sai...

  • ​Q1 $6m bitcoin spend sees Digital X remain profitless |

    zdnet.com 01 Nov '16, 3am

    Digital X has released its quarterly activities report for the three months to September 30, 2016, reporting a $473,000 operating loss. Revenue for the ASX-listed firm came in at $6.09 million, down 60 percent year-on-year, with the company attributing the revenue lull to a number of ...

  • ​Q1 $6m bitcoin spend sees Digital X remain profitless |

    zdnet.com 01 Nov '16, 3am

    Digital X has released its quarterly activities report for the three months to September 30, 2016, reporting a $473,000 operating loss. Revenue for the ASX-listed firm came in at $6.09 million, down 60 percent year-on-year, with the company attributing the revenue lull to a number of ...

  • Singapore telco says DDoS attacks behind two recent outages

    zdnet.com 26 Oct '16, 10am

    StarHub has identified the cause of two service outages in the past week, pointing to distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks on its Domain Name Servers (DNS). Pockets of the Singapore telco's home broadband customers were unable to connect to the internet on October 22, and agai...

  • Singapore telco says DDoS attacks behind two recent outages

    zdnet.com 26 Oct '16, 10am

    StarHub has identified the cause of two service outages in the past week, pointing to distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks on its Domain Name Servers (DNS). Pockets of the Singapore telco's home broadband customers were unable to connect to the internet on October 22, and agai...

  • Singapore university partners Singtel to launch $30M cybersecurity lab

    zdnet.com 24 Oct '16, 10am

    The National University of Singapore (NUS) has joined hands with local carrier Singtel to jointly research and develop cybersecurity tools via a new facility. Called the NUS-Singtel Cyber Security Research and Development Laboratory, the S$42.8 million (US$30.8 million) facility was l...

  • Singapore university partners Singtel to launch $30M cybersecurity lab

    zdnet.com 24 Oct '16, 10am

    The National University of Singapore (NUS) has joined hands with local carrier Singtel to jointly research and develop cybersecurity tools via a new facility. Called the NUS-Singtel Cyber Security Research and Development Laboratory, the S$42.8 million (US$30.8 million) facility was l...

  • Singapore game designer wins Tata Communications F1 innovation challenge with augmented reality app

    zdnet.com 20 Oct '16, 7pm

    Tata Communications is hoping that a Formula 1 racing fan and Singapore-based game designer will pave the way for an immersive augmented reality experience that could be deployed in the future. The enterprise services firm awarded Datu YogaBrata $50,000 for winning Tata's 2016 F1 Conn...

  • Singapore game designer wins Tata Communications F1 innovation challenge with augmented reality app

    zdnet.com 20 Oct '16, 7pm

    Tata Communications is hoping that a Formula 1 racing fan and Singapore-based game designer will pave the way for an immersive augmented reality experience that could be deployed in the future. The enterprise services firm awarded Datu YogaBrata $50,000 for winning Tata's 2016 F1 Conn...

  • Singapore game designer wins Tata Communications F1 innovation challenge with augmented reality app

    zdnet.com 20 Oct '16, 7pm

    Tata Communications is hoping that a Formula 1 racing fan and Singapore-based game designer will pave the way for an immersive augmented reality experience that could be deployed in the future. The enterprise services firm awarded Datu YogaBrata $50,000 for winning Tata's 2016 F1 Conn...

  • Singapore to pilot self-driving buses, but crash puts focus on safety

    zdnet.com 19 Oct '16, 2pm

    Singapore's Land Transport Authority (LTA) says it will be piloting the use of self-driving buses as well as conducting research to improve real-tine monitoring of the national rail system. It signed an agreement to partner the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) on joint research ...

  • Singapore to pilot self-driving buses, but crash puts focus on safety

    zdnet.com 19 Oct '16, 2pm

    Singapore's Land Transport Authority (LTA) says it will be piloting the use of self-driving buses as well as conducting research to improve real-tine monitoring of the national rail system. It signed an agreement to partner the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) on joint research ...

  • Singapore moves to galvanise Asean efforts in cybersecurity

    zdnet.com 11 Oct '16, 8am

    Singapore wants to play a key role in galvanising efforts across Asean in cybersecurity and hopes to get things started with its investment towards initiatives such as CyberGreen and a new regional capacity building programme. The city-state played host to the Asean Ministerial Confer...

  • Singapore moves to galvanise Asean efforts in cybersecurity

    zdnet.com 11 Oct '16, 8am

    Singapore wants to play a key role in galvanising efforts across Asean in cybersecurity and hopes to get things started with its investment towards initiatives such as CyberGreen and a new regional capacity building programme. The city-state played host to the Asean Ministerial Confer...

  • Singapore urges need to thwart cyberattacks with coordinated local, global efforts

    zdnet.com 10 Oct '16, 11am

    The Singapore government has underscored the need to safeguard critical infrastructures and drive the necessary ecosystem to safeguard the nation's cyberspace, including pushing ahead with plans to restrict internet access among its employees. In his opening address Monday at the inau...

  • Singapore urges need to thwart cyberattacks with coordinated local, global efforts

    zdnet.com 10 Oct '16, 11am

    The Singapore government has underscored the need to safeguard critical infrastructures and drive the necessary ecosystem to safeguard the nation's cyberspace, including pushing ahead with plans to restrict internet access among its employees. In his opening address Monday at the inau...