zdnet.com Archives - 06 February 2016, Saturday

  • Singtel pushes 10Gbps service to Singapore homes

    zdnet.com 03 Feb '16, 12pm

    Singtel has announced a new fibre broadband service that will push speeds of up to 10Gbps to residential homes in Singapore. The service offering follows a pilot trial last year involving selected customers and is delivered off the telco's Next Generation Gigabit Passive Optical Netwo...

  • Singtel pushes 10Gbps service to Singapore homes

    zdnet.com 03 Feb '16, 12pm

    Singtel has announced a new fibre broadband service that will push speeds of up to 10Gbps to residential homes in Singapore. The service offering follows a pilot trial last year involving selected customers and is delivered off the telco's Next Generation Gigabit Passive Optical Netwo...

  • Bitcoin market surge bolsters Digital X

    zdnet.com 29 Jan '16, 6am

    Fintech firm Digital X has reported a total operating and investing cash flow of $410,000 for the first half of the 2016 financial year on the back of a second quarter increase of 33 percent year-on-year to $746,000. Latest Australian news Megaport reports negative net cash flow of AU...

  • Bitcoin market surge bolsters Digital X

    zdnet.com 29 Jan '16, 5am

    Fintech firm Digital X has reported a total operating and investing cash flow of $410,000 for the first half of the 2016 financial year on the back of a second quarter increase of 33 percent year-on-year to $746,000. Latest Australian news Megaport reports negative net cash flow of AU...

  • How bitcoin tech could spark a revolution in government services

    zdnet.com 19 Jan '16, 1pm

    Bitcoin technology has many uses. Image: CNET/CBS Interactive The bitcoin digital currency is underpinned by a distributed ledger based on block chain technology: in this case the distributed bitcoin ledger ensures that the bitcoins are authentic. But the basic block chain approach ca...

  • How bitcoin tech could spark a revolution in government services

    zdnet.com 19 Jan '16, 1pm

    Bitcoin technology has many uses. Image: CNET/CBS Interactive The bitcoin digital currency is underpinned by a distributed ledger based on block chain technology: in this case the distributed bitcoin ledger ensures that the bitcoins are authentic. But the basic block chain approach ca...

  • Dell opens Singapore lab to tap IoT growth in APAC

    zdnet.com 19 Jan '16, 3am

    With interest in Internet of Things (IoT) ramping up in Singapore, so are tech vendors eager to ride the wave. One such market player is Dell, which has just announced a new test site dedicated to the technology. Latest news on Asia Singapore restructures government ICT space with mer...

  • Singapore restructures government ICT space with merger, new unit

    zdnet.com 18 Jan '16, 12pm

    The Singapore government has unveiled plans to merge two key industry agencies as well as create a new entity to oversee ICT deployments in the public sector. Latest news on Asia South Korea to spend $66 billion in creating own 'Silicon Valley' Entrepreneurs welcome Modi's action plan...

  • Singapore restructures government ICT space with merger, new unit

    zdnet.com 18 Jan '16, 12pm

    The Singapore government has unveiled plans to merge two key industry agencies as well as create a new entity to oversee ICT deployments in the public sector. Latest news on Asia South Korea to spend $66 billion in creating own 'Silicon Valley' Entrepreneurs welcome Modi's action plan...

  • M1 and Huawei attain 1Gbps 4G mobile speeds in Singapore

    zdnet.com 15 Jan '16, 5am

    Singapore's third-largest telecommunications carrier, M1, has announced that it attained 1Gbps download/130Mbps upload speeds on its 4G mobile network in Singapore in partnership with Chinese technology giant Huawei. The trial was conducted inside of M1's LTE Advanced test lab, and at...

  • M1 and Huawei attain 1Gbps 4G mobile speeds in Singapore

    zdnet.com 15 Jan '16, 5am

    Singapore's third-largest telecommunications carrier, M1, has announced that it attained 1Gbps download/130Mbps upload speeds on its 4G mobile network in Singapore in partnership with Chinese technology giant Huawei. The trial was conducted inside of M1's LTE Advanced test lab, and at...

  • Suspected members of Bitcoin extortion group DD4BC arrested

    zdnet.com 13 Jan '16, 11am

    "Europol's apprehension of the extortionists behind the DD4BT group signifies a high-profile win for law enforcement, but this isn't the last we've heard of DDoS attacks for the purpose of ransom. For organizations such as banks, financial institutions and even gambling websites, netw...

  • Suspected members of Bitcoin extortion group DD4BC arrested

    zdnet.com 13 Jan '16, 11am

    "Europol's apprehension of the extortionists behind the DD4BT group signifies a high-profile win for law enforcement, but this isn't the last we've heard of DDoS attacks for the purpose of ransom. For organizations such as banks, financial institutions and even gambling websites, netw...

  • Bitcoin Group CEO eyes billion-dollar opportunity with upcoming ASX debut

    zdnet.com 13 Jan '16, 3am

    Bitcoin and its underlying blockchain technology is a billion dollar opportunity, rather than a million dollar opportunity, according to Bitcoin Group CEO Sam Lee. The Melbourne-based bitcoin mining firm is days away from listing on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), with Lee b...

  • Singapore pledges $13.2B to drive tech R&D

    zdnet.com 11 Jan '16, 8am

    The Singapore government has pledged S$19 billion (US$13.18 billion) towards supporting research and development efforts aimed at driving the country's economic growth. Latest news on Asia ‚ÄčExport of Chinese-made drones increases Indian telecom firms to pay arrears of $8 billion to th...

  • Singapore pledges $13.2B to drive tech R&D

    zdnet.com 11 Jan '16, 8am

    The Singapore government has pledged S$19 billion (US$13.18 billion) towards supporting research and development efforts aimed at driving the country's economic growth. Latest news on Asia ‚ÄčExport of Chinese-made drones increases Indian telecom firms to pay arrears of $8 billion to th...

  • Hope rests on Netflix to shake up Singapore TV market

    zdnet.com 08 Jan '16, 1am

    The much-anticipated availability of Netflix in Singapore finally comes to fruition, much to the delight of consumers island-wide, but local takeup will depend on its ability to secure content deals and compete with the market incumbents. Latest news on Asia AWS launches two new Korea...

  • Hope rests on Netflix to shake up Singapore TV market

    zdnet.com 08 Jan '16, 1am

    The much-anticipated availability of Netflix in Singapore finally comes to fruition, much to the delight of consumers island-wide, but local takeup will depend on its ability to secure content deals and compete with the market incumbents. Latest news on Asia AWS launches two new Korea...

  • Singapore investors lead $45M funding in IoT firm

    zdnet.com 05 Jan '16, 3pm

    US-based Internet of Things (IoT) vendor Greenwave Systems has secured US$45 million in its Series C, raising most of the funds from Singapore investors. Latest news on Asia Samsung warns of difficult financial year to come Lenovo takes wireless charging and WiGig to the monitor Black...

  • Singapore investors lead $45M funding in IoT firm

    zdnet.com 05 Jan '16, 3pm

    US-based Internet of Things (IoT) vendor Greenwave Systems has secured US$45 million in its Series C, raising most of the funds from Singapore investors. Latest news on Asia Samsung warns of difficult financial year to come Lenovo takes wireless charging and WiGig to the monitor Black...

  • Singapore must mind the cracks in 2016

    zdnet.com 03 Jan '16, 2am

    As Singapore ends a year marked by glitches in its transport and e-government infrastructures, its 2016 resolution must focus on identifying--and sealing--all potential cracks in the system. Latest news on Asia Early IT adoption doesn't mean Singapore e-gov systems need overhaul Battl...

  • Singapore must mind the cracks in 2016

    zdnet.com 03 Jan '16, 2am

    As Singapore ends a year marked by glitches in its transport and e-government infrastructures, its 2016 resolution must focus on identifying--and sealing--all potential cracks in the system. Latest news on Asia Early IT adoption doesn't mean Singapore e-gov systems need overhaul Battl...

  • Early IT adoption doesn't mean Singapore e-gov systems need overhaul

    zdnet.com 30 Dec '15, 1am

    Being an early adopter of technology, Singapore's public sector may very well be susceptible to vulnerabilities inherent in legacy systems, but this does not mean the country's e-government systems need a complete overhaul. Latest news on Asia Battle over Facebook's Free Basics intern...

  • Early IT adoption doesn't mean Singapore e-gov systems need overhaul

    zdnet.com 30 Dec '15, 1am

    Being an early adopter of technology, Singapore's public sector may very well be susceptible to vulnerabilities inherent in legacy systems, but this does not mean the country's e-government systems need a complete overhaul. Latest news on Asia Battle over Facebook's Free Basics intern...

  • Soft demand for IT skills in Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines

    zdnet.com 22 Dec '15, 1pm

    Online recruitment of IT and BPO executives dipped last month across three Asean markets, with this sector emerging as one of Malaysia's lowest growth areas. Latest news on Asia Lenovo gears up for long march to be a serious enterprise challenger Toshiba predicts $4.5bn loss, plans to...

  • Visa brings token service to Singapore with UOB partnership

    zdnet.com 15 Dec '15, 12am

    Visa together with the United Overseas Bank (UOB) has launched the Visa Token Service in Singapore, the first country in Asia Pacific, as part of moves to enhance security around mobility and digital payments. According to Visa, the Visa Token Service is a security technology that rep...

  • Visa brings token service to Singapore with UOB partnership

    zdnet.com 15 Dec '15, 12am

    Visa together with the United Overseas Bank (UOB) has launched the Visa Token Service in Singapore, the first country in Asia Pacific, as part of moves to enhance security around mobility and digital payments. According to Visa, the Visa Token Service is a security technology that rep...

  • SGI denies links with alleged bitcoin founder Craig Wright

    SGI denies links with alleged bitcoin founder Craig Wright

    zdnet.com 11 Dec '15, 6am

    High performance computing firm SGI has denied any involvement with Cloudcroft Supercomputers Australia, a supercomputer firm that was founded by suspected bitcoin founder Craig Wright under his parent company DeMorgan. In a letter featuring the SGI letterhead and the supposed signatu...

  • DBS Bank sets up $10M fund for Singapore startups

    zdnet.com 04 Dec '15, 5am

    DBS Bank says it is setting aside S$10 million over the next five years to fund various initiatives to support the Singapore startup ecosystem. Latest news on Asia Japan Display closer to takeover of Sharp LCD Symantec invests in opening a Singapore security centre Taxi-booking apps g...

  • DBS Bank sets up $10M fund for Singapore startups

    zdnet.com 04 Dec '15, 5am

    DBS Bank says it is setting aside S$10 million over the next five years to fund various initiatives to support the Singapore startup ecosystem. Latest news on Asia Japan Display closer to takeover of Sharp LCD Symantec invests in opening a Singapore security centre Taxi-booking apps g...