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Enterprises benefit from IBM-Red Hat deal, but success depends on culture
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Enterprises benefit from IBM-Red Hat deal, but success depends on culture

October 30th, 2018 | by Grace Chng
It seems like a good deal for both IBM and Red Hat but will the open source community that empowers Red Hat continue to support...
Singapore competition watchdog fines Grab, Uber a total of S$13 million, a drop in the ocean
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Singapore competition watchdog fines Grab, Uber a total of S$13 million, a drop in the ocean

September 24th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
A S$13 million fine is no trivial sum, but put into perspective, theĀ amount just reinforces the idea that Grab and Uber have grown too big to...
Singapore authorities threaten to unwind Grab-Uber merger but the cab has long left
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Singapore authorities threaten to unwind Grab-Uber merger but the cab has long left

July 8th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
In the Grab-Uber merger, the authorities here have been shown up in the fast-moving digital economy. They have been exposed and...
Troubles with Grab-Uber merger a reminder of the complexity of urban issues
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Troubles with Grab-Uber merger a reminder of the complexity of urban issues

April 1st, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
People had high expectations - perhaps unrealistic ones - of technology solving many of today's problems. Grab merging with Uber shattered many...
As Uber gives up Southeast Asia to Grab, what’s the deal for consumers?
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As Uber gives up Southeast Asia to Grab, what’s the deal for consumers?

March 26th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
For Grab, there will also be no urgency to cut prices and run endless promotions to capture a market. It is now the undisputed king of the...
Commentary: About time IDA and MDA merged
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Commentary: About time IDA and MDA merged

January 18th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
With the long overdue merger, the hope is that the new regulators will take a light-touch...