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Q&A: With LiFi, an LED light can link up smart devices securely, says Signify
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Q&A: With LiFi, an LED light can link up smart devices securely, says Signify

November 21st, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
Security is a selling point of LiFi, a wireless technology that lets users link up using the light from LED lamps, says Signify, the company formerly known as Philips...
Go-to-market help to boost Hong Kong’s startup push
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Go-to-market help to boost Hong Kong’s startup push

November 7th, 2018 | by Grace Chng
Though overshadowed by mainland China, startups in Hong Kong are seeking to carve an opening into Asia-Pacific with more go-to-market...
Q&A: PropertyGuru uses AI to better match property buyers and sellers
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Q&A: PropertyGuru uses AI to better match property buyers and sellers

September 28th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
AI now helps to learn more about a home buyer's preferences so that PropertyGuru can match them to a home that fits, Kamboj tells Techgoondu. And it is paying...
Q&A: APIs needed to accelerate IoT growth, says CA
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Q&A: APIs needed to accelerate IoT growth, says CA

September 7th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
The speed that is needed to make sense of the data from IoT devices means that enterprises have to rely on APIs instead of building from ground-up, says...
Q&A: Telcos have to move faster to compete with new and old rivals, says Nokia
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Q&A: Telcos have to move faster to compete with new and old rivals, says Nokia

June 11th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
Key to telcos' transformation is the cloud, according to equipment maker Nokia, which recently opened a cloud collaboration centre in...
Q&A: Consumers will use cryptocurrencies and not even know it, says Abra
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Q&A: Consumers will use cryptocurrencies and not even know it, says Abra

April 30th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
In many cases, consumers will use cryptocurrencies but won’t even know they’re using the digital money, according to Abra founder and CEO Bill...
Q&A: Face recognition is changing how a safe, smart city is run, says NEC
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Q&A: Face recognition is changing how a safe, smart city is run, says NEC

January 23rd, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
Accuracy is no longer a concern today, says Walter Lee, evangelist and government relations leader at NEC's Global Safety...
Q&A: Cloud customers have to be responsible for cyber security too, says Barracuda Networks
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Q&A: Cloud customers have to be responsible for cyber security too, says Barracuda Networks

December 7th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
The cloud is secure, if you make it secure, said James Forbes-May, Barracuda Networks' vice president of APAC...
Q&A: Hyperconvergenced infrastructure needs a mindset change but is the way forward: Dell EMC
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Q&A: Hyperconvergenced infrastructure needs a mindset change but is the way forward: Dell EMC

October 24th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) promises a simplified setup for enterprises building out their data centre infrastructure, but some are still reluctant to take the first important step towards the new...
Q&A: A smart city has to solve problems, not just deploy technology
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Q&A: A smart city has to solve problems, not just deploy technology

August 29th, 2017 | by Techgoondu
A successful smart city is not a city that’s filled to the brim with fancy, new technology, but a city that has managed to overcome the typical challenges of urban life, says Jan Adriaenssen of...
Q&A: Ericsson sees 5G rollouts to end-users by 2020
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Q&A: Ericsson sees 5G rollouts to end-users by 2020

June 5th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Ericsson's head of network products in Southeast Asia, Linda Lindberg, says 5G demos so far already offer a glimpse of what the technology...
Q&A: Constant need to adapt skills even as digitalisation brings jobs to infocomm sector
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Q&A: Constant need to adapt skills even as digitalisation brings jobs to infocomm sector

May 2nd, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Infocomm technology (ICT) talent will be in demand with the digitalisation of the economy, society and government, says Khoong Hock Yun, the assistant chief executive for development at...
Q&A: Futurologist Ian Pearson says selfies will grow up to be more useful
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Q&A: Futurologist Ian Pearson says selfies will grow up to be more useful

April 7th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Dr Ian Pearson, a British futurologist, tells Techgoondu that the selfie will become more important over time as people grow more accepting of sharing their images...
Q&A: Enterprises can manage data efficiently on the cloud, says Veritas
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Q&A: Enterprises can manage data efficiently on the cloud, says Veritas

March 6th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Enterprises can enjoy the scale and reach of the cloud and still manage their data efficiently, says Veritas' country manager for Singapore, Sheena Chin, in this month's...
Q&A: SMEs in Asia-Pacific have to be better prepared for cyber attacks
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Q&A: SMEs in Asia-Pacific have to be better prepared for cyber attacks

December 13th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
No one can protect everything all of the time, but SMEs can ensure that their most important data is given maximum...
Q&A: Internet of Insecure Things? Think security as the logical first step, says Sophos
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Q&A: Internet of Insecure Things? Think security as the logical first step, says Sophos

September 28th, 2016 | by Techgoondu
IoT security should be treated as a first-class problem that has to be tackled urgently as people install more connected devices at home, says...
Q&A: Assume your network is already compromised, says Ixia
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Q&A: Assume your network is already compromised, says Ixia

August 31st, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Organisations should work out their cyber security strategy by assuming that they have already been compromised, says Ixia's Asia-Pacific managing director Naveen...
Q&A: Cloud will appeal to Asia’s SMBs despite issues, says GoDaddy
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Q&A: Cloud will appeal to Asia’s SMBs despite issues, says GoDaddy

July 19th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Despite being a well-connected country, Singapore has many SMBs that don't even have a website. That's changing, GoDaddy says, as more turn to the...
Q&A: Visa’s Ooi Huey Tyng expects swift takeup of mobile wallets in Singapore
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Q&A: Visa’s Ooi Huey Tyng expects swift takeup of mobile wallets in Singapore

June 23rd, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Mobile wallets will take off swiftly in Singapore, because users are already familiar with the phone as an integral part of life, says...
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Q&A: Accenture points to digital commerce for consumer packaged goods companies

May 3rd, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Digital commerce will be a key factor in deciding who takes a bigger slice of a booming consumer packaged goods market in Asia-Pacific, says...