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Distributed ledger technology gets boost from Singapore government
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Distributed ledger technology gets boost from Singapore government

July 16th, 2021 | by Grace Chng
More can be expected in this new digital trust push, but a concern is whether there is enough talent to drive the agenda...
What kind of hub can Singapore be in a digital economy where everyone works remotely?
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What kind of hub can Singapore be in a digital economy where everyone works remotely?

July 10th, 2021 | by Alfred Siew
Singapore has always been a hub. In a digital economy that is decentralised, it can find new opportunity by overcoming its small...
Yet another supply chain cyberattack, now on Kaseya, should worry businesses
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Yet another supply chain cyberattack, now on Kaseya, should worry businesses

July 5th, 2021 | by Alfred Siew
As yet another supply chain breach at Kaseya shows, the risk of getting attacked is increasing in a software-controlled, interconnected...
What’s next for smartphone imaging?
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What’s next for smartphone imaging?

June 28th, 2021 | by Wilson Wong
With larger sensors and computational photography, smartphone imaging has come of age in recent years. Can phones replace dedicated...
Windows 11 is an upgrade for Microsoft’s business model
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Windows 11 is an upgrade for Microsoft’s business model

June 25th, 2021 | by Alfred Siew
Though it has a new design and improvements, Windows 11 is also set up to bolster Microsoft's ecosystem and business...
Buying a laptop or tablet for your kid? Sharing your own might work
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Buying a laptop or tablet for your kid? Sharing your own might work

June 7th, 2021 | by Alfred Siew
If you're thinking of buying a laptop or tablet for your kid, consider sharing your own device. It opens up opportunities to share and...
Businesses use the cloud to manage risk but are they also concentrating it?
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Businesses use the cloud to manage risk but are they also concentrating it?

June 3rd, 2021 | by Alfred Siew
As businesses rely more on public cloud providers to run their operations, they may also be concentrating their...
What next for SPH as it seeks a reboot for its media business?
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What next for SPH as it seeks a reboot for its media business?

May 6th, 2021 | by Alfred Siew
Singapore Press Holdings is seeking to turn its media unit into a not-for-profit outfit but can it transform itself like other overseas...
Can Singapore rely on renewable energy, as digital economy grows?
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Can Singapore rely on renewable energy, as digital economy grows?

April 29th, 2021 | by Alfred Siew
As the on-demand, digital economy grows the years ahead in Southeast Asia, it has to pick up its own trash, so to...
They said people wouldn’t pay for content. Look at the Disney+ launch in Singapore
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They said people wouldn’t pay for content. Look at the Disney+ launch in Singapore

March 1st, 2021 | by Alfred Siew
People won't pay for content if it's free? Look at the stunning Disney+ launch in Singapore, as streaming subscriber numbers continue to...
In a software-defined, interconnected world, supply chain attacks are hard to ward off
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In a software-defined, interconnected world, supply chain attacks are hard to ward off

February 15th, 2021 | by Alfred Siew
You not only have to worry about locking the gates at night - you have to hope that the lock maker you trust hasn't been compromised,...
What next for Huawei in a post-pandemic 2021?
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What next for Huawei in a post-pandemic 2021?

February 15th, 2021 | by Wilson Wong
Huawei's struggles are difficult to overcome in the short term, unless it convinces sceptics to overturn the damaging sanctions against...
Restrictions on use of TraceTogether data are good but government needs to rebuild trust
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Restrictions on use of TraceTogether data are good but government needs to rebuild trust

February 3rd, 2021 | by Alfred Siew
After the TraceTogether debacle, the Singapore government has to urgently regain the trust needed to bolster defences against the...
In 2021, will new technologies widen or close the digital divide?
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In 2021, will new technologies widen or close the digital divide?

January 4th, 2021 | by Alfred Siew
Will we recall the World Wide Web of the 90s or will the involuntary embrace of Big Tech's dystopian world grow even tighter in...
How will Singapore digital banks fare amid tougher scrutiny of Internet companies?
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How will Singapore digital banks fare amid tougher scrutiny of Internet companies?

December 12th, 2020 | by Alfred Siew
As new Singapore digital banks, Grab, Singtel and Sea will make it harder for consumers to leave them and could become too big to...
Seen as alternative to Huawei 5G gear, Open RAN can be much more
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Seen as alternative to Huawei 5G gear, Open RAN can be much more

November 30th, 2020 | by Alfred Siew
Open RAN can bring about dramatic change to the telecom market, but that is often lost in political rhetoric against...
Has pandemic given IT leaders a platform to lead?
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Has pandemic given IT leaders a platform to lead?

November 12th, 2020 | by Alfred Siew
With technology playing a key role during a pandemic, IT leaders can make a real difference by laying the foundation for the...
Ant’s IPO halt reflects unease with fintech companies that may become too big to fail
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Ant’s IPO halt reflects unease with fintech companies that may become too big to fail

November 9th, 2020 | by Alfred Siew
Regulators should worry that less credit-worthy borrowers introduced into the system by fintech firms may add to the risk if they...
RedMart data breach a reminder of danger of forgotten pieces of data
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RedMart data breach a reminder of danger of forgotten pieces of data

October 31st, 2020 | by Alfred Siew
The RedMart data breach has revealed one common vulnerability facing many businesses today - forgotten pieces of data from the...
Make “next-gen” ERP module optional for Singapore vehicle owners in future
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Make “next-gen” ERP module optional for Singapore vehicle owners in future

September 13th, 2020 | by Alfred Siew
The onboard unit or OBU that collects road toll in Singapore in future looks outdated before it's even rolled out into vehicles...