Frost & Sullivan has awarded Singtel with the Asia-Pacific Telecom Group of the Year award for the 4th consecutive year at the annual Frost & Sullivan Asia-Pacific Best Practices Awards, on 18 September 2019. In addition, Singtel was presented with the Singapore IoT Service Provider of the Year award – the first...
Following its debut in January 2018, positive impact business recognition program Brands for Good returned for its second installment this year on 26 September 2019. Organised by IPOS Society and International Intellectual Property Commercialisation Council (IIPCC) Singapore, the program is sponsored by Maybank...
Alchemy Global Payment Solutions Limited (Alchemy), a global cryptocurrency payment systems provider, has partnered with Singapore-based Arcadier, an online marketplace builder, and QFPay, a digital fiat payment technology company, to launch Asia's first hybrid crypto and fiat payment solution (Alchemy Hybrid Payment Solution). The Alchemy Hybrid Payment Solution, which can be conveniently installed...
Ensign InfoSecurity (Ensign), one of the largest pure-play cybersecurity companies in Asia Pacific, officially launched its global headquarters and its new Security Operations Centre (SOC), in Singapore on September 16, 2019. This strengthens Singapore’s position as a cybersecurity hub, enhancing cyber resiliency for organisations in the region. According...
Domain Name System (DNS) amplification attacks swelled in the second quarter of this year, with the amplified attacks spiking more than 1,000% compared with Q2 2018, according to Nexusguard's "Q2 2019 Threat Report." According to Cloudflare, this type of cyberattack works by overwhelming a target server or network...
Started in 2017, the SkillsFuture for Digital Workplace program has equipped Singaporeans with foundational digital skills and a mindset for digital transformation, to prepare them for technological changes in their workplace and daily lives. In September 2019, NTUC LearningHub (NTUC LHUB) and Skills Future...
A global study released by talent investor Entrepreneur First in August 2019 revealed that many of the Generation Z Singaporeans surveyed held positive views of entrepreneurship and relate to the values of entrepreneurs, but remain pragmatic and cautious due to fears of potential financial loss and a perceived lack of access...
The Economist Intelligence Unit released the third edition of the Safe Cities Index (SCI) at the Safe Cities Summit in Singapore in August 2019. The index, which is the centre piece of a research project sponsored by NEC Corporation, ranks 60 cities worldwide across five continents. It measures...
FedEx Express, a subsidiary of global transportation company FedEx Corp, has enhanced its remote pickup (RPI) service, reducing the response time from 24 hours to as few as two hours. This promises increased control and reliability to the global supply chain of small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) importing from markets within Asia...
Singapore SMEs remain cautiously optimistic about business prospects in the next six months, with key economic sectors showing a slight uptick in reading, according to the latest SBF-Experian SME Index. The ongoing trade tensions between US and China has cast a shadow over the...