Dr. Alex Lin to step down from SGInnovate in September

Formerly the head of Infocomm Investments, Lin had been the Head of Ecosystem Development under the SGInnovate brand 

Singapore's GovTech agency aims to make e-gov services user friendly

Examples of programmes include a digital vault for the finance sector and a one-stop digital identity for business owners 

IRAS is next Singapore government agency to launch a hackathon

Its first hackathon will be held from September 2 to 4 

Smart Nation is the future: Governance key to innovating

Smart Nation means people and businesses are empowered through increased access to data, interoperability, and shared standards 

In effort to curb e-waste, Singapore is set to test if data centres can operate in sweltering heat

While technology may discover the silver bullet for climate change, at this moment e-waste is a legitimate problem 

Psst! A new S$40M (US$29.2M) government fund for Singaporean startups will be unveiled next week!

It will be announced at InnovFest unBound 2016; which will also feature 350 tech innovations and start-up exhibits from across the world 


Why Singapore is a lush nursing ground for fintech startups

A stable financial system, numerous government initiatives and a vibrant tech ecosystem are among its key attractions 

This Singapore public bus service is now offering WiFi-On-The-Go

As part of the Heterogeneous Network (HetNet) Trials, commuters can now connect to WiFi on selected SMRT Service 176 buses 

In Singapore, your phone is now your ticket to ride

However, a certain subset of the population — Apple users — will be left out of the new EZ-link service 

This is how Indonesians read news online: On their smartphones on Sundays

An Indonesian Digital Association report takes a peek on how the archipelago nation consumes digital media