TAG: IDA

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

By Kevin McSpadden | Oct 07, 2016

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

IRAS is next Singapore government agency to launch a hackathon

By Yon Heong Tung | Aug 12, 2016

Its first hackathon will be held from September 2 to 4 Read More

Smart Nation is the future: Governance key to innovating

By e27.co/leesa.soulodre | Jul 08, 2016

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

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

By Kevin McSpadden | May 30, 2016

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

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

By Yon Heong Tung | May 12, 2016

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

Why Singapore is a lush nursing ground for fintech startups

By Yon Heong Tung | May 11, 2016

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

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

By Yon Heong Tung | Apr 12, 2016

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

In Singapore, your phone is now your ticket to ride

By Kevin McSpadden | Mar 29, 2016

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

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

By Anisa Menur | Mar 17, 2016

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

What exactly does it mean to be a Smart City?

By Bernard Leong | Feb 10, 2016

Charles Reed Anderson says modern Smart City initiatives are not about ecological or social change but infrastructure and cost efficiency Read More

What is the key to building a Fort Knox for the mobile payment space?

By Yon Heong Tung | Feb 04, 2016

Benjamin Mah, Co-founder and CEO of mobile security startup V-Key, believes that virtualising robust physical security systems is the answer Read More

Jurong Regional Library is home of third IDA Labs facility

By Yon Heong Tung | Nov 20, 2015

It wants to cultivate a "mindset of continuous experimentation" with technology among the youth Read More

These Singapore education programmes can help you get a job in tech

By Kevin McSpadden | Oct 13, 2015

Singapore's IDA will provide grants to help people attend a General Assembly class covering either UX design or web development Read More

5 'made in Asia' smart living projects that will get you pumped

By Yon Heong Tung | Sep 10, 2015

The advent of smart living technologies is turning science-fiction dreams into reality. Here are five ways Asia is riding this trend Read More

IDA announces fourth telco license; MyRepublic "very excited"

By Rahil Bhagat | Jul 07, 2015

In a landmark announcement, Singapore's IDA has announced the availability of a fourth telco license with leading candidate MyRepublic going in guns blazing Read More

From archives: 10 Big Data startups in Singapore and India you should know

By Sainul Abudheen | Jun 06, 2015

Who is leading the charge for Big Data in Singapore and India? We've compiled a list of the top ten you should keep on your radar Read More

Singapore government to offer ICT tenders worth S$2.2B in 2015

By Rahil Bhagat | May 27, 2015

Tenders will be focussed on digital and data services, web services, infocomm infrastructure, as well as the development of the Smart Nation platform Read More

From a small city to a Smart Nation: Highlights from Smart Nation Innovations 2015

By Donna Louisse | Apr 24, 2015

Boosting innovation in mobility and transport, creating a secure open data marketplace, putting in cyber security measures are top priority Read More

[Singapore] Smart Nation Innovations 2015

By e27.co/daryl.chung | Apr 09, 2015

Smart Nation Innovations 2015. Our future. Now. Read More

IIPL launches BASH, Singapore's largest integrated startup space

By Rahil Bhagat | Feb 11, 2015

BASH, a 25,000 square-foot space aims to provide startups with the resources and facilities of a co-working space, accelerator and incubator -- all in one location Read More

[Singapore] IDA Data Discovery Challenge Finals

By e27.co/daryl.chung | Jan 27, 2015

Hear from the finalists at IDA's Data Discovery Challenge, about their ideas, insights, and interesting business models! Read More

Singapore's IDA extends IIPL's US$200M fund to US startups

By Rahil Bhagat | Jan 21, 2015

The move would see IIPL allowing Amercian companies to take advantage of its coffers to forward the Singapore smart nation initiative Read More

We look for teams that have "the secret": JFDI

By Donna Louisse | Jan 19, 2015

What do you know that others don’t? What do you believe that others don’t? JFDI.Asia's Wong Meng Weng and mentor Thomas Gorissen talk about choosing startups, Singapore's ecosystem and more Read More

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