Smart Nation

High time for the Smart Nation to dive into Startup Nation

EARLIER this year, the Global Startup Ecosystem Report and Ranking 2017 by Startup Genome, a US-based organisation, revealed that Singapore has overtaken tech mecca Silicon Valley as the world's...

Singapore Land Authority working on platform to help start-ups that tap location-based data grow

SINGAPORE - The Singapore Land Authority (SLA) is working on a collaborative platform called GeoWorks that aims to bring together geospatial companies, start-ups and users.

Singapore's competitiveness: The good, the bad and the ugly

SINGAPORE remains one of the world's most competitive economies across the board. Period. But if you prefer to nitpick, let's do that (too).

Smart Nation push aims to improve lives: Janil

Singapore's move to go cashless and have more government services migrate online is to improve people's lives, said Senior Minister of State for Communications and Information Janil Puthucheary...

Singapore nightspots cashing in on digital payments [VIDEO]

Digital payments are getting a big push in Singapore from both the government and the private sector. Here is a look at Get Juiced, a bar that is cashing in on digital payments, and the challenges...

Singapore looks into common QR code for cashless payments

BY the end of this year, Singapore may have a common quick-response (QR) code through which users can make payments by just scanning those squiggly squares with their smartphones.

E-payments use in Singapore only scratching surface: PayPal

SMACK on the heels of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's call to transform Singapore into a Smart Nation is global online payments service provider PayPal's research showing just how much further...

OPINION: Harnessing collective genius for innovation

WE live in exciting times. The rapid pace of technological evolution has led the world into the age of digital transformation. With the increasing inter-dependence of different disciplines and the...

Wanted: Ideas to get heartland to go cashless

What e-payment technology will work at the hundreds of hawker centres, coffee shops and heartland shops in Singapore?

Government exploring e-payment solutions at hawker centres, heartland shops

SINGAPORE - The push for going cashless at hawker centres, Housing Board coffee shops and heartland shops is well under way, as four Government agencies on Friday (Aug 25) jointly issued a Request...

After Twitter exchange with PM Lee, Razer CEO Tan Min-Liang says he will submit e-payment proposal within two weeks

SINGAPORE - After a recent brief exchange on Twitter with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong over e-payments, Razer CEO Tan Min-Liang said his company is now working to submit a proposal to the...