The index scored cities on 31 metrics across four broad categories: vision, activation ability, asset base and growth trajectory.
These measures aim to make databases unusable if information has been wrongfully extracted, among other things.
One of the key uses of 5G here is in smart port management, where an operator can remotely control driverless cranes and trucks.
The timeline will place Singapore among the front runners in 5G applications roll-out.
Ever taller buildings used to be the way to go when urban planners ran out of land in growing cities.
Homegrown electronics retailer Newstead Technologies owes creditors, including its staff, more than $60 million.
An initiative by DBS Bank - a first in Singapore - allows consumers to skip the regular queue, pre-order and pay for food and drinks with Facebook Messenger.