disruption

VC maven's best investment decision? Venturing to China

The tech scene in China is awash with capital-hungry start-ups. But even in the world's most populous country, Ms Jenny Lee, managing partner of GGV Capital, has an uncanny knack for spotting the...

The tide of gender inequality is blockchanging

WHEN I first began researching blockchain, I was instantly convinced of its potential to transform the technological landscape. However, it was only when I began to work in the industry that I...

Disruption, technology and opportunity

DISRUPTION is all around us, and innovation is accelerating faster than ever before - especially in the Asia-Pacific region.

One-stop centre brings business guidance services closer to Little India merchants

SINGAPORE - For 10 years, Ms Banumathi M. Pasupathy has been running Jothi's Traditional Charm, a little beauty salon in Buffalo Road, but she has dreams of offering courses to draw more locals...

Are you a bookkeeper or work in data entry? Your job might be at risk

IF you work in admin and data entry, transactions processing or bookkeeping in the accounting industry, your job could be at risk.

Grab Financial could disrupt banking sector

BANKS might soon be the next taxis. Grab's new fintech platform Grab Financial - which it launched on Tuesday - will impact and may one day disrupt the banking sector much like its ridehailing...

Concerns as SingPass, CorpPass down again

A second outage in two days to hit SingPass and CorpPass yesterday prompted some IT professionals to express concerns about the robustness of the gateway systems and the impact on the new national...

Users report problems accessing SingPass, CorpPass for second day

SINGAPORE - After a six-hour outage on Thursday (Feb 8), access to national authentication systems SingPass and CorpPass slowed to a crawl again on Friday, disrupting hundreds of essential e-...

SingPass, CorpPass systems down for 6 hours

National authentication systems SingPass and CorpPass suffered a six-hour outage yesterday, disrupting hundreds of essential e-government services, including parking fine payments, work permit...

Nets disruption triggers system resilience worries

A nearly two-hour-long outage yesterday, that disrupted critical cashless services provided by Nets, is raising questions about the resilience of such systems amid a nationwide e-payment push.