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Social enterprise accused of failing to pay freelancers, others

A LOCAL startup calling itself a social enterprise stands accused of owing some S$20,000 for months to freelancers and a boutique public relations firm, bringing into focus the risks that gig...

Seeking its day in the sun

IT IS often said that in Myanmar, you don't have the Internet. You have Facebook.

Grab buys Uber's South-east Asia business; Uber gets 27.5% stake in Grab

GRAB on Monday announced that it has acquired Uber's South-east Asia operations for an undisclosed sum - putting an end to months of speculation about the merger between the two ridehailing giants...

Restaurant reservation platform Chope raises US$8m in latest round of funding

ONLINE restaurant platform Chope has pulled in US$8 million in Series C funding, which is the third round of financing in the early-stage financing cycle.

NTU start-up could lead next big leap in lithium ion batteries

A MATERIALS science start-up from the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has developed ultra-fast charging lithium ion batteries, potentially affecting a global market of rechargeable batteries...