TECHNOLOGY SECTOR

Equinix investing $116m to build fourth data centre in Singapore

Nasdaq-listed Equinix plans to build a fourth data centre in Singapore at an initial cost of US$85.3 million (S$116 million).

My love-hate relationship with innovations and sharing economy

Ten months ago, I professed in this column my love for shared bike services in Singapore, how these bright yellow and orange bicycles have given me a newfound sense of agency as a commuter by...

When SMEs team up to thrive, expand overseas

While it can be a dog-eat-dog world in business, a group of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have decided to work together for mutual benefit, instead of competing over the same turf.

FaceCoin: Zuckerberg's foray into world of blockchain

The idea that a company as powerful and autocratic as Facebook would ever dive into crypto currencies has always seemed a bit like the Death Star deciding to throw a staff Christmas party.

Look back 2018: Year of smart tech moves

Big steps in the e-payments scene here were made in 2018, as Singapore moved closer to its aim of becoming a cashless society.

Face to watch in 2019: Sim Wong Hoo, CEO of Creative Technologies

Back in its heyday, home-grown technology company Creative Technologies and its chief executive Sim Wong Hoo were the talk of the town.

GovTech, CSA and 'ethical hackers' to uncover weaknesses in public systems, websites

SINGAPORE - The Government Technology Agency (GovTech) and Cyber Security Agency (CSA) of Singapore on Friday (Dec 21) said they will partner local and overseas hackers on a programme where "white...

Tech firms hiring varsity students to beat talent crunch

Techies are in such demand these days that students like undergraduate Ken Low can command a full-time job while still grinding it out at university.

Cloud start-up Sansan raises $36m to boost South-east Asia, Japan presence

SINGAPORE - Tokyo-based cloud start-up Sansan has raised three billion yen (S$36 million) in Series E funding for its business, as it looks to expand into South-east Asia, starting with Singapore...

Apple picks up apps created by SST students

Watch out for the up-and-coming mobile app developers in Singapore.