TECHNOLOGY SECTOR

Apple picks up apps created by SST students

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

Alibaba's Jack Ma to open institute for tech entrepreneurs in Indonesia

BALI (REUTERS) - Jack Ma, executive chairman of China's Alibaba Group Holding, said on Saturday (Oct 20) he plans to open an institute to train thousands of tech entrepreneurs in Indonesia, where...

Electronics retailer Newstead Technologies in liquidation

Home-grown electronics retailer Newstead Technologies, which owns brands such as Apple reseller Nubox, is currently in liquidation.

Home-grown electronics retailer Newstead in liquidation; slated to be IT anchor for new Funan mall

Newstead had originally intended to occupy multiple concept stores in the new mall, spread across 15,000 sq ft.

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...

SMEs going digital can boost Asean GDP by as much as US$1 trillion: Report

SINGAPORE - Bringing South-east Asia's small businesses into the digital economy could raise the region's gross domestic product (GDP) by between US$780 million (S$1.07 billion) and US$1.13...

ComfortDelGro launches seat booking app for its private bus charter services

SINGAPORE - ComfortDelGro Bus (CDG Bus) has launched an on-demand booking app which will guarantee commuters a seat on its private charter buses.

Cyber attacks: A battle against a nameless, ever-changing foe

The SingHealth cyber attack is a reminder of the multifaceted challenges in the fight against hackers. It is a never-ending battle as the tactics change and assume new forms with every patch and...

Tiny African tech start-ups draw big interest after slow start

African high-tech startups are minuscule compared with their US and European peers but they are finally gaining momentum and attention in some of the world's most promising economies.