Author: Benjamin Cher

‘Hidden’ disruptions in the IT world too, says HDS exec
Disruption is also happening in the infrastructure and data centre industries, where technology like flash storage is unleashing innovation.
Dell opens regional IoT lab in Singapore
Dell, in collaboration with Intel, launched an IoT lab in Singapore which will focus on public safety, industrial automation, and healthcare.
Carpooling startup Ryde gears up for Series A, expansion
Ryde is set to expand and raise more funds, while outlining what has been hampering the carpooling movement in Singapore.
Singapore to issue RFP for eSIM card trial
The city-state is launching a trial for over-the-air subscription management of the SIM cards embedded in IoT devices.
Singapore forms two new IT bodies, IDA and MDA merged
Singapore is creating two new statutory bodies that will oversee IT-related issues in the country, by merging the IDA and MDA.  
FB on why no Safety Check for Jakarta attacks
Facebook has come under some fire for not activating its Safety Check feature after the attacks in Jakarta, but the company said doing so would have marked a change in policy.  
Cybersecurity: You can’t stop the bad guys, so …
Machine learning will see greater use in 2016, and will change the way businesses view their network security, writes Benjamin Cher.
PropertyGuru acquires Ensign Media assets, absorbs staff
PropertyGuru has announced its acquisition of the real estate media assets of Ensign Media – luxury and lifestyle magazine Property Report and the Asia Property Awards – for an undisclosed sum.
‘Smart home commerce’ the next frontier
The next frontier is being driven by smart and connected appliances, but to truly make a difference, they need to connect to the greater ecosystem.  
Aruba better positioned post-HP split
Aruba was acquired by HP, which then split into two companies, but this puts Aruba in a better position to ride the BYOD wave, argues its top exec.
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