Author: Benjamin Cher

Singapore’s 4th telco bid: OMGTel sounds its war-cry
OMGTel is confident that its technical expertise will boost its efforts to become Singapore’s fourth telco provider, even as the spectrum auction looms.
Manufacturing moving from M2M to the IoT; are you ready?
Manufacturing is undergoing a transition from M2M to the IoT, and that is going to be a labour-light future, says a senior SAP exec.
Online shopping: APAC millennials lead the pack
According to a survey commissioned by PayPal, the region’s millennials lead the world, with 79% of them having shopped online in 2015, compared with the global average of 73%.
As viewers cut the cord, pay-TV operators need to think ‘digital’
Pay TV operators should think about being a delivery platform for whatever content their customers want, and that means understanding them – hello, big data!
BYOD still in ‘emergent’ phase, get with it, you guys
The BYOD trend is still in its emergent phase and not really as widespread as all the buzz would have you believe, according to Christian Reilly of Citrix.  
Most people believe technology can lead to better living: Microsoft survey
7 in 10 people believe that technology will be a catalyst in improving the quality of life, according to a survey by Microsoft Corp, which also found Singapore as the most admired city in Asia Pacific.
Belgian BDA company NGDATA sets up APAC hub in Singapore
Belgium-based big data analytics company NGDATA has opened its Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore, a move that has a threefold purpose, according to its COO.
Millions of Asean jobs at risk from automation: UN body
Millions of jobs in the Asean (Association of South-East Asian Nations) bloc are at risk from automation and similar new technologies, according to a UN study.
Time to make the IoT ‘for the rest of us’
Companies are wasting their money if they invest in the Internet of Things without understanding consumers, says one tech guru.
Izmus aims to connect the ecosystems in Israel and Singapore
Izmus aims to connect Israeli startups and companies with Singapore investors so that these companies can use the Lion City as a regional launchpad.
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