Author: Gabey Goh
Building Singapore’s ‘digital twin’
Many agencies in charge of city development around the world are working blind, making decisions without the ability to see the impact these decisions have on the complex and dynamic ecosystem of a city – an issue Dassault Systèmes believes the Virtual Singapore project can overcome.
Making Asia’s embedded analytics and BI space ‘Qlik’
Qlik Technologies wants to give users the intuitive capability to make sense of data and share it, and has big plans for Asia, writes Gabey Goh.
Malaysia’s ChristyNg adds new dimension with bespoke shoes
A request from an American bride sparked a new mission for the ChristyNg team, which in turn led to the fashion company designing a 3D shoe engine it is confident not only fills a market gap, but is geared to disrupt the industry.
(DNA Top 10 in 2014) Net censorship: BBC story on kangkung fiasco blocked?
Netizens in Malaysia are having difficulty accessing a BBC story on Prime Minister Najib Razak being derided online for a comment on rising prices, raising fears that the Internet was being censored in the country.
(DNA Top 10 in 2014) 500 Startups’ Khailee Ng steps down from MaGIC board
Entrepreneur and 500 Startups managing partner Khailee Ng (pic) has stepped down from the board of directors of the Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre (MaGIC).
Eugene Kaspersky: The ‘Cyber Cold War’ era has begun
Kaspersky Lab is seeing more attacks coming from a variety of groups, from criminal organisations to nation-states, as well as an increase in the use of cyber-espionage tools, according to founder, chairman and chief executive officer Eugene Kaspersky.
Unpeeling the Dark Web with OnionCity
There are parts of the Internet not indexed by Google and other standard search engines, known as the ‘Deep Web,’ and OnionCity aims to help you get there, writes Gabey Goh.
Services startups: A trend that is sweeping up?
There has been an explosion in the number of services marketplace startups offering users everything from house cleaners and laundry services to handymen, all accessible via a few taps on a mobile application. Gabey Goh looks at two, in Malaysia and Singapore.
Giving MOAR! to the underemployed
Singapore-based platform MOAR! wants to create a win-win situation by paying people to complete tasks and offering companies a much cheaper way to get the research data they need.
Week in Review: Wisdom, delusion and the space between
This week Gabey Goh reflects on the wisdom, resources and advantages available to entrepreneurs – both visionary and crazy – who base themselves in Singapore.