BDA

HDS in UTP research pact, sees more opportunity in healthcare
HDS believes that its recently-agreed research collaboration into traumatic brain injuries with Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP) will open up more opportunity in the Malaysian healthcare sector.
IoT startup boost: Cisco pumps in US$10mil into Monk’s Hill
Cisco Investments has announced a US$10-million investment into Singapore’s Monk’s Hill Ventures’ innovation fund for startups, which will focus on early-stage startups working on the cloud, the Internet of Everything (IoE), big data and analytics, mobility and enterprise applications in Asean.
Airlines and technology: The ‘unfair advantage’ of LCCs
Low-cost carriers are not only taking advantage of the commodisation of air travel to beat the traditional full-service carriers, but they also come armed with the cultural mindset needed to leverage today’s technologies.
Malaysian and Singaporean companies in broad ICT partnership
Singapore-based New Silkroutes Group’s technology arm Digiland Pte Ltd has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Malaysia-based telecoms firm NTT MSC Sdn Bhd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Japan’s NTT Communications Corp.
ST Telemedia enters big data space with investment in US-based Datameer
ST Telemedia said it was the lead investor in San Francisco, California-based big data analytics and visualisation company Datameer’s US$40-million financing round, with Top Tier Capital Partners joining in.
NUS spins off data analytics startup 6Estates
The National University of Singapore (NUS) said it has spun off a new startup called 6Estates from the NUS-Tsinghua Extreme Search Centre (NExT), the research centre it jointly established with Tsinghua University of China.
Fusionex eyes Philippines, fuelled by 26% jump in revenue
Big data and analytics software company Fusionex International Plc will be widening its footprint in South-East Asia by expanding to the Philippines over the next few months, its fourth market in the region.
MDeC and Tentspark announce 2nd edition of BDA app challenge
MDeC and Tentspark have jointly launched the National Big App Challenge (BAC) 2.0, open to individuals, developers, ISVs, startups and students who will have to develop apps that showcase the importance of big data analytics in solving societal issues.
We should drop the term ‘big data,’ experts suggest
Teradata Corp CTO Stephen Brobst said that one of the biggest mistakes companies make when it comes to big data is that they tend to put too much focus on the technology.
Customer churn: Telcos must turn big data into smart data
Utilising big data analytics to personalise the customer experience will be crucial for telcos to manage customer churn and improve loyalty, according to UK-based research and analyst firm Ovum.
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