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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.  
Singaporean SMEs Part 1: The government’s guiding hand
SMEs are the bedrock of the Singapore economy, and the Government wants to guide them into the 21st century.
Third IDA Labs launched, to develop next-gen tech tinkers and thinkers
The IDA, in partnership with the National Library Board, has launched its third IDA Labs facility, part of a programme to develop the next generation of technology talent.  
Cisco and IIPL launch startup innovation programme
IIPL and Cisco have agrred to identify and nurture Singapore-focused startups to participate in the Cisco-Technopreneur Action Group, Platform Accelerated Startups (Tag.Pass) Smart Innovation Programme.
The secret behind Singapore’s data centre success
The ‘little red dot’ accounts for over 60% of the SEA data centre market, and Equinix’s Clement Goh looks at how it did it.
Singapore’s Hive to bring data science goodness to the people
The Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) has launched IDA Hive, the new home for the Government’s Digital Services team, and will house almost 100 data scientists, coders, engineers, designers, and other experts.
MyRepublic launches 4G trial in bid to become a carrier
Singapore-based broadband provider MyRepublic has been very public about its desire to become a full-fledged telecoms carrier. Now it's using an opportunity provided by the Government to test a technology called HetNet (heteogeneous network) as a way to trial its 4G mobile data network.
IDA fines broadband company NetLink Trust S$450,000
The Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) said it has imposed a S$450,000 (US$323,950) fine on NetLink Trust, the network company of Singapore’s Nationwide Broadband Network, for failing to meet standards.
Singapore moves to solve ICT talent crunch
The Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) and New York-headquartered education startup General Assembly (GA) have announced a partnership to offer what they describe as a “career accelerator” into the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry.
Science Centre Singapore to unveil IDA-aided smart learning space
Science Centre Singapore (SCS), in collaboration with the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA), said it will soon unveil a new interactive smart learning space that will offer dynamic content with customised learning experiences for visitors based on their profiles.
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