Singapore

Yahoo shares Singaporeans' top searches for 2022
Top tech brand is Google, with Apple for top products AirAsia tops most travel related search with Agoda 2nd
Apple Pay makes its entry in Malaysia via Maybank, AmBank and StanChart
Available through credit cards, debit cards and prepaid cards of banks Enhance customers’ experience, offers another way to transact online
Equinix: Businesses in Singapore adopting more aggressive IT strategies in wake of pandemic
67% IT leaders say budgets have increased as a direct outcome of pandemic 69% of IT decision-makers moving to an everything as a service (XaaS) model
Chandran Nair’s edtech, GIFT.ed raises US$1 mil pre-seed round
Dedicated to disrupting the narrative and inspiring millions of minds Underpinned by content ecosystem, including GIFT’s global curriculum
BNPL, crypto among options S'pore SMBs plan to offer: Visa
Majority of small and micro businesses in Singapore will accept some form of digital payments in 2022, compared to 82% globally, according to the Visa Back to Business Study.
SMBs adapt as more than four in five Singapore consumers change the way they pay due to Covid-19
79% Singapore consumers to use contactless payments whenever possible At 71% consumers shop at locally-owned SMBs at least half the time
Amazon releases report on e-commerce export opportunities for Singapore MSMEs
B2C e-commerce export value to grow from US$1.03bil in 2021 to US$2.6bil by 2026 Three key challenges faced – barriers in cost, regulation, information and capabilities
Singapore training academy taps Israeli expertise to launch tech education practice
The Boston Business School offers cybersecurity & product management skills  Wawiwa uses methodologies from Israeli army to train soldiers in tech skills
Singapore tech association, SGTech, in pilot for new data trust rating and data protection certification
Accelerate digital transformation, grounded on trust as strategic differentiator Aims to prove such certifications are not beyond reach of small organisations
Singapore's fintech landscape remains resilient: KPMG
Singapore’s Fintech industry has proven resilient with deal numbers for the first half of 2021 (1H 2021) growing highest in three years (year-over-year) since the first half of 2018, according to a new study by KPMG.
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