Smart Cities

Budding data scientists to brainstorm smart city solutions at Urbanlytics 2019
Urbanlytics 2019, a datathon for Smart Cities tackles problem statements including cashless society and low carbon mobility planning.
Governments need to be smarter about keeping cities safe
Cities that fail to take a holistic, fully integrated approach to planning for the future are likely to remain stuck with the problems of the past.
IDC announces best smart city initiatives in Asia Pacific
Intensified competition in the region shows cities are constantly contending for limited resources.
Singtel to roll out nationwide cellular IoT network next month
Singtel IoT network will support IoT devices with longer battery life and wider coverage
REDtone IOT and Unified Inbox unite to make the IoT more … social
KL-based REDtone IOT Sdn Bhd and Singapore-headquartered Unified Inbox Pte Ltd said they are working together to bring messaging capabilities to the Internet of Things and smart cities.
Critical infrastructure: A clear and present danger
Securing critical infrastructure is progressing from talk into actual action, but more needs to be done to spread the word on the danger even small groups can pose, according to a former DoD man.
APAC businesses poised for major digital transformation: HDS AsiaPac CTO
Businesses in APAC will experience major digital transformation next year as they strive to improve a host of key tech and non-tech functions, according to HDS.
Singapore’s NRF to launch third instalment of early stage fund
Singapore’s National Research Foundation (NRF) will soon be launching the third instalment of the Early Stage Venture Fund (ESVFIII) to encourage local enterprises to establish their own venture funds.
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.
Malaysia unveils IoT roadmap, expects US$11bil income boost
Malaysia has rolled out its National IoT Strategic Roadmap, with the expectation that the implementation of the Internet of Things (IoT) would contribute RM9.5 billion (US$2.5 billion at current rates) to the country’s gross national income (GNI) by 2020, and RM42.5 billion (US$11.2 billion) by 2025.
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