Smart Cities

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.
The emergence of smart cities
Smart cities will improve the lives of their residents, but they shouldn’t become so elitist that they keep out those who are poor and less tech-savvy, writes Faris Yahaya of Cyberview.
Celcom in MoU with VBT to provide connectivity to LRT, monorail users
Celcom Axiata Bhd said it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Volksbahn Technologies Sdn Bhd to provide communication and digital services to commuters on the Klang Valley’s LRT (light rail transit) and monorail services.
Week in Review: Protection, predictions and paranoia
DNA’s Singapore editor Gabey Goh looks back at Interpol World, which featured and discussed technology to aid, improve, and transform the way public agencies do their work – but wonders about the impact if things were to go awry.
TM positioning itself to capture IoT, smart city growth
Telekom Malaysia sees an opportunity in managed ICT and BPO services, and is likely eyeing an opportunity in smart cities, with its subsidiary VADS being positioned as a key player.
Public-private-partnership needed to drive IoE: Cisco
Malaysia’s public and private sectors need to work hand-in-hand to ensure the wide adoption of the Internet of Everything (IoE), according to a senior executive at US networking giant Cisco Systems Inc.
Security the ‘elephant’ in the IoT/ smart city room: Frost
Despite the growing attention on the Internet of Things (IoT) and building smart cities, there’s still an 'elephant in the room' in discussions: Security.
For Smart Nation vision, a call for all to help
Singapore has issued a call to all stakeholders to come on board and help the country achieve its aspiration of becoming the world’s first ‘Smart Nation.’
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