UBX taps OneConnect for blockchain-enabled platform for MSMEs

OneConnect Financial Technology has partnered with UBX Philippines, to build the country's first blockchain-enabled platform to meet the banking needs of micro, small and...

Microsoft, OpenAI to build new Azure supercomputing technologies

Microsoft and OpenAI have partnered to further extend Microsoft Azure's capabilities in large-scale AI systems and accelerate breakthroughs in AI and power OpenAI's efforts...
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Singapore’s A*Star, ST Engineering to co-develop smart city solutions

The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and ST Engineering have signed a memorandum of understanding to co-develop innovative solutions for smart cities,...

Australia’s Department of Defence awards US$67m ERP contract to IBM

The Department of Defence (DoD) has awarded a $95.5 million contract to IBM to deliver the initial design of the Defence Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)...
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Equinix opens 11th data centre in Tokyo – its largest in Japan

Equinix has announced the opening of its 11th International Business Exchange (IBX) data center in Tokyo, named TY11. The US$70 million first phase of...
Sandra Ng IDC

Why some companies will not succeed in their digital transformation journeys

Digital transformation is no longer a buzzword – it is an existential concern for organizations to survive in the digital economy. But survival alone is not...
Guilin Integral

AI robots in manufacturing – great news for human workers?

Robotics and AI have the power to reinvent the manufacturing sector, though perhaps not the way you might think. Rather than replacing human workers with AI-powered...

8×8 expands into SE Asia, acquires Singapore-based Wavecell

8x8 has acquired privately-held Wavecell Pte. Ltd., a Singapore-based global Communications Platform-as-a-Service (CPaaS) provider for $125 million in cash and stock. The acquisition provides 8x8,...

Singapore’s CIOs need better support from top management

Business leaders in Singapore are close to achieving digital maturity but still feel that there is a need to strengthen strategic planning at the...