Johor-Singapore Special Economic Zone to help create more tech startups, says Malaysia deputy tech minister

Deputy Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Mohammad Yusof Apdal said he is confident that the establishment of the JS-SEZ will play an important role in helping the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (Mosti) achieve its target of creating 5,000 startup companies by the end of 2025

Singapore to invest over $743M in AI over the next five years – Budget 2024

"To support this strategy and further catalyse AI activities, I will invest more than $1 billion over the next five years into AI compute, talent, and industry development," Wong, who is also the Minister for Finance, said as he delivered Singapore’s FY2024 Budget Statement.

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Grab, GoTo may face new rules as Singapore reviews ride industry – report

The Land Transport Authority said on Thursday it is looking to change the framework for the taxi and ride-hailing industries. It will focus on availability of supply, resilience and the inclusivity of services, while also looking at matters such as the adoption of clean-energy vehicles.

CYSummit 2023: Defining our Digital Narrative Together – Connecting Youths-in-Tech to Prepare for Our Digital Future

CYSummit 2023 is a dynamic and engaging movement that brings together young people that have an appetite for growth. As a platform, CYSummit 2023 aims to foster progress by unifying #youth through #mentorships, job skills, knowledge exchange, and #career development.

Singapore’s Creative Technology founder Sim Wong Hoo dies

The company also came into the limelight when Apple Computer and Creative agreed to settle their legal dispute over music player patents for $100 million in 2006.

The climate change reality for businesses

A climate of economic, policy, and market uncertainty has prompted many companies to take a cautious approach towards climate change. Under these circumstances, it's not surprising that Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) are generally reluctant to put climate risk at the forefront of their priorities. Many are still trying to understand the…

Building Southeast Asia’s EV motorbike ecosystem, an interview with ION Mobility’s James Chan [Podcast Q&A]

"With the EV transition, we’re not just going to benefit from significant efficiency gains in converting stored electrical energy into mobility. We’re also going to make that evolutionary leap from being analog devices to completely digital and always-connected personalized devices, just like the ubiquitous smartphone."

Claroty opens regional headquarters in Singapore after securing $140M Series D funding to meet growing demand for cybersecurity

The office opening comes shortly after Claroty’s $140 million Series D fundraise, which included participation from Temasek, Singapore's state investor. The company raised the round in order to meet rapidly accelerating global demand for The Claroty Platform’s visibility, threat detection, risk, and vulnerability management, and secure remote access…

Pickupp gets additional investment from Temasek-backed Reefknot & Kuehne+Nagel, brings up Series A & A+ to $20M

The funds will enable Pickupp to strengthen its dispatch network with the expansion of new satellite warehouses across different markets. It will go on to further support innovation and developments in Pickupp’s technology to enhance the capabilities and cost-savings of its existing products and introduce new services to meet the evolving demand for…