Tech news in less than 5 minutes – November 2021 - THE EDGE SINGAPORE


Tech news in less than 5 minutes – November 2021

Bite-sized news on customer experience, sustainability, robots and healthcare.


Boehringer Ingelheim to acquire assets, IP from Singapore biotech firm in deal worth more than US$1 bil

The deal is the largest for any biotech company in Singapore, and among the biggest globally for preclinical stage programmes.


Perpetrators of SingHealth breach identified as Whitefly in Symantec report

SINGAPORE (Mar 6): The perpetrators of the cyber attack on SingHealth in July 2018, which saw 1.5 million patient records being stolen has been identified in a new research report by cyber security company, Symantec.

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Complacency, organisational inertia the new virus

SINGAPORE (Dec 28): Industry experts and organisations say attacks and data breaches are all but inevitable. In fact, by year-end, it would be hard to find someone who has not had at least one piece of personal information — whether name, gender, addres


Singapore says risks of cybersecurity breaches won’t go away

SINGAPORE (Sept 6): Singapore will continue monitoring risks of cybersecurity breaches and data hacks as those threats won’t go away, a senior government official said.