digital economy

Insiders tell of Gojek and Tokopedia merger plans with view to US$18 billion IPO - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Startups, Entrepreneurs, Digital economy

Insiders tell of Gojek and Tokopedia merger plans with view to US$18 bil IPO

Indonesia’s ride-hailing and payments giant Gojek is in advanced discussions about merging with local e-commerce pioneer PT Tokopedia, ahead of a planned initial public offering of the combined ent

Post-lockdown, eight in 10 Southeast Asians think tech is helpful: study - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Disruption and Digitalisation

Post-lockdown, eight in 10 Southeast Asians think tech is helpful: study

Eight out of 10 Southeast Asians view technology as very helpful during the pandemic, with digital adoption spiking due to lockdowns imposed in response to the Covid-19 outbreak earlier t

83% of SMEs going digital, but three in five think it is unsuccessful: Microsoft study - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Disruption and Digitalisation

83% of SMEs going digital, but three in five think it is unsuccessful: Microsoft study

Although 83% of some 400 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) polled now have digital transformation strategies in place, more than half the companies say their digitalisation efforts are

Sea and IMDA to create 500 tech job opportunities in partnership - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Tech

Sea and IMDA to create 500 tech job opportunities in partnership

Sea Limited and the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) will be partnering to hire and train 500 Singaporeans for tech jobs under a new programme.

Broker's Calls

Ride the new economy wave with SEA, says CGS-CIMB

With Southeast Asia rapidly treading down the path of digital transformation, CGS-CIMB analysts Ngoh Yi Sin and Darren Ong believe that technology firm SEA group is the best vehicle with which inve

JOBS

Accelerated post-Covid digitalisation to lead to net job gains for Singapore

Though automation has often been blamed for putting traditional jobs at risk of disappearance, it is ironically this same wave of technological innovation that could lead a jobs recovery — at least

Infrastructure

Addition of two localised 5G networks brings total to four

SINGAPORE (Oct 21): Singapore is looking to increase the number of 5G networks to four, from the two previously planned, according to Minister for Communications and Information S Iswaran.

Banking & finance

Singapore expects new digital banks to start by mid-2021

SINGAPORE (Aug 29): Singapore plans to award licenses for its new digital banking initiative by mid-2020, with successful applicants expected to start business a year later, its financial regulator

Disruption and Digitalisation

IMDA launches initiatives to drive Singapore's digital economy

SINGAPORE (June 27): Singapore’s Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) has launched a series of initiatives to spearhead the city-state’s efforts to become a leading digital economy.

Commentary

Understanding your value in a world of automation

SINGAPORE (May 3): VUCA – Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous – a term originally coined by the American military to describe what today’s leaders must cope with, has quickly become a way to

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