Category: Singapore

Uber’s new Asia chief wants to work with governments and taxi firms not against them

Uber’s new Asia chief wants to work with governments and taxi firms not against them

New CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has been vocal in pledging to reform Uber’s toxic culture to take the business to the next level — an ...
Smart Cities May Be The Death of Privacy As We Know It

Smart Cities May Be The Death of Privacy As We Know It

The Rise of the Smart City The city of Barcelona is a sensory bustle. Elaborate tiled buildings glint beneath swaying pa ...
Grab, the Uber rival in Southeast Asia, is now officially also a digital payments company

Grab, the Uber rival in Southeast Asia, is now officially also a digital payments company

Grab is best known for rivaling Uber in Southeast Asia, but today the company took a major step into becoming a fintech player, too. That’s because ...
Government-Driven Innovation for Better Services

Government-Driven Innovation for Better Services

GovTech HIVE main roomIn May 2017, Singapore GovTech and IMDA invited me on a press tour that aims at showcasing the best innovations driven by govern ...
Singapore to cap number of cars allowed on roads from 2018

Singapore to cap number of cars allowed on roads from 2018

Cars congesting roads is a problem in just about every major urban center around the world, but some areas are worst in this regard than others. Si ...
Singapore Will Stop Adding New Cars to Its Roads in 2018

Singapore Will Stop Adding New Cars to Its Roads in 2018

In Brief Singapore will stop issuing new vehicle permits starting February of 2018. The government poin ...
These shots made with a Nokia 3310 are gorgeous, but only if you don’t look too closely

These shots made with a Nokia 3310 are gorgeous, but only if you don’t look too closely

Ah, the old new Nokia 3310. It's simple, virtually indestructible, and comes with Snake — but what we really wanna know is, how does its camera hold u ...
Robot masseuse uses smart sensors to figure out which muscles to work on

Robot masseuse uses smart sensors to figure out which muscles to work on

Have a sore back? If you live in Singapore, you can now treat it by getting a massage from a cutting-edge robot masseuse called Emma -- short for Expe ...
Subway stations could soon allow you to walk through without needing to tap your card

Subway stations could soon allow you to walk through without needing to tap your card

Soon, no more tapping cards.Image: Getty Images/mashable compositeBy Victoria Ho2017-10-12 09:16:06 UTC For all of us who have to put up with pe ...
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