ADDED: Sept. 30, 2016, 1:45 p.m.
UPDATED: Sept. 30, 2016, 1:52 p.m.

A Million-Maker’s 3 Tips for Startups To Succeed


Being chairperson of Singapore infocomm Technology Federation (SiTF) over the past few years has been a rewarding experience for me. I was able to work closely with the government and tech sector and saw the continuing evolution of Singapore’s ICT landscape.

Ms Shirley Wong, tech investor & former entrepreneur who has helped transformed startups

Within the ICT sector, manpower has always been a key concern and I’m glad that some of our feedback and recommendations were taken into account by the government during this year’s budget, with the announcement of more funding and support for ICT manpower development. The creation of the Techskill Accelerator (TeSA) programme is a positive step that will help empower and improve the employabilty of the tech workforce.

SiTF has also grown a lot closer to the startup community over the last three years. Some highlights for me include being an investment mentor for young companies in our 123 JumpStart initiative which has now grown to 260 members, providing space and support for the community; creatinga Startup ...


ADDED: Sept. 23, 2016, 2:03 p.m.
UPDATED: Sept. 26, 2016, 5:55 p.m.

A Robot Chef That Cooks Asian Meals For You


Robots could soon be on the line in kitchen restaurants helping chefs prepare food and even cooking dishes for customers.

We wrote about a potentially inexpensive solution for a robotic chef you can place in your home so you can come home to a hot meal back in June. This ...


ADDED: Sept. 14, 2016, 9:36 p.m.
UPDATED: Sept. 14, 2016, 9:48 p.m.

Meet these real life cyber warriors in person


A battlefield in cyber space

Over 1000 cyber industry leaders, academic and government representatives and cyber start-up companies gathered at Cybertech Singapore at Marina Bay Sands Exhibition Hall over a two-day conference and exhibition to discuss major cybersecurity threats facing companies, governments and critical infrastructure across Asia and how to ...


ADDED: Sept. 2, 2016, 9:56 a.m.
UPDATED: Sept. 2, 2016, 10:43 a.m.

Headphones or Speakers, why not both?


Many of us are familiar with the X-Mini brand as it is quite likely that we’ve all used their portable speakers before. Founded 10 years ago as Xmi in Singapore by brothers Ryan Lee and Reuben Lee alongside Barry Choo, Xmi grew from a single product company selling their ...


ADDED: Aug. 18, 2016, 10:46 a.m.
UPDATED: Aug. 18, 2016, 10:46 a.m.

Celebration Of Science Builds A Smart Future


Singapore’s annual celebration of science, the Singapore Science Festival, has come to a close with more than 110,000 people coming together at more than 30 events across the country.

Over the past six weeks visitors have been captivated by scientists, tinkerers and enthusiasts sharing the splendour of science ...


ADDED: July 20, 2016, 3:01 p.m.
UPDATED: July 27, 2016, 4:02 p.m.

Smart Robots That Run Our Homes


Unsure of how to make your home smart? Not to worry, our list will get you on the way to having a home like Iron Man.

Have you ever left the house and after a while, niggling doubts crowd your mind? Doubts such as whether or not you turned on ...


ADDED: July 12, 2016, 5:54 p.m.
UPDATED: July 20, 2016, 2:47 p.m.

3D Printing Of Brain Tumors; A Step Closer To Treatment?


To gain better insights into the biology of brain tumors, scientists at the Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh plan to 3D print a tumor-like construct. Malignant brain tumors are responsible for claiming up to 5000 lives each year in the UK. The prognosis for such brain tumors is poor and the ...


ADDED: July 12, 2016, 4:40 p.m.
UPDATED: July 12, 2016, 5:52 p.m.

“Smart” Tampon Invented by the Startup NextGen Jane


Baffled by the constant and vast health issues faced by women that remain undetected at large, Ridhi Tariyal and her scientist-friend Stephen Gire decided to address it.

Ridhi Tariyal and Stephen Gire

The two met at an infectious disease lab at Harvard and whilst working there, they realized that it ...


ADDED: June 27, 2016, 11:22 a.m.
UPDATED: June 27, 2016, 11:36 a.m.

When Smart Tech Goes …Woofing Good


Pets lovers know just how much our animal companions become a big part of our lives and community. They greet us enthusiastically when we get home from work, stare at us when we eat, and intelligent enough to manipulate us into feeding them or showing them more TLC (tender loving ...


ADDED: June 27, 2016, 10:44 a.m.
UPDATED: June 27, 2016, 10:53 a.m.

How Tech Million Makers Look Like


Many of us here in South-East Asia have been brought up to pursue a degree, work our way into a company and get a stable, office job in a big corporation. To basically join the rat race and work a job from 9-6. Recently however, the entrepreneurial spirit is burning ...