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DISCUSSION PAPER EXPLORES THE IMPACT AND BENEFITS OF DATA PORTABILITY IN PROTECTING CONSUMER INTERESTS AND DRIVING DATA INNOVATION   SPAIN, BARCELONA – 25 February, 2019: As part of the ongoing review of the Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (PDPA), Singapore intends to introduce a data portability[1]requirement. As data portability is a recent global

 OLIVEX HAS SECURED US$1M (A$1.4M) FROM STRATEGIC INVESTORS INCLUDING ALABASTER AND ANTANAS GUOGA (ALSO KNOWN AS “TONY G”) OLIVEX IS A SUBSIDIARY OF ANIMOCA BRANDS THAT DEVELOPS AND PUBLISHES PRODUCTS THAT LEVERAGE AI AND GAMIFICATION TO IMPROVE USERS’ HEALTH AND FITNESS ALABASTER IS A START-UP INVESTOR FOCUSED ON COMPANIES

MALAYSIA, INDONESIA AND SINGAPORE ARE THE NEXT STOPS FOR THE INSURTECH PLAYER IN THE REGION   Singapore, 25 February 2019 - Redefining insurance is no easy task, but the investors behind Sunday, an under-the-radar startup, believe that the InsurTech has the right model and is set for massive growth in Southeast Asia.

MORNING EXERCISE, A TRIP TO A BARBER, VIETNAMESE FAST FOOD, AND A CONTEMPLATION OF PUPPETRY WOULD BE A PERFECT WAY FOR THE TWO LEADERS TO BOND IN HANOI, SAYS KHIRI TRAVEL   Khiri Travel recommends eight Hanoi activities to help Trump and Kim unwind after their summit in the Vietnamese capital, 27-28 February. After

THIS YEAR’S FOCUS WILL BE ON FIVE KEY INDUSTRIES - FINANCE, HEALTHCARE, EDUCATION, AGRICULTURE AND ENERGY TO ADDRESS THE GLOBAL CHALLENGES AND FIND EFFICIENT TECH SOLUTIONS FOR EACH SECTOR.   Lausanne, CH, 20 February 2019 - Seedstars World [SSW], the largest startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup ecosystems, is hosting

February 25, 2019, HONG KONG – As China strives to build world-class city clusters and compete globally, LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, has teamed up with Tsinghua University to release the “Digital Economy and Talent Development Report for Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area”, which analyzes the talent landscape, talent migration

LATEST INNOVATION SHOWCASED ON DEMO DAY TO ACCELERATE THE DEVELOPMENT OF SMART AIRPORT AND TRAVEL TECHNOLOGIES   Hong Kong, 22 February 2019 – Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation announced the completion of their “Smart Airport Accelerator” programme under its Global Acceleration Academy (GAA). Smart airport and travel technologies and solutions from participating start-ups were showcased at yesterday’s

Singapore, February 25th, 2019 - Companies probably never realised they needed services such as finding a furniture mover, hiring of a photographer or getting someone to help create an app until they explore such services in value-adding the offerings of their company to both clients and employees. ThunderQuote has become

●     DELIVEROO LAUNCHES WITH OVER 900 LOCAL RESTAURANT PARTNERS AND AIMS TO CREATE WORK FOR 500 PEOPLE IN THE FIRST YEAR ●     KUWAITIS CAN NOW ORDER FOOD FROM FAVOURITE LOCAL RESTAURANTS AND TAKEAWAYS, DIRECT TO THEIR DOOR, FAST   London, UK, Wednesday February 20th - Deliveroo today announces its launch in Kuwait, where it will bring its

EASY-TO-USE PRINT SERVICE NOW AVAILABLE IN SEA: SINGAPORE, MALAYSIA, HONG KONG, TAIWAN, MACAU, THAILAND, INDONESIA, VIETNAM, PHILIPPINES AND BRUNEI CANVA USERS CAN DESIGN AND PRINT BUSINESS CARDS, FLYERS, POSTERS, INVITATIONS AND LETTERHEADS AVAILABLE IN OVER 100 LANGUAGES INCLUDING SIMPLIFIED AND TRADITIONAL CHINESE, BAHASA INDONESIAN, BAHASA MALAY, THAI, VIETNAMESE AND

UNLEASH HASSLE-FREE AND ENRICHING SHOPPING EXPERIENCE FOR CUSTOMERS ‘SINGLE-TOUCH MOBILE ECONOMY’   Hong Kong, 21 February, 2019 - To embrace mobile payment and e-wallet into the daily lives of Hong Kong people, AlipayHK has collaborated with eslite Spectrum and Cityplaza to initiate AlipayHK Futureland to bring revellers to grip with futuristic breakthrough technologies, exploring hassle-free and exciting shopping experience. The AlipayHK Futureland will

WORLD’S LARGEST SHOPPING COMMUNITY + ONLINE SHOPPING WITH FABULOUS CASHBACK 11 MILLION MEMBERS+120,000 LOYALTY MERCHANTS AROUND THE WORLD   Hong Kong, February 21, 2019 - Cashback World, world’s largest shopping community and the premier platform of online shopping with cashback worldwide, is officially launched in Hong Kong, enabling shoppers reap cashback rewards with every

SINGAPORE’S FINANCE MINISTER HENG SWEE KEAT AND OTHER GUESTS-OF-HONOR WITNESSED GROUNDBREAKING OF NEW LANDMARK BUILDING IN ONE-NORTH   Singapore, 22 February, 2019 - RazerTM, the leading global lifestyle brand for gamers, today celebrated the launch of its upcoming Southeast Asia headquarters in Singapore with a groundbreaking ceremony graced by Minister for Finance

• ECHO BASE COMES OUT OF STEALTH – LED BY BRYAN LIM, AN EXPERIENCED REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT BANKER, AND BACKED BY MR MIN-LIANG TAN, RAZER INC CO-FOUNDER AND CEO AND SGX MAINBOARD- LISTED BOUSTEAD PROJECTS LIMITED • LAUNCH OF NEXT-GENERATION REAL ESTATE FUND MANAGEMENT AND SERVICES TECHNOLOGY STARTUP FOCUSED ON INVESTING,

KEMP ADDS AUTOMATED PER-APP LOAD BALANCER PROVISIONING AND PREEMPTIVE ISSUE RESOLUTION TO SIMPLIFY LIFECYCLE MANAGEMENT FOR UNINTERRUPTED APPLICATION DELIVERY   SINGAPORE, Feb. 21, 2019 – Kemp, the leader in powering always-on application experience (AX), today introduced enhanced automation and predictive analytics capabilities that further simplify the deployment and ongoing management of its

CYBERCRIMINALS ADAPT TACTICS TO PREY UPON EVOLVING CORPORATE TECHNOLOGY ENVIRONMENTS   MANILA, Philippines — Trend Micro, a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, shared its 2019 predictions report that highlights the trends and tactics cybercriminals are most likely to employ in 2019. The report, Mapping the Future: Dealing with Pervasive and Persistent Threats, highlights the

15 February 2019 - We wanted to share the 4th monthly report from Grant Thornton, one of the world’s largest auditors, attesting to the dollar reserves backing the stablecoin USDC.   The report was issued to Circle, one of the world’s largest crypto finance companies, on February 15th.   The report states that as

COLLABORATION WITH WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM’S CENTRE FOR FOURTH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION TO DRIVE ETHICAL AND RESPONSIBLE DEPLOYMENT OF AI AND DATA INNOVATION SWITZERLAND, DAVOS – 23 January, 2019: Singapore today released its Model Artificial Intelligence (AI) Governance Framework for public consultation, pilot adoption and feedback.   This Model Framework is the first in Asia

Singapore’s First All-Encompassing App for Container Haulage Companies and Drivers Official launch event was attended by Dr Lam Pin Min, Senior Minister of State for Transport and Health, as Guest of Honour Launch of HCS complements Haulio’s current resource pooling platform, the Haulio Connectivity Platform (HCP), accelerating Haulio’s transformation into

When asked about their financial regrets for 2018, the surveyed Hong Kong adults cited overspending (38%), failing to make any investments (14%), and not following a budget (14%) as the top three most common regrets. Whilst 53% of respondents had set themselves financial goals, over half (56%) admitted they

Melbourne, Australia, 12 February 2019 - Socialsuite, the global leader in impact management software, today announced the successful VC led capital raising of $1.85M to accelerate growth and consolidate its position as first movers in the emerging impact management software space. The round was led by AddVenture Fund, with additional

Hong Kong, February 12, 2019 – A new report from the Urban Land Institute (ULI), a global multidisciplinary real estate organization, and Heitman LLC (Heitman), a global real estate investment management firm, points to the pressing need for greater understanding throughout the industry of the investment risks posed by the impacts of climate change. It

PAN-OS version 9.0 delivers over 60 new features that save time and stop attacks;offers new integrated DNS Security service powered by machine learning to automatically block attacks in progress Hong Kong – February 13, 2019 – Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW), the global cybersecurity leader, underscored

Two Deliveroo riders celebrated CNY with 50 elderly people who live alone at a tea gatheringThe event was jointly hosted by Deliveroo and St. James’ SettlementFree and delicious meals from Deliveroo restaurant partner LAO ER by Crystal Jade were delivered by riders to the event 

Hong Kong, 24 January 2019 – Celebrating 20 years of making art accessible around the world and bringing art into the homes of art lovers, enthusiasts and collectors, the Affordable Art Fair returns to Hong Kong for its seventh edition from 17 – 19 May 2019. Kicking-off with an exciting

Hong Kong, 12 February 2019 - Designed by a legal startup for startups, KorumLegal introduces its new look Hong Kong Start-Up Pack, which assists Hong Kong startups to begin their business’ legal journey. The package includes: Smart - The Hong Kong Start-Up Legal Handbook which is a step-by-step guide to

Hong Kong, February 11, 2019 — To enhance productivity, provide better work-life balance, and expand professional network in the new year, Arkadin is partnering with the Hive, a city centre co-working space in Hong Kong,

The inaugural edition of People Matters TechHR Singapore is expected to attract over 1,000 business, HR & government leaders, 70 speakers, 75 HR tech and digital solution providersConference features the largest start-up program in Asia in HRTech & WorkTech space with 50 start-ups participating. Singapore,

Fred Reid, Global Head of Transportation, Airbnb Hong Kong – Feb 8, 2019 – Airbnb’s mission is to create a world where anyone can belong anywhere. To advance our mission, we are focused on reimagining travel by building an end-to-end travel platform that combines where you stay, what you do, and

HelloGold enters Africa to provide gold savings and loans to Baobab’s customersHelloGold digital savings products to be integrated with Baobab’s mobile app; new app to be launched in 2019 12th February, 2019, Malaysia - Asia-based fintech savings platform HelloGold is entering Africa working with leading digital financial