‘Singapore companies increasingly collaborating with Indian counterparts’- Tempemail

Singapore companies are increasingly collaborating with Indian corporations and business counterparts, especially tapping opportunities in health-tech, rural-tech, e-commerce and smart-city development programme, an official said. “As India pushes ahead with digitalization efforts, we see increasing opportunities in health-tech, rural-tech, e-commerce and smart city development,” said Peter Ong Boon Kwee, the Continue Reading

Quantcast hires industry veteran Sonal Patel to lead South East Asia- Tempemail

Quantcast has hired Sonal Patel to lead South East Asia in a newly created role for the business. Patel has spent almost 20 years in the digital advertising industry, most recently as president of programmatic services and product at Dentsu Aegis Network APAC. Prior to this, she held a number Continue Reading

Facebook must disclose app records for Massachusetts probe, judge rules – Benchmarking Change- Tempemail

Facebook Inc has been ordered by a Massachusetts judge to turn over material to the state’s attorney general about thousands of apps that the social media company suspected may have misused customer data. In a decision made public on Friday, Massachusetts Superior Court Justice Brian Davis said Attorney General Maura Continue Reading

DTA tries to shake off Australia’s chequered digital ID past – Strategy – Security – Software- Tempemail

With the first real test for Australia’s Govpass digital identity scheme just around the corner, the government agency in charge has turned its attention to marketing the $200 million-plus project. The Digital Transformation Agency is appealing to the market for a comms strategy to inform the public about the program, Continue Reading

RMIT Online tasks Kraken with reeling in enrolments – Cloud – Software- Tempemail

RMIT Online has built a lead nurturing journey it is calling ‘the Kraken’ to encourage more sign-ups to its online short courses. CRM marketing manager Liam Markus told Salesforce’s Dreamforce 19 conference the Kraken was so-named because “it’s an absolute beast of a journey” with “so many personalised branches depending Continue Reading

Local government finalists for Benchmark Awards 2020 announced – Projects- Tempemail

After revealing the first tranche of finalists for the Benchmark Awards 2020, it’s time to recognise innovation in the local government sector.  This is only the second year local government has had a stand-alone category, and the calibre and quantity of the submissions show that councils are more than deserving Continue Reading

Square slams Australian banks, complains about customer complaints – Finance – Hardware – Software- Tempemail

Square, the plucky retail payments company started by Twitter founder Jack Dorsey, has taken the cudgels to Australia’s banks, their entrenched US payments providers and local regulators in a rare spray over rules governing the local electronic transactions market. The firm, which has bet heavily on its swanky new eftpos Continue Reading

How Petronas’ Chinese New Year ad, Nobody’s Child stands the test of time- Tempemail

As we enter the Year of the Rat, advertising creatives across Asia offer their favourite Chinese New Year campaigns from over the years as we celebrate the best work from the festive period and hear their views on what is best in class. Insightful, powerful human truths make for compelling Continue Reading

New Internet Explorer zero-day exploited in the wild – Security – Software- Tempemail

A new bug affecting Microsoft’s Internet Explorer web browser is being exploited in the wild, allowing attackers to take control of systems with the logged-in user’s privileges. The vulnerability affects Internet Explorer 9, 10 and 11 on Windows 7, 8.1, RT 8.1, 10, Server 2008, 2008 R2, Server 2012, Server Continue Reading