Article by Taylor Armerding, Senior Software Security Expert, at Synopsys Software Integrity Group The future of connected devices – some things about that future are pretty easy to predict. There will be more devices — billions more. As some experts started saying several years ago, the Internet of Things (IoT) is...

Thank You Is Not Enough

By Lim Kee Yeong “Thank you, please come again.” A courtesy in business commonly expressed upon completing a sale. This is undoubtedly a satisfying moment to any entrepreneur; what comes next is to search for or serve another customer and the process repeats itself. Depending on the nature of business...

The Importance of Food Security

We love our food. Whether its nasi lemak, chicken rice, char koay teow, or roti canai, food is a unifying factor for all of us. But have we paused to consider where all that food comes from? The eggs in your nasi lemak, the rice that we eat - how...
By Derek Handova, Senior Technical Writer at Synopsys Software Integrity Group An application security vulnerability is “a hole or a weakness in the application, which can be a design flaw or an implementation bug, that allows an attacker to cause harm to the stakeholders of an application,” according to OWASP. These...
By Julienne Loh Around the world, small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are the mainstay of nearly every economy. The Asia-Pacific (APAC) region is no different. SMEs here comprise 95 percent of all businesses, employ half the workforce, and account for as much as 50 percent of the GDP of wealthy nations...
By Lilian Teo, CFO and Toniya Sundaram, Blockchain Developer of oCap Management Pte Ltd One interesting result from the recent Small Business Credit Survey 2019 shows that the share of applicants who sought loans, credit lines or cash advances from online lenders has grown remarkedly since 2016 from 19% to...
By Reuter Chua, Country Head of ACCA Singapore The digital world is now the accountant’s world. Technology has enabled the profession to change and grow. Looking back, it was the finance function that was first to be automated, where accountants became the business partners and consultants within large enterprises as they...
by James Cheow, Capital C’s CEO & Co-Founder A new model for personal and small-business borrowing Modern companies are waking up to the wider impact of their business on society, the economy, and the planet itself.  No longer is it sufficient for a business to devote its efforts purely to the...

Examination Nation

In less than a month’s time, China will go silent—literally. Construction work will be suspended, car horns will be silenced, and even dancing in town squares will be stopped. Meanwhile, 10 million high school students will sit for the gaokao (高考)—China’s annual national college entrance examination. Their parents will wait...

The Meat of the Matter

Meat contains protein, iron, zinc, and vitamins A, B and D. These are critical nutrients that cannot be obtained in sufficient quantities from vegetables alone. Increased consumption of these nutrients results in better muscle growth, better skin, and better blood circulation among other benefits. Consumption of meat by pregnant women...
By Karen Reddington Karen Reddington is the President of FedEx Express, Asia Pacific Division. The biggest trend in logistics right now is arguably not artificial intelligence, blockchain or even visibility, It’s personalisation – which is ushering in a new era of delivery once only accessible to big global companies and...
Hong Kong has long been a prime destination for keen-eyed shoppers of high-quality, low-priced consumer electronics. But aside from competitive pricing, what else can brands do to differentiate themselves from their competitors, attract returning customers and create top-of-brand-awareness? According to a recent study conducted by global loyalty marketing agency...

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