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Singapore to Boost Tech Spending to $2.5 Billion to Combat Virus

  • It plans to deliver a new contact-tracing device to residents
  • Singapore wants to award contracts to many smaller firms

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Singapore will spend S$3.5 billion ($2.5 billion) on information and communications technology in the current financial year as it prepares to develop and deploy new tools like sensors and contact-tracing devices to combat Covid-19.