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The cloud at your service

December 20th, 2014 | by Staff Writer
Brought to you by ReadySpace Managing thousands of part-time workers is no small feat at one of Singapore’s largest manpower agencies. Since 2004, TCC Group has been supplying service staff – sometimes at short notice – to...
Singapore workers spend nearly 10% of time at work on online shopping and social media
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Singapore workers spend nearly 10% of time at work on online shopping and social media

December 18th, 2014 | by Aaron Tan
If you think your boss doesn’t know you shop or use Facebook at work, think again. A recent study by recruitment agency Robert Half found that Singapore employees spend an average of 9.3 per cent of their online time at work...
MH370 tops Singapore’s trending searches on Google in 2014
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MH370 tops Singapore’s trending searches on Google in 2014

December 16th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
The term "MH370" was searched five times as much as the top local term - "PSI...
Cut the cord; watch TV from anywhere
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Cut the cord; watch TV from anywhere

December 15th, 2014 | by Staff Writer
Ask how you can cut the cord from old pay-TV services and open up a world of entertainment, enabled by your fast fibre broadband service at...
Singapore online stores vie for Christmas shoppers, as e-commerce booms
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Singapore online stores vie for Christmas shoppers, as e-commerce booms

December 12th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
This month, as Singapore's online shops such as Qoo10 aim to grab a share of the pie from glitzy Orchard Road shopping belt outlets, the e-commerce boom also reflects a changing of old...
NetLink Trust connects fibre broadband users too slowly, fined S$50,000
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NetLink Trust connects fibre broadband users too slowly, fined S$50,000

December 10th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
NetLink Trust has improved on the time it took to connect users up, but it still fell short of the required quality of...
M1 rolls out 300Mbps nationwide LTE-A mobile broadband service
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M1 rolls out 300Mbps nationwide LTE-A mobile broadband service

December 4th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
The race for 4G+ may also have shown that operators are at least competing in terms of offering a faster lane on the cyber...
As Sitex opens its doors, Black Friday online deals prove more attractive
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As Sitex opens its doors, Black Friday online deals prove more attractive

November 29th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
If local players don't buck up, each close of the year will see more spending headed to overseas, online shops, instead of Singapore retailers and bazaars like...
Singapore government apps: SingStat gets it right, LTA not quite
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Singapore government apps: SingStat gets it right, LTA not quite

November 25th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
Government agencies should only start developing apps when it provides a public utility that no private organisation is willing or able to provide, perhaps without any profit in...
Trend Micro: More targeted cyber attacks in Asia in 2015
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Trend Micro: More targeted cyber attacks in Asia in 2015

November 20th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
Organisations in Asia-Pacific will face more targeted cyber attacks that steal financial, personal and classified data in 2015, warned Trend Micro...
StarHub offers cable modem link as backup in 1Gbps fibre plan
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StarHub offers cable modem link as backup in 1Gbps fibre plan

November 18th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
StarHub, left with a slightly antiquated cable modem service, is bundling it as a sort of backup link together with its first 1Gbps fibre broadband service...
ViewQwest to launch 2Gbps fibre broadband service by early 2015
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ViewQwest to launch 2Gbps fibre broadband service by early 2015

November 12th, 2014 | by Aaron Tan
ViewQwest has fired the latest salvo in the red-hot fibre broadband market with a 2Gbps Internet service, the first of its kind outside of Japan. The Internet service provider (ISP) will start a trial of the service involving 20...
The music industry is in peril? We’ve heard that before
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The music industry is in peril? We’ve heard that before

November 8th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
By trying to put the genie back in the bottle, the music industry is resisting change as it has done many times in the...
4K streaming is here, get ready for it
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4K streaming is here, get ready for it

November 6th, 2014 | by Staff Writer
Here are a few pointers to getting 4K streaming over the Net in...
Cisco’s connective glue for a network of clouds
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Cisco’s connective glue for a network of clouds

October 30th, 2014 | by Aaron Tan
In a post-Snowden world where data security has become a top priority for most enterprises, there is a growing need to make computer networks more resilient than before. In fact, large companies are already tapping different...
Singapore cloud services registry gets analytics boost
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Singapore cloud services registry gets analytics boost

October 29th, 2014 | by Aaron Tan
Singapore’s cloud services registry now offers almost real-time analytics on how various cloud services are faring, the Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) said today. Speaking at the opening of the Cloud Asia 2014...
IT chiefs: The cloud is no longer new and disruptive
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IT chiefs: The cloud is no longer new and disruptive

October 28th, 2014 | by Aaron Tan
IT head honchos in the Asia-Pacific region no longer see cloud computing as being new and disruptive, a new study has found. Instead, they are planning to ride on mega trends such as Internet of Things, mobility and big data to...
New data discovery service opens access to private data
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New data discovery service opens access to private data

October 28th, 2014 | by Aaron Tan
Businesses and software developers can now tap on a new data discovery service to access heaps of privately owned data ranging from property listings and postal addresses to business registration records. Dubbed Data as a Service...
With Slurp, Malaysia’s Silent Mode eyes a slice of food delivery tech pie
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With Slurp, Malaysia’s Silent Mode eyes a slice of food delivery tech pie

October 24th, 2014 | by Aaron Tan
Malaysia IT provider Silent Mode has launched its Slurp food delivery app that lets you order food from restaurants in the country. Similar to Foodpanda in Singapore, the Slurp app for iOS and Android devices will be useful to...
Goondu review: WD TV Media Player
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Goondu review: WD TV Media Player

October 22nd, 2014 | by Aaron Tan
Cord cutters, a term that refers to folks who trade their cable TV subscriptions for online video services, would typically use a media player to stream content from a home server or an Internet TV service such...