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Goondu review: Sophos Home
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Goondu review: Sophos Home

April 29th, 2016 | by Desmond Koh
If you see value in a cloud-based dashboard that allows for centralised control over multiple systems, Sophos Home is a useful and free...
Singtel launches cyber security institute to train experts for the region
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Singtel launches cyber security institute to train experts for the region

April 26th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Simply called the Cyber Security Institute (CSI), it will allow companies to test their systems in a "cyber firing range" against real threats....
Gartner: Worldwide IoT spending to grow to US$348 million in 2016
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Gartner: Worldwide IoT spending to grow to US$348 million in 2016

April 25th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Organisations worldwide will spend some US$348 million on Internet of Things setups this year, according to research firm Gartner....
Fines and warnings for 11 organisations for data privacy lapses in Singapore
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Fines and warnings for 11 organisations for data privacy lapses in Singapore

April 21st, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
The move against such data privacy lapses is an unprecedented one that signals a tough stance against errant organisations....
StarHub runs smart home trials, to launch service this year
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StarHub runs smart home trials, to launch service this year

April 15th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
With smart sensors, cameras and other gadgets fitted at home, a parent would be notified when his child returns from school, for example....
Cloudera leads industry programme to groom Big Data professionals in Singapore
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Cloudera leads industry programme to groom Big Data professionals in Singapore

April 14th, 2016 | by Desmond Koh
The so-called Big Analytics Skills Enablement (BASE) programme will help fill the labour gap faced here, as Singapore seeks to be a smart nation....
Hooq to bring video streaming service to Singapore
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Hooq to bring video streaming service to Singapore

April 11th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
It will be offered in Singapore eventually but with a content mix that's different from rivals such as Netflix, said its chief executive officer Peter Bithos....
Revolv smart home hubs to be bricked
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Revolv smart home hubs to be bricked

April 5th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Google had bought Revolv in 2014, and now will stop supporting the devices, which means the devices will stop working altogether....
Public trials of self-driving minibuses expected at one-north within two years
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Public trials of self-driving minibuses expected at one-north within two years

April 3rd, 2016 | by Raymond Lau
Self-driving, on-demand minibuses may be expected to start plying routes at the one-north business and industrial park within two years....
Singapore’s traffic improves despite global trend, 45th most congested worldwide: TomTom
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Singapore’s traffic improves despite global trend, 45th most congested worldwide: TomTom

March 25th, 2016 | by Desmond Koh
The 2016 iteration of TomTom’s annual Traffic Index said drivers in Singapore can expect travel time to increase by about 31 per cent from congestion throughout the day....
Asus’ RP-AC68U Wireless AC repeater looks sleek
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Asus’ RP-AC68U Wireless AC repeater looks sleek

March 22nd, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
The Asus RP-AC68U helps extend your fast Wireless AC network and does so looking good as well....
Q&A: Singapore can make engineering interesting again
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Q&A: Singapore can make engineering interesting again

March 16th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Since Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong called for more to join the engineering field during his Silicon Valley trip last month, there has been much talk of the importance of engineering in Singapore’s push to be a smart...
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Survey: kids may be opening up PCs to cyber threats at home

March 3rd, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
As many as 30 per cent of parents here have had their online security compromised due to their kids' actions, it found....
M1 offers 10Gbps home fibre broadband, matches Singtel for price
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M1 offers 10Gbps home fibre broadband, matches Singtel for price

February 27th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
A new Internet race may be on in Singapore, after M1 started rolling out fibre broadband plans that promise 10Gbps to Singapore homes today....
Five privacy questions for Singapore’s gantry-free ERP system
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Five privacy questions for Singapore’s gantry-free ERP system

February 26th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Almost as a side note to how great this new satellite tracking technology is, the authorities have told people not to worry so much....
Singapore needs more engineers, less short-term planning
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Singapore needs more engineers, less short-term planning

February 21st, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
For the young who are heeding this call to be join the cool-again engineering field, go on. Just be sure to build up your other skills and your network at the same time....
Penang turns to smart mapping to deliver improved services
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Penang turns to smart mapping to deliver improved services

February 20th, 2016 | by Desmond Koh
In Penang, an application known as e-Peta now provides actionable information on areas such as land use, businesses, traffic and public transport to decision makers....
Q&A: Pay-TV piracy a sign of frustrated consumers, says Irdeto
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Q&A: Pay-TV piracy a sign of frustrated consumers, says Irdeto

February 10th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
One reason why people pirate pay-TV content, says Irdeto vice-president for Asia-Pacific, Bengt Jonsson, is because they are frustrated....
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Free isn’t everything, India tells Facebook as it blocks limited Net app

February 9th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Net neutrality may be a controversial topic on which not everyone agrees. But clearly, in this case, free isn't good enough. It has to be fair as well....
Singtel brings 10Gbps fibre to homes, fastest yet in Singapore
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Singtel brings 10Gbps fibre to homes, fastest yet in Singapore

February 3rd, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Such a fibre broadband service demands many changes, especially in hardware and cabling, so it will take time for costs to come down and equipment to be common....