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Habitap app links up smart homes at Singapore condo
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Habitap app links up smart homes at Singapore condo

July 28th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Residents of the Corals at Keppel Bay condominium in Singapore will be able to control their air conditioning, set the lighting according to their mood and even send details of visiting guests to the guard house with an...
How can the Singapore government monitor Pokemon Go?
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How can the Singapore government monitor Pokemon Go?

July 25th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
The first reaction when you hear that the Singapore government wants to monitor the impact of Pokemon Go here is probably incredulity. Or, what the heck!...
Q&A: Cloud will appeal to Asia’s SMBs despite issues, says GoDaddy
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Q&A: Cloud will appeal to Asia’s SMBs despite issues, says GoDaddy

July 19th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Despite being a well-connected country, Singapore has many SMBs that don't even have a website. That's changing, GoDaddy says, as more turn to the cloud....
New Star Trek TV series arrives on Netflix in 2017
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New Star Trek TV series arrives on Netflix in 2017

July 19th, 2016 | by Alvin Lai
A big plus for Netflix users who are Trekkies, the new series will be available globally within 24 hours of its United States premiere....
Costly Linksys EA9500 router promises better wireless links in Singapore homes
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Costly Linksys EA9500 router promises better wireless links in Singapore homes

July 14th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
The Linksys EA9500 promises to hook up more devices - particularly mobile devices - more efficiently at home for video streaming and gaming, for example....
Free mobile data, calls on National Day this year
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Free mobile data, calls on National Day this year

July 12th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
With less than a month to go before National Day, Singapore's Big Three telecom operators have rolled out their traditional freebies for the festive period....
Out in Singapore today, Android Pay lets more users tap and pay with a phone
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Out in Singapore today, Android Pay lets more users tap and pay with a phone

June 28th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
There's yet another way to pay with your phone today with the launch of Google's much-talked about Android Pay service in Singapore...
Q&A: Visa’s Ooi Huey Tyng expects swift takeup of mobile wallets in Singapore
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Q&A: Visa’s Ooi Huey Tyng expects swift takeup of mobile wallets in Singapore

June 23rd, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Mobile wallets will take off swiftly in Singapore, because users are already familiar with the phone as an integral part of life, says Visa....
Why Singtel’s voice over Wi-Fi service could make a difference
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Why Singtel’s voice over Wi-Fi service could make a difference

June 23rd, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Singtel mobile users will be able to make calls over Wi-Fi from August, especially at places such as high-rise buildings above 20 storeys and in basement carparks, where cellphone signals are typically weak....
New Radiohead album, a Moon Shaped Pool, out on Spotify
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New Radiohead album, a Moon Shaped Pool, out on Spotify

June 18th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Three years after calling Spotify "the last desperate fart of a dying corpse", Thom Yorke is seeing the latest Radiohead album appear on the music streaming service he seemed to have hated so much....
Blocking the Internet isn’t the only – or best – way to combat cyber threats
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Blocking the Internet isn’t the only – or best – way to combat cyber threats

June 9th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Is there an alternative to blocking out the Internet on thousands of computers used by public servants in the name of security? Here are a few suggestions....
Puzzling to cut Internet access from public servants in Singapore
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Puzzling to cut Internet access from public servants in Singapore

June 8th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
The focus has to be finding a balance between information access and cyber security. Thus the move to cut off public servants from the Net is puzzling....
Construction time again, as telcos go “digital” to engage customers
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Construction time again, as telcos go “digital” to engage customers

June 3rd, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Despite the argument, fashionable in previous years, that technology doesn't matter anymore, the opposite is true. More than before, it is integral to operations, from marketing to customer service....
More IoT devices than phones by 2018: Ericsson
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More IoT devices than phones by 2018: Ericsson

June 1st, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
As more IoT equipment gets set up in the next two years, they will outstrip mobile phones, according to Ericsson's Mobility Report released today....
Solar-powered Wi-Fi hotspots go on trial at Sentosa
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Solar-powered Wi-Fi hotspots go on trial at Sentosa

May 31st, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Visitors to Sentosa can look forward to surfing the Web on the beach for free next month, as a trial of solar-powered Wi-Fi hotspots kicks into action....
Cyber security from ground-up
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Cyber security from ground-up

May 30th, 2016 | by Staff Writer
From stealing credit card details to locking out a hospital from its systems until it paid up, hackers have caused extensive damage in the recent years....
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Meet the media at CommunicAsia 2016

May 30th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Hear from the folks who have a front-row seat of what's happening in Asia-Pacific, as they discuss the latest trends and issues in infocomm technologies at CommunicAsia this year....
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Broadcasters move to video over IP for live production

May 27th, 2016 | by Staff Writer
In the new video over IP technology, broadcasters are finding more flexibility, efficiency and ease of use....
More connected, converged with the Internet of Things
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More connected, converged with the Internet of Things

May 19th, 2016 | by Staff Writer
IoT is about knowing more about one’s market and customers. The winners are the ones taking decisive action with that information....
In a smart home, humans are often the weakest link
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In a smart home, humans are often the weakest link

May 15th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
In a smart home, humans are often the weakest link because we are still catching up with what's possible today....