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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...
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Leaked Dropbox accounts or no, consumers have to wise up on security

October 15th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
Clearly the threat has increased and a change of mindset is needed for users to keep attackers at bay....
Line messaging, iTunes gift card scams re-appear in Singapore
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Line messaging, iTunes gift card scams re-appear in Singapore

October 8th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
Singapore mobile phone users are being told to buy iTunes gift cards on behalf of fraudsters who pose as their friends on the popular Line messaging app, in the latest online scam revealed by police...
SingTel, FireEye ink US$50m deal to boost cyber security in region
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SingTel, FireEye ink US$50m deal to boost cyber security in region

October 7th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
Two operations centres will be set up in Singapore and Sydney - next to SingTel's network operations centres - to better monitor...
Q&A: Southeast Asian governments face advanced persistent threats online, says FireEye
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Q&A: Southeast Asian governments face advanced persistent threats online, says FireEye

September 26th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
Governments are a major target of a variety of APT (advanced persistent threat) malware, particularly the Southeast Asian governments, says...
Property salesperson to be charged for unsolicited telemarketing messages
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Property salesperson to be charged for unsolicited telemarketing messages

September 22nd, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
The accused allegedly sent unsolicited advertisements of property developments to people who had already asked to be excluded from such...
Trend Micro: Singapore users not well-protected against privacy breaches
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Trend Micro: Singapore users not well-protected against privacy breaches

September 22nd, 2014 | by Desmond Koh
Singapore users are worried about privacy but fail to do enough to keep their personal information safe, according to a report put out by Trend...
Gartner: Over 500 smart devices per home by 2022
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Gartner: Over 500 smart devices per home by 2022

September 13th, 2014 | by Desmond Koh
As it becomes cheaper to fit sensors to consumer products, the number of smart devices in a typical home in developed countries could grow to over 500 by 2022, according to a new report by Gartner. This growth will take place...
1Gbps broadband may be common in Singapore after M1 slashes prices
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1Gbps broadband may be common in Singapore after M1 slashes prices

September 12th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
Further cuts from rival telecom operators could make the mind-bogglingly fast speeds commonplace in Singapore...
Cheaper mobile roaming for Singapore and Brunei users
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Cheaper mobile roaming for Singapore and Brunei users

September 10th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
Mobile phone users in Singapore and Brunei will get to call, SMS and go online more cheaply when they travel to either country from January 1, 2015, after an agreement was reached to cut such international roaming...
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Experts: regulation needed to secure Internet of Things

September 9th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
In a rush to deploy more wearable devices and sensors, manufacturers are neglecting the security threats facing an emerging Internet of Things that is largely...
Comparing advertised and real speeds on fibre broadband
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Comparing advertised and real speeds on fibre broadband

September 5th, 2014 | by Staff Writer
A few quick tests will let you know whether the top speed you see on a brochure actually applies in real life....
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Parallels: Small and medium Singapore businesses to spend S$520 million on cloud in 2014

September 3rd, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
The biggest chunk of this S$520 million will be spent on infrastructure as a...
Commentary: how Instagram Hyperlapse can promote affordable indie filmmaking
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Commentary: how Instagram Hyperlapse can promote affordable indie filmmaking

August 29th, 2014 | by Jonathan Tan
Ultimately, story is still king when it comes to making a good film. But it sure helps to be able to express it professionally without breaking the...
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Singapore government tightens up cyber security after recent attacks

August 27th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
The wide range of measures comes after a number of high-profile incidents have raised questions of Singapore's ability to protect critical infocomm...
Asus touts RT-AC87U as “fastest” Wireless AC2400 5GHz router
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Asus touts RT-AC87U as “fastest” Wireless AC2400 5GHz router

August 25th, 2014 | by Wilson Wong
What's interesting is the inclusion of an automatic security function within the router...
Budding maker culture in Singapore shows importance of DIY skills
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Budding maker culture in Singapore shows importance of DIY skills

August 24th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
It's an area where expertise is sorely lacking, after years of emphasising the need for project managers rather than "do-ers" - the coders and...
Will rapid push for Internet of Things push aside security concerns?
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Will rapid push for Internet of Things push aside security concerns?

August 22nd, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
In making previously dumb devices smart, we are also exposing them to the same risks faced by PCs and...
Intel talks up “building blocks” for Internet of Things as privacy concerns deepen
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Intel talks up “building blocks” for Internet of Things as privacy concerns deepen

August 20th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
Intel is pitching its processors and software stacks as easy-to-use "building blocks" to more securely connect up a growing network of sensors, wearable computers and portable devices that are to come online over the next few...