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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...
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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...