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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....
One in three home routers to double as public Wi-Fi hotspots
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One in three home routers to double as public Wi-Fi hotspots

February 1st, 2016 | by Aaron Tan
These so-called ‘homespot’ routers essentially create two wireless networks separated by a firewall: one network is for private use while the other is offered as a public Wi-Fi hotspot by broadband operators....
Expect phone hacking, fraud to rise as mobile transactions become common
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Expect phone hacking, fraud to rise as mobile transactions become common

January 31st, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
The question for consumers, as more turn to the phone as a mobile wallet, is whether they want more convenience or security....
Out in Singapore, Visa Checkout promises easier online shopping
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Out in Singapore, Visa Checkout promises easier online shopping

January 30th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
The service lets users pay for items more easily, without having to fill in the same details so often....
Uber-like courier service promises speedy deliveries
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Uber-like courier service promises speedy deliveries

January 28th, 2016 | by Aaron Tan
It features an authentication technology that replaces the arbitrary signatures traditional couriers usually use to confirm delivery receipts....
NEC opens a Cyber Security Factory in Singapore
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NEC opens a Cyber Security Factory in Singapore

January 27th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
The new centre will bring more expertise to these shores, while also training up more professionals to prepare for online attacks....
Six in 10 children in S’pore want to develop cyber skills: Intel Security
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Six in 10 children in S’pore want to develop cyber skills: Intel Security

January 22nd, 2016 | by Desmond Koh
This growing interest in the technology sector contrasts with the trends in the past five to 10 years, which saw graduates looking to other seemingly more lucrative industries like finance for their choice careers....
Commentary: About time IDA and MDA merged
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Commentary: About time IDA and MDA merged

January 18th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
With the long overdue merger, the hope is that the new regulators will take a light-touch approach....
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Netflix to show on StarHub Fibre TV from Q2 2016

January 18th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
However, the service will not be available to cable TV subscribers....
Singtel throws in free Netflix subscriptions
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Singtel throws in free Netflix subscriptions

January 15th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Separately, Netflix has revealed that it would be curtailing users who unblock content meant for viewers from other countries....
Watch Korean TV dramas online for free with Viu in Singapore
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Watch Korean TV dramas online for free with Viu in Singapore

January 12th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
It promises to bring the latest telecast dramas and variety shows from four big Korean broadcasters - SBS, KBS, MBC and CJ E&M....
Despite hiccups, Netflix launch in Singapore can reshape pay-TV market
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Despite hiccups, Netflix launch in Singapore can reshape pay-TV market

January 8th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Once people get used to video streaming, watching things as and when they want, there will be no going back to linear TV, outdated set-top boxes and pay-TV packages....
Netflix out in Singapore now, costs from S$10.98 a month
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Netflix out in Singapore now, costs from S$10.98 a month

January 7th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Netflix is finally out in Singapore, along with 130 new markets, but here it won't offer the popular House of Cards series....
As you, the product, face privacy threats in 2016, can you opt out?
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As you, the product, face privacy threats in 2016, can you opt out?

January 1st, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
You will love the new technology coming your way in 2016, but it will no longer be with the wide-eyed awe of before....
Remembrance theme ranks high on Google Singapore searches
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Remembrance theme ranks high on Google Singapore searches

December 23rd, 2015 | by Desmond Koh
Remembrance was the theme that linked several top Google searches this year, with many netizens searching for information on Singapore's late founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew and the Sabah earthquake....
Top Security Threats For 2015, And What To Expect Next
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Top Security Threats For 2015, And What To Expect Next

December 21st, 2015 | by Staff Writer
Faced with a range of threats, corporations have to stay vigilant, while delivering the network performance that the business requires....
Smart homes roll out in Sengkang condo, as part of M1-Keppel Land deal
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Smart homes roll out in Sengkang condo, as part of M1-Keppel Land deal

December 20th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
They are part of a trial of smart home technologies that could become the norm in new apartments in the coming years....
M1’s new service lets you surf on a plane cheaply
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M1’s new service lets you surf on a plane cheaply

December 17th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
It currently works on planes on 18 airlines that support such in-plane Wi-Fi connectivity....