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Singtel tie up with Tidal to stream lossless hi-fi music on the go
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Singtel tie up with Tidal to stream lossless hi-fi music on the go

December 2nd, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
The telecom operator is bringing the Tidal streaming service to subscribers for a monthly fee that doesn't attract any mobile data...
Netflix finally lets users download videos to watch offline
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Netflix finally lets users download videos to watch offline

December 1st, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Netflix users can now download their favourite shows onto their mobile devices and watch them while they are on a plane or where they cannot get access to the Internet....
Singapore telcos to roll out Mobile Connect, promising simple, secure logins
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Singapore telcos to roll out Mobile Connect, promising simple, secure logins

November 29th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Mobile Connect enables a user to use his mobile number to gain access to websites and services instead of typing in his username and password each time....
With Black Friday deals, SSDs get cheap enough for home storage
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With Black Friday deals, SSDs get cheap enough for home storage

November 27th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
With SSD prices falling over Black Friday, these new storage devices are now available in large capacities that are increasingly affordable for home users....
Hooq launches in Singapore, takes on Netflix with cheaper offering
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Hooq launches in Singapore, takes on Netflix with cheaper offering

November 25th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Hooq boasts a eclectic lineup that brings together Bollywood shows and Hollywood exclusives such as the Supergirl TV series....
Rethinking personal space in the enterprise cloud
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Rethinking personal space in the enterprise cloud

November 23rd, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Organisations have to assume their networks are already compromised and they have to more closely monitor what happens within their firewall, not just what's trying to get inside....
Singapore-based researchers show off self-driving scooter that could help collect trays
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Singapore-based researchers show off self-driving scooter that could help collect trays

November 17th, 2016 | by Desmond Koh
A self-driving electric buggy can soon be used as mobility devices in airports and parks, or even to help collect trays at hawker centres....
Complacency, unsecured new devices put users at risk online: Symantec
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Complacency, unsecured new devices put users at risk online: Symantec

November 16th, 2016 | by Desmond Koh
Complacency, poor habits and a cavalier attitude towards Internet-enabled devices are putting Singapore consumers at a greater risk online, says Symantec....
Decisions made with data still require sound judgement
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Decisions made with data still require sound judgement

November 12th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
For many people seeking absolutism in the ongoing data revolution, the Trump win will have shaken their faith in the newfound religion....
US presidential election generated record online traffic: Akamai
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US presidential election generated record online traffic: Akamai

November 10th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
More than three million online viewers watching the presidential election in the United States yesterday generated a record amount of live video streaming, according to Akamai....
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Singapore online retail space set for shakeup with potential Amazon entry

November 2nd, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
The online retail space in Singapore looks to be headed for a shakeup, after news emerged today of Amazon's potential entry and the buyout of e-grocer Redmart by online retailer Lazada....
NetLink Trust fined yet again for not activating fibre broadband services quickly enough
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NetLink Trust fined yet again for not activating fibre broadband services quickly enough

October 27th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
NetLink Trust is staring at a hefty fine of S$500,000 after failing yet again to activate fibre broadband services quickly enough for users in Singapore....
Cyber attacks on StarHub reveal difficulties in defending critical infrastructure
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Cyber attacks on StarHub reveal difficulties in defending critical infrastructure

October 26th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
The cyber attacks on StarHub were sophisticated and well-planned, with a clear target in mind. They reveal how difficult it is to fight such threats....
StarHub outage was caused by “unprecedented” DDoS attacks
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StarHub outage was caused by “unprecedented” DDoS attacks

October 25th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
StarHub said its domain name servers (DNS) had been targeted on the two days, essentially locking out many of its users from the Web....
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Seeking flexibility, Singapore professionals turn to entrepreneurship: Survey

October 20th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
As many as 41 per cent of Singapore professionals plan to start a small business or be self-employed in the next 10 years, a global survey on entrepreneurship has found....
Singtel offers home automation with new SmartHome service
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Singtel offers home automation with new SmartHome service

October 17th, 2016 | by Desmond Koh
Singtel SmartHome promises to watch users' homes for intruders, while helping them control the lights, air-conditioning and appliances remotely through one app....
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Smart devices need to be more secure for IoT to work: Sophos

October 14th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Cameras, door locks and other smart devices have to have be protected by more robust security to avoid an Internet of Things (IoT) that could cause more harm than good, says Sophos....
DDoS is becoming smoke screen for more serious attacks: A10 Networks
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DDoS is becoming smoke screen for more serious attacks: A10 Networks

October 13th, 2016 | by Grace Chng
While corporate cyber security professionals are occupied with keeping the networks “alive”, cyber thieves sneak in to steal customer details and credit card information....
Time to secure smart devices appearing at home
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Time to secure smart devices appearing at home

October 12th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Technologies like the new Internet of Things are moving faster than the security needed to protect users can keep up. Smart devices need to be secure....
As it beefs up cyber security, Singapore has to be ready for the worst
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As it beefs up cyber security, Singapore has to be ready for the worst

October 10th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Singapore's cyber security plan calls for a hardening of defences, for example, with requirements for telecom, power and gas companies to strengthen their systems....