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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...
Salesforce to expand cloud offerings, eyes SAP
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Salesforce to expand cloud offerings, eyes SAP

October 27th, 2014 | by Aaron Tan
Salesforce.com is gearing up for a wider range of cloud-based software targeted at specific industries, going beyond its comfort zone of delivering online customer relationship management (CRM) software. In a meeting with...
SAP to open Singapore innovation centre, shows off Google Glass app
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SAP to open Singapore innovation centre, shows off Google Glass app

October 24th, 2014 | by Aaron Tan
More doctors could be using Google Glass to examine a patient’s vital signs, if an augmented reality app being tested by technology giant SAP becomes reality. Dubbed We Care, the app also lets doctors retrieve a...
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...
Wearable tech remains a “cool factor” in enterprises
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Wearable tech remains a “cool factor” in enterprises

October 16th, 2014 | by Aaron Tan
Wearable computing has been hailed as the next big thing in the mobile revolution, but don’t expect it to be widely embraced by enterprises anytime soon. “It’s still in the cool factor stage,” said...
Microsoft, Salesforce join hands in Office and Windows
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Microsoft, Salesforce join hands in Office and Windows

October 14th, 2014 | by Aaron Tan
It would have been hard to imagine Microsoft and Salesforce sharing the same stage a year ago, but the two adversaries did just that today. At the Dreamforce conference, the tech giants, which compete in cloud computing software,...
With Wave, Salesforce.com wants to disrupt the analytics market
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With Wave, Salesforce.com wants to disrupt the analytics market

October 13th, 2014 | by Aaron Tan
For years, Salesforce.com, the poster boy of cloud computing, has been criticised for offering pretty dashboards that do not do anything more than generating charts and reports of a company’s sales and marketing...
Hands on: Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge
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Hands on: Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge

October 4th, 2014 | by Wilson Wong
When Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note “phablet” three years ago, detractors mocked the huge size of the device at a time when smartphones were getting thinner. But it didn’t take too long for consumers to...
Goondu review: Apple iPhone 6 Plus
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Goondu review: Apple iPhone 6 Plus

September 28th, 2014 | by Alvin Lai
When I first took the iPhone 6 Plus out of its plain white box, I was slightly disappointed that it wasn’t larger. In fact, the size looked just right. It certainly wasn’t gigantic, the way other reviewers said it was. I...
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...
Hands-on: Google Cardboard
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Hands-on: Google Cardboard

September 11th, 2014 | by Aaron Tan
With Facebook’s acquisition of Oculus Rift for US$2 billion and Samsung surprising the tech world with a VR headset, you know something is brewing in virtual...
Hands on: Lenovo ThinkPad 8 tablet
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Hands on: Lenovo ThinkPad 8 tablet

July 26th, 2014 | by Loke Hon Chyte
Priced at S$999 (3G version) and S$1,099 (LTE version), the Lenovo ThinkPad 8 is not cheap. But if you are sold on the ThinkPad's renowned build quality, this slab may be worth...
Get your team on SkyDesk Projects
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Get your team on SkyDesk Projects

July 7th, 2014 | by Staff Writer
A part of Fuji Xerox’s SkyDesk suite of online tools, Projects is an easy way to bring together people virtually and keep track of goals throughout a project’s...
Say goodbye to sketching on napkins with Adobe’s new mobile iPad apps
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Say goodbye to sketching on napkins with Adobe’s new mobile iPad apps

June 23rd, 2014 | by Alvin Lai
While it’s disappointing that Ink and Slide aren’t coming to our shores, creative hands now have the power to put vision to paper no matter where they are....
Can Microsoft vertically integrate while working with rivals in enterprise space?
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Can Microsoft vertically integrate while working with rivals in enterprise space?

June 12th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
It'll be interesting to see how much Microsoft is willing to open up in the months ahead, to work with former...
NTUC Income’s new app turns your smartphone into an in-car camera
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NTUC Income’s new app turns your smartphone into an in-car camera

May 26th, 2014 | by Raymond Lau
Get into a taxi these days and you’ll likely see an in-car camera recording everything that happens in front of the car. The popularity of in-car cameras have surged in recent years, and in response to a marked increase in...
Microsoft: hackers using deception to overcome improved cybersecurity
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Microsoft: hackers using deception to overcome improved cybersecurity

May 16th, 2014 | by Jonathan Tan
Cybercriminals are ditching the old strategy of exploiting software vulnerabilities, choosing instead to rely on deceit and...
Singapore start-up takes on property rental with new online matchmaking portal
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Singapore start-up takes on property rental with new online matchmaking portal

May 8th, 2014 | by Raymond Lau
A new start-up in Singapore is taking aim at the property rental market in Singapore with a new online portal that promises users an honest and transparent process, from the moment landlords and agents list their properties to...