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Google Galaxy Nexus reaches Singapore in Jan 2012, costs S$948
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Google Galaxy Nexus reaches Singapore in Jan 2012, costs S$948

November 8th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
The Galaxy Nexus, the first of many phones bearing Google's latest Android 4.0 operating system, will hit the shelves in Singapore in January 2012, to the delight of Android fans who have waited a long time for a new...
Galaxy Nexus and Android 4.0 arrive with XL-sized screen
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Galaxy Nexus and Android 4.0 arrive with XL-sized screen

October 19th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
The next Nexus phone from Google and Samsung, the Galaxy Nexus, will start shipping in November with new features like an improved Gmail experience and the ability for the phone to unlock by simply recognising a user's face....
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Microsoft mocks Gmail with “Gmail Man”!

July 30th, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
Stand aside, browser wars; a new battle is heating up between Microsoft and Google and this time, the battlefield is email. Google fired the first shot by launching a new website called Email Intervention, designed to help you...
Facebook blocks user’s Google+ ads, removes his other ads
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Facebook blocks user’s Google+ ads, removes his other ads

July 19th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
Facebook has taken down an app developer's ads promoting this Google+ account and promptly banned his other ads on the social networking site, as the tussle for control of the Internet heats up between the online giants....
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Tibbr 3.0 and the crowded enterprise social network market

July 18th, 2011 | by Chan Chi-Loong
Everybody is looking at social media as the next gold rush. It’s not surprising, given that social media has moved beyond the consumer space and into the enterprise. At a press event last week, infrastructure software...
Hands on: Google+ no Facebook killer – yet
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Hands on: Google+ no Facebook killer – yet

July 8th, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
Facebook now has more than 750 million users and it’s going to be a mammoth task for Google to win them over. Still, don't discount Google yet, since being late to the game, it has plenty of time to polish Google+ up....
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Google wants to help you find what you love

June 29th, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
Google has secretly unveiled a new service called “What do you love?” (or, wdyl.com) to help you find out, well, what you love. Think of it as something like a search engine, but instead of searching the Web for "something",...
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Search gets more social with Google “+1”

March 31st, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
The Web is buzzing with Google’s newly announced addition to their search engine. Called “+1”, it works like Facebook’s “like” button, except that you use it on search results from Google search....
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Google tops “most valuable brands” list, Microsoft ahead of Apple

March 31st, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
Fortune published its list of the Most Admired companies in the world earlier this month, and BrandFinance just followed suit with its list of the 500 world’s more valuable brands, measured with a different methodology....
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Google gives Chrome a new logo

March 16th, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
Does a new logo herald the launch of the new Chrome OS soon? Google unveiled a new logo for its browser yesterday, and gone are the shiny metallic plates and the shimmering blue light in the middle. Instead, Google adopted a...
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Apple and Google top Fortune’s Most Admired list

March 7th, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
Fortune magazine has released their list of Top 50 Most Admired Companies for the year 2011, and Apple tops the list for the fourth consecutive year....
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Gmail glitch: messages wiped for more than 100,000 users

February 28th, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
Some 100,000 to 150,000 Gmail users had their messages, chat logs and other personal settings wiped clean early today, due to a serious glitch that would likely cast doubt about the reliability of similar cloud-based services....
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Commentary: Questions abound for Microsoft-Nokia deal

February 12th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
In the few hours after technology behemoths Microsoft and Nokia unveiled one of the most dramatic partnerships in years to take on rivals Google and Apple, terms like MicroKia, Noksoft and NoWin have quickly become popular...
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The quiet death of Rednano.sg

January 9th, 2011 | by Chan Chi-Loong
After less than three years of existence since its launch in March 2008, Singapore's local search engine Rednano.sg got its plug quietly pulled last month in December 2010....
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Salesforce.com’s Chatter and the enterprise social networking market

March 31st, 2010 | by Chan Chi-Loong
The future of business collaboration is in web-based social networks, and software vendors of all stripes are all stampeding to gain mindshare in this space. For example, IBM has LotusLive, Microsoft has their Azure platform, and...
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Microsoft vs Google: Fight!

February 17th, 2010 | by Chan Chi-Loong
There has always been rivalry in the tech industry, but it’s not that common when a tech giant chooses to name and launch a direct assault on an opponent. Take a look at the following YouTube video, which was just put up...
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Buzz vs Facebook, and my seduction by Google

February 10th, 2010 | by Chan Chi-Loong
The Internet has been abuzz with Google’s announcement of Buzz, their new social networking platform that they just announced about a day ago. Of course, Facebook is the king of the hill in the social networking space that...
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Goondu out-of-box guide for Nexus One

January 30th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
So you have ripped apart your DHL package and started messing around with your spanking new Nexus One from Google. Here's a guide to get the most out of this "Superphone"....
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What’s Google really doing in China?

January 13th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
Is Google really for a higher ideal - "human rights implications" - when it threatens to exit China altogether?...
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Google Maps packs in the data with LTA and Quantum Inventions

November 19th, 2009 | by Aaron Tan
Yes, Google has spoken… when it comes to improving its map's accuracy and ease of use, it's going to haul ass as it brings in multiple data streams quickly...