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Alfred Siew

Alfred is a writer, speaker and media instructor who has covered the telecom, media and technology scene for more than 20 years. Previously the technology correspondent for The Straits Times, he now edits the Techgoondu.com blog and runs his own technology and media consultancy.
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Rising prices and low wages? Ask how platform companies have reshaped the economy

In a small city-state like Singapore, the intense competition for resources is…

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Q&A: Businesses need to see what’s inside their software, says Synopsys

Businesses have to better understand the open source software that so much…

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You can now sync 2FA codes on the cloud to avoid losing access with Google Authenticator

Lost your phone and can't get back into your accounts? Google Authenticator…

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Sonos Era 300 review: Competent sound from odd-shaped speaker promising spatial audio

Your mileage may vary with spatial audio but the Sonos Era 300…

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With new features, Grab looks to inbound travellers to Southeast Asia for post-pandemic bounce

Grab will enable travellers into Southeast Asia to book a ride with…

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Imperva opens network, security ops centre in Singapore to boost Asia-Pacific presence

Imperva has opened a network and security operations centre in Singapore to…

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Marina Bay Sands lets guests check in with a face, access rooms with mobile app

Hotel guests at Marina Bay Sands can now book a room with…

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After another DBS outage, is it time to make banks publicly report service uptime?

After yet DBS outage, it may be time to make banks publish…

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SPTel offers multi-network eSIM service to businesses running IoT apps

SPTel launched a multi-network eSIM service that connects flexibly to one of…

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As TikTok faces a possible ban in the US, should users elsewhere be worried?

Should TikTok users be concerned about their privacy as the US considers…

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Foodpanda to use Gogoro electric scooters in battery swapping trial with Cycle & Carriage

Food and grocery delivery operator Foodpanda will use electric two-wheel vehicles to…

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LG OLED Flex LX3 review: A bendable gaming monitor for the adventurous (and rich)

Want a PC monitor that stays flat for your spreadsheets but bends…

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Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra review: Impressive flagship design, performance

The Galaxy S23 Ultra sports an attractive design, a handy stylus and…

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Q&A: Delivering movies digitally and securely from around the world

A movie shown in a theatre may require a file 100x larger…

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Geek Buy: Logitech MX Master 3S offers a comfy grasp

Fancy an ergonomic mouse to make life easier while working at home?…

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In remote Taiwan, firefighters use a 5G base station “in a box” when responding to emergencies

In Taiwan, firefighters make use of a portable 5G base station in…

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Singtel livestreams concert in train cabin 17m underground to show off 5G network

Singtel used its 5G network to livestream an indie rock concert performed…

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Sennheiser IE 200 review: Affordable earphones offer good audio quality

Without breaking the bank, the Sennheiser IE 200 earphones offer clarity, precision…

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New media with old media problems, as Facebook looks to paid subscriptions

It's quite a turnaround for Facebook, which had reported its first decline…

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Sensing strong demand, Tata Comms pitches “hyperconnected” ecosystems

Despite headwinds, Tata Communications eyes strong demand from customers as they emerge…

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