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Grace Chng

A seasoned writer, author and industry observer, Grace was the key tech writer for The Straits Times for more than three decades. She co-founded and edited Computer Times, later renamed Digital Life. She helmed this publication, the de facto national IT magazine, for nearly 19 years. Grace is also the editor and co-curator of Intelligent Island: The Untold Story of Singapore’s Tech Journey, a book highlighting Singapore’s ICT development.
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Apple News+ appeals by removing friction for magazine readers

The Apple News+ service launched this week offers a buffet deal that…

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Singapore shoots up supercomputing rung with Aspire 1

With an upgrade planned this year, a Singapore supercomputer called Aspire 1…

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Managing a chatbot like a typical employee

Chatbots have to be better managed as more of them are involved…

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Asia-Pacific businesses need to do more to prepare workers for AI

Worryingly, a new study shows that many Singapore companies have no plans…

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Software that monitors work in real time seeks to help women rejoin workforce

Collaborative tools that monitor, manage, collaborate, rate and pay remote workers can…

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Nutanix aims to be US$3 billion company by 2021

Enterprise cloud provider Nutanix is aiming to more than double its revenue…

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New two-month course by Trend Micro to train more cybersecurity professionals

Cybersecurity firm Trend Micro is starting a two-month course later this year…

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Enterprises are early 5G adopters but consumers would need an “iPhone moment”

The first commercial deployments for 5G is beginning soon in the region,…

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Goondu review: Apple iPhone XS Max after three months

After trying out the iPhone XS Max for a few months, it's…

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Growing a startup in Hong Kong or Singapore – here’s what to know

If you are trying to get your tech startup off the ground…

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A look back at a tumultuous 2018 in the tech sector

It has been a tumultuous year for the technology industry, ironically at…

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Goondu review: Apple Watch Series 4 is a useful fitness tracker, good looking smart watch

For users who want a wearable that feels at home both on…

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In time for Olympics 2020, NTT preps smart stadiums and AI

Less than 18 months to Olympics 2020 in Tokyo, NTT is attemping…

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New Google Cloud offerings promise to speed up AI, machine learning usage

Google Cloud is rolling out two products - Kubeflow Pipelines and AI…

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November is bargain hunting time for consumers with mega online shopping festivals

When Lazada kicks off its holiday season sales on November 11, bargain…

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Go-to-market help to boost Hong Kong’s startup push

Though overshadowed by mainland China, startups in Hong Kong are seeking to…

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Buying Macbook Air, but Apple new products getting more expensive

Apple's price hikes for its latest devices like the MacBook AIr might…

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Enterprises benefit from IBM-Red Hat deal, but success depends on culture

It seems like a good deal for both IBM and Red Hat…

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Global agency needed to investigate cyber crimes and take action

With malware rising exponentially, a global security agency, preferably with the backing…

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