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Improving lives through Hitachi Social Innovation

October 12th, 2017 | by Staff Writer
Hitachi is bringing its expertise in operational technology and combining advanced information technology to provide a total solution to issues and challenges that the world...
StarHub, OCBC partner up in S$6m deal to capture customers
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StarHub, OCBC partner up in S$6m deal to capture customers

October 9th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
They will spend S$6 million in the next 12 months to find ways to use data analytics, the Internet of Things and artificial intelligence to better anticipate what users want and provide special deals for...
Asean lagging in AI, but Singapore can be regional hub
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Asean lagging in AI, but Singapore can be regional hub

October 9th, 2017 | by Grace Chng
While Singapore has made great advances in AI, it is not recognised as a top AI hub yet, according to a recent report from McKinsey Global...
Are the bad guys winning with increasingly damaging cyber attacks?
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Are the bad guys winning with increasingly damaging cyber attacks?

October 9th, 2017 | by Staff Writer
Reading the news these days, it is not hard to find yet another headline of a large-scale cyber attack that has affected thousands, maybe millions, of...
Pixel 2 XL listed on new Google Singapore store, but you can’t buy anything yet
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Pixel 2 XL listed on new Google Singapore store, but you can’t buy anything yet

October 5th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Things could improve if the Google Singapore store gets stocked up in the long run. For a start though, it is a massive...
Best practices to block ransomware with a firewall
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Best practices to block ransomware with a firewall

October 2nd, 2017 | by Staff Writer
Modern firewalls are purpose-built to defend against these kinds of attacks, but they need to be given an opportunity to do their job....
Now weaponised, ransomware is a grave threat
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Now weaponised, ransomware is a grave threat

September 26th, 2017 | by Staff Writer
Just as criminals are getting smarter, enterprises have to get up to speed to counter new ransomware...
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M1 mobile security service aims to keep out malware on phones

September 25th, 2017 | by Grace Chng
M1 has rolled out a network-based mobile security service that aims to detect and keep malware away from a user's...
Lessons on mobile payment from WeChat Pay in China
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Lessons on mobile payment from WeChat Pay in China

September 23rd, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
The most important lesson from China is that users determine the success of a system. Simply importing the same mobile payment technology here won't...
Technology is disrupting public safety: Huawei
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Technology is disrupting public safety: Huawei

September 14th, 2017 | by Grace Chng
At the back-end, the work of officers reviewing and verifying information have been largely taken over by machines, says Huawei's chief public safety expert, Koh...
Goondu review: Google Wifi is easy and fast to set up
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Goondu review: Google Wifi is easy and fast to set up

September 10th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Easy to use, good looking and fuss-free, Google Wifi is the best example yet of how to do mesh Wi-Fi at...
Razer’s proposed e-payment system seeks to shake things up in Singapore
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Razer’s proposed e-payment system seeks to shake things up in Singapore

September 7th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Lest we forget, the success of any cashless payment rests on its users. New technology or old, it is nothing if it does not make sense to...
Goondu review: Sony Xperia Touch
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Goondu review: Sony Xperia Touch

September 5th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Easy to use and engaging, the Xperia Touch is a gadget that both old and young can all get started on really...
Google Wifi comes to Singapore, but only for StarHub subscribers
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Google Wifi comes to Singapore, but only for StarHub subscribers

August 30th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Google Wifi, the much-hyped mesh networking kit developed by the online giant, is making its way to StarHub shops in...
Q&A: A smart city has to solve problems, not just deploy technology
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Q&A: A smart city has to solve problems, not just deploy technology

August 29th, 2017 | by Staff Writer
A successful smart city is not a city that’s filled to the brim with fancy, new technology, but a city that has managed to overcome the typical challenges of urban life, says Jan Adriaenssen of...
In Singapore, questions on measuring a smart nation’s success
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In Singapore, questions on measuring a smart nation’s success

August 21st, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
A smart nation has to be first about the people, not the technology. Above all, its success will depend on how it has improved everyday...
Top in broadband speeds now, Singapore has moved from laggard to leader
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Top in broadband speeds now, Singapore has moved from laggard to leader

August 14th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Once a laggard to regional rivals such as Hong Kong, South Korea and Japan which had more successful broadband rollouts in the past, Singapore has raced ahead to be a front...
Instead of sophisticated attacks, cyber criminals are turning to hacking as a service
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Instead of sophisticated attacks, cyber criminals are turning to hacking as a service

August 11th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Instead of developing or buying an expensive and high-profile exploit that may be swiftly fixed with a patch, many cyber criminals are turning to "hacking as a...
M1 launches first commercial nationwide IoT network in SE Asia
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M1 launches first commercial nationwide IoT network in SE Asia

August 7th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
M1 has launched a nationwide network that will connect up smart sensors in buildings, vehicles and other places in Singapore, as more such devices come online in the so-called Internet of Things...
Goondu review: Linksys Velop shows promise and pain of mesh Wi-Fi at home
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Goondu review: Linksys Velop shows promise and pain of mesh Wi-Fi at home

August 7th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Though it shows the promise of mesh Wi-Fi at home, the Linksys Velop also demonstrates that the technology needs a smarter, easier...
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