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More than 800,000 blood donors had personal data exposed, in latest leak in Singapore
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More than 800,000 blood donors had personal data exposed, in latest leak in Singapore

March 19th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
The HSA data breach is the third such incident in Singapore in less than a year, which raises questions of how well private citizen data is being...
When a smartphone can help find victims of a natural disaster
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When a smartphone can help find victims of a natural disaster

March 15th, 2019 | by Techgoondu
A new type of portable satellite transceiver may one day save the lives of people who are stranded during a natural...
Reality check for bike sharing services as Mobike exits Singapore
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Reality check for bike sharing services as Mobike exits Singapore

March 12th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
Yet another bike sharing service has met its end in Singapore, with China's Mobike exiting the market here on...
Managing a chatbot like a typical employee
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Managing a chatbot like a typical employee

March 7th, 2019 | by Grace Chng
Chatbots have to be better managed as more of them are involved in daily interactions with customers, say experts at a recent industry panel...
Singapore startup Connectome wants to use game AI to make smarter virtual agents
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Singapore startup Connectome wants to use game AI to make smarter virtual agents

March 1st, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
Singapore startup Connectome is creating a virtual human agent that promises to understand a real-world situation and converse as a human...
In Japan, technology is helping to predict a tsunami, recycle water for affected citizens
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In Japan, technology is helping to predict a tsunami, recycle water for affected citizens

February 27th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
Despite being a nation always on guard against natural disasters, Japan learnt some painful lessons in the 2011 earthquake and tsunami that killed more than 10,000 people and caused a nuclear plant meltdown that affected many...
Finally, SingPost gets fined, forced to hire more postmen to improve service
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Finally, SingPost gets fined, forced to hire more postmen to improve service

February 8th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
SingPost's blase attitude towards the numerous complaints over the years about its subpar service seems to have finally caught up with...
In latest medical data breach, Singapore authorities fail to live up to standard they set for others
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In latest medical data breach, Singapore authorities fail to live up to standard they set for others

January 29th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
At a time when people are sharing more data than ever, the way the Ministry of Health has handled the HIV data breach is troubling, to say the...
Go cashless while giving out a DBS QR code angpow this Chinese New Year
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Go cashless while giving out a DBS QR code angpow this Chinese New Year

January 24th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
DBS red packets with unique QR codes now let you specify how much money to give in each red packet, without worrying about stuffing in...
New two-month course by Trend Micro to train more cybersecurity professionals
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New two-month course by Trend Micro to train more cybersecurity professionals

January 23rd, 2019 | by Grace Chng
Cybersecurity firm Trend Micro is starting a two-month course later this year to train security experts from the Southeast Asian region to fight online...