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Who will champion citizens’ digital rights as Singapore becomes a smart nation?
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Who will champion citizens’ digital rights as Singapore becomes a smart nation?

June 28th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
Where Singapore seems lacking in its smart nation vision is a championing of citizens' digital rights, especially as Big Tech keeps flouting the...
Q&A: For now, humans still needed to make decisions AI cannot, says Appier
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Q&A: For now, humans still needed to make decisions AI cannot, says Appier

June 27th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
For the foreseeable future, humans still have to make decisions that a machine may be uncertain of making, said Dr Min Sun, chief AI scientist of...
Hands on: Google Nest Hub
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Hands on: Google Nest Hub

June 25th, 2019 | by Wilson Wong
If you own a Google Home or Home mini but want a screen, then the Google Nest Hub launched today in Singapore is the perfect...
StarHub cable customers get more time to switch to fibre
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StarHub cable customers get more time to switch to fibre

June 24th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
StarHub has extended the deadline for its cable customers to switch over to using a fibre network to access the Net, watch TV or make calls until September 30, 2019. To avoid disruption, however, they will have to sign up for a...
5G has to offer more than high speeds in Singapore: IMDA
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5G has to offer more than high speeds in Singapore: IMDA

June 18th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
5G has go beyond being a speed boost to be a "public utility" that brings innovative new applications and services to Singapore, according to the head of the country's government...
Facing a wipeout of US$30 billion in revenue, Huawei needs a way back into global market
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Facing a wipeout of US$30 billion in revenue, Huawei needs a way back into global market

June 17th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
The occasion was as remarkable as it was unusual. Perhaps for the first time, Huawei’s famously reclusive founder and head honcho Ren Zhengfei joined a panel discussion with two American technology experts in a live event...
Apple boosts privacy and security with new login feature
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Apple boosts privacy and security with new login feature

June 6th, 2019 | by Grace Chng
Sign-in With Apple is a smart approach to privacy for the company since its profitability does not rely on centrally harvesting user...
On 30th anniversary of Tiananmen protests, a reminder of the Internet’s once-lofty promise for liberty
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On 30th anniversary of Tiananmen protests, a reminder of the Internet’s once-lofty promise for liberty

June 4th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
It is not just in China where the promise of liberty that the Internet seemed so ready to deliver has become stillborn. Look to the West, as...
Singapore looks to “sandboxes” to test out new innovations
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Singapore looks to “sandboxes” to test out new innovations

May 24th, 2019 | by Grace Chng
Facing disruptions in a digital economy, the Singapore government is using "sandboxes" as controlled environments to verify and validate new innovations....
AI is already making a difference
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AI is already making a difference

May 23rd, 2019 | by Techgoondu
From agriculture to healthcare, in multinational companies and small and medium businesses, AI is making a difference every day in...