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Apple News+ appeals by removing friction for magazine readers
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Apple News+ appeals by removing friction for magazine readers

March 31st, 2019 | by Grace Chng
The Apple News+ service launched this week offers a buffet deal that will delight consumers who have balked at subscribing to multiple digital...
Singaporeans among most frequent gamers: Limelight study
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Singaporeans among most frequent gamers: Limelight study

March 21st, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
Singaporeans are some of the most avid gamers in the world, spending 7.44 hours each week playing games online, according to Limelight...
Banning of set-top boxes in Singapore: new laws need to be clear
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Banning of set-top boxes in Singapore: new laws need to be clear

January 18th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
Technically, however, there isn't a clear line between one box that streams from pirated sites and another that streams from, say, StarHub or...
MyRepublic brings Cantonese drama serials to Singapore subscribers via TVB Anywhere app
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MyRepublic brings Cantonese drama serials to Singapore subscribers via TVB Anywhere app

October 16th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
MyRepublic customers get a discount when using the TVB Anywhere app to stream Hong Kong TVB drama serials here in...
StarHub unveils Android TV box with its StarHub Go video streaming app
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StarHub unveils Android TV box with its StarHub Go video streaming app

August 30th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
StarHub yesterday unveiled its own Android TV box to let users watch its TV programmes much like how they would enjoy Netflix or Amazon...
Broadcasters seek new experiences for viewers with AI, VR and other new technologies
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Broadcasters seek new experiences for viewers with AI, VR and other new technologies

June 21st, 2018 | by Techgoondu
Artificial intelligence (AI) will enable viewers to view different, personalised versions of a TV broadcast, like how websites are personalised...
More echo chambers as people move away from Facebook for news?
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More echo chambers as people move away from Facebook for news?

June 14th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
If Facebook and Twitter once promised a free flow of views in the past, they are now driving people back to find aprivate social network for...
AR, VR spending in Asia-Pacific to soar 141 per cent to US$11 billion in 2018: IDC
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AR, VR spending in Asia-Pacific to soar 141 per cent to US$11 billion in 2018: IDC

May 25th, 2018 | by Louis Teo
The amount spent on AR and VR in Asia Pacific (excluding Japan) is set to balloon from US$4.6 billion in 2017 to US$11.1 billion this year, according to...
Unwise to put onus on Facebook to protect users’ data, prevent fake news
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Unwise to put onus on Facebook to protect users’ data, prevent fake news

March 23rd, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
Governments can and should compel the likes of Facebook to be more transparent about their practices, but they should not be depended on as the arbiters of...
Is using Facebook as bad as smoking cigarettes?
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Is using Facebook as bad as smoking cigarettes?

January 24th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
Though Facebook wants to moderate some of the extreme elements of the network, it is rather late now to set new rules after the game has kicked...