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As Uber ends rides in Singapore, what lessons for regulating platform companies?
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Internet

As Uber ends rides in Singapore, what lessons for regulating platform companies?

May 7th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
With Grab and Uber, regulators could hardly say no to the merger, unless they stopped drivers from picking up passengers...
MyRepublic to offer mobile services as virtual operator after tie-up with StarHub
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Mobile

MyRepublic to offer mobile services as virtual operator after tie-up with StarHub

May 3rd, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
Fibre broadband operator MyRepublic will be offering mobile services in Singapore in the months ahead, after it inked a deal with...
Cartier Women entrepreneurs create immediate impact
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Internet

Cartier Women entrepreneurs create immediate impact

May 3rd, 2018 | by Grace Chng
Every idea from the 19 women finalists at Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards 2018 is creating an impact in the communities and...
Hands on: Vivo X21 is first phone with in-screen fingerprint scanner in Singapore
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Mobile

Hands on: Vivo X21 is first phone with in-screen fingerprint scanner in Singapore

May 2nd, 2018 | by Wilson Wong
The Vivo X21 launched in Singapore today will be the first smartphone here with a breakthrough technology that has eluded the...
Goondu review: Xperia XZ2 impresses with camera, marred by questionable design decisions
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Cellphones

Goondu review: Xperia XZ2 impresses with camera, marred by questionable design decisions

May 1st, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
Despite a good camera and decent audio playback, the Xperia XZ2 requires some trade-offs, thanks to some questionable decisions...
Q&A: Consumers will use cryptocurrencies and not even know it, says Abra
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Enterprise

Q&A: Consumers will use cryptocurrencies and not even know it, says Abra

April 30th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
In many cases, consumers will use cryptocurrencies but won’t even know they’re using the digital money, according to Abra...
Cyber defence capabilities in industrial systems ‘shockingly low’: Honeywell
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Enterprise

Cyber defence capabilities in industrial systems ‘shockingly low’: Honeywell

April 30th, 2018 | by Grace Chng
There is no basic monitoring or regular risk assessments in many industrial systems today, according to Honeywell, which opened a...
uCloudlink phones let users start surfing out of the box with virtual SIM card
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Cellphones

uCloudlink phones let users start surfing out of the box with virtual SIM card

April 26th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
Hong Kong roaming service provider uCloudlink has unveiled two phones that let users surf cheaply across more than 100 countries...
Making data analytics as simple as Excel and PowerPoint
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Enterprise

Making data analytics as simple as Excel and PowerPoint

April 26th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
Data analytics, still very much the domain of specialists today, can become as easy to use as Excel and PowerPoint, according to...
Goondu review: Bose SoundSport Free sound decent for sports earphones
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Audio-visual

Goondu review: Bose SoundSport Free sound decent for sports earphones

April 23rd, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
Its sound quality makes the SoundSport Free appealing. Just make sure you try them on first, because the fitting can take a...
StarHub to stop cable rollout to new buildings
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Telecom

StarHub to stop cable rollout to new buildings

April 23rd, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
StarHub will stop connecting its cable network to new homes and offices to deliver pay-TV, broadband and voice services from...
Google Store Singapore starts shipping Google Home, phones and more
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Internet

Google Store Singapore starts shipping Google Home, phones and more

April 20th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
Google finally started selling its Pixel 2 XL phone and other gadgets on its Singapore store this week, months after it simply...
Telco veteran Peter Kaliaropoulos is new StarHub CEO
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Telecom

Telco veteran Peter Kaliaropoulos is new StarHub CEO

April 20th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
Industry veteran Peter Kaliaropoulos is set to take over as StarHub CEO on July 9, the telecom operator said this...
LG’s 2018 OLED TVs sport new processor, promise smoother motion
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Audio-visual

LG’s 2018 OLED TVs sport new processor, promise smoother motion

April 19th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
LG's 2018 OLED TVs are led by the wallpaper-thin W8, the followup to last year's money-no-object TV for those who want to...
Hands on: Google Home is your own virtual secretary and helper
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Audio-visual

Hands on: Google Home is your own virtual secretary and helper

April 18th, 2018 | by Wilson Wong
On the whole, Google Home is a fairly intuitive gadget. For the most part, it understands pretty well what it is told to...
Lessons in e-commerce from Carrefour Taiwan: Start small, experiment and expand gradually
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Enterprise

Lessons in e-commerce from Carrefour Taiwan: Start small, experiment and expand gradually

April 17th, 2018 | by Grace Chng
Carrefour was not sure whether Taiwanese consumers would take to online shopping for supermarket goods, especially...
Solving the world’s business problems through AI
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Enterprise

Solving the world’s business problems through AI

April 17th, 2018 | by Grace Chng
Appier has integrated its AI-powered data intelligence solution called Axion into messaging platform...
New Asus ZenFone 5 costs S$488 in Singapore, enters crowded mid-end market
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Cellphones

New Asus ZenFone 5 costs S$488 in Singapore, enters crowded mid-end market

April 13th, 2018 | by Wilson Wong
The new Asus ZenFone 5, out in Singapore now, may share a name with a predecessor from 2014 but it is a much more souped-up...
SIA moves to a cloud-first strategy as part of its digital transformation
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Enterprise

SIA moves to a cloud-first strategy as part of its digital transformation

April 13th, 2018 | by Grace Chng
After 43 years, Singapore Airlines (SIA) shut down its mainframe in 2013, moving its airline reservations and check-in system to...
Goondu review: Far Cry 5 will delight fans of the open-world shooter
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Gaming

Goondu review: Far Cry 5 will delight fans of the open-world shooter

April 12th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
Far Cry 5 is still fun to gun around, but the story and premise struggle to live up to the bar that has been set high by previous...