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Make “next-gen” ERP module optional for Singapore vehicle owners in future
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Make “next-gen” ERP module optional for Singapore vehicle owners in future

September 13th, 2020 | by Alfred Siew
The onboard unit or OBU that collects road toll in Singapore in future looks outdated before it's even rolled out into vehicles...
Singapore authorities threaten to unwind Grab-Uber merger but the cab has long left
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Singapore authorities threaten to unwind Grab-Uber merger but the cab has long left

July 8th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
In the Grab-Uber merger, the authorities here have been shown up in the fast-moving digital economy. They have been exposed and...
Another raw deal for consumers as oBike becomes latest failure in the platform economy
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Another raw deal for consumers as oBike becomes latest failure in the platform economy

June 27th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
When startups like oBike fail, do consumers have to pay the...
Tougher rules proposed for bike sharing in Singapore show limits of sharing economy
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Tougher rules proposed for bike sharing in Singapore show limits of sharing economy

February 5th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
As the bike sharing services here and elsewhere have shown, people tend to stop caring when they don't own the thing they are...
New rules for autonomous vehicles in Singapore, but tough questions await
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New rules for autonomous vehicles in Singapore, but tough questions await

February 8th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Answering the tough questions on responsibility and liability is altogether something else, as autonomous vehicles become more...
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Singapore commuters finally get to pay for rides with their phones

March 29th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
After years of technology trials, Singapore commuters will finally get to tap their phones on a contactless reader at train stations and on buses to pay for their rides....
Five privacy questions for Singapore’s gantry-free ERP system
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Five privacy questions for Singapore’s gantry-free ERP system

February 26th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Almost as a side note to how great this new satellite tracking technology is, the authorities have told people not to worry so...
Singapore government apps: SingStat gets it right, LTA not quite
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Singapore government apps: SingStat gets it right, LTA not quite

November 25th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
Government agencies should only start developing apps when it provides a public utility that no private organisation is willing or able to provide, perhaps without any profit in...
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Google Maps packs in the data with LTA and Quantum Inventions

November 19th, 2009 | by Aaron Tan
Yes, Google has spoken… when it comes to improving its map's accuracy and ease of use, it's going to haul ass as it brings in multiple data streams...