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Financial Trojan Citadel disrupted in take-down operation
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Financial Trojan Citadel disrupted in take-down operation

June 13th, 2013 | by Zen Soo
A Trojan horse program specifically targeting banks has been taken out this year, with more than 1,000 botnets that it used being taken...
Hands on: Microsoft Surface Pro
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Hands on: Microsoft Surface Pro

June 3rd, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
The tablet will work as a laptop replacement for many users, except perhaps those who want a larger keyboard and screen for heavy-duty...
Microsoft Surface Pro to cost from S$1,198 in Singapore
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Microsoft Surface Pro to cost from S$1,198 in Singapore

May 28th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
The tablet cum PC will ship in Singapore from June 3, weeks ahead of the original end-June date....
Xbox One or PS4 not “next-gen” enough? Get a PC, maybe
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Xbox One or PS4 not “next-gen” enough? Get a PC, maybe

May 25th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
An option exists in living room-friendly PCs that offer infinitely more options, more power if you invest the time and money in fitting one...
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Microsoft: “keygen” pirate software is top source of Singapore’s PC infection

May 1st, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
Users going on the Internet for pirated software may now be the biggest reason for infected PCs in the country, according to a Microsoft...
Microsoft Surface Pro in Singapore by end-June
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Microsoft Surface Pro in Singapore by end-June

April 24th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
Folks who have been holding out for Microsoft's Surface Pro in Singapore should save up for one when it arrives in stores here by the end of...
Does sharpest fall in PC shipments signal the start of the end?
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Does sharpest fall in PC shipments signal the start of the end?

April 12th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
There have been numerous warnings about the death of the PC but none has been backed by such a devastating fall in...
Hands on: Microsoft Surface RT
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Hands on: Microsoft Surface RT

April 8th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
The Surface RT is going to split opinions. It's got so much going for it, yet it is limiting in ways that can be...
Microsoft Surface RT to cost from S$668 in Singapore
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Microsoft Surface RT to cost from S$668 in Singapore

April 3rd, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
The Microsoft Surface RT is finally here in Singapore this Friday, starting from S$668 for a basic model, months after its entry in the United States as a challenger to Apple and Android...
Singapore nursing homes turn to cloud, mobile technologies
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Singapore nursing homes turn to cloud, mobile technologies

March 29th, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
Seven nursing homes in Singapore have turned to cloud and mobile technologies to cut down on day-to-day manual processing, raising productivity by a claimed 10 per...
Microsoft touts Big Data wins in Asia-Pacific
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Microsoft touts Big Data wins in Asia-Pacific

March 19th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
Microsoft today brought out recent wins in its Big Data efforts in Asia-Pacific, promising its technology will be easy to use for anyone who knows how to set up a Powerpoint slide. Well, anyone who is backed up by a team of...
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Study: malware caused by piracy could cost APAC companies US$129 billion

March 12th, 2013 | by Zen Soo
Companies in Asia-Pacific could spend as much as US$39 billion this year to counter problems that are caused by malware found in counterfeit software, with the cost going up to a staggering US$129 billion if data loss is...
Singapore finally gets the Microsoft Surface… but only RT version for now
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Singapore finally gets the Microsoft Surface… but only RT version for now

March 2nd, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
Singapore users will finally get their hands on the Microsoft Surface, though only on the less powerful "RT" version, when the company starts shipping its much-touted tablet in more countries this...
Microsoft confirms Singapore pricing for Office 365, pushes for subscriptions
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Microsoft confirms Singapore pricing for Office 365, pushes for subscriptions

January 30th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
Microsoft is selling its new Office software for S$138 a year, or S$11.50 a month, to home users in Singapore, as part of a new subscription service that it hopes will change its fortunes against Google and Apple this...
Goondu review: Windows Phone 8
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Goondu review: Windows Phone 8

December 10th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
At first glance, you may not notice anything different about Windows Phone 8 compared to its previous version. Well, except for its obviously different Start screen, which now sports tiles of three different sizes. But Windows...
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Geek buy: Microsoft Wedge Mobile keyboard

December 9th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
This well-designed and easy-to-use keyboard made me bring my tablet and leave my laptop behind on a recent...
Microsoft pushes enterprise social tools, but issues persist
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Microsoft pushes enterprise social tools, but issues persist

November 20th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
About 52 per cent of companies in Singapore already have a corporate social network in place, while another 23 per cent plan to roll out one in the next 18 months, according to a survey released today by research firm...
Goondu review: Asus VivoTab RT
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Goondu review: Asus VivoTab RT

November 5th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
For folks who want a "tablet-plus" to bring on their frequent work trips, the Asus VivoTab RT is a contender you should consider before taking out the money for an iPad or Android...
Hands-on: Windows Phone 8 launch devices from Nokia, HTC, Samsung
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Hands-on: Windows Phone 8 launch devices from Nokia, HTC, Samsung

November 2nd, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
Windows Phone 8 is finally official. Microsoft’s new mobile OS is packed with so many new features and other refinements that Windows Phone 7 is beginning to seem like a worldwide beta test before the real product arrives....
Tips for upgrading to (and getting used to) Windows 8
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Tips for upgrading to (and getting used to) Windows 8

October 28th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The new interface, built with touch screens in mind, can be a bewildering for users who are used to seeing their old Windows...