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75% of S’pore firms want to digitalise but only one-third able to: Microsoft

April 25th, 2017 | by Desmond Koh
Singapore’s business leaders want to embrace digital technologies and drive growth in a changing business climate, but few believe they have a complete strategy to make that happen...
Customer loyalty is key as competition heats up in Singapore mobile market
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Customer loyalty is key as competition heats up in Singapore mobile market

April 16th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Competition is great for consumers. For telcos, customer loyalty could make a key difference as the fight for a saturated market really gets going soon....
Time for government agencies to be citizen-centric in Singapore’s smart nation push
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Time for government agencies to be citizen-centric in Singapore’s smart nation push

March 29th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Perhaps only a handful out of dozens of smart nation projects will grow into truly transformative services that make a real difference. If that happens in the next three years, that would be success....
Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 edge finally get Nougat update in Singapore
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Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 edge finally get Nougat update in Singapore

March 17th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
If you're rocking a year-old Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 edge in Singapore, the good news is that the much-awaited Android 7.0 update is rolling out right now....
Circles.Life woos mobile data users with cheap 20GB add-on plan
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Circles.Life woos mobile data users with cheap 20GB add-on plan

March 7th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
The new add-on mobile data bundle from Circles.Life will be welcome by users who use a lot of mobile data on the go - and don't want a contract to tie them down....
Uphill struggle against cyber attacks, as Mindef hacking case shows
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Uphill struggle against cyber attacks, as Mindef hacking case shows

March 1st, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
The attack is another wake-up call for government agencies planning to go digital with more e-services in the months ahead....
Sony set to bring new Bravia A1 OLED TVs to Singapore
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Sony set to bring new Bravia A1 OLED TVs to Singapore

February 24th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
The new Bravia A1 TV is the first from the Japanese electronics manufacturer to feature an OLED panel, instead of traditional LED or LCD panels....
HTC seeks comeback in Singapore with fresh strategy
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HTC seeks comeback in Singapore with fresh strategy

February 18th, 2017 | by Nigel Chen
Folks who remember HTC in its heyday and still look forward to its new phones will be happy to hear its renewed optimism....
One in three Singapore users don’t manage passwords securely: CSA
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One in three Singapore users don’t manage passwords securely: CSA

February 15th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Most respondents said they used a combination of letters, numbers and symbols in their passwords, but about one in three did not manage them securely, it found....
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 common....
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One in five S’pore computers faced malware attacks: Microsoft

February 7th, 2017 | by Desmond Koh
An estimated one in five computers in Singapore encountered malicious software online between April and June last year, according to a report by Microsoft....
Download Netflix shows onto an SD card and binge during Chinese New Year
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Download Netflix shows onto an SD card and binge during Chinese New Year

January 27th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Netflix now lets you save your favourite movies onto an SD card that is plugged into your phone or tablet, enabling you to save as many shows as you like....
Why I finally bought a next-gen console–the Xbox One S
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Why I finally bought a next-gen console–the Xbox One S

December 27th, 2016 | by Alvin Lai
It's not consoles we fall in love with. It's the games. It's always the games. Games transport us to worlds only dreams can....
TPG wins costly race to be Singapore’s fourth telco with huge S$105m bid
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TPG wins costly race to be Singapore’s fourth telco with huge S$105m bid

December 14th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
It did so by paying a heavy price, spending a grand S$105 million in an auction to secure the airwaves it needs to roll out its mobile services....
Singapore IT leaders look to hybrid cloud: Microsoft survey
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Singapore IT leaders look to hybrid cloud: Microsoft survey

December 9th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Respondents were unlikely to invest more in solely private or public clouds, preferring to have a hybrid option that gives them the best of both worlds....
Hooq launches in Singapore, takes on Netflix with cheaper offering
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Hooq launches in Singapore, takes on Netflix with cheaper offering

November 25th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Hooq boasts a eclectic lineup that brings together Bollywood shows and Hollywood exclusives such as the Supergirl TV series....
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Singapore online retail space set for shakeup with potential Amazon entry

November 2nd, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
The online retail space in Singapore looks to be headed for a shakeup, after news emerged today of Amazon's potential entry and the buyout of e-grocer Redmart by online retailer Lazada....
NetLink Trust fined yet again for not activating fibre broadband services quickly enough
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NetLink Trust fined yet again for not activating fibre broadband services quickly enough

October 27th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
NetLink Trust is staring at a hefty fine of S$500,000 after failing yet again to activate fibre broadband services quickly enough for users in Singapore....
Cyber attacks on StarHub reveal difficulties in defending critical infrastructure
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Cyber attacks on StarHub reveal difficulties in defending critical infrastructure

October 26th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
The cyber attacks on StarHub were sophisticated and well-planned, with a clear target in mind. They reveal how difficult it is to fight such threats....
Samsung to refund Galaxy Note7 owners in Singapore
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Samsung to refund Galaxy Note7 owners in Singapore

October 13th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
This might resonate with users who did not face the overheating issue with their Galaxy Note7s, or users of other Samsung phones who may believe this was an one-off....
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