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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...
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....
As it beefs up cyber security, Singapore has to be ready for the worst
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As it beefs up cyber security, Singapore has to be ready for the worst

October 10th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Singapore's cyber security plan calls for a hardening of defences, for example, with requirements for telecom, power and gas companies to strengthen their systems....
Microsoft opens up source code, offers cyber security expertise to governments in Asia
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Microsoft opens up source code, offers cyber security expertise to governments in Asia

October 4th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Microsoft is opening up its source code for governments in Asia Pacific, with the launch of a centre in Singapore today that aims to win their trust....
Hands on: Lutron wireless light switches and sensors
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Hands on: Lutron wireless light switches and sensors

September 14th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
If you're renovating your place or are switching out old, broken switches, the Lutron switches and sensors are a way to set up some home automation....
Expect more Asian crowdfunded projects, as Kickstarter launches in Singapore, Hong Kong
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Expect more Asian crowdfunded projects, as Kickstarter launches in Singapore, Hong Kong

September 1st, 2016 | by Nigel Chen
By reducing the barriers to putting up putting a project up on Kickstarter, the crowdfunding site is encouraging more creative projects to emerge....
Banning, curtailing VPN could set unwanted precedent for Singapore
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Banning, curtailing VPN could set unwanted precedent for Singapore

August 26th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
At the heart of the issue is whether people who use VPN to watch videos meant for overseas markets are deemed to be infringing the copyright of content owners....
StarHub brings back generous mobile data plans – with a catch
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StarHub brings back generous mobile data plans – with a catch

August 18th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
StarHub today launched four sharply priced smartphone plans with generous data bundles starting from 12GB all the way to 24GB, the latest sign of more intense competition as Singapore readies for a possible fourth telecom...
Hands-on: BMW self-driving concept car available for viewing in Singapore
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Hands-on: BMW self-driving concept car available for viewing in Singapore

August 7th, 2016 | by Desmond Koh
BMW has brought their vision of a self-driving vehicle to Singapore in its BMW i Vision Future Interaction Concept Car....