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How I cut the cord and watched more great shows on the telly
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How I cut the cord and watched more great shows on the telly

January 17th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
For consumers, there's never been a better time to cut the cord and keep watching what you like, how you like...
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Going after Android set-top boxes won’t bring back viewers for pay-TV players

January 14th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
How does this court case change things for the pay-TV providers here? Will they get a boost in...
To counter fake news, Singapore needs media literacy, more credible media options
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To counter fake news, Singapore needs media literacy, more credible media options

January 11th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
What needs strengthening are more credible news sources, as well as the media literacy in people to discern fact from...
Singapore enterprises lagging peers in adopting machine learning: ServiceNow survey
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Singapore enterprises lagging peers in adopting machine learning: ServiceNow survey

November 17th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Only 32 per cent of Singapore chief information officers (CIOs) interviewed say their organisations are already using machine learning in some part of their...
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Tightening the use of NRIC in Singapore is a step in the right direction

November 9th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
The Personal Data Protection Commission said yesterday that NRIC details should only be disclosed when a "high level of fidelity" is needed to establish a person's...
First impressions with the Apple iPhone X: four features that stand out
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First impressions with the Apple iPhone X: four features that stand out

October 31st, 2017 | by Grace Chng
The iPhone X is the new Apple phone that people are really waiting...
Pay with a QR code at hawker centres? Not so fast
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Pay with a QR code at hawker centres? Not so fast

October 23rd, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
It will be deeply ironic if one day, you have a pocket full of cash, but can't even pay for a bowl of...
Lessons on mobile payment from WeChat Pay in China
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Lessons on mobile payment from WeChat Pay in China

September 23rd, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
The most important lesson from China is that users determine the success of a system. Simply importing the same mobile payment technology here won't...
M1 brings unlimited mobile data back to Singapore with S$98 deal
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M1 brings unlimited mobile data back to Singapore with S$98 deal

August 30th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
M1 has just launched a 4G mobile plan that gives users unlimited mobile data, bringing back the buffet-style offers that were more common in...
In Singapore, questions on measuring a smart nation’s success
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In Singapore, questions on measuring a smart nation’s success

August 21st, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
A smart nation has to be first about the people, not the technology. Above all, its success will depend on how it has improved everyday...
Goondu review: Linksys Velop shows promise and pain of mesh Wi-Fi at home
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Goondu review: Linksys Velop shows promise and pain of mesh Wi-Fi at home

August 7th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Though it shows the promise of mesh Wi-Fi at home, the Linksys Velop also demonstrates that the technology needs a smarter, easier...
Two-thirds of S’poreans have used mobile payments as on-demand services gain support: Visa
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Two-thirds of S’poreans have used mobile payments as on-demand services gain support: Visa

July 19th, 2017 | by Desmond Koh
Two-thirds of the Singaporeans surveyed in a Visa-commsioned study have used their smart devices to pay for their...
Speak to a doctor or pharmacist virtually with MyDoc app
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Speak to a doctor or pharmacist virtually with MyDoc app

July 8th, 2017 | by Nigel Chen
The MyDoc app, out on Android and Apple devices, already gives easy access to health consultation services round the...
Goondu review: DJI Spark punches above its weight
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Goondu review: DJI Spark punches above its weight

June 22nd, 2017 | by Wilson Wong
For what the DJi Spark is designed to do, it is punching way above its weight...
Google Cloud entry in Southeast Asia promises new options to enterprises
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Google Cloud entry in Southeast Asia promises new options to enterprises

June 21st, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Though late to the game, Google Cloud is trying to gain traction with enterprises that are increasingly looking to public clouds to expand their resources for compute, storage and...
S’pore employees feel their workplaces do not empower them digitally: Microsoft
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S’pore employees feel their workplaces do not empower them digitally: Microsoft

June 16th, 2017 | by Desmond Koh
Simply working on the go or keeping connected outside the office does not make workers in Singapore feel that they can do their jobs better, a Microsoft survey of attitudes in Asia-Pacific has...
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Frequency fees waived for telcos testing out 5G services in Singapore

May 23rd, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Telecom operators testing out new 5G services in Singapore will have frequency fees waived until December 2019, as the country seeks advance the new mobile...
In Singapore, angst and impatience with tech startups that don’t succeed fast
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In Singapore, angst and impatience with tech startups that don’t succeed fast

May 8th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
For Singapore, the temptation is to measure success by the number of exits and money in the system. It has to learn that innovation takes...
Apply for loans, credit cards without keying in personal details online
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Apply for loans, credit cards without keying in personal details online

May 4th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
The next time you sign up for a credit card in Singapore, you may not need to key in those boring details like NRIC number and submit documents to verify your...
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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...
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