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Integration of global trade flows necessary to survive in digital economy
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Integration of global trade flows necessary to survive in digital economy

August 18th, 2019 | by Grace Chng
To survive in the digital world, countries and companies have to support the exchange of global trade, say experts at the IBM Think...
Sony to launch Xperia 1 in Singapore on August 29
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Sony to launch Xperia 1 in Singapore on August 29

August 16th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
Sony will hope that users look beyond the design to experience the many features, such as the camera, that promise to make the Xperia 1 stand...
Parallels Desktop 15 promises better graphics running Windows on a Mac
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Parallels Desktop 15 promises better graphics running Windows on a Mac

August 16th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
The newly launched Parallels Desktop 15 virtualisation software now promises improved graphics performance and even support for a Microsoft Xbox...
Q&A: Courts looks to delivering experiences, trust, to fight retail crunch
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Q&A: Courts looks to delivering experiences, trust, to fight retail crunch

August 11th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
Courts Singapore CEO, Ben Tan, said the company has had to change how it engaged customers but one thing has remained crucial - trust....
Hands on: Sony Alpha 7R Mark IV
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Hands on: Sony Alpha 7R Mark IV

July 31st, 2019 | by Wilson Wong
With a 61-megapixel sensor among its many improvements, the Sony Alpha 7R Mark IV is an impressive camera that is versatile with studio or sports...
Take a virtual walk through Singapore’s hawker centres with Google Street View
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Take a virtual walk through Singapore’s hawker centres with Google Street View

July 30th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
Google Street View will provide 360-degree imagery of Singapore's 114 hawker centres by early next year, enabling people to find each stall...
Goondu review: Oppo Reno 10x Zoom
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Goondu review: Oppo Reno 10x Zoom

July 28th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
The Oppo Reno 10x Zoom shines with its excellent design and well-designed cameras, but ts ColorOS interface may be a hit or miss for some...
When a smart city is ruined by selfish, anti-social behaviour
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When a smart city is ruined by selfish, anti-social behaviour

July 24th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
In an economy measured by every tiny bit of data, people rush to game the system for their desired outcomes - in ever more selfish...
New measures to protect citizen data are step in right direction, but more can be done
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New measures to protect citizen data are step in right direction, but more can be done

July 17th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
The review of government security measures to safeguard citizen data in Singapore seems to be getting off to a good...
Xiaomi Mi 9T with pop-up camera out in Singapore from S$449
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Xiaomi Mi 9T with pop-up camera out in Singapore from S$449

July 14th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
A sleek design with decent hardware specs, the Mi 9T is another low-cost competitor from Xiaomi to take on its more expensive...
Hands on: HP Pavilion Gaming 15 laptop targets budget-conscious gamers
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Hands on: HP Pavilion Gaming 15 laptop targets budget-conscious gamers

July 12th, 2019 | by Wilson Wong
The HP Pavilion 15 laptop offers bang for the buck if you are just a casual gamer or someone who wants a more powerful machine without breaking the...
Goondu review: LG C9 OLED TV
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Goondu review: LG C9 OLED TV

July 11th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
OLED is king today and the more affordable models like the LG C9 offer the best bang for buck if you want the best visual...
Junking my old mobile plans for a SIM-only plan in Singapore
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Junking my old mobile plans for a SIM-only plan in Singapore

July 7th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
There's no longer a good reason to stay with old mobile phone plans in Singapore, with the new options now offering large data bundles at low...
NEC shows off tech that recognises faces behind tinted glass, sunglasses at Interpol World 2019
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NEC shows off tech that recognises faces behind tinted glass, sunglasses at Interpol World 2019

July 2nd, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
NEC's new face recognition technology can peer through tinted glass and reveal the identities of people inside a vehicle, even one moving at high...
Singapore retailers promise money back if Google apps don’t work on Huawei phones
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Singapore retailers promise money back if Google apps don’t work on Huawei phones

June 28th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
Challenger and Courts have promised to give consumers their money back if they buy a Huawei phone that cannot run poplar Google apps such as Gmail and...
Who will champion citizens’ digital rights as Singapore becomes a smart nation?
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Who will champion citizens’ digital rights as Singapore becomes a smart nation?

June 28th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
Where Singapore seems lacking in its smart nation vision is a championing of citizens' digital rights, especially as Big Tech keeps flouting the...
Hands on: Google Nest Hub
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Hands on: Google Nest Hub

June 25th, 2019 | by Wilson Wong
If you own a Google Home or Home mini but want a screen, then the Google Nest Hub launched today in Singapore is the perfect...
Early 5G users getting faster download speeds in the real world: Opensignal study
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Early 5G users getting faster download speeds in the real world: Opensignal study

June 20th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
The first 5G networks launched in South Korea are giving users faster download speeds in real-world tests, according to mobile analytics firm...
5G has to offer more than high speeds in Singapore: IMDA
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5G has to offer more than high speeds in Singapore: IMDA

June 18th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
5G has go beyond being a speed boost to be a "public utility" that brings innovative new applications and services to Singapore, according to the head of the country's government...
On 30th anniversary of Tiananmen protests, a reminder of the Internet’s once-lofty promise for liberty
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On 30th anniversary of Tiananmen protests, a reminder of the Internet’s once-lofty promise for liberty

June 4th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
It is not just in China where the promise of liberty that the Internet seemed so ready to deliver has become stillborn. Look to the West, as...