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At Singapore innovation centre, NEC’s face recognition tech can detect you wearing a Mission Impossible mask
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At Singapore innovation centre, NEC’s face recognition tech can detect you wearing a Mission Impossible mask

September 25th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
Through its face recognition technology that detects "liveness", NEC wants people to use their faces as a unique digital ID for a variety of...
Hackers got to SingHealth through a series of slip-ups, vulnerabilities, COI told
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Hackers got to SingHealth through a series of slip-ups, vulnerabilities, COI told

September 21st, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
The hackers had gained a virtual foothold in SingHealth as far back as August 2017, in a meticulously planned...
Engineer turned up at 5:30am to collect his iPhone XS
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Engineer turned up at 5:30am to collect his iPhone XS

September 21st, 2018 | by Grace Chng
Turning up at Singtel's Comcentre at 5:30am this morning, engineer K A Ng didn't want to wait to get his hands on the latest Apple iPhone...
As data becomes crucial to business, SMEs have to rethink data protection: Dell EMC
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As data becomes crucial to business, SMEs have to rethink data protection: Dell EMC

September 4th, 2018 | by Amit Roy Choudhury
For small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), the fallout from the SingHealth breach has been watched keenly and with a fair amount of...
StarHub unveils Android TV box with its StarHub Go video streaming app
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StarHub unveils Android TV box with its StarHub Go video streaming app

August 30th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
StarHub yesterday unveiled its own Android TV box to let users watch its TV programmes much like how they would enjoy Netflix or Amazon...
Vaio laptops back in Singapore with new S11 and S13 ultraportables
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Vaio laptops back in Singapore with new S11 and S13 ultraportables

August 16th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
The new Vaio models are made in Japan and have many of the appealing features of the Sony original, but they are not...
YouTrip mobile wallet lets users pay in 150 currencies and avoid fees
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YouTrip mobile wallet lets users pay in 150 currencies and avoid fees

August 7th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
Launched today by EZ-Link, You Technologies and Mastercard, the YouTrip mobile wallet lets users pay in more than 150 currencies without the usual...
Never a better time to dive into game development in Singapore
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Never a better time to dive into game development in Singapore

July 23rd, 2018 | by Yap Hui Bin
If you want to create and not just play games, there's never been a better time to dive into game development in...
New Linksys EA8100-AH Max-Stream router is exclusive to StarHub in Singapore
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New Linksys EA8100-AH Max-Stream router is exclusive to StarHub in Singapore

July 9th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
The Linksys EA8100-AH Max-Stream router promises to make use of a part of the wireless spectrum that is relatively unused until...
Singapore authorities threaten to unwind Grab-Uber merger but the cab has long left
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Singapore authorities threaten to unwind Grab-Uber merger but the cab has long left

July 8th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
In the Grab-Uber merger, the authorities here have been shown up in the fast-moving digital economy. They have been exposed and...
Join us at the first Techgoondu Mobile Photography Workshop
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Join us at the first Techgoondu Mobile Photography Workshop

July 4th, 2018 | by Techgoondu
Come learn the tips and tricks that will enable you to capture your most precious moments at Techgoondu's first-ever mobile photography workshop at Marina Bay...
New Singapore app seeks to link up part-time job seekers and employers
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New Singapore app seeks to link up part-time job seekers and employers

July 3rd, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
A new mobile app from a Singapore employment agency, YY Hong Ye Group, is promising to let job seekers find part-time jobs as banquet waiters and cleaners the same way they can hitch a ride or order food...
Users seek refunds for deposits as oBike exits Singapore bike-sharing market
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Users seek refunds for deposits as oBike exits Singapore bike-sharing market

June 25th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
Users are having problems getting refunds for the deposits they placed with oBike, hours after the bike sharing company said it was exiting...
MyRepublic launches mobile plans in Singapore, promises no bill shock
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MyRepublic launches mobile plans in Singapore, promises no bill shock

June 21st, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
Marking its entrance into the Singapore mobile market today, MyRepublic unveiled services starting from S$35 a month and talked up an "unbound" data...
Q&A: Telcos have to move faster to compete with new and old rivals, says Nokia
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Q&A: Telcos have to move faster to compete with new and old rivals, says Nokia

June 11th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
Key to telcos' transformation is the cloud, according to equipment maker Nokia, which recently opened a cloud collaboration centre in...
Will blockchain threaten the role of trusted hubs like Singapore?
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Will blockchain threaten the role of trusted hubs like Singapore?

June 4th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
If being a hub is the basic strategy, Singapore has to ask what role it will play in a new blockchain-enabled network without any central...
Grab launches GrabFood delivery service in Singapore, aims to be one-stop app
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Grab launches GrabFood delivery service in Singapore, aims to be one-stop app

May 28th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
Grab has come up with a food delivery service, called GrabFood, as part of its plans to offer users a one-stop app for transport, food and payments in...
Asia-Pacific organisations could lose US$1.75 trillion to cyber threats: Microsoft
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Asia-Pacific organisations could lose US$1.75 trillion to cyber threats: Microsoft

May 18th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
Organisations in Asia-Pacific stand to lose as much as US$1.75 trillion if they are hit by cyber attacks that affect jobs, reputation and even share price, according to an extensive study released today by...
Goondu review: Vivo X21 has to go beyond in-screen fingerprint sensor
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Goondu review: Vivo X21 has to go beyond in-screen fingerprint sensor

May 10th, 2018 | by Wilson Wong
Ultimately, you'd have to ask if it's worth paying S$799 for the Vivo X21 for its standout feature - the in-screen fingerprint sensor, which is the first here....
MyRepublic to offer mobile services as virtual operator after tie-up with StarHub
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MyRepublic to offer mobile services as virtual operator after tie-up with StarHub

May 3rd, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
Fibre broadband operator MyRepublic will be offering mobile services in Singapore in the months ahead, after it inked a deal with StarHub to enter the market as a virtual...