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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...
Hands on: Vivo X21 is first phone with in-screen fingerprint scanner in Singapore
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Hands on: Vivo X21 is first phone with in-screen fingerprint scanner in Singapore

May 2nd, 2018 | by Wilson Wong
The Vivo X21 launched in Singapore today will be the first smartphone here with a breakthrough technology that has eluded the likes of Apple and Samsung - an in-screen fingerprint...
Cyber defence capabilities in industrial systems ‘shockingly low’: Honeywell
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Cyber defence capabilities in industrial systems ‘shockingly low’: Honeywell

April 30th, 2018 | by Grace Chng
There is no basic monitoring or regular risk assessments in many industrial systems today, according to Honeywell, which opened a new cyber security centre in Singapore to address the...
StarHub to stop cable rollout to new buildings
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StarHub to stop cable rollout to new buildings

April 23rd, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
StarHub will stop connecting its cable network to new homes and offices to deliver pay-TV, broadband and voice services from April...
Hands on: Google Home is your own virtual secretary and helper
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Hands on: Google Home is your own virtual secretary and helper

April 18th, 2018 | by Wilson Wong
On the whole, Google Home is a fairly intuitive gadget. For the most part, it understands pretty well what it is told to...
On Lazada, Razer Game Store starts selling games online to Southeast Asia gamers
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On Lazada, Razer Game Store starts selling games online to Southeast Asia gamers

April 12th, 2018 | by Wilson Wong
Simply called Razer Game Store, it not only sells the hottest games but also the range gaming accessories that Razer is famous...
M1 partners Keppel Electric to sell electricity in Singapore
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M1 partners Keppel Electric to sell electricity in Singapore

March 26th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
M1 is selling electricity services to home owners through partner Keppel Electric, just days after rival telecom operator StarHub starting doing so in Singapore's newly liberalised electricity...
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When Nets goes down for nearly a couple of hours in Singapore

February 2nd, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
The irony of the Nets downtime today is that it reminds everyone how easily we take for granted things that work seamlessly in the...
Well past time that ez-link and Nets cards are truly interchangeable, starting from a hawker centre
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Well past time that ez-link and Nets cards are truly interchangeable, starting from a hawker centre

January 26th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
It is good news that Nets and EZ-Link are coming together to make things easier for users. The question is why it has taken so...
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...
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