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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 clock....
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 class....
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 analytics....
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 found....
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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 technology....
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 time....
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 income....
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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 today....
Customer loyalty is key as competition heats up in Singapore mobile market
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Customer loyalty is key as competition heats up in Singapore mobile market

April 16th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Competition is great for consumers. For telcos, customer loyalty could make a key difference as the fight for a saturated market really gets going soon....
Time for government agencies to be citizen-centric in Singapore’s smart nation push
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Time for government agencies to be citizen-centric in Singapore’s smart nation push

March 29th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Perhaps only a handful out of dozens of smart nation projects will grow into truly transformative services that make a real difference. If that happens in the next three years, that would be success....
Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 edge finally get Nougat update in Singapore
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Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 edge finally get Nougat update in Singapore

March 17th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
If you're rocking a year-old Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 edge in Singapore, the good news is that the much-awaited Android 7.0 update is rolling out right now....
Circles.Life woos mobile data users with cheap 20GB add-on plan
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Circles.Life woos mobile data users with cheap 20GB add-on plan

March 7th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
The new add-on mobile data bundle from Circles.Life will be welcome by users who use a lot of mobile data on the go - and don't want a contract to tie them down....
Uphill struggle against cyber attacks, as Mindef hacking case shows
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Uphill struggle against cyber attacks, as Mindef hacking case shows

March 1st, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
The attack is another wake-up call for government agencies planning to go digital with more e-services in the months ahead....
Sony set to bring new Bravia A1 OLED TVs to Singapore
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Sony set to bring new Bravia A1 OLED TVs to Singapore

February 24th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
The new Bravia A1 TV is the first from the Japanese electronics manufacturer to feature an OLED panel, instead of traditional LED or LCD panels....
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 optimism....
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....
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