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Shoplette: Singapore’s shopping twitter

December 12th, 2008 | by Chan Chi-Loong
The idea: you spot a pair of pink hello kitty slippers in a boutique mall in Japan’s trendy Shinjuku shopping district to die for, and you want to let all your friends know. You whip out your phone, snap it, and upload it...
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Jabber and chatter on Singapore’s Yebber

December 8th, 2008 | by Chan Chi-Loong
Yebber is a Singapore-based website that aggregates reviews by end users and provides a mechanism for users to search for them. So far, pretty standard. The catch? It pays you to have an opinion. How does it work? You create an...
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Commentary: tech innovation is alive in Singapore

December 8th, 2008 | by Chan Chi-Loong
I often hear laments from my friends about the dead tech innovation scene in Singapore. “There is nothing new in tech coming out of Singapore”, they cry. Singaporeans in IT are nothing but glorified tech sales and marketeers...
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Dropcast: spell slinging, Singapore style

November 26th, 2008 | by Chan Chi-Loong
Dropcast is the first DS game made in Singapore, released in Sept 2008 by Mikoishi. Unfortunately, it was released to very little fanfare here and abroad. The curse of the indie company is that they have far less resources than...