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CPF sends SMS about termination of Eldershield, raising concerns it was a scam
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CPF sends SMS about termination of Eldershield, raising concerns it was a scam

April 23rd, 2022 | by Alfred Siew
Amid worries of scams, CPF has to craft better messages and be aware of the risks faced by users when sending out SMSes to...
WeChat tops download charts in Singapore after TV commercial debut
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WeChat tops download charts in Singapore after TV commercial debut

May 23rd, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
Nimbuzz may not think much of television commercials at the moment, but it seems to be getting WeChat a fair bit of traction here in Singapore and the region. A month after the China-based instant messaging app made its debut on...
Singapore do-not-call registry to keep spam calls, messages out from Jan 2014
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Singapore do-not-call registry to keep spam calls, messages out from Jan 2014

May 15th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
Users of cellphones can finally say no to those annoying spam SMSes or phone calls by adding their phone numbers to a much-awaited do-not-call registry in Singapore from January 2,...
Commentary: Singapore gets stricter with data protection, but issues persist
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Commentary: Singapore gets stricter with data protection, but issues persist

October 16th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
After years of being spammed by irritating SMSes to buy a house or insurance policy, Singapore's consumers will finally be able to say no to these messages with a data protection law passed for the first time...
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M1 gets S$300,000 fine for outage, appeals immediately

November 14th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
M1 is facing one of the stiffest fines meted out to a telecom operator in Singapore in years, after faulty hardware cards caused some of its users to be locked out from their messages and mobile Internet services on May 18 this...