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When fake news, censorship make it harder to tackle a coronavirus
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When fake news, censorship make it harder to tackle a coronavirus

February 3rd, 2020 | by Alfred Siew
It's true that fake news spreads as fast as a coronavirus. But not having the right information in time to make the right decision is also...
Enter the “Connected Everything++” universe of the roaring 2020s
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Enter the “Connected Everything++” universe of the roaring 2020s

January 13th, 2020 | by Grace Chng
In the roaring 2020s era where everything is connected, we can expect flying taxis, quantum computers and 3D-printed...
Sony steals show with concept car at CES 2020, as disruption threatens industry
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Sony steals show with concept car at CES 2020, as disruption threatens industry

January 9th, 2020 | by Alfred Siew
Though it is not meant for production, the Sony Vision-S prototype car stole the show at CES 2020 by spotlighting the disruption that is upon the...
Four big tech trends to look out for in Singapore in the 2020s
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Four big tech trends to look out for in Singapore in the 2020s

January 8th, 2020 | by Esmond Xu
Four bold predictions of a future that may fundamentally alter our approach to technology use, with a special focus on...
Much to look forward to, much to worry, as 2020 arrives with new digital wave
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Much to look forward to, much to worry, as 2020 arrives with new digital wave

December 31st, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
How the 2020s pan out will depend on how well the technologies are managed and how people are prepared to face the inevitable change....
Citizens need to be aware, in control of data shared with government
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Citizens need to be aware, in control of data shared with government

December 23rd, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
Even with the best intentions, the government cannot simply say "trust us" when dealing with citizen data. Trust has to be...
After high-profile accidents, PMD footpath ban was inevitable in Singapore
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After high-profile accidents, PMD footpath ban was inevitable in Singapore

November 5th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
The technology brings benefits to so many, but a minority has abused it and forced it to be severely restricted for...
Half of Singapore to have full-fledged 5G coverage by 2022, in “pragmatic” approach
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Half of Singapore to have full-fledged 5G coverage by 2022, in “pragmatic” approach

October 17th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
These are early days for 5G in Singapore, with many problems to be discovered. Its lofty promises are still years away from being fulfilled....
Good news for Singapore startups as Southeast Asia “Internet economy” valued at US$100 billion?
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Good news for Singapore startups as Southeast Asia “Internet economy” valued at US$100 billion?

October 4th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
With the Southeast Asia Internet economy now valued at a cool US$100 billion, any new startup here seeking to bag fresh funds will find new impetus. What a report from Google, Temasek and Bain & Company yesterday has done is...
Is that connected fridge making your smart home more vulnerable to cyber attacks?
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Is that connected fridge making your smart home more vulnerable to cyber attacks?

August 23rd, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
TVs, fridges, cameras and door locks get connected alongside PCs in a smart home today but the security for these smart devices often isn't up to...
Integration of global trade flows necessary to survive in digital economy
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Integration of global trade flows necessary to survive in digital economy

August 18th, 2019 | by Grace Chng
To survive in the digital world, countries and companies have to support the exchange of global trade, say experts at the IBM Think...
When a smart city is ruined by selfish, anti-social behaviour
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When a smart city is ruined by selfish, anti-social behaviour

July 24th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
In an economy measured by every tiny bit of data, people rush to game the system for their desired outcomes - in ever more selfish...
New measures to protect citizen data are step in right direction, but more can be done
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New measures to protect citizen data are step in right direction, but more can be done

July 17th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
The review of government security measures to safeguard citizen data in Singapore seems to be getting off to a good...
Who will champion citizens’ digital rights as Singapore becomes a smart nation?
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Who will champion citizens’ digital rights as Singapore becomes a smart nation?

June 28th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
Where Singapore seems lacking in its smart nation vision is a championing of citizens' digital rights, especially as Big Tech keeps flouting the...
Facing a wipeout of US$30 billion in revenue, Huawei needs a way back into global market
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Facing a wipeout of US$30 billion in revenue, Huawei needs a way back into global market

June 17th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
The occasion was as remarkable as it was unusual. Perhaps for the first time, Huawei’s famously reclusive founder and head honcho Ren Zhengfei joined a panel discussion with two American technology experts in a live event...
On 30th anniversary of Tiananmen protests, a reminder of the Internet’s once-lofty promise for liberty
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On 30th anniversary of Tiananmen protests, a reminder of the Internet’s once-lofty promise for liberty

June 4th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
It is not just in China where the promise of liberty that the Internet seemed so ready to deliver has become stillborn. Look to the West, as...
Cheaper mobile plans in Singapore but quality should not be compromised
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Cheaper mobile plans in Singapore but quality should not be compromised

June 1st, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
Telcos splashing out cheaper mobile plans in Singapore, in a bid to stay competitive, should not be compromising network quality or customer...
After a rush to the cloud, enterprises seek easier way to manage infrastructure
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After a rush to the cloud, enterprises seek easier way to manage infrastructure

May 2nd, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
In the age of near-infinite computing resources, scarcity is not the issue. Complexity is the new...
Camera industry faces uphill battle as smartphones leap ahead with mobile photography
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Camera industry faces uphill battle as smartphones leap ahead with mobile photography

April 13th, 2019 | by Wilson Wong
Last month’s launch of the Huawei P30 Pro, a much anticipated photography powerhouse, is the latest indication of how far we have come in mobile photography and what great cameras many of us have in our pockets today. The...
Do we need a gaming phone?
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Do we need a gaming phone?

February 23rd, 2019 | by Wilson Wong
If playing your favourite games is your reason to get a high-performance phone, most flagship phones will most likely be able to meet your expectations....