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As Black Friday online sales frenzy returns, are brands and retailers ready to innovate?
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As Black Friday online sales frenzy returns, are brands and retailers ready to innovate?

November 24th, 2022 | by Alfred Siew
Competition is stiff among brands and retailers as the Black Friday buying frenzy rolls along again. First-party data and analytics are...
Xiaomi’s push into premium smartphone market could use a lens from Leica
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Xiaomi’s push into premium smartphone market could use a lens from Leica

October 14th, 2022 | by Wilson Wong
Xiaomi should be selling more phones with Leica lenses and expertise if it wants to gain a strong foothold in the premium...
Should flagship phones be losing features, bundled gear when midrange models do not?
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Should flagship phones be losing features, bundled gear when midrange models do not?

August 24th, 2022 | by Esmond Xu
Buy a costly flagship phone and you'd miss out on a charger, a memory card slot and a headphone jack. Ironically, a midrange phone has...
As US shores up semiconductor production, a finely balanced sector faces changes
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As US shores up semiconductor production, a finely balanced sector faces changes

August 10th, 2022 | by Alfred Siew
The US is looking to secure semiconductor production back on home soil, as a highly optimised sector faces unprecedented...
Unclear path ahead for Huawei, as it pivots consumer business away from smartphones
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Unclear path ahead for Huawei, as it pivots consumer business away from smartphones

July 28th, 2022 | by Wilson Wong
Huawei has pivoted away from smartphones to launch laptops, monitors and even backpacks, but it will come up against entrenched...
Despite sporting branded lenses and optics, smartphones still need X factor for mobile photography
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Despite sporting branded lenses and optics, smartphones still need X factor for mobile photography

June 7th, 2022 | by Wilson Wong
Smartphone makers need to do more than just pair up with famed lens and camera makers to create the next best mobile imaging...
A critical look at Matter, an upcoming, inter-operable smart home standard
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A critical look at Matter, an upcoming, inter-operable smart home standard

June 3rd, 2022 | by Esmond Xu
Backed by platform players and device makers, Matter promises a smart home standard that makes things easier. But it has a lot to...
As Elon Musk readies to pocket Twitter, could social media finally “overcook” and turn off users?
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As Elon Musk readies to pocket Twitter, could social media finally “overcook” and turn off users?

April 27th, 2022 | by Alfred Siew
Upheaval is expected if Elon Musk buys up Twitter. Will there be more conflict and polarisation on the social network, making users...
Have smartwatches killed dumb Swiss watches yet? Watch the MoonSwatch frenzy
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Have smartwatches killed dumb Swiss watches yet? Watch the MoonSwatch frenzy

March 30th, 2022 | by Alfred Siew
The frenzy for the MoonSwatch last week showed that luxury watches enjoy such a strong brand value that smartwatch makers can only...
In 2022, gamification is when you pay someone to play a game?
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In 2022, gamification is when you pay someone to play a game?

March 22nd, 2022 | by Alfred Siew
After gamification has turned life's little chores into mini games, now come pay-to-earn games that bring financial reward just for...
Gender awareness has increased in Singapore tech industry but action is needed to break unconscious bias
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Gender awareness has increased in Singapore tech industry but action is needed to break unconscious bias

March 10th, 2022 | by Grace Chng
In Singapore, the awareness of diversity and inclusion for the technology industry has increased considerably, but more can be...
StarHub wins live EPL broadcast rights for next six years but that ship may have sailed
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StarHub wins live EPL broadcast rights for next six years but that ship may have sailed

February 23rd, 2022 | by Alfred Siew
After more than 12 years, StarHub has won back EPL broadcast rights. However, the market as well as viewing habits have changed....
As photographers grapple with costlier lenses, what can camera makers do to attract them?
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As photographers grapple with costlier lenses, what can camera makers do to attract them?

February 20th, 2022 | by Wilson Wong
With lenses costing more, owning a camera may become less attractive to users. That's unless camera makers match what smartphones can...
After wake-up call from OCBC phishing scam, here’s what users and banks can do
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After wake-up call from OCBC phishing scam, here’s what users and banks can do

January 21st, 2022 | by Alfred Siew
The OCBC phishing scam has shaken confidence in the bank and also digital banking in general. A rethink is needed to fight new...
OCBC scam: Make banks share  risks by setting standard for login security, fraud detection
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OCBC scam: Make banks share risks by setting standard for login security, fraud detection

January 17th, 2022 | by Alfred Siew
The OCBC scam is a reminder that banks need to share risks more evenly with customers after they have reaped the benefits for...
The metaverse may seem a strange idea but we’re already through the rabbit hole
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The metaverse may seem a strange idea but we’re already through the rabbit hole

January 4th, 2022 | by Alfred Siew
We've already begun the journey into the metaverse with so much of today's digital interactions. There's no going back up the rabbit...
Fresh questions for businesses that have rushed to the cloud during the pandemic
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Fresh questions for businesses that have rushed to the cloud during the pandemic

December 20th, 2021 | by Alfred Siew
The digital transformation that once equated to jumping on an infinitely powerful cloud bandwagon has brought new questions...
Latest Log4j vulnerability a reminder of far reaching impact of software dependencies
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Latest Log4j vulnerability a reminder of far reaching impact of software dependencies

December 16th, 2021 | by Alfred Siew
In an interconnected digital world, where software runs everything, a flaw in a foundational piece of code leads to widespread...
Customers and businesses need to play their part for sustainability at the data centre
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Customers and businesses need to play their part for sustainability at the data centre

December 10th, 2021 | by Alfred Siew
Businesses and customers should track and optimise their infrastructure, processes and apps to complement energy efficient data...
A humbling for DBS, Southeast Asia’s largest bank and digital forerunner, as outage stretches over two days
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A humbling for DBS, Southeast Asia’s largest bank and digital forerunner, as outage stretches over two days

November 25th, 2021 | by Alfred Siew
The debacle is a black eye for DBS, which is seen as a forerunner for how banks can harness technology to transform into nimble...