Tag: think

In Singapore, questions on measuring a smart nation’s success

A smart nation has to be first about the people, not the…

Alfred Siew Alfred Siew

Top in broadband speeds now, Singapore has moved from laggard to leader

Once a laggard to regional rivals such as Hong Kong, South Korea…

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Out in Singapore now, Amazon’s online store spells trouble for retailers

In many ways, the hype around the launch is hard to live…

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iRobot plans to sell customer home data should worry users

You should be worried about iRobot's plans to possibly sell map data…

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In Singapore, angst and impatience with tech startups that don’t succeed fast

For Singapore, the temptation is to measure success by the number of…

Alfred Siew Alfred Siew

Threat of ransomware hits home when you are a victim

When you are become a victim yourself, the much-reported menace of ransomware…

Grace Chng Grace Chng

Customer loyalty is key as competition heats up in Singapore mobile market

Competition is great for consumers. For telcos, customer loyalty could make a…

Alfred Siew Alfred Siew

Time for government agencies to be citizen-centric in Singapore’s smart nation push

Perhaps only a handful out of dozens of smart nation projects will…

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New rules for autonomous vehicles in Singapore, but tough questions await

Answering the tough questions on responsibility and liability is altogether something else,…

Alfred Siew Alfred Siew

While virtual reality develops, 360 video already brings new online experiences

Just as YouTube moved from grainy videos in the early days to…

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Technology will bring disruption in 2017, even to “safe” industries

When the dust settles after this latest bout of economic malaise, some…

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Can smartphones dazzle again in 2017 to counter gadget fatigue?

Ironically, as phone makers make better phones that last longer, they are…

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Rethinking personal space in the enterprise cloud

Organisations have to assume their networks are already compromised and they have…

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Decisions made with data still require sound judgement

For many people seeking absolutism in the ongoing data revolution, the Trump…

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Cyber attacks on StarHub reveal difficulties in defending critical infrastructure

The cyber attacks on StarHub were sophisticated and well-planned, with a clear…

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Time to secure smart devices appearing at home

Technologies like the new Internet of Things are moving faster than the…

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As it beefs up cyber security, Singapore has to be ready for the worst

Singapore's cyber security plan calls for a hardening of defences, for example,…

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On the digital food trail in Tokyo

Finding a great bowl of ramen, amazing pieces of sushi and the…

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Self-driving cars show up the flip side of platform economy

While drivers alike have benefited from such platforms, they will face competition…

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Xiaomi’s Mi Notebook Air is good value, but is it okay to copy?

Xiaomi's new Macbook Air lookalike offers better value on paper. As consumers,…

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