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Saleforce boosts cloud platform with new tools

September 2nd, 2011 | by Aaron Tan
Salesforce has unveiled a slew of new tools and services to lure developers to its cloud-based platform. Leading the pack is Database.com, a cloud database that can power apps built for Android and iOS-based devices. These apps...
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Salesforce.com gets more social

September 1st, 2011 | by Aaron Tan
Salesforce.com is deepening the social connections that underpin its suite of cloud computing products. Starting this October, its customer relationship management (CRM) customers will be able to see social profiles of customers...
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YOG social media initiatives don’t get enough love

March 12th, 2010 | by Chan Chi-Loong
The more I talk to the Youth Olympic Games folks to uncover stories for Digital Life, the more I find out that some of the really interesting YOG social media content is hidden behind “official” content and not given...
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YOG launches virtual world to reach out to youths

March 7th, 2010 | by Chan Chi-Loong
As part of the worldwide promotion to create buzz around the inaugural Youth Olympic Games (YOG), the Singapore Youth Olympic Games Organising Committee (SYOGOC), together with the Infocomm Development Authority (IDA), is...
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Gothere.sg: now with Streetlevel views

February 4th, 2009 | by Chan Chi-Loong
I’m really glad that the Gothere.sg folks got their 90 seconds of fame when Minister of Finance Tharman Shanmugaratnam mentioned them in the recent unveiling of the Singapore budget. Gothere has built a darn heck of a great...
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Lost in Singapore? Don’t know where? Use Gothere

December 15th, 2008 | by Chan Chi-Loong
If you live in Singapore and you haven’t heard of or tried Gothere, do yourself a favour and take a look. It’s such a useful resource that I have the URL bookmarked in my brain. I’ll flat out admit it: I’m...
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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...