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Mobile app uses AR to locate friends in a crowd

In a crowded music festival setting, losing sight of friends is a common problem - but now there's a solution...

10 Jun 2019

SINGAPORE

Singapore grapples with smartphone addiction

SINGAPORE: Easily distracted? Can't be separated from your smartphone? Constantly checking your device for no real reason? Chances are you're an addict - you may even need professional help.

17 Jun 2014

SINGAPORE

SingTel buys mobile advertisers businesses

SINGAPORE: Singapore Telecom, (SingTel) Southeast Asia's biggest telecommunications firm by revenue, said it will buy two mobile advertising companies for a total of $385m to further boost its digital business.

12 Jun 2014

SINGAPORE

Alibaba buys stake in Singapore Post for USD249m

SINGAPORE: Chinese ecommerce company Alibaba will buy a 10.35% stake in Singapore Post, the national postal system, for Sg$312.50m (US$249m) as part of a strategic co-operation deal.

29 May 2014

SINGAPORE

Music streaming gives record companies a boost

SINGAPORE: Stiff competition among technology companies for a share of the burgeoning online music streaming market has given traditional record companies a much-needed boost, a top Universal executive said.

23 May 2014

SINGAPORE

SingTel fined a record US$4.8m for service disruption

SINGAPORE: Singapore's telecommunications regulator has fined Singapore Telecommunications (SingTel) a record Sg$6m (US$4.8m) for nine days of service disruption that followed a fire at one of its facilities last year.

8 May 2014

SINGAPORE

Internet transition to IPv6 accelerating

SINGAPORE: The transition to the next-generation Internet protocol IPv6 is set to speed up this year as web addresses under the previous system IPv4 run out, a senior industry figure said at a meeting about the future of the web on Thursday.

1 Apr 2014

SINGAPORE

Bitcoin exchange CEO found dead in Singapore

SINGAPORE: The 28-year-old American boss of a Bitcoin exchange has been found dead at the base of a Singapore apartment block, police and reports said on Thursday (6 March), in the latest misfortune linked with the troubled virtual currency.

7 Mar 2014

SINGAPORE

WiFi in the sky set for takeoff

SINGAPORE - WiFi in aircraft, hobbled in the past by slow speeds, could soon take off as new technology enables passengers to surf the web as if they were in a coffee shop, Internet executives say.

4 Mar 2014

SINGAPORE

Hackers expose Asia's weak cyber defences

SINGAPORE - A rash of website hackings in the Asia-Pacific has exposed weak cyber defences, which must be improved to help the region deal with more sophisticated and sinister threats, particularly from criminal organisations, analysts said.

11 Nov 2013

SINGAPORE

Hacks, apps and more unveiled at Digital Media Asia

SINGAPORE: WAN-IFRA's rolling series of global digital media events comes to Asia next month when Digital Media Asia brings publishers and editors together with hackers, designers, producers and other new media professionals to explore the latest trends in social media, content monetisation, mobile, and tablet publishing.

29 Oct 2013

SINGAPORE

The mighty mobile... untapped

SINGAPORE / JOHANNESBURG, SA: Mobile devices are more important to consumers than money, keys or food, yet marketers are yet to unlock the full potential of mobile.

17 Apr 2013

UNITED STATES

Marketing pays off: iPhone 5 frenzy builds ahead of today's release

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Gadget lovers have flooded Apple with pre-orders and set up camp outside the company's real-world stores to get their hands on the new generation iPhone 5 set for release today. [Video]

21 Sep 2012

UNITED STATES

Latest news on iPad availability

CUPERTINO, US: Apple has announced the new iPad, the third generation mobile device, will arrive at Apple's retail stores and the Apple Online Store (www.apple.com) on Friday, 16 March in the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Switzerland and the UK; along with Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.

15 Mar 2012

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