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Elon Musk says Netflix and YouTube are coming to Teslas

"Netflix and drive" might become a thing now that Elon Musk revealed upcoming support for the streaming service and YouTube on his Tesla vehicles...

By Shereesa Moodley 31 Jul 2019

GLOBAL

Report reveals 5G uptake even faster than expected
Report reveals 5G uptake even faster than expected

According to the Ericsson Mobility Report for June 2019, 5G subscriptions are now expected to reach 1.9 billion in 2024...

14 Jun 2019

GLOBAL

Mobile app uses AR to locate friends in a crowd
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

GLOBAL

Successful retail chatbot interactions to grow eightfold by 2023
Successful retail chatbot interactions to grow eightfold by 2023

The global number of successful retail chatbot interactions will reach 22 billion by 2023, up from an estimated 2.6 billion in 2019, as AI offers compelling new engagement solutions...

9 May 2019

GLOBAL

Fantastic (ethical) hackers and where to find them
Fantastic (ethical) hackers and where to find them

Data breaches and cyberattacks are unignorably on the rise and hackers are becoming increasingly sophisticated...

By Simon McCullough 26 Apr 2019

GLOBAL

Siemens Atlas of Digitalization measures six cities' digital readiness
Siemens Atlas of Digitalization measures six cities' digital readiness

Siemens has launched its Atlas of Digitalization, a new web-based application that reveals the readiness and potential of six major cities to embrace digitalisation...

24 Apr 2019

GLOBAL

There's a massive cybersecurity job gap - we should fill it by employing hackers
There's a massive cybersecurity job gap - we should fill it by employing hackers

Cybersecurity incidents are gaining an increasingly high profile. In the past, these incidents may have been perceived primarily as a somewhat distant issue for organisations such as banks to deal with...

By John McAlaney and Helen Thackray 24 Apr 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

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New research suggests organisations should embrace new messaging culture

Surge in consumers' use of messaging and social media is transforming their expectations of service, says new BT and Cisco research...

6 Dec 2017

AFRICA

Inaugural Africa-ASEAN Business Expo kicks off in November
Inaugural Africa-ASEAN Business Expo kicks off in November

The inaugural Africa-ASEAN Business Expo (AABE) 2017 launches 6-8 November at the Sandton Convention Centre to establish a new trading launch pad...

12 Jun 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation
Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015

SINGAPORE

Change of internet regulator must happen before US 2016 polls
Change of internet regulator must happen before US 2016 polls

SINGAPORE: Plans to transfer control of Internet overseer ICANN from US hands to a globally representative body could be jeopardised...

12 Feb 2015

SINGAPORE

Singapore grapples with smartphone addiction
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

SINGAPORE

SMS revenue to drop by $23bn this year

SINGAPORE: Global telecommunications operators are expected to lose $23bn in SMS revenue by the end of 2012 as smartphone users shift to free messaging applications, an industry report said Thursday, 11 October 2012.

12 Oct 2012

UNITED STATES

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

SINGAPORE

BuzzCity predictions for 2012
BuzzCity predictions for 2012

SINGAPORE: 2011 has certainly been a busy year for the mobile industry and there have been some real changes. Based on our experiences of the past year, I wanted to share my top five predictions for 2012...

By Dr KF Lai 13 Dec 2011

UNITED STATES

Consumer Confidence Survey: Economy again top global concern
Consumer Confidence Survey: Economy again top global concern

NEW YORK, US: Global online consumer confidence fell for the seventh consecutive quarter as confidence in 31 of 56 global markets measured declined, according to from Nielsen, a leading global provider of insights and analytics into what consumers watch and buy.

9 Nov 2011

MALAYSIA

Mobile views of websites see strong growth
Mobile views of websites see strong growth

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA: Effective Measure, a leading provider of digital media planning solutions in emerging markets, has reported that over 115 million web pages are viewed on mobile devices in the month of September 2011 in Malaysia - attributing to a 6% increase in mobile page views from the start of the year.

25 Oct 2011

SINGAPORE

GfK Asia: Rising consumption of mobile technology creates demand for accessories
GfK Asia: Rising consumption of mobile technology creates demand for accessories

SINGAPORE: Rapidly advancing technology has brought about increasing popularity of mobile tech gadgets; handy especially for today's busy consumers constantly on the move. Along with the rise of portable devices like tablets, smart phones, MP3 players, etc, demand for accessories such as headsets and headphones have risen correspondingly.

19 Oct 2011

SINGAPORE

AdEffx Campaign Essentials now available in Asia Pacific markets
AdEffx Campaign Essentials now available in Asia Pacific markets

SINGAPORE: comScore, Inc, a leader in measuring the digital world, has announced the availability of AdEffx Campaign Essentials in Asia Pacific markets, comScore's campaign audience validation tool used by digital marketers, agencies and publishers alike to verify the accuracy of audiences targeted in digital campaigns.

16 Sep 2011

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