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Singapore
FAQ: What you need to know ahead of the impending 3G shutdown
Mobile network operators Singtel, StarHub and M1 will sunset their 3G services by the end of July 2024, closing the book on the third generation of mobile phone technologies that has been in use since 2005.Channel News Asia - Apr 11, 2024
The Straits Times - Apr 11, 2024Proposed changes to Cybersecurity Act of S’pore, and what triggered them
The Straits Times - Apr 11, 2024Personality, interests, values... and destiny? S’pore dating app finds your cosmic match
The Straits Times - Apr 8, 2024Singapore start-up to take on fake concert tickets after tackling bogus Covid-19 certs
Singapore
Most firms face cyber incidents, but lack basic cyber-security measures: CSA study
SINGAPORE – A majority of companies lacked essential cyber-security measures recommended by the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA), even as four in five firms experienced a cyber-security incident each year, a new study has found.The Straits Times - Mar 28, 2024
Singapore
User should be informed when personal data used to train AI systems: New PDPC guidelines
SINGAPORE – Consumers should be told how and why their personal data is being used in a company’s artificial intelligence (AI) systems, even if they already gave prior consent, under new personal data protection guidelines here.The Straits Times - Mar 25, 2024
Singapore
Singtel to launch cloud computing offering with Nvidia AI chips
SINGTEL is launching GPU-as-a-Service (GPUaaS) in Singapore and South-east Asia in the third quarter of 2024.The Business Times - Mar 20, 2024
Singapore
Internet connection disrupted for some ViewQwest users due to faulty switch
SINGAPORE - Internet service provider ViewQwest’s services have been restored after users faced connection issues since 4am on March 17.The Straits Times - Mar 18, 2024
The Straits Times - Apr 11, 2024Proposed changes to Cybersecurity Act of S’pore, and what triggered them
The Straits Times - Apr 11, 2024Personality, interests, values... and destiny? S’pore dating app finds your cosmic match
The Straits Times - Apr 8, 2024Singapore start-up to take on fake concert tickets after tackling bogus Covid-19 certs

Global news

World
CNBC - Apr 16, 2024
State-backed cyberattacks, AI deepfakes, and more: Experts reveal UK election cyber threats
Britain is expected to face a barrage of state-backed cyberattacks and disinformation campaigns as it heads to the polls in 2024 — and artificial intelligence is a key risk, according to cyber experts who spoke to CNBC.
World
Apple CEO Tim Cook visits Vietnam — one of the iPhone giant’s most important manufacturing hubs
Apple CEO Tim Cook arrived in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Monday as the U.S. tech giant looks to boost sales in new markets.CNBC - Apr 16, 2024
World
OpenAI opens its first Asia office in Japan as a ‘first step’ in its commitment to the region
OpenAI has opened its first Asian office in Tokyo, Japan as the ChatGPT developer aims to expand its global presence.CNBC - Apr 16, 2024

Blogs, tips & tricks

Blogs
Nomad - Mar 25, 2024
Are eSIMs really that good? Surely there must be disadvantages!
The evolution of technology has brought about significant changes in the way we communicate, with one such innovation being the eSIM.
Tips & Tricks
WAREABLE - Jan 17, 2024
How to use Google Maps on the Apple Watch
If Google Maps is your preferred method for navigating around town, it's essential to download and use the dedicated Apple Watch app.
Lifestyle
Apple New Year's resolutions: how to use your Apple Watch, iPhone, and more to form new habits
Ah, New Year's resolutions are here to whack us over the head with all the things we should be doing, and which we’ll attempt in bulk in the hope that some of those new habits manage to stick for the following year. iMore - Jan 2, 2024
Tips & Tricks
11 tips for setting up your new Apple Watch
It may be small but your Apple Watch is nonetheless powerful and you will get a lot of use of it straight from the box. Tom's Guide - Dec 28, 2023
Lifestyle
5 Neat Ways You Can Use iPhone 15's Dynamic Island - "It's Now a Killer Feature," Says Our Tech Expert
With the iPhone 15, Apple finally killed off the long-derided notch — the rectangular cut-out area that had housed the front-facing camera since 2017’s iPhone X.Livingetc - Dec 18, 2023
Tips & Tricks
How to turn on double tap-like gesture control on almost any Apple Watch
One of the main new features of the Apple Watch Series 9 and Ultra 2 is something called “double tap” which lets users control the wearable by pinching their thumb and pointer finger. 9to5Mac - Dec 11, 2023
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