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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
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Look out for these scams on Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp
SINGAPORE – Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp – online platforms run by tech behemoth Meta – have been the channels of choice for scammers here, according to the police’s scam reports for 2023.The Straits Times - Mar 14, 2024
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Singtel launches new anti-scam tool, uses SIM card data for identity verification
SINGAPORE – Identity data on Singtel customers’ mobile SIM cards can now be used as an additional layer of security to thwart online scams.The Straits Times - Mar 8, 2024
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How do I know if an app has been hacked or affected by an outage?
SINGAPORE – In the event of a service outage, online platforms do not always make it clear to users why they are unable to log in, which can leave some confused and wondering if they have been hacked.The Straits Times - Mar 8, 2024
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South-east Asia’s first Apple developer centre opens in Singapore
SINGAPORE – Apple on March 5 opened its first developer centre in South-east Asia in the Republic to better support the hundreds of thousands of developers in the region who create apps to work on its hardware.The Straits Times - Mar 8, 2024
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Check these settings to protect your Android device from malware scams
SINGAPORE – Android phone users’ freedom to download apps outside of official app stores – a defining feature of the operating system – is being curtailed amid pressure on tech companies to crack down on malware scams that have proliferated on the mobile platform.The Straits Times - Mar 5, 2024
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S’pore to invest up to $100m to upgrade Nationwide Broadband Network to deliver 10Gbps speed
SINGAPORE – The promise of widely available household Internet speeds 10 times faster than current ones is closer to becoming a reality, with up to $100 million being earmarked for a national network upgrade.The Straits Times - Mar 5, 2024
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The Honor Magic V2 is the world's thinnest foldable phone and it's finally coming to Singapore
We've been waiting for this phone to launch globally for a while now (debuted only in China in July 2023), and now that the Honor Magic V2 is finally here, it was a bit of a surprise how competitively priced this phone is compared to rivals like the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold5 and Oppo Find N3. HardwareZone - Jan 17, 2024