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Friday, 31 Jul 2015

Facebook’s internet plane has the wingspan of a 737 and flies up to 3 months

Facebook’s internet plane has the wingspan of a 737 and flies up to 3 months

Facebook announced today that they’ve completed construction of their first full-scale aircraft, Aquila, which will provide free internet through the air. It has the wingspan of a Boeing 737 and can stay in the air for up to 90 days. It also looks like a stealth bomber.

Strong sales of PlayStations and camera sensors for smartphones helped Sony post US$780 million profit

Strong sales of PlayStations and camera sensors for smartphones helped Sony post US$780 million profit

Sony had a fine Q1 2015, posting an overall operating profit of US$780 million thanks to strong sales of PlayStations and camera sensors for smartphones.

Thursday, 30 Jul 2015

Amazon wants commercial drones to have a place in the sky

Amazon wants commercial drones to have a place in the sky

While laws about drone use are still being debated upon in many countries, Amazon has proposed reserving a section of airspace devoted to commercial drone use.

Samsung begins mass production of mobile image sensor with 1.0μm pixels

Samsung begins mass production of mobile image sensor with 1.0μm pixels

Samsung today announced the mass production of the industry's first mobile image sensor with 1.0μm pixels. Starting today, mobile device manufacturers can use the new S5K3P3 image sensor in their next generation devices.

Acronis opens Singapore R&D facility with support of EDB

Acronis opens Singapore R&D facility with support of EDB

Acronis has announced the opening of an R&D center in Singapore that is poised to become one of the largest software research facilities in Singapore and also one of the most advanced in the region.

Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015

M1's SIM-only postpaid plans aim to deliver value, flexibility and generous data

M1's SIM-only postpaid plans aim to deliver value, flexibility and generous data

M1 has launched four new SIM-only mySIM postpaid plans, targeting consumer value, flexibility and generous data bundles. The plans do not include any smartphone subsidies, and are aimed at consumers who prefer to buy their own smartphone.

Tuesday, 28 Jul 2015

Now you can have a Google account without Google+

Now you can have a Google account without Google+

Google has announced a slate of new changes for Google+ in the coming months, including the ability to have separate Google and Google+ accounts. This essentially means that if you don't want to be on Google+, you don't have to be.

Singtel upgrades 4G and Wi-Fi networks for faster mobile surfing speeds

Singtel upgrades 4G and Wi-Fi networks for faster mobile surfing speeds

Singtel just became the first telco in Southeast Asia to offer tri-band 4G on a commercial basis, which means its customers can look forward to better surfing speeds and indoor coverage in the months to come.

Monday, 27 Jul 2015

Paypal goes independent again, sees value soar

Paypal goes independent again, sees value soar

Since splitting from eBay, the company has seen its value soar once its shares went on the open market.

Chrysler is recalling 1.4 million vehicles after video shows a Jeep Cherokee being hacked

Chrysler is recalling 1.4 million vehicles after video shows a Jeep Cherokee being hacked

Chrysler has just announced that it is recalling about 1.4 million vehicles after two hackers show that they could remote control a Jeep Cherokee via its Internet-connected entertainment system.

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