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Sunday, 4 Dec 2016

Singtel home broadband customers faced 24 hours of internet outage

Singtel home broadband customers faced 24 hours of internet outage

Singapore's number one internet provider, Singtel, had a full day of service disruption that left its broadband customers stranded for 24 hours yesterday. Find out what went wrong and their compensation plans.

Monday, 28 Nov 2016

Black Friday online shopping up 21.6% to US$3.34 billion

Black Friday online shopping up 21.6% to US$3.34 billion

Despite the generally gloomy outlook, Black Friday online shopping has grew a whopping 21.% this year, bringing in an estimated US$3.34 billion.

Wednesday, 9 Nov 2016

Web of Trust browser extension caught selling users' browser histories

Web of Trust browser extension caught selling users' browser histories

When you name your add-on 'Web of Trust' there's a certain expectation that your customers can, you know, trust you. Apparently that's not the case as the Chrome, Firefox and Opera add-on has been caught selling its users web history data to third parties.

Sunday, 6 Nov 2016

WhizComms, Singapore's newest broadband player, offers the most affordable 1Gbps plan

WhizComms, Singapore's newest broadband player, offers the most affordable 1Gbps plan

The free plan lasts for three months from the date of installation, and it comes without any contractual obligations.

Thursday, 3 Nov 2016

Amazon to launch in Southeast Asia, beginning with Singapore

Amazon to launch in Southeast Asia, beginning with Singapore

Reports say that Amazon is eyeing the Southeast Asia market and plans to enter early next year with Singapore as its entry-point.

Wednesday, 2 Nov 2016

Instagram is testing

Instagram is testing "shoppable" photos and tags, to allow users to shop within the app

Instagram is currently testing something called "shoppable tags", which will allow users to quickly check out products within the Instagram app.

Friday, 28 Oct 2016

StarHub confirms DDoS attacks affected its home broadband service (Updated)

StarHub confirms DDoS attacks affected its home broadband service (Updated)

StarHub's home broadband customers took to the company’s FB page to vent their frustration for the latest spate of internet connectivity downtime. Here’s a rundown of what happened and some recent updates from the company.

Monday, 24 Oct 2016

AT&T announces deal to acquire Time Warner for more than US$85 billion

AT&T announces deal to acquire Time Warner for more than US$85 billion

AT&T has just formally announced that it has struck a half-stock, half-cash deal to acquire Time Warner for more than US$85 billion.

Thursday, 20 Oct 2016

Netflix delays China launch; will license shows instead

Netflix delays China launch; will license shows instead

Even the streaming giant has problems getting a foothold in China it seems. After years of looking into China’s media landscape, the streaming service has just said that it will halt all launch plans in the country for now.

Microsoft’s new speech recognition system has reached “human parity”

Microsoft’s new speech recognition system has reached “human parity”

The company claims its technology is able to recognize the words in a conversation as well as a human being.

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