Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014
SingTel has just announced the launch of new mobile plans named "Combo" that will replace the existing Flexi plans. The new plans will include access to newly installed SingTel Wi-Fi hotspots across the island and a permanent waiver of subscription costs for 4G services. More details after the jump.
Google has announced plans to build and operate FASTER, a high-speed internet Trans-Pacific cable system that will connect the US with Chikura and Shima in Japan. SingTel will also be involved in this project.
Thursday, 7 Aug 2014
A Russian hacker group, dubbed "CyberVor" by security experts, had reportedly amassed a collection of some 1.2 billion user name and password combinations and more than 500 million email addresses, yet the credibility of this report lies in question. Details within.
Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014
An Austrian privacy activist has launched an international class action lawsuit against Facebook for breaching European data protection law. Anyone outside of the US and Canada with a Facebook account can join the lawsuit which is seeking damages of €500 per user.
Friday, 1 Aug 2014
Xiaomi responds to allegations that its phones are sending personal data to Chinese servers secretly
In a nutshell, Xiaomi says that's not true. More details after the jump.
Friday, 25 Jul 2014
ViewQwest has announced that it has established a point of presence in New York to enable faster connectivity between Singapore and the U.S. East Coast.
Google has reportedly reached a deal to buy livestreaming video network Twitch for US$1 billion, according to a VentureBeat report citing "sources familiar with the matter."
Thursday, 24 Jul 2014
In celebration of the Comic-Con currently held in San Diego, you will get access to the entire Marvel Unlimited catalog of 13,000 comics for a month at just US$0.99.
Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014
Dropbox may be one of the Internet's most popular cloud storage services, but NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden isn't a fan. In a recent interview with The Guardian, Snowden called Dropbox a "targeted, wannabe PRISM partner" that is "very hostile to privacy."
Friday, 18 Jul 2014
For three years, Google has forced Google+ users to use their real names, or face a ban from the social network. This week, Google changed its tune, allowing users to use any name they choose, in the "hope that today's change is a step toward making Google+ the welcoming and inclusive place that we want it to be."