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Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014

Newegg Singapore online retail store now open for shopping

Newegg Singapore online retail store now open for shopping

Remember the news from Computex 2014 that Newegg is expanding to six countries? Good news, you can finally ship some of Newegg's vast array of products to Singapore starting from today!

SingTel offers exclusive high-speed Wi-Fi connectivity to its subscribers

SingTel offers exclusive high-speed Wi-Fi connectivity to its subscribers

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.

SingTel to be involved in Google's US$300 million high-speed Internet cable project

SingTel to be involved in Google's US$300 million high-speed Internet cable project

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

Russian hacker ring reportedly steals 1.2 billion Internet credentials

Russian hacker ring reportedly steals 1.2 billion Internet credentials

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

Facebook hit with international class action privacy lawsuit

Facebook hit with international class action privacy lawsuit

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

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 expands U.S. connectivity with New York point of presence

ViewQwest expands U.S. connectivity with New York point of presence

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 to buy Twitch for US$1 billion

Google to buy Twitch for US$1 billion

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

Marvel gives you access to 13,000 comics at US$0.99

Marvel gives you access to 13,000 comics at US$0.99

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

Edward Snowden says Dropbox is

Edward Snowden says Dropbox is "hostile to privacy"

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."

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