Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014

Apple partnering American Express, MasterCard and Visa on a new payment system?

Apple partnering American Express, MasterCard and Visa on a new payment system?

With rumors of the next iPhone having NFC support, Apple could be working on some form of wireless payment system and it seems like they've been in talks with major payment system vendors. If this turns out to be true, it could re-shape point of sales transactions as we know it.

Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014

Dropbox finally cuts prices to match competitors

Dropbox finally cuts prices to match competitors

Better late than never right? It has taken months, but Dropbox has finally slashed prices of its plans to match its competitors.

Spotify Connect announces support for new devices as it celebrates its first anniversary of service

Spotify Connect announces support for new devices as it celebrates its first anniversary of service

Spotify Connect has just turned one, and the company has plans to increase the number of devices that support it worldwide, including new partnerships with Bose, Panasonic and Gramofon amongst them.

Apple investigating iCloud for possible connection with celebrity photo leaks

Apple investigating iCloud for possible connection with celebrity photo leaks

Apple has said that it is "actively investigating" iCloud to see if it is in some way responsible for the leak of hundreds of racy photos involving celebrities.

Thursday, 28 Aug 2014

SHORE, a new Google Glass app to detect your emotions

SHORE, a new Google Glass app to detect your emotions

SHORE, a new Google Glass application that is able to detect human emotions, has been launched. Developed by Fraunhofer IIS, the app uses real-time facial recognition technology to determine the subject’s emotional state.

Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014

Amazon buys Twitch for $970 million

Amazon buys Twitch for $970 million

Following earlier rumors that Google was prepared to pay US$1 billion for Twitch, Amazon has apparently swooped in and picked up the livestreaming video network for a mere US$970 million.

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.

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