Thursday, 28 Aug 2014
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
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
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 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."