Saturday, 12 Oct 2013
SingTel held a media briefing this afternoon to update on the service recovery efforts at the Bukit Panjang Exchange. Read on for the highlights of their efforts and related updates as and when we get new notifications.
Earlier this afternoon on 9th October, a fire broke out at SingTel's Bukit Panjang exchange, leading to partial mobile, TV, and phone outages across Singapore. Since some vendors lease SingTel's infrastructure, other service providers are also affected. Check out the updates on the repair and restoration works.
Friday, 11 Oct 2013
Swedish biometrics firm Fingerprint Cards AB just announced that it is acquired by Samsung Electronics for $650 million in cash. (Update: Fingerprint Cards issued a statement that it is not acquired by Samsung.)
Seller Protection becomes available today to PayPal merchants in Australia, New Zealand, mainland China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.
The free app lets you calculate payments for your home purchases, and check information on past transactions for similar properties. You can also consult the Home Advice Specialist if you require further assistance or information on home loan packages.
Norton has released the latest versions of its core security products including Norton 360 Multi-Device, Norton Internet Security, and Norton Antivirus.
The new a-Jays Five earphones have just been launched and will be available in three versions. Each model will feature a control pod designed to be compatible with one of the iOS, Android and Windows Phone platforms.
According to the Hong Kong Oriental Daily, Foxconn has inked a deal with the Xi'an Institute of Technology to expose 1000 students from the school to working on the assembly line of Sony's PlayStation 4.
Western Digital has introduced two Intel Xeon-based compact servers to its Sentinel S-series. The new Sentinel DS5100 and DS6100 also offer network storage capabilities as each server is equipped with a 4-drive bay, offering up to 16TB of storage capacity.
Korean media sources are reporting that the Samsung Galaxy S5 is slated for an official announcement in January 2014 and will hit retail shelves in February.