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Monday, 18 Jan 2016

IMDA will be the latest statutory board formed with the impending merger of IDA and MDA (Updated)

IMDA will be the latest statutory board formed with the impending merger of IDA and MDA (Updated)

By the second half of this year, the Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) and the Media Development Authority (MDA) will merge to form IMDA. This was announced by Dr Yaacob Ibrahim, Minister for Communications and Information.

Saturday, 19 Dec 2015

Japan's disaster-response robots could save lives in the future

Japan's disaster-response robots could save lives in the future

Recently in Tokyo, Japan's New Energy and Industrial Development Organization (NEDO) demonstrated a pair of these two-legged disaster relief robots that could save lives in the near future.

Saturday, 12 Dec 2015

Funan DigitaLife Mall closing next year to be redeveloped into an 'experiential creative hub'

Funan DigitaLife Mall closing next year to be redeveloped into an 'experiential creative hub'

Funan DigitaLife Mall will be closing down in Q3 next year for about 3 years so that it can be redeveloped into an 'experiential creative hub.'

Friday, 4 Dec 2015

New Star Wars themed SMRT trains greeted with mixed reactions

New Star Wars themed SMRT trains greeted with mixed reactions

In case you haven't noticed, Star Wars fever is at an all time high. Star Wars shirts, mugs, toys and pretty much everything else you can think of. Soon, we'll also have Star Wars themed SMRT trains.

Singaporean smartphone users lose thousands of dollars to mobile banking hackers

Singaporean smartphone users lose thousands of dollars to mobile banking hackers

If you use your Android smartphone to check or account for your personal finances, remember to exercise your due diligence in avoiding fraudulent software.

Thursday, 19 Nov 2015

Apple will rely entirely on solar energy for its operations in Singapore

Apple will rely entirely on solar energy for its operations in Singapore

Apple is going all out to tackle climate change, turning to solar power to run its entire Singapore operations, including its upcoming Apple Store in Orchard Road.

Tuesday, 8 Sep 2015

Drone-flying becoming increasingly popular with local hobbyists

Drone-flying becoming increasingly popular with local hobbyists

A growing number of local hobbyists and enthusiasts have taken to navigating local skies remotely. Yes, drone-flying is actually legal here, although you should probably take note of certain no-fly zones and other restrictions.

Monday, 3 Aug 2015

Advanced microchip designed by NTU team gives ultra-high quality audio at less cost

Advanced microchip designed by NTU team gives ultra-high quality audio at less cost

A team from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has developed a microchip that can potentially boost the audio quality in a wide range of devices.

Friday, 5 Jun 2015

Come 1 July, The Straits Times will have a new look on digital and print platforms

Come 1 July, The Straits Times will have a new look on digital and print platforms

A major design revamp will be rolling out to The Straits Times on 1 July, bringing a more consistent look and feel across both print and digital platforms.

Friday, 22 May 2015

Toshiba will pull out of Singapore by end of May this year

Toshiba will pull out of Singapore by end of May this year

Toshiba will leave Singapore by end of May this year. The Japanese multinational conglomerate cites stiff competition as the reason but there could be more behind its sudden departure.

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