Tag: Technology

Apps that can help you during the COVID-19 pandemic

Life in the times of the COVID-19 pandemic has not been an easy one. With the circuit breaker period in full swing until June 1, it is not unusual for boredom, cabin fever and stress to set in. Technology has played a vital part...

ERA realtor outlines digital initiatives in their company during the circuit breaker

SINGAPORE—With the circuit breaker period well under way in Singapore, many companies have been turning to novel ways to continue operations. For ERA, a real estate company in Singapore, technology is playing a vital role in keeping business going. ERA Division Director Sophia Ng...

Apple and Google team up on virus ‘contact tracing’ by smartphone

by Glenn CHAPMAN Google and Apple unveiled a joint initiative Friday to develop a coronavirus smartphone "contact tracing" tool that could potentially alert people when they have crossed paths with an infected person. The move brings together the largest mobile operating systems in an effort to...

Apple, Broadcom ordered to pay $1.1bn for patent infringement

A Los Angeles jury on Wednesday ordered Apple and Broadcom to pay $1.1 billion to a California university for infringing wifi technology patents in what is thought to be one of the largest patent verdicts ever. Apple was ordered to pay $837 million and Broadcom...

Cloud cooking land: Indian housewives become gig economy chefs

by Vishal MANVE Rashmi Sahijwala never expected to start working at the age of 59, let alone join India's gig economy -- now she is part of an army of housewives turning their homes into "cloud kitchens" to feed time-starved millennials. Asia's third-largest economy is battling...

Singaporeans have much to look forward to in the coming months

The first week of 2020 has already introduced changes to life in Singapore, including in the areas of Internet speed, taxes and transport. Singaporeans can look forward to, among other things, two new 5G mobile networks, government bursaries for students and new HDB flats. On...

New partnership gives fleet customers power with mobile device vehicle key management

Fleet owners, new car dealers and ride-sharing companies have a simple and secure solution giving their customers the power of vehicle access (including vehicle start and drive) and car key management on their mobile device. This is made possible through a new partnership between Irdeto and VOXX Automotive...

Gender neutral emojis hit screens in new Apple update

Apple has put out new gender neutral emojis of most of its people icons -- including punks, clowns and zombies -- as part of an update to its mobile operating system. The tech giant has offered growing numbers of inclusive emoji designs in recent years,...

China talks up tech prowess in face of US rivalry

China on Sunday said it aims to become a "great power" in the online world and took a swipe at Washington on trade, kicking off its annual conference promoting the Communist Party's controlled and censored version of the internet. US-China rivalry is increasingly playing out...

Bostik to push its products and branding identity across the asian market

Bostik, the industry leader for innovative and smart adhesive solutions, is on a drive to penetrate the Asian market with new adhesive technologies. The French company, renowned for its expertise as a specialist in adhesives, is offering smart solutions to meet the pressing challenges from industry...