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Super Apps, Asia's new innovation, to change cities, economies
SINGAPORE (Nov 7): The ability to communicate, shop online, order rides, read books, play games, get food delivery and pay for anything within a single, unified smartphone app is Asia’s defining innovation, technology leaders said at Bloomberg’s New Economy Forum in Singapore. WeChat, Grab and Go-Jek are prime examples of a breed of software called the Super App. In the US and Europe, such ...
As cryptomining activity grows, so do the malware threats: McAfee Labs
SINGAPORE (Sept 26): Cryptomining malware is a rising factor on the cyber threat landscape, continuing its uptrend throughout the first half of 2018 since McAfee Labs first identified a surge in cryptomining malware growth in 4Q17. Based on the cybersecurity company’s latest report, McAfee Labs Threats Report: September 2018, new cryptomining malware samples grew 629% to more than 2.9 ...
Nokia stages comeback with new high-end Android smartphone
SINGAPORE (Aug 17): Finnish developer HMD Global has announced its first Android flagship, the Nokia 8: an all-aluminium, precision-milled unibody device with an average thickness of 7.3mm and powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform. HMD Global owns the rights to manufacture Nokia-branded smartphones. Manufacturing is outsourced to a division of Taiwanese electronics company ...
Apple iPhone price under pressure as buyers seek cheaper devices
SAN FRANCISCO (Jan 27): Apple Inc. results next week will likely show iPhone sales growing again, bucking a year of declines. That’s the good news. But in a sign that customers are opting for less expensive models, some analysts predict that the average selling price for the handsets likely declined over the holidays, a crucial period for Apple. Some purchasers are settling for older ...
Amazon launches Netflix rival Amazon Prime Video in Singapore and around the world
SINGAPORE (Dec 15): E-commerce giant Amazon on Wednesday announced the launch of its video streaming service, Amazon Prime Video, in more than 200 countries and territories around the world, including Singapore. Singapore users can sign up for Prime Video at an introductory price of US$2.99 ($4.32) a month for the first six months, starting with a free 7-day trial. After the first six months, ...