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Contactless mobile payment systems far from changing the way we pay

A list of NFC contactless mobile payment systems have emerged in Singapore. We now see international giants like Samsung, Apple, Android offering …

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Do Umno Malays know the meaning of dignity?

They need to exorcise the demons inside them and to wean themselves from the entitlement culture.<p>COMMENT<p>It looks like the red shirted Umno-Baru …

Former BP geologist: peak oil is here and it will 'break economies'

A former British Petroleum (BP) geologist has warned that the age of cheap oil is long gone, bringing with it the danger of "continuous recession" and increased risk of conflict and hunger.<p>At a lecture on 'Geohazards' earlier this month as part of the postgraduate Natural Hazards for Insurers …

Facebook Is a Fundamentally Broken Product That Is Collapsing Under Its Own Weight

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>In 2008, Mark Zuckerberg laid out his theory about people sharing content on Facebook.<p>"I would expect that next year, people will share twice as much information as they share this year, and [the] next year, they will be sharing twice as much as …

Wake up, retailers: Amazon’s seven-day shipping means you need to regroup. Now

Advertisement<p>21 Comments<p>Credit: Corbis / Patricia Curi<p>Not to be content with creating the showrooming movement, Amazon recently announced it will …

2013 was the year of freemium games, but 2014 may not be

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: King<p>It’s amazing how mobile app stores can change in a single year, especially when a major trend like freemium …

Microsoft’s Windows 8 Is The Perfect OS That Nobody Wants

Windows 8 looks perfect. But new updates may revert its design to appease consumers. What is going on?<p>With Windows 8, Microsoft did the unthinkable: The company designed a groundbreaking interface of boxes called Metro that could scale from laptops, to tablets, to phones, to Xboxes–meaning any …

HTC One Mini Android 4.3 Update Rolling Out

HTC One has already received Android 4.3 Jelly Bean in major markets. But, it seems Android 4.3 is hitting the miniature version of the handset as …

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Hands on with LG’s curved, self-healing G Flex smartphone

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Alex Colon<p>Unlike most new smartphones I’ve seen this year, the LG G Flex genuinely surprised me. And not just because …