China and Fintech: Reverse Engineering Western Technologies?

In this article, our guest writer, Luke Hatkinson-Kent, a Freelance Financial Writer, discusses whether China may eventually stop copying ideas and technologies from US tech companies. If you like his work, you can reach him at [email protected].

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Apple is Dead, Long Live Apple: the iPhone X and Apple’s Shift in Business Strategy

Apple has just unveiled the iPhone 8, 8 Plus and X today. The 8 and 8 Plus will be available on 22 September here in Singapore and in most other countries, while the X (pronounced “ten”) will be available on … Continue reading Apple is Dead, Long Live Apple: the iPhone X and Apple’s Shift in Business Strategy

Smartphone Giants Experience Market Turbulence Ahead of Releases

The coming weeks and months are hugely significant  for Apple and Samsung. The iPhone 8 is set to come out later this month, whilst Samsung’s Galaxy S9 is rumoured to be in development, with the Note 8 about to hit stores. Both companies have had a lot to contend with lately, particularly the latter.

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Singapore to be first in the region to roll out Samsung Pay

Samsung today announced that Singapore will be the first market in the region to introduce the company’s flagship mobile payment service, Samsung Pay, a secure and easy-to-use mobile payment service that can be used to make purchases almost anywhere credit and debit cards are accepted. By as early as Q2 2016, Singapore will join South Korea, U.S and China in the list of Samsung’s priority markets to roll out this highly anticipated mobile payment service.  Continue reading “Singapore to be first in the region to roll out Samsung Pay”

Hands-on with the LG G5 in Singapore: First Look

Full disclosure: LG brought us to KT’s Grill, gave us a Universal Studios ticket, and let us loose inside with the G5.

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Want a longer battery life? Say goodbye to the Facebook app.

Besides fat battery covers, overpriced portable chargers and a phone with a larger battery capacity, there seemed to be not much you could do to limit the rate at which your battery drained from your smartphones if you wanted to use it at full tilt.

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