Posts Tagged: Singapore



Extra-marital dating site Ashley Madison blocked in Singapore

The Singapore government has acted on strong objections by its citizens against Ashley Madison, a dating site for married people to find ext...

  • November 8, 2013
  • at 7:22 pm
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LessWorkMoreLove adopts new name Love Out Loud Asia, sends love matches to your mobile at noon

While some of you are getting psyched for the weekends and planning date ideas with your other half, some of us are just dateless. While bei...

  • November 8, 2013
  • at 11:29 am
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Singapore movie actor disses Anonymous, gets hacked on Twitter

For all the bluster about waging war on the Singapore government, November 5 — designated a global protest day by hacker collective An...

  • November 6, 2013
  • at 6:34 pm
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Which Asian countries ordered Apple to give up private user info?

In response to the NSA’s controversial global surveillance program and public outcry against major IT companies for allowing it, Appl...

  • November 6, 2013
  • at 11:50 am
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Singapore startups, use these open-source investment templates, save yourselves from grief

As mentors at Singapore-based accelerator JFDI, lawyer Huifen Zheng and angel investor Bernard Leong noticed a trend: While startups and ang...

  • November 5, 2013
  • at 9:23 am
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19 Singapore government websites taken down simultaneously for “planned maintenance”

Update: Tech in Asia quoted an AsiaOne article stating that the Singapore Police Force was investigating the outage of government sites. Tha...

  • November 2, 2013
  • at 4:59 pm
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Japanese video-editing app Moso is now gone, but Piktochart and Payroll Hero are thriving [Startup Asia Preview]

This article is part of our coverage of 2012 Startup Arena participants. We’ve been tracking their progress since they pitched at last yea...

  • November 1, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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Razer CEO tells students it’s okay to waste time, get an ‘F’

Tan Min-Liang, the Singapore-born CEO and creative director of gaming hardware Razer, is like a mini Steve Jobs. Besides emulating the Apple...

  • October 30, 2013
  • at 1:02 pm
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Disenchanted with web advertising, ex-Googler starts real-time language learning site Fluentlee

For years, David Bebko, a lifetime marketer, harbored the dream of starting his own company. Yet in 2011, he ended up joining Google as the ...

  • October 29, 2013
  • at 3:05 pm
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Condemn Anonymous, but thank them, too

As November 5 came and went, the online community was awash with a mixture of relief, ridicule, and even disappointment at how uneventful th...

  • November 8, 2013
  • at 6:45 pm
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Extra-marital dating site Ashley Madison to launch in Singapore in November, ignores critics

It’s official, Ashley Madison, a dating site for married folks, has registered a Singapore domain name. A landing page collecting emai...

  • November 7, 2013
  • at 1:08 pm
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Angel investor: Singapore must liberalize talent inflow and maintain open, balanced immigration policy

The author is a part-time freelance writer, aspiring entrepreneur and overall generalist interested in exploring, researching and writing. T...

  • November 6, 2013
  • at 3:33 pm
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Anonymous-sparked protest begins in Philippines, held back in Indonesia

By Yasser Paragian, Enricko Lukman, Phoebe Magdirila, Terence Lee The Million Mask March, a global protest initiated by hacktivist group Ano...

  • November 5, 2013
  • at 12:05 pm
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IDA blames outage of Singapore government websites on technical issues, denies hackers involved

Updated with statement from IDA issued on November 4. An incident report (embedded below) purportedly by the Infocomm Development Authority ...

  • November 4, 2013
  • at 1:47 pm
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Singapore newspaper Straits Times hacked by ‘The Messiah’ from Anonymous collective

Update: The article was edited to reflect that a blog from the Straits Times was hacked. The blog may not have the same content management s...

  • November 1, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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‘Anonymous’ hackers threaten war with Singapore government

Update: The Messiah has hacked into a Straits Times blog. A hacker group claiming to be the notorious Anonymous collective has put up a YouT...

  • October 31, 2013
  • at 7:29 pm
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Dropmysite gets new CEO, to launch smartphone backup service Dropmymobile

Former Google business development head of Southeast Asia Charif El Ansari has taken over as CEO of Dropmysite, a company with cloud backup ...

  • October 30, 2013
  • at 11:25 am
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Why blocking extra-marital affair site Ashley Madison in Singapore makes sense

Singaporeans are agitated by the fact that Ashley Madison, a site for married folks to hook-up, has intentions to “launch” in Singapore ...

  • October 28, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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