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Lenovo A586 touts voice unlock through Baidu, A*STAR verification tech

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Attempts to get away from unlocking our smartphones through codes and finger swipes have mostly centered on camera tricks like Android's Face Unlock. If you happen to pick up a Lenovo IdeaPhone A586 when it reaches China on December 12th, you'll have the option to use some dulcet tones...
Lenovo A586 touts voice unlock through Baidu, A*STAR verification tech

Singapore government unveils regulations for news websites, likely to raise press freedom concerns

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The Singapore government has taken steps to supervise websites that cover local news, which is likely to stir up a heated debate about press freedom in the city-state. The Media Development Authority said in a press statement that sites reporting an average of at least one Singapore-related news article per week over two months,...
Singapore government unveils regulations for news websites, likely to raise press freedom concerns

Wi-Fi Indoor Positioning Firm YFind Launches Analytics Tool

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Prepping for its US expansion, Singapore-based indoor positioning technology firm YFind has launched a broader analytics tool so that its customers can slice and dice foot traffic information in malls. The company’s service tracks unique visitors as they move through a mall. It relies on Wi-Fi to do this, so...
Wi-Fi Indoor Positioning Firm YFind Launches Analytics Tool

Taking VideoDNA across the Pacific Ocean

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From the heights of Singapore’s colossal downtown structures, it feels as though one can see the entire continent of Asia—the perfect vantage point for companies like ours that keep a firm grip on the tech trends of this rapidly evolving region. Singapore’s technical prowess, strategic geographic location and cosmopolitan environment...
Taking VideoDNA across the Pacific Ocean

Luxola Raises Series A, Pulls Former PopSugar Director Christine Ng To Singapore

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Singapore beauty e-tailer, Luxola, just raised its Series A round from GREE Ventures. The amount was undisclosed, but has been rumored to be in the region of $2 million. The company carries about 60 brands of cosmetics and beauty products on its website, and ships to countries in Southeast Asia...
Luxola Raises Series A, Pulls Former PopSugar Director Christine Ng To Singapore
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Thai Mobile Shopping App ShopSpot Adds Brands, Gets $630,000

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  Shopspot, a startup out of Thailand with a mobile shopping app, has won $630,000 (S$779,000) after switching its shopper matchmaking app to a more traditional shopping interface. Its earlier app focused on connecting individuals keen to sell their wares. The app would pair sellers and their goods with buyers...
Thai Mobile Shopping App ShopSpot Adds Brands, Gets $630,000
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