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Lenovo rolls out extra-compact ThinkCentre Edge 62z all-in-one for $549

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Some of Lenovo's pro customers can be very fussy: hospitals and schools want multiple computers in a small area, but without skimping on the usual features they'd expect from desktops. If any PC could resolve those contradictory demands, it might be the company's new ThinkCentre Edge 62z. The extra-angular...
Lenovo rolls out extra-compact ThinkCentre Edge 62z all-in-one for $549

Graeme Guy nature photography, nature, prints, Singapore

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Graeme Guy nature photography, nature, prints, Singapore

Microsoft expands Surface RT and Pro market reach, adding Japan and the UK among other countries

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This morning Microsoft announced a number of new markets for the Surface RT and Surface Pro tablet hybrids. The expansions were expected, and fit former leaks. For the Surface RT, the following markets are being added: “Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore and Taiwan.” For the Surface Pro, the following markets are...
Microsoft expands Surface RT and Pro market reach, adding Japan and the UK among other countries

Graphene sensor is 1,000 times more sensitive to light, could enable ultra-low-light photography

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Hey, historians! Add extremely low-light, broadband photography to graphene's miraculous list of potential applications. Researchers in Singapore are reporting that they've created a graphene photodetector that is roughly 800 times more sensitive than previous graphene photodetectors, and around 10 times more sensitive than the CMOS-based sensors in today's digital cameras....
Graphene sensor is 1,000 times more sensitive to light, could enable ultra-low-light photography
The 4th is coming up fast – get your DEMO applications in now

Yahoo Criticizes Singapore's Internet Rules

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Yahoo is criticizing Singapore's recent moves to regulate certain Internet news sites, calling the new rules "redundant" and unsettling for the domestic media industry....
Yahoo Criticizes Singapore's Internet Rules

McAfee Finds Security Threats Increased In Mobile Devices By 440%

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The number of new ransomware samples (the types of attacks that hold a victim's computer hostage) have slightly declined but are still at a high level. The number of threats on the internet are growing at an alarming rate, a report from McAfee Labs released today found. According to...
McAfee Finds Security Threats Increased In Mobile Devices By 440%

Sony PS Vita sales reach 1.2 million, software at 2m

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Sony's latest portable games console, the PS Vita, has reached 1.2 million units sold, the company revealed on Tuesday. The console was launched in North America last week, along with Latin America, Europe, Singapore, and PAL territories, which boosted these numbers. Still, when it debuted just in Japan in December,...
Sony PS Vita sales reach 1.2 million, software at 2m
Kinect for Windows 1.5 will feature '10-joint' skeletal tracking and four new speech recognition languages

eBay Partners With Gmarket Founder For $20 Million Expansion Into Japan And Singapore

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Last fall, eBay acquired Korean auction site Gmarket for roughly $1.2 billion to expand to the Korean e-commerce market. Today, eBay is announcing a partnership with Gmarket founder Young Bae Ku to expand Gmarket’s existing online marketplaces in Japan and Singapore. Ku will become CEO of the new entity. eBay...
eBay Partners With Gmarket Founder For $20 Million Expansion Into Japan And Singapore

‘Walking Around Naked On The Internet’: McAfee Says 17% Of PCs Globally Lack Malware Protection

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Some eye-opening stats out today from McAfee, the Intel-owned IT security company: a study of 28 million computers in 24 countries has found that 17 percent of all PCs do not have any form of security at all on them against viruses, worms, spyware and other Internet malware – a transgression...
‘Walking Around Naked On The Internet’: McAfee Says 17% Of PCs Globally Lack Malware Protection

Pirate3D Buccaneer Hits $100K Goal In 10 Minutes

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The Pirate3D Buccaneer printer hit its Kickstarter goal of $100,000 in just 10 minutes after launch. At time of writing, it’s been roughly 15 hours since the campaign was started, and it’s already hit $282,356. The 3D printer from the Singapore-based startup is pitched as a beginner’s foray into 3D printing,...
Pirate3D Buccaneer Hits $100K Goal In 10 Minutes
New markets announced for Surface Pro and Surface RT

Why This CEO Moved His Startup From Silicon Valley To Singapore

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Instead of fighting for talent in Silicon Valley, one entrepreneur decided move to Singapore and set up his social network there. Bubble Motion is bringing social media to developing countries by allowing customers to send messages on their phones. The messaging service called Bubbly is a voice version of...
Why This CEO Moved His Startup From Silicon Valley To Singapore

Path uploads your entire iPhone address book to its servers

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Path uploads your entire iPhone address book to its servers 8 Feb 2012 – Singapore It all started innocently enough. I was thinking of implementing a Path Mac OS X app as part of our regularly scheduled hackathon. Using the awesome mitmproxy tool which was featured on the front page...
Path uploads your entire iPhone address book to its servers

Base Jumping Off the Most Insane Pool in the World [Video]

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Singapore's Marina Bay Sands hotel is home to one of the most-photographed and internet beloved swimming pools on the planet. It's atop a massive tower, and looks seamless, like a levitating mirror. So why not leap off off of it? More »...
Base Jumping Off the Most Insane Pool in the World [Video]

Google's 'biggest ever' Street View update doubles special collections, refreshes 250,000 miles of roads

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Google's eponymous mapping system has received plenty of good press recently, but the company knows it can't take some time out to enjoy its position. As such, Mountain View's pushing out what it calls the biggest update to Street View it has ever undertaken, refreshing 250,000 miles of road...
Google's 'biggest ever' Street View update doubles special collections, refreshes 250,000 miles of roads

Rent-Your-Car-Out Service iCarsClub Gets $482,000

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iCarsClub, a service that allows people to rent out their cars by the hour just got a seed round of almost half a million, a little under three months since its launch. The Singapore-based startup provides a service similar to Zipcar, except car owners rent out their own vehicles and...
Rent-Your-Car-Out Service iCarsClub Gets $482,000

ICS update for Eee Pad Transformer delayed (again) until March

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Promises, promises. That's what ASUS has been feeding those of you who choose to brazenly call the OG Transformer your slate of preference. In the past couple of months we were told to expect the ICS refresh in "early February," before quickly slipping a couple of weeks. Needless to...
ICS update for Eee Pad Transformer delayed (again) until March

Toshiba Satellite U840 ultrabook official in Singapore and Australia

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Toshiba has unveiled its 14-inch ultrabook in Australia and Singapore, officially dubbing it the Satellite U840. Your two processor options are either Intel's Core i3 or Core i5, while RAM can reach up to 8GB. For storage, you can choose between a single 128GB SSD or a hybrid hard...
Toshiba Satellite U840 ultrabook official in Singapore and Australia

Amazon Has Plans For A Crazy, Glass Dome Headquarters In Seattle

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Amazon is building a new headquarters in Seattle. It has scrapped plans for a rectangular design and has replaced it with three connected domes. We learned about this on GeekWire. The structure's design inspiration comes from buildings all over the world, including a zoo in Germany and gardens in Singapore....
Amazon Has Plans For A Crazy, Glass Dome Headquarters In Seattle

Spotify eyes Asia and Americas expansion, adding Traditional Chinese and LatAm Spanish on iOS

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Following the global roll-out of its Follow tab on the desktop, Spotify has released an update to its iOS app, adding support for Latin American Spanish and Traditional Chinese. The addition of these languages obviously grows Spotify’s potential user-base in its existing markets, but given recent rumors that Spotify is planning launches...
Spotify eyes Asia and Americas expansion, adding Traditional Chinese and LatAm Spanish on iOS

Dropmysite inks email backup partnership and investment deal with Japan's GMO Cloud

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Web backup service Dropmysite is making a big push into Japan after it announced a partnership with GMO Cloud. The deal sees the Japanese hosting company — an arm of the GMO Internet Group – invest in the Singapore-based startup and begin reselling its email backup service Dropymyemail in the country....
Dropmysite inks email backup partnership and investment deal with Japan's GMO Cloud
The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement: ACTA struggles to pass in Europe

Yet Another Example Of Our Bad Immigrations Laws Hurting Innovation And Jobs

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We see stories like this one over and over again, but that's because they're not exceptions. The Washington Post has a profile of two MIT postgrads who have created a water-decontamination system that was dubbed by Scientific American as a world changing idea, based on the fact that it could...
Yet Another Example Of Our Bad Immigrations Laws Hurting Innovation And Jobs

Daily Report: Watching Twitter Use

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Wall Street firms are wary of using Twitter and other social media. Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, himself a Wall Street denizen, is also wary, he says in a speech in Singapore....
Daily Report: Watching Twitter Use

TNW’s Daily Dose – 24 hours of tech news in 5 minutes [Audio]

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The new iPad hits the shelves, don’t expect an ‘Xbox 720′ this year, and Groupon gets reprimanded in the UK. It’s all in today’s Daily Dose. You can catch The Daily Dose every Monday through Friday right here on The Next Web. Make sure to hit the subscription button of...
TNW’s Daily Dose – 24 hours of tech news in 5 minutes [Audio]

IBM's Project Sparta Is Now Named PureData

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So remember last month how I told you about Project Sparta? That would be the IBM project aimed at simplifying how companies attack their big data problems. So anyway, it has a name now, and like I suspected, it’s part of the growing Pure line. It’s been dubbed the PureData...
IBM's Project Sparta Is Now Named PureData

Light-Field Camera Maker Lytro Expands Into Stores in U.S. and Internationally

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Lytro, the maker of a new kind of camera that can refocus after a picture is taken, said Tuesday that it will, for the first time, start selling the camera via other retailers. The company had been selling the $400 camera exclusively via its Web site, but will start selling...
Light-Field Camera Maker Lytro Expands Into Stores in U.S. and Internationally

Singapore scientists unveil multiscreen, social TV viewing experience

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Cloud-based platform dubbed "Social Cloud TV" lets users resume watching content on the go and share it with friends. When you leave the house, you can "pull" content from your TV to your tablet or smartphone. [Read more]...
Singapore scientists unveil multiscreen, social TV viewing experience
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