Saturday, 13 September 2014

Shanghai civil service rolls out non-Apple smartphone programme

Coolpad, a domestic manufacturer, is chosen for replacement programme aimed at boosting security.

German magazine Der Spiegel reported last year on leaked documents from the US National Security Administration that claimed the NSA had built a backdoor in Apple software that allowed data to be sent or retrieved from handsets.

Friday, 12 September 2014

Segway files suit against copycats

Segway, maker of the self-balancing “people mover” that has struggled to expand beyond a niche market since its splashy debut 13 years ago, is suing its growing number of imitators.

Rethink urged as Singapore bans documentary about political exiles

Censors’ decision on documentary about people who fled the nation from the 1960s to the 1980s draws calls from artists and activists for U-turn

Tan Pin Pin's film To Singapore, With Love not to be shown in public

Tan Pin Pin's film To Singapore, With Love not to be shown in public

Shui On Land leads with 30pc price cuts to woo homebuyers in Chengdu

Shanghai-based developer Shui On Land slashed the price of a residential project in Chengdu by 30 per cent to speed up sales, Chinese media reported on Friday.

Yahoo describes secret court battle with US government over surveillance

Yahoo said on Thursday that the US government threatened to fine the company US$250,000 a day if it did not comply with demands to go along with an expansion of US surveillance by surrendering online information, a step the company regarded as unconstitutional.

Thursday, 11 September 2014

Bureaucracy may be wing chun kung fu master’s biggest foe

Ip Chun has helped the martial art pioneered by his father, Yip Man, thrive. But help from the authorities has been severely lacking.

Cutting executive pay at state-owned firms only part of Beijing’s plan

Hu Shuli says the reform will rationalise the roles of the many employees who are both official and executive, amid overall restructuring

7 great restaurants in Singapore that open till late