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Microsoft to Add Staff, R&D in China in Push for Mobile Dominance

Microsoft to hire more than 1,000 new employees in China & boost R&D spending by 15% in an effort to catch up with Apple & Google in the mobile Internet market.


Taxi-sharing App GoMyWay Launches in Singapore

GoMyWay offers commuters a way to share taxi rides, which can help get people connected at the same time.

The first customer, Sun Xufei, a 32-year-old software engineer, holds up a box containing Apple's iPad he purchased after an Apple Store started selling its new tablet computers Friday, July 20, 2012 in Shanghai, China. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

New iPad Launches in China After Apple Settles Trademark Dispute

Apple released its newest iPad in China on Friday after settling a lawsuit over ownership of its name and requiring buyers to place advance orders.

Models display the new Galaxy Nexus smartphone during a news conference in Hong Kong in this file photo. Google is rolling out Android 4.1 "Jelly Bean" updates to Nexus devices starting today. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung).

Android Jelly Bean Now Rolling Out to Nexus Devices

Google has started uploading the latest version of its Android system to users’ smartphones.

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iTunes Store Launches In 12 Asian Countries Including Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand

Apple opens the iTunes Store in Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan, Malaysia, the Philippines, Brunei, Cambodia, Laos, Macau, Sri Lanka and Vietnam.

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Samsung Targets Enterprise Market with Android SAFE Initiative

Samsung assures enterprises of security and efficiency with its SAFE initiative, targeted at business users. This will ship on the latest Galaxy S3 smartphone.

GROUPON transitions from virtual to actual shop by opening its first "real" store at Suntec City in Singapore.

Groupon Opens “Actual” Shop in Singapore

Leading group deals site Groupon will open its first and only “real” shop in Singapore, marking a change in tactics for the Singapore group buying scene.

The Microsoft Surface is part of the software company’s effort to compete with Apple Inc. and its popular iPad tablet computer. (AP Photo/Microsoft)

Microsoft Surface Windows 8 Powered Tablets Announced

Microsoft has launched the Surface tablet, which will be powered by its upcoming Windows 8 system and contain a choice of an Intel or ARM-based processor.

Did Apple knowingly use Samsung data technologies without permission?

Apple to Get Share of Advertising Cash Generated From Baidu Searches

Apple is shifting away from Google services to reduce dependence on its main rival in the smartphone market, and is sharing revenues with Baidu in China.

Luxury Locator, your high-end shopping partner in Singapore. Coming soon to Hong Kong.

High-End Shopping Made Easier

Luxury Locator: Singapore provides easy access to luxury shopping. This free iOS app can point you to the nearest luxury boutique with a tap on the screen.


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