Put the toolbox away: New robot developed by NTU scientists assembles IKEA chairs

Sick of struggling with incomprehensible instructions and a baffling array of planks and screws? Help is at hand in the form of a new robot that can assemble an IKEA chair in minutes. The robot, developed by scientists at Nanyang Technological University, can put together the wooden IKEA chair in just eight minutes and 55 ...

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Google explains why it took time to launch its Home devices in Singapore (and how it won’t be eavesdropping)

Google explains why it took time to launch its Home devices in Singapore (and how it won’t be eavesdropping)

After years of having it available for purchase on sites such as Lazada and Qoo10, Google finally launched its voice-activated smart speakers in Singapore yesterday — which also...

The Singapore government seeks to install smart lamp posts that have scary, powerful facial detection tech

The Singapore government seeks to install smart lamp posts that have scary, powerful facial detection tech

In case people forget that Singapore’s a highly advanced surveillance state with next to no citizen privacy, in comes this GovTech project that seeks to install ‘smart’...

Uber users in Singapore can continue using its services till April 15 amidst watchdog investigations

Uber users in Singapore can continue using its services till April 15 amidst watchdog investigations

Those who expected their Uber apps to stop working entirely when the clock struck midnight last night were probably pleasantly surprised to see it still working, even right now....

Facebook confirms over 65k users in Singapore affected by the Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook confirms over 65k users in Singapore affected by the Cambridge Analytica scandal

Social media giant Facebook previously expressed uncertainty over how many users in Singapore were affected in the massive data leak involving British political consultancy firm...

Huawei P20 Pro — the world’s first smartphone with triple rear cameras — goes on sale here on Apr 7

Huawei P20 Pro — the world’s first smartphone with triple rear cameras — goes on sale here on Apr 7

Chinese tech manufacturers Huawei may not be considered among the top echelons alongside the likes of Samsung, Google, and Apple, but their new line of flagship phones might just...

ComfortDelGro sends out message to its taxi drivers to ditch Uber

ComfortDelGro sends out message to its taxi drivers to ditch Uber

Singapore’s largest taxi operator ComfortDelGro is in a bit of an awkward situation. It was just in January that it hooked up with Uber to present UberFLASH, the feature that...

On chaotic Southeast Asian roads, local hero Grab zips past Uber

On chaotic Southeast Asian roads, local hero Grab zips past Uber

Uber may be the world’s biggest ride-hailing company but it was left in the dust in Southeast Asia by homegrown upstart Grab, which knew better how to navigate the chaotic...

Uber Singapore employees allegedly told to vacate offices within 2 hours; Uber says not true

Uber Singapore employees allegedly told to vacate offices within 2 hours; Uber says not true

The rumors and reports of Uber selling off its Southeast Asia operations to Grab were finally verified this morning. Ending the long battle between the two ride-hailing firms,...

Uber app will no longer work in SEA from April 8 onwards; Grab promises no fare hikes

Uber app will no longer work in SEA from April 8 onwards; Grab promises no fare hikes

Yeap, it’s official — Grab has won the long ride-hailing battle against Uber in Southeast Asia. The Singapore-based firm announced today it has bought its US rival’s...