• At a virtual reality expo, VR comes in many forms
    At a virtual reality expo, VR comes in many forms Associated Press - Sun, Aug 30, 2015

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A few inches above the floor, a man is suspended from a swing-like apparatus pretending he's flying over a mountain. Around the corner, a woman is defending herself against a horde of zombies with a make-believe gun. Several feet … More »

  • Europe fails on electronics recycling goals
    Europe fails on electronics recycling goals Reuters - Sun, Aug 30, 2015

    By Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) - Only a third of Europe's electronic waste is properly recycled, with vast numbers of cellphones, computers and televisions illegally traded or dumped, a study led by the United Nations and INTERPOL said on Sunday. … More »

  • Ashley Madison courted several buyers, landed none before attack
    Ashley Madison courted several buyers, landed none before attack Reuters - Sat, Aug 29, 2015

    By Allison Martell and Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - The owner of adultery website Ashley Madison had already been struggling to sell itself or raise funds for at least three years before the publication of details about its members, according … More »

  • Comex 2015 preview: Deals and activities for everyone
    Comex 2015 preview: Deals and activities for everyone HardwareZone - Sat, Aug 29, 2015

    Updated on Aug 28, 3:45pm: Added Acer and Axtro Sports. Updated on Aug 31, 11:15pm: Added QNAP, Synology, Hiti, Foscam, ASUS, Laut, Fiio, Treoo. … More »

  • U.S. International Trade Commission clears Microsoft of patent infringement
    U.S. International Trade Commission clears Microsoft of patent infringement Reuters - Sat, Aug 29, 2015

    By Andrew Chung NEW YORK (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp avoided a potentially costly setback to its mobile phone business on Friday as the U.S. International Trade Commission declined to block the import of its devices in a longstanding patent dispute. … More »

  • Uber hires two security researchers to improve car technology
    Uber hires two security researchers to improve car technology Reuters - Sat, Aug 29, 2015

    By Joseph Menn and Heather Somerville SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] has hired two top vehicle security researchers, the company said on Friday, high-profile additions that come as the ride-hailing service ramps up its … More »

  • To regulate or not to regulate? EU to launch study on Uber
    To regulate or not to regulate? EU to launch study on Uber Reuters - Sat, Aug 29, 2015

    By Julia Fioretti , Brussels (Reuters) - - The European Commission will launch a study in September of the ride-hailing app Uber in an effort to settle legal disputes that have pitched the U.S. start-up against conventional taxis across Europe, … More »

  • Twitter sets modest goals to diversity its workforce
    Twitter sets modest goals to diversity its workforce Associated Press - Sat, Aug 29, 2015

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter is setting modest goals to diversify its workforce while it fights a proposed class-action lawsuit that says the online messaging service discriminates against its female employees. … More »

  • Pentagon joins Silicon Valley in 'flexible' tech hub
    Pentagon joins Silicon Valley in 'flexible' tech hub AFP News - Sat, Aug 29, 2015

    The Pentagon is building a tech hub in Silicon Valley to help create new gadgetry for the supersoldiers of the future as well as tech-savvy consumers. A plan unveiled Friday called for a new Manufacturing Innovation Institute to be based in San … More »

  • Exclusive: Russia's Kaspersky threatened to 'rub out' rival, email shows
    Exclusive: Russia's Kaspersky threatened to 'rub out' rival, email shows Reuters - Sat, Aug 29, 2015

    By Joseph Menn SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - In 2009, Eugene Kaspersky, co-founder of one of the world's top security companies, told some of his lieutenants that they should attack rival antivirus software maker AVG Technologies N.V. by "rubbing them … More »

  • Pentagon funding new high-tech venture
    Pentagon funding new high-tech venture Associated Press - Sat, Aug 29, 2015

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced Friday that the Pentagon is funding a new venture to develop cutting-edge electronics and sensors that can flex and stretch and could be built into clothing or the skins of ships … More »

  • Ashley Madison CEO steps down in wake of hacking
    Ashley Madison CEO steps down in wake of hacking Associated Press - Sat, Aug 29, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — The CEO of the company that runs adultery website Ashley Madison is stepping down in the wake of the massive breach of the company's computer systems and outing of millions of its members. … More »

  • U.S. court hands win to NSA over metadata collection
    U.S. court hands win to NSA over metadata collection Reuters - Sat, Aug 29, 2015

    By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Friday threw out a judge's ruling that would have blocked the National Security Agency from collecting phone metadata under a controversial program that has raised privacy concerns. … More »

  • Pentagon teams up with Apple, Boeing to develop wearable tech
    Pentagon teams up with Apple, Boeing to develop wearable tech Reuters - Sat, Aug 29, 2015

    By David Alexander MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter awarded $75 million on Friday to help a consortium of high-tech firms and researchers develop electronic systems packed with sensors flexible enough to be worn … More »

  • NVIDIA focuses on deep learning at GTC Asia South 2015
    NVIDIA focuses on deep learning at GTC Asia South 2015 HardwareZone - Sat, Aug 29, 2015

    NVIDIA recently hosted its Asia South leg of GTC 2015 in Singapore, intended as a showcase of the role of GPUs in accelerating research and how they could be used to run deep learning algorithms. Instead of focusing on gamer-centric technology, … More »

 
  • A night to remember at 15th Deaf Association’s gathering

    KUALA TERENGGANU: The ballroom of Primula Beach Hotel was full of 500-odd people communicating in sign language at the 15th Terengganu Deaf Association’s gathering. State health, women, family and community development committee chairman Datuk Muhammad Pehimi Yusof was seen taken aback by the enthusiasm shown by the members and guests from all over Terengganu, the other states where some come from Singapore. Present were association chairman Tengku Arman Harris Tengku Ismail, its development officer Datuk Sabri Alwi, who is also Kuala Terengganu Umno president and its national association adviser Sazali Shaari.

  • GE2015: SPP's Chiam See Tong won't run in GE
    GE2015: SPP's Chiam See Tong won't run in GE

    The Singapore People's Party (SPP) Secretary-General Chiam See Tong, one of the most prominent opposition figures in Singapore’s political history, won’t be running in next month's General Election (GE) for the first time since he campaigned as an independent candidate in 1976.

  • Le Halo: Singapore Cafe Review
    Le Halo: Singapore Cafe Review

    A hidden find in Tiong Bahru My initial reaction when I stepped into this quaint little cafe was that it would make a good place for me to take my wedding photos. Just 8 minutes walk from Tiong Bahru MRT, Le Halo is a picture perfect cosy little “home” for anyone looking for a place to chill out. The The post Le Halo: Singapore Cafe Review appeared first on SETHLUI.com.