Selected news articles from ‘Singapore’ sources in Factiva.com — Issue 1 covers 30 June to 7 July 16.
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TV viewers win as Netflix, Amazon face off
The Straits Times, 6 July 2016, 3392 words, Yip Wai Yee, (English)
Netflix has changed the way people watch shows at home with its slate of original content and Amazon is hot on its heels
In just three years, Netflix has shaken up the television industry and changed the way people watch shows at home. The
Why The Devil Wears Prada would probably flop today ; Ten years ago, The movie was a hit, but in today’s climate the fantasy it peddles is…
TODAY, 6 July 2016, 993 words, Cheong Kamei, (English)
It was the 10th anniversary release of The Devil Wears Prada last Friday. The movie’s success, though not foregone, was ripe. It hit the big screen at a time when the once-exclusive doors to the high fashion industry were more accessible
From old manuscripts to new novels
The Straits Times, 5 July 2016, 987 words, Nur Asyiqin Mohamad Salleh, (English)
When the Epigram Books Fiction Prize emerged last year, it sent writers Balli Kaur Jaswal and Wong Souk Yee rummaging for their old manuscripts.
Potter mania strikes again
The Straits Times, 5 July 2016, 1019 words, Nur Asyiqin Mohamad Salleh, (English)
Many booksellers anticipate a demand for script book Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Parts I and II
The Boy Who Lived lives again, bringing with him a new wave of Pottermania, nine years after the release of the seventh – and supposedly
Corporate: d.edge: Why China is ground zero for digital innovation
The Edge Singapore, 4 July 2016, 1965 words, By Assif Shameen, (English)
For years, China’s internet players were looked down upon as copycats that thrived only because global giants were outlawed in the country. So, search engine giant Baidu was labelled as the Google of China; e-commerce behemoth Alibaba
Zaobao news talkshow on StarHub’s E City
The Straits Times, 4 July 2016, 256 words, (English)
A three-minute video news talkshow by Chinese newspaper Lianhe Zaobao will be aired on StarHub’s FreeView channel, E City, from today.
Called Zaobao Keywords, the talkshow aims to help viewers understand major news stories. Three keywords
Managing 21st-century careers: The need to get ‘entrepreneurial’
TODAY, 1 July 2016, 974 words, Trevor Yu, (English)
The old days of clear career trajectories and stable employment are over. We now have a labour market characterised by shorter-term work that is more varied, more unpredictable and devoid of boundaries. These conditions have combined to
Social media controls what you read: survey
MyPaper, 30 June 2016, 425 words, (English)
WHEN allegations emerged that Facebook was skewing its trending news stories, many learnt about it… on Facebook.
Amazon Kindle learns to navigate literary thickets
TODAY, 30 June 2016, 520 words, (English)
SEATTLE — For years, Amazon has been chiselling away at the irritants that keep many people from switching to e-readers. The company has improved the legibility of the text on Kindle screens to make it nearly indistinguishable from print,