Choice Picks for Media Folks – May Issue 4

Selected news articles from ‘Singapore’ sources in Factiva.com — Issue 4 covers 19-24 May 16.

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Virtual reality can be economies’ way out of productivity slump: Deutsche Bank
Business Times Singapore, 24 May 2016, 765 words, Soon Weilun , (English)
Asia can benefit from this disruptive technology, along with robotics, Internet of Things, cloud computing and big data
Singapore

Brand Misconceptions ; Experts weigh in on what it takes to make a brand authentic
TODAY (Singapore), 24 May 2016, 1255 words, Goh Hwee Leng, (English)
The recent court case between the owners of luxury tea retailer TWG Tea, which had thrown the brand into the spotlight, made one thing clear: Many consumers were still in the dark about its origins. Comments that followed after the news hit

Enterprise: Cover Story: How to disrupt your company
The Edge Singapore, 23 May 2016, 2095 words, BY JOAN NG, (English)
What do Drew Barrymore, Angelina ­Jolie and Tilda Swinton have in common? Hint: It’s more than just great looks. On April 23, Netflix announced it had started principal photography for a feature film called Okja. The film will star

Expedia CEO expects Facebook to join online travel booking market ; Firms that nail use of social networks as a sales platform will take market share, he says
TODAY (Singapore), 20 May 2016, 747 words, (English)
TORONTO — Expedia’s CEO is expecting more company in the world of online travel booking, predicting Facebook will follow Google into the business.

Social/search: Facebook meets heads over bias claims
The PANPA Bulletin, 19 May 2016, 534 words, NewsMediaWorks, (English)
The allegations first surfaced on tech-site Gizmodo which cited an anonymous former Facebook employee who said that workers routinely suppressed news stories of interest to conservatives from its Trending Topics feature.

 

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