Selected news articles from ‘Singapore’ sources in Factiva.com — Issue 1 covers 1-7 Mar 16.
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WhatsApp introduces end-to-end encryption: A look at some of the most popular chat apps in Singapore
The Straits Times, 6 April 2016, 1017 words, Lee Min Kok, (English)
The world’s most popular messaging app has introduced end-to-end encryption on messages – which make them accessible only to the sender and recipient – amid the ongoing debate over privacy of communication in the digital space.
A Troy story ; How Troy Chin went from hating art to coming up with seven comic books
TODAY (Singapore), 6 April 2016, 637 words, Mysara Aljaru, (English)
If you asked Troy Chin how he had jumped from a career in finance to making comics, he would say it is unexplainable.
You could say the Singaporean comic book artist is not your typical artist. Unlike most comic artists who started drawing
With Alibaba’s Jack Ma at the helm, South China Morning Post removes pay wall
The Straits Times, 5 April 2016, 379 words, Lee Seok Hwai, (English)
South China Morning Post announced on Tuesday (April 5) it is giving free access to its online and mobile editions with immediate effect as Chinese Internet giant Alibaba takes ownership of the popular Hong Kong English-language newspaper.
Online values, Ai and AI
The Straits Times, 5 April 2016, 1121 words, Lim Sun Sun, (English)
Two seemingly unrelated events that dominated headlines in different parts of the world in the past fortnight vividly illustrate the powers and burdens of technology designers.
Dr Lee made serious allegation about my conduct as a journalist: Janadas Devan
TODAY (Singapore), 5 April 2016, 698 words, Valerie Koh, (English)
SINGAPORE — The trigger for an online exchange between Dr Lee Wei Ling and Mr Janadas Devan was a “serious allegation” she made about his conduct while he was an editor with The Straits Times (ST), Mr Devan said yesterday.
Undergrads laud pro bono mentorship programme with top professionals
TODAY (Singapore), 4 April 2016, 727 words, Kenneth Cheng, (English)
SINGAPORE — Weighed down by doubts about whether majoring in business analytics was the right choice, undergraduate Derrick Ong poured out his concerns in a phone call that lasted over an hour. On the other end of the line was Mr Lam Pin
Will WhatsApp swing Bukit Batok?
The Straits Times, 2 April 2016, 1157 words, Tan Tarn How, Tng Ying Hui and Andrew Yeo For The Straits Times, (English)
As the Bukit Batok by-election looms, one question that arises will be the impact of social media in the contest between the candidates – the People’s Action Party’s Murali Pillai and the Singapore Democratic Party’s chief Chee Soon Juan.
Game of drones ; Once a hobbyist’s gizmo, the drone has become an essential tool for photographers and videographers
TODAY (Singapore), 2 April 2016, 1723 words, Joy Fang, (English)
These lean mean machines hover and whizz about on their fast-spinning propellers, creating a whirr that is music to its pilots’ ears. These are drones, or if you want to get technical – quadcopters, unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) or