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First Apple Store in Southeast Asia to open in Singapore: Report

Here's another reason to visit Singapore this year: an Apple Store is set to open in the city state soon. According to a report from The Straits Times, Apple's flagship retail store is currently being built at the country's Orchard Road, but no specific date has been provided by the news...

Iflix to produce original content

Iflix is following the Netflix route: produce its own original shows. According to reports, the Netflix rival announced it will produce its first TV show, Magic Hour, which is a spin-off from an Indonesian film of the same name. The Malaysian-based company also revealed an Iflix-produced...

Facebook goes virtual reality

Facebook is taking its 1.8 billion users to the next frontier in social networking; Virtual Reality. The company earlier today announced Facebook Spaces, a new platform that lets users hang out with friends in a virtual world with the aid of VR headsets. Users plugged into Facebook Spaces become cartoon avatars...

Burger King ad triggers Google Assistant, becomes an epic fail

If you're a heavy user of Siri or Google Assistant, then you know exactly how annoying it is when your phone suddenly activates your personal digital assistant because someone else nearby say "Hey Siri" or "Okay Google". But when a corporation decides to exploit this little nuisance to sell its products,...

Lenovo beats Apple for top laptop brand

Lenovo is now the most popular laptop brand, according to LaptopMag's annual Best and Worst Laptop Brands 2017 ratings, scoring high points for cutting-edge innovation and stronger customer support. The Chinese brand leapfrogged Apple for the number one spot in the 2017 charts. Apple on the other hand dropped...

Tesla overtakes GM as most valuable car maker

Tesla Motors is now the most valuable automobile company in the US after its shares soared past GM earlier this week. As of Monday, shares of the electric car maker topped at US$312.39, and its market capitalisation is now valued at US$51.53 billion, surpassing its Detroit-based rival by US$1 billion. This marks Tesla...