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Asian smartphone users more willing to spend via app: Google
Smartphone users across Asia have become more accustomed to the idea of purchasing products and services within apps, a trend that might become more prevalent over the next few years, according to a new study commissioned by Google Inc.
Google launches Test My Site to aid SMEs’ online presence
In today’s consumer market, mobile may be more important than desktop.
The inevitable rise of the robots
According to market research company Forrester, by 2021, robots will have eliminated six percent of all jobs in the US, starting with customer service representatives and eventually drivers.  
The workplace of tomorrow: It’s about the millennials
When it comes to technology affecting the workforce of the future, it's ultimately not about the technology but the people, especially the attitudes and values of the so-called millennials.
Maxis CEO: Google and FB should be sending us flowers!
Maxis CEO Morten Lundal spends 90mins with Karamjit Singh to talk about digital, Google, Facebook and making lots of money from digital services.
IAB SG releases guide to digital ad campaign
The IAB Singapore’s Measurement & Standards Committee on Aug 16 released a series of white papers guiding digital marketers on how to buy and assess the performance of digital advertising campaigns.
Google Science Fair: Singapore makes an impact, Malaysia in there too
Google Inc has announced the 16 global finalists for Google Science Fair 2016, which included a Malaysian and a team of three young Singaporean women.
Final days for Adobe Flash
The next version of Chrome, due out early next month, will automatically block non-visible Flash content, such as tracking and fingerprint cookies. Then, in December, Flash will be deprecated entirely, with exceptions for sites which only support Flash. All Flash functions will be replaced by HTML 5. It is now clear that the future definitely belongs to HTML 5. The days of Adobe Flash are certainly numbered.  
New security threat to Android devices
Four security holes collectively dubbed QuadRooter in Qualcomm chips used widely in Android devices have left as many as 900 million users vulnerable to malicious attacks. Most of the recent Android devices are affected including the BlackBerry Priv, Google Nexus 5X, Nexus 6, Nexus 6P, HTC One, HTC M9, HTC 10, LG G4, LG G5, LG V10, OnePlus One, OnePlus 2, OnePlus 3, Samsung Galaxy S7, Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge and Sony Xperia Z Ultra.
Apple launches bug bounty programme
Apple follows Google and Microsoft by launching its first official public bug bounty programme. The amount of bug bounty varies depending on the type of bug found. It could be as much as US$200,000 if you catch a bug in the Apple secure boot system.  
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