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November 2, 2017 5:10 AM App developer access to iPhone X face data spooks some privacy experts

SAN FRANCISCO: Apple Inc won accolades from privacy experts in September for assuring that facial data used to unlock its new iPhone X would be securely stored on the phone itself. But Apple's privacy promises do not extend to the thousands of app developers who will gain access to facial data in order to build entertainment features for iPhone X customers 4

October 30, 2017 9:58 PM What The Tech? Creepy shopping apps

Before shopping online many of us shop in the App Stores. Retail apps make it easy to shop and save money during the holidays and shoppers download them in droves. Among all of those free apps are sure to be some fakes that could steal information or install a malicious program on your phone. Last November hundreds of counterfeit apps were discovered 15

October 25, 2017 3:07 PM Watching the new iPhone X switch between apps is hypnotizing

Everyone is hyped for the iPhone X, which you can pre-order starting this Friday and goes on sale the following Friday, November 3. What you’re looking at is a new multi-tasking feature, exclusive to the iPhone X. Since this is the first iPhone without a home button, which you would double-tap on other iPhones to switch between apps, the home-button-less 7

October 19, 2017 9:02 PM Prosecutions must keep up with public interest: A-G

AGC's goals have to change over time to tackle emerging issues, says Lucien Wong Emerging problems in Singapore's society, such as fake news and offences against elderly victims, must be tackled with "resolute prosecutorial action", said Attorney-General Lucien Wong at the annual Singapore Law Review Lecture yesterday. Making his first major speech since 4

October 18, 2017 9:02 AM Philippines arrests militant widow for trying to recruit fighters

MANILA: Philippine law enforcement agents have arrested a woman who tried to spread radical ideas and recruit hundreds of foreigners to reinforce pro-Islamic State rebels occupying a southern city, the justice minister said on Wednesday (Oct 18). Karen Aizha Hamidon was arrested by special agents at her home in a Manila suburb a week ago and has been charged 5

October 18, 2017 6:43 AM Gifts & Home show opens today showcasing creative, curated and innovative products

HONG KONG, Oct. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Sources opens its Gifts & Home show today at AsiaWorld-Expo in Hong Kong. Running through Oct. 21, the show features this fall's most creative gifts, premiums and home products from Verified Suppliers from China and across Asia. Cameron Walker, President of Global Sources Gifts, Home and Hardware Group 4

October 12, 2017 8:50 AM No more 'Oplan Tokhang': Police suspends all anti-drug operations

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 12) — The Philippine National Police (PNP) suspended its controversial anti-drug operations on Thursday. "Implementation of Project Double Barrel and Oplan Tokhang are suspended immediately," PNP Spokesperson Chief Superintendent Dionardo Carlos said. He added all drug enforcement units in police stations and regional 6

October 12, 2017 8:50 AM Over 100 organizations write to Apple: Take down Duterte apps

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 12) — Over a hundred organizations around the world sent an open letter to tech giant Apple asking it to take down gaming apps featuring President Rodrigo Duterte's controversial war on drugs. The letter, dated October 10 and addressed to Apple CEO Tim Cook, implored Apple to "immediately remove apps that are promoting 7

October 6, 2017 4:52 AM SIA to ‘invest heavily’ in digital: Can it retain the human to tech ratio?

Singapore Airlines has revealed plans to invest heavily in digital over the next five years as it embarks on its “next stage of transformation”. This follows the creation of its “transformation office” created in June to review what the organisation is doing and better position itself for growth. According to a recent memo sent to SIA employees from CEO Goh Choon 14

October 5, 2017 1:20 PM Google’s new Clips camera is invasive, creepy, and perfect for a parent like me

I want an ambient memory maker capturing candids At least a half-dozen times every week, I reach into my pocket and pull out my smartphone in an attempt to take a photo or video of something my kids are doing. As a dad, I’m eager to capture those magic, fleeting moments when my two boys are playing, not fighting. When one of them is nice to the dog for a change 7