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ANTI-PINKDOT: LOOKING FWD TO NO FOREIGN PARTICIPATION AT HONG LIM PARK AFTER MHA’S STANCE

Over the past few years that the Pink Dot event had gained noticeability at Hong Lim Park, it has not gone unnoticed that foreign multinational companies’ participation at this event have also increased. Not only are foreign MNCs supporting the event financially, they are also supporting the event by encouraging employee participation in this event. This is evidenced by participants wearing common pink T-shirts bearing corporate logos at the event.

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GOOGLE STUDY: S’PORE IS TOP COUNTRY FOR SMARTPHONE USAGE

Asia is the leader in the world for smartphone usage and engagement, and Singapore is at the top of the pack. According to a global study released by Google, Singapore is now the number one smartphone adopter in the world at 85 per cent, outdoing South Korea at 80 per cent. The research released by Google called the Consumer Barometer, sought to provide insights into web consumption across 46 countries this year.

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GOOGLE SPOTTED CHILD PORN IN EMAIL, ALERTED POLICE

A man has been arrested after Google sent a tip to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children saying the man had explicit images of a child in his email, according to Houston police. “He was keeping it inside of his email. I can’t see that information, I can’t see that photo, but Google can,”

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4 WAYS TO BOYCOTT ISRAEL AND DO YOUR PART FOR PALESTINE

Israel is now bombarding our Muslim brothers and sisters in Palestine with a disproportionate use of force. As Muslims, besides praying for our Muslims brothers in Gaza, we can take firm but legal actions to condemn Israel's actions. Even though Islam is a religion of peace, we can still take strong action to show our disagreement in an Islamic way. We can boycott Jewish products and services when possible and this will send a firm message to Israel that their use of force in civilian populated areas is condemned by the World.

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Yaacob Ibrahim to visit Google, Microsoft, Amazon and Facebook on US trip

Minister for Communications and Information, Dr Yaacob Ibrahim, will be in the United States from tomorrow till next Sunday to study the latest developments in the infocomm and media (ICM) sectors. He will also explore opportunities for possible partnerships, a statement from the Ministry of Communications and Information said on Saturday.

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No evidence first-class graduates are better workers

It was stated in “How to get a job at Google” (Feb 24) that Google had found grade point averages to be “worthless as a criteria for hiring”. This should be a wake-up call for parents who search for tutors the moment their children enter Primary 1. The common wisdom among parents is that a child should go to university, get a good education, find a job and be financially successful. In this age of technology and smartphones, this concept may be outdated.

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Google, Samsung announce global patent agreement

Google and Samsung, which are frequently involved in patent infringement lawsuits but not against each other, announced yesterday (Jan 26) that they have reached a global patent cross-licensing agreement. The deal covers patents currently owned by the companies, as well as any filed in the next 10 years, the companies said in a release. Financial terms were not disclosed. The companies said the deal “would lead to deeper collaboration on research and development of current and future projects”.

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