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Singapore forgoes Tesla’s electric ‘lifestyle’ for buses

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Singapore is in no rush to adopt a certain brand of electric car. In an interview with Bloomberg published today, a government minister offered a rebuttal to Tesla founder Elon Musk’s criticism that the city-state is “unwelcome” to electric cars. Investing in mass transit — rather than Tesla Superchargers — […]

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Fitbit will play a key role in Singapore’s public health program

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links joyt via Getty Images Never mind getting a fitness tracker through your insurance company — in Singapore, the government will encourage you to get one. Fitbit has unveiled a partnership with Singapore’s Health Promotion Board on an initiative, Live Healthy SG, that will spur the city-state’s residents to adopt fitness […]

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Apple releases iOS 12.4, watchOS 5.3 with Walkie Talkie bug fix

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Chris Velazco/Engadget The releases of iOS 13, watchOS 6 and macOS Catalina are likely just a couple of months away, but that isn’t stopping Apple from giving the current versions a big sendoff. The tech behemoth has released iOS 12.4, HomePod 12.4, tvOS 12.4, watchOS 5.3 and macOS 10.14.6, most […]

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Facebook’s political ad transparency tools roll out worldwide

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Alex Wong/Getty Images Facebook’s efforts to improve transparency in political ads are now a truly global affair. The social site has made its transparency tools available to advertisers worldwide, letting them post political and issue ads so long as they’re authorized. The disclosure policies remain the same — if someone […]

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Apple recalls older three-prong AC power adapters

Engadget RSS Feed SOPA Images via Getty Images Apple is recalling a batch of three-prong AC wall plug adapters. The company is aware of six incidents worldwide in which the adapters broke, creating a risk of electrical shock. As a precaution, Apple is allowing customers to exchange the potentially faulty plugs for a new version. […]

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It was the world’s best airport. Now, with a new waterfall and garden, Singapore’s signature hub is beyond compare.

Mashable Maria Dermentzi 10 minutes ago Just when you thought the best airport in the world couldn’t get any better, Changi Airport now boasts the tallest indoor waterfall. Jewel is Changi Airport’s newest hub. It was designed by Safdie Architects and cost about $1.3 billion. Apart from the world’s highest indoor waterfall, it is also […]

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Singapore plans to pass its own fake news law

Engadget RSS Feed ASSOCIATED PRESS Singapore is set to follow its South East Asian neighbor Malaysia‘s lead by introducing an anti-fake news law. The legislation will allow the city-state’s government to take down content that violates the new rules, according to local newspaper The Straits Times. The “Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill” is […]

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Singapore is testing Volvo’s full-sized driverless buses

Engadget RSS Feed NTU Universities have proven solid training grounds for self-driving shuttles in Michigan and Melbourne. Now, a campus in Singapore is set to test a full-sized autonomous bus from Volvo. The Swedish auto-maker’s single-deck 7900 electric vehicle will carry up to 80 passengers at a time from the Nanyang Technological University (NTU). [embedded […]

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