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MICROSOFT ANNOUNCES WINDOWS 10

THEREALSINGAPORE 1 October 2014 - 5:52pm

This morning at an event in San Francisco, Microsoft announced the next version of its Windows operating system: Windows 10. The name is definitely not in line with expectations, but also comes on the heels of rumor talk that it could pick up another title. Happily, the last 943 people to cover the operating system got the name wrong. I am among them.


SINGAPOREANS RANKED THE WORLD'S MOST EMOTIONALLY ATTACHED TO THE INTERNET

THEREALSINGAPORE 1 October 2014 - 5:51pm

According to a recent study by Internet Service Provider, Tata Communications, Singaporeans were ranked as the most emotionally connected people to the internet. The global survey found that 78% of Singaporeans felt a negative emotion if they were left without internet access. In the rest of the world, the average proportion of people who felt negative due to a lack of internet access was 64%. 


LOCAL TRAVEL BLOGGER ACCUSED OF PLAGIARISING ARTICLE ABOUT SIA’S $23,000 SUITE CLASS

THEREALSINGAPORE 1 October 2014 - 5:20pm

A Local travel blogger, Derek Low, is in hot soup for allegedly plagiarising large parts of his recent viral article on SIA’s $23,000 suite class experience. Derek’s article featured dozens of photos of his flight in SIA’s suite class, which costs $23,000, from Singapore to New York. He wrote about the food, the rooms, the service, the waiting lounge and all the other small details of his luxurious flight. 


SDP: LET'S WATCH WHAT THEY SAY AT THE NEXT PARLIAMENT SITTING

THEREALSINGAPORE 1 October 2014 - 5:12pm

Minister of State for Trade and Industry, Mr Teo Ser Luck, chastised Mr Roy Ngerng and Ms Han Hui Hui for frightening the children with special needs during the protest at Hong Lim Park on Saturday. He said: "The children are my utmost concern." His party mates wasted no time in piling it on, waxing eloquent about how special needs children need to be protected.


LTA CALLS TENDERS FOR SATELLITE ERP SYSTEMS WHICH MAY START CHARGING BY DISTANCE

THEREALSINGAPORE 1 October 2014 - 5:06pm

The Land Transport Authority opened up a tender on Wednesday calling for companies to submit bids to develop the new Satellite based ERP system. The tender is to develop an Electronic Road Pricing system based on Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) technology.


ALFIAN SA'AT: NPARKS SHOULD NOT SIDE WITH THE PAP AND IT SHOULD BE IMPARTIAL

THEREALSINGAPORE 1 October 2014 - 5:05pm

So NParks tried to issue a clarification regarding the double-booking of Hong Lim Park. From a CNA report: "NParks said there have been multiple events held on the same date at Hong Lim Park previously. "For example, on June 29 2013, the Pink Dot 2013, anti-haze speech and protest against the LTA Cross Island MRT Line took place. Other examples include May 1 2013 - 'Stand up for the Rest', and 'Say No to 6.9m population' and others - and Nov 29 2008 - Mini-bond and General Election, and Dance India, Taste India," a spokesperson said."


LAST GERMAN STATE TO DO AWAY WITH UNIVERSITY TUITION FEES

THEREALSINGAPORE 1 October 2014 - 4:04pm

ALL GERMAN universities will be free of charge when term starts next week after fees were abandoned in Lower Saxony, the last of seven states to charge. “Tuition fees are socially unjust,” said Dorothee Stapelfeldt, senator for science in Hamburg, which scrapped charges in 2012.


LOCAL SOCIAL WORKER: PAP KEEPS TAKING MONEY AWAY FROM FAMILY WITH SPECIAL NEEDS KIDS

THEREALSINGAPORE 1 October 2014 - 3:46pm

I refer to the comment made by Reform Party Secretary-General Kenneth Jeyaretnam. He said: "Why the sudden interest from the PAP in special needs children? LKY believes in eugenics and PAP philosophy is not to provide any help leading directly to sad cases like Rebecca Loh. But if there is a chance to make use of them to discredit the CPF protests they will. Sadly HHH and Roy appear to have walked into a trap."


WHAT IS AN ACTIVIST?

THEREALSINGAPORE 1 October 2014 - 3:36pm

What is an activist? Activists are people who seek to create positive change. But not all people who work for change define themselves as activists. A person who speaks out at their workplace about unsafe practices, or somebody who refuses to buy a tram ticket as a personal protest against privatization, may not see themselves as activists, yet these actions could be seen as political 'activism'.


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