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PUBG Maker Sues Apple and Google for Not Removing Clone Apps

Krafton, developer popular online battle game PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, or PUBG, has sued Apple, Google, and gaming company Garena over PUBG clone apps that copy PUBG gameplay, reports Reuters. The lawsuit accuses Garena of creating PUBG clones called "Free Fire" and "Free Fire Max," which originated in Singapore and were later released in the United States. Apple and Google are named in the lawsuit for selling the "blatantly infringing version" of PUBG that was created by Garena.As set ...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Google, Ipad, Mac, Singapore, United States, Rumors, Epic Games, Reuters, Apple Google, NetEase, Garena, U S Apple, Fortnite


Game Maker Says Apple, Google Selling Rip-offs in New Lawsuit

The maker of the popular game "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds" says in a new U.S. lawsuit that a Singapore-based company made rip-off versions of its game, and Apple and Google have refused to stop selling them. From a report: Krafton alleged Monday in a Los Angeles federal court complaint that Garena Online's "Free Fire" games copy several copyrighted aspects of PUBG: Battlegrounds, including its game structure and in-game items, equipment, and locations. Released in 2017, Battlegrounds was one ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Singapore, Los Angeles, Tech, Apple Google, Garena, Sea Ltd, Krafton, Garena Online, Warzone Korea, Krafton Apple


How dreaming big and daring to fail led Chai to Google

Welcome to the latest edition of “My Path to Google,” where we talk to Googlers, interns and alumni about how they got to Google, what their roles are like and even some tips on how to prepare for interviews.Today’s post is all about Chai Madan, a Google Cloud consultant in our Singapore office, who is passionate about making a difference through her work.What do you do at Google?As a Google Cloud consultant in Singapore, I work on infrastructure and security projects with some of Google Cloud’s...
Tags: Google, Southeast Asia, Singapore, India, Dubai, Google Doodle, Googlers, Malayalee, Chai, Jason Rowland, Google Cloud, Google Careers, Life at Google, My Path to Google, Chai Madan, Google Cloud 's Digital Natives


Career certificates for Singapore’s future economy

We’ve all worked with enterprising people like Daniel Singh — a Singaporean human resources professional whose curiosity about technology made him the unofficial “tech support” for many of his coworkers. But Daniel took his interest in technology a step further, studying at night to earn a Google Career Certificate in IT Support. He’s now the technology lead for a local business, managing complex projects while volunteering at his local community centre to share his knowledge with others.We know...
Tags: Google, Singapore, Asia Pacific, Daniel, Ben, Google in Asia, Grow With Google, Yayasan, Google Career Certificates, Google Career Certificate, Daniel Singh, Skills Ignition SG, Google Career Certificates to Skills Ignition SG, IT Support Project Management Data Analytics, Institutes of Technical Education


Google Blocked An Article About Police From The Intercept... Because The Title Included A Phrase That Was Also A Movie Title (techdirt)

A week before Christmas, Radley Balko published a typically excellent story about the police chief in Little Rock, Arkansas, Keith Humphrey. It's a good story, and you should read it. Humphrey, who was appointed police chief as part of a reformist campaign, has faced on ongoing campaign to try to take him down from stalwarts within the Little Rock police department, including a few others who wanted his job -- but mainly by the local police union, the Fraternal Order of Police. Anyway, what caug...
Tags: Google, News, Russia, Singapore, Netflix, Arkansas, Dmca, Brittain, Yandex, Ftc, Mike Masnick, Little Rock, Fraternal Order of Police, Charlize Theron, Humphrey, Little Rock Arkansas


The rise and fall of Elizabeth Holmes, the Theranos founder who went from being a Silicon Valley star to being found guilty of wire fraud and conspiracy

Elizabeth Holmes leaves after a hearing at a federal court in San Jose, California, on July 17, 2019.Reuters/Stephen Lam Elizabeth Holmes dropped out of Stanford at 19 to start Theranos and grew its value to $9 billion. Later, technology flaws were exposed, and Theranos and Holmes were charged with "massive fraud." On Monday, Holmes was found guilty on 4 of 11 counts of wire fraud and conspiracy, which could send her to prison for decades. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more storie...
Tags: Apple, Startups, Hbo, New York, Science, Instagram, Abc, California, Steve Jobs, Washington, Cbs News, Finance, Stanford, China, Singapore, Careers


Apple Celebrates Chinese New Year With Special-Edition AirPods Pro and More

In celebration of the upcoming Chinese New Year on February 1, Apple has released special-edition AirPods Pro with a custom-designed tiger emoji through its online store and retail stores in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macao. 2022 is the Year of the Tiger on the Chinese calendar. The special-edition AirPods Pro have a custom-designed tiger emoji printed on the wireless charging case, with a larger red version printed on the AirPods Pro box. When purchased at Apple retail stores in China, cu...
Tags: Apple, China, Singapore, Macao, Michael Steeber, China Earlier, AirPods Pro, China Taiwan Hong Kong


Amazon Slips To 4th in Global Shopping App Installs Amid Rise of International Brands

Amazon's leading position in U.S. e-commerce is well-documented, but the latest global rankings for app installs show the potential for newer brands to upend the online shopping juggernaut. From a report: The tech giant ranked fourth globally in shopping app installations for 2021, according to new data from Apptopia. Amazon topped the worldwide ranking last year, as measured by the real-time competitive intelligence platform. Three e-commerce companies leapfrogged Amazon in the global rankings:...
Tags: Amazon, China, Southeast Asia, Singapore, India, Tech, Latin America, Shein, Apptopia, International Brands, Apptopia Amazon


The top 5 countries to live in if you're a freelancer

Singapore ranked as the best place to freelance in 2021, with a score of 7.35/10.Charlie Kwan/Getty Images Tide carried out a survey of 30 countries to find the best country to be a freelancer. Singapore ranked first, with the report noting the strong and fairly inexpensive internet there. The US ranked outside the top 10. Becoming a freelancer gives you the freedom to choose when and where you work. However, you might not always be able to find steady work. Depending on what you do and what ...
Tags: Travel, Google, UK, Australia, Singapore, US, International, Careers, Trends, Strategy, World Bank, Nordic, Singapore Singapore, Spain Spain, New Zealand New Zealand, Denmark Denmark


This engineer creates community for Indigenous Googlers

Welcome to the latest edition of “My Path to Google,” where we talk to Googlers, interns and alumni about how they got to Google, what their roles are like and even some tips on how to prepare for interviews.Today’s post is all about Tamina Pitt, a Google Maps Software Engineer from our Sydney office and a founding member of the Google Aboriginal and Indigenous Network chapter in Australia.What do you work on at Google?As a Software Engineer for the Directions Platform team, I build the directio...
Tags: Google, Australia, Singapore, Queensland, Sydney, Google Maps, Torres Strait Islands, Googlers, University of New South Wales, Torres Strait Islander, Meriam, Tamina, Diversity and Inclusion, Gadigal, Life at Google, My Path to Google


The best 5 countries to live in if you're a freelancer

Singapore ranked as the best place to freelance in 2021, with a score of 7.35/10.Charlie Kwan/Getty Images Tide carried out a survey of 30 countries to find the best country to be a freelancer. Singapore ranked first, with the report noting the strong and fairly inexpensive internet there. The US ranked outside the top 10. Becoming a freelancer gives you the freedom to choose when and where you work. However, you might not always be able to find steady work. Depending on what you do and what ...
Tags: Travel, Google, UK, Australia, Singapore, US, International, Careers, Trends, Strategy, World Bank, Nordic, Singapore Singapore, Spain Spain, New Zealand New Zealand, Denmark Denmark


SCOTT GALLOWAY: Jack Dorsey has finally stepped down — and a new era of 'superapps' is dawning

Jack Dorsey onstage at a bitcoin convention on June 4, 2021 in Miami, Florida.Joe Raedle/Getty Images Scott Galloway is a bestselling author and professor of marketing at NYU Stern. The following is a recent blog post, republished with permission, that originally ran on his blog, "No Mercy / No Malice." In it, Galloway describes superapps and why they matter both short-term and long-term. Finally.Two years ago I wrote a letter to the chairman of Twitter calling for Jack Dorsey to be replaced ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Asia, Wtf, New York, Cook, Reese Witherspoon, Indonesia, China, Singapore, India, America, Trends


Apple quietly filed 2 patents, and it may hint that the giant has a drone in the works

Apple filed both patents in Singapore.Kypros/Getty Images Apple filed two patents in Singapore early in 2020, relating to drones and their control systems. Their filing out of the US and delayed publication suggests Apple may be trying to keep them quiet. It could be that Apple is preparing for a big move in the drone market. A patent application published last month suggests Apple may be working to develop a drone.The giant had previously filed two other patent applications, indicating some ...
Tags: Apple, UK, Technology, Singapore, US, International, Trends, Innovation, Retail, Qualcomm, Nordic, BI International, Javier Ruiz, Universidad del Desarrollo, Alberto Hurtado, BI General Contributors


Salesforce's chief operating officer Bret Taylor just got promoted to become Marc Benioff's co-CEO

TK Bret Taylor has been appointed co-CEO of Salesforce and vice chair of its board. He will serve as co-CEO alongside Marc Benioff, who will continue as Salesforce's chairman. Taylor was Salesforce's co-COO, and a rapidly-rising star at the company. Salesforce's Bret Taylor has been appointed co-CEO and Vice Chair of the board, the company announced on Tuesday. He'll serve as co-CEO alongside Marc Benioff, who will remain in the chairman role.The news came on Tuesday alongside...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Twitter, Enterprise, Singapore, Trends, Salesforce, Jack Dorsey, Google Maps, Taylor, Slack, Marc Benioff, Nordic, Mulesoft, Mark Nelson, Keith Block


US Blacklists Chinese Quantum Computing Companies

The US has placed a dozen Chinese groups involved in quantum computing and other advanced technologies on an export blacklist, saying they pose a risk of gaining access to critical American technologies for the People's Liberation Army. From a report: The move, which makes it almost impossible for US companies to sell technologies to the listed companies, targeted a total of 27 entities, including 12 in China and two affiliated firms in Japan and Singapore. In addition to quantum computing, the ...
Tags: Japan, Washington, China, Singapore, US, Tech, Cia, Biden, PLA, People s Liberation Army, Center for a New American Security, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Blacklists Chinese Quantum Computing Companies, Martijn Rasser


A day in the life of the cofounder of Grab, the ride-hailing giant that beat Uber in Southeast Asia and is eyeing a $40 billion listing in the US

Anthony Tan started Grab in Malaysia in 2012. It now operates across Southeast Asia and is headquartered in Singapore.Edgar Su/REUTERS Anthony Tan is the cofounder of Grab, a ride-hailing company with 25 million monthly users. Grab is based in Singapore, and it now offers a variety of services beyond car rides. Tan, a father of four, starts his day a 6 a.m. and has an early, hour-long dinner with his family every night. Anthony Tan cofounded Grab as a ride-hailing company in 2012. Edgar Su...
Tags: Technology, Indonesia, Southeast Asia, Singapore, US, International, Trends, Tech, Features, Harvard, Thailand, Malaysia, Delta, Singtel, Tan, Chloe


A day in the life of the cofounder of Grab, the ride-hailing giant that beat Uber in Southeast Asia and is eyeing a $40 billion IPO in the US

Anthony Tan started Grab in Malaysia in 2012. It now operates across Southeast Asia and is headquartered in Singapore.Edgar Su/REUTERS Anthony Tan is the cofounder of Grab, a ride-hailing company with 25 million monthly users. Grab is based in Singapore, and it now offers a variety of services beyond car rides. Tan, a father of four, starts his day a 6 a.m. and has an early, hour-long dinner with his family every night. Anthony Tan cofounded Grab as a ride-hailing company in 2012. Edgar Su...
Tags: Technology, Indonesia, Southeast Asia, Singapore, US, International, Trends, Tech, Features, Harvard, Thailand, Malaysia, Delta, Singtel, Tan, Chloe


Weekend reading: The cheerful way out of debt

What caught my eye this week. W hile I’ve made the case for running a big interest-only mortgage in recent years, overall I still loathe debt. The first thing I tell almost anyone who asks me about their finances? Get rid of the non-mortgage debt. It’s always surprising to me how much debt some people have. Especially those earning a reasonable salary. Sure, you can make a case for not paying off student loans, or even for financing a car versus buying new. (But better not to buy new!1) Genera...
Tags: Google, Amazon, UK, England, Singapore, Marketing, US, America, Debt, Bbc, Austria, Ussr, Fast Company, ESG, Maria, Cnbc


Singapore's Tech-utopia Dream is Turning Into a Surveillance State Nightmare

In the "smart nation," robot dogs enforce social distancing and flying taxis are just over the horizon. The reality is very different. From a report: Singapore is often rendered as an aspiring techno-utopia. In World Economic Forum videos, in-flight magazines and its own pliant state-backed media, it offers a soft-focus science fiction backdrop where driverless buses ply routes between beach clubs and tech hubs, where robot dogs enforce social distancing and flying taxis flit between glass-front...
Tags: Singapore, Tech, Malaysia, Changi, Technical University of Denmark, Monamie Bhadra Haines


Singapore Will Stop Covering the Medical Bills of Unvaccinated COVID-19 Patients

"Singapore's government has been covering the medical bills of COVID-19 patients throughout the pandemic," reports NPR. "But it says unvaccinated people will soon be on their own." Those who are "unvaccinated by choice" will have to start paying for their own COVID-19 treatment starting December 8, the Ministry of Health announced on Monday, citing the strain they are putting on the nation's health care system. "Currently, unvaccinated persons make up a sizeable majority of those who require ...
Tags: Singapore, Tech, Npr, Ministry of Health, Ong Ye Kung, AleRunner


Disney Plus: All your questions answered about Disney's ad-free streaming service

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Disney Disney Plus offers streaming access to tons of movies and shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel and more. Disney Plus costs $8 a month or $80 a year, and bundles with Hulu and ESPN+ start at $14 a month. For detailed impressions, check out our full Disney Plus review. Monthly Subscription Service (small) Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Disney Plus features a massive library of on-demand shows ...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, South Korea, Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Singapore, Disney, US, Trends, Netflix, Broadway, Espn, Snow White, Pixar, Hulu, 20th Century Fox


10 things in tech you need to know today

Howdy. Today we've got news about the US blacklisting NSO Group, and a chat with our Global EIC about the metaverse. Let's dive in.If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. Download Insider's app - click here for iOS and here for Android. JACK GUEZ/AFP via Getty Images 1. The US has blacklisted Israeli firm NSO Group. American companies are now restricted from selling their products to NSO Group - the firm that built Pegasus spyware - as well as three other organizations fr...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, New York, London, Singapore, US, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Nike, Getty Images, Ford, Manhattan, Pegasus, Nlrb


Biden Administration Blacklists NSO Group over Pegasus Spyware

The United States on Wednesday added the Israeli spyware company NSO Group to its "entity list," a federal blacklist prohibiting the company from receiving some American technologies, after determining the company's phone-hacking tools had been used by foreign governments to "maliciously target government officials, journalists, businesspeople, activists, academics, and embassy workers." From a report: The move is a significant sanction against a company spotlighted in July by the global Pegasus...
Tags: Singapore, Israel, Tech, United States, Pegasus, Biden, The Washington Post, Commerce Department, NSO, NSO Group, Positive Technologies, Pegasus Project, Biden Administration Blacklists NSO Group, Pegasus Spyware, Computer Security Initiative Consultancy


The Challenges Facing Hiring Managers Today

Even in ideal circumstances, recruiters encounter a variety of hurdles. It can be a hard role, whether it’s dealing with elusive prospects, irritated recruiting supervisors, or futile sourcing campaigns. These one-of-a-kind circumstances have thrown up a whole new set of problems. What is sourcing vs what is recruiting? Sourcing is the process of locating qualified applicants for a specific position. Of course, the role doesn’t have to be accessible or even exist at the time of sourcing, whic...
Tags: Google, Singapore, Sales, Tips


TikTok Tells US Lawmakers It Does Not Give Info To China

During the company's first appearance at a U.S. congressional hearing, TikTok executive Michael Beckerman said it does not give information to the Chinese government and has sought to safeguard U.S. data. Reuters reports: Michael Beckerman, TikTok's head of public policy for the Americas, became the company's first executive to appear before Congress, testifying to a subcommittee of the Senate Commerce Committee. Republicans in particular pressed Beckerman on worries regarding TikTok's stewardsh...
Tags: Facebook, Congress, Senate, China, Singapore, Americas, US, Tech, Beijing, United States, Republican, Blackburn, Beckerman, Marsha Blackburn, John Thune, Michael Beckerman


Here's When You Can Download macOS Monterey (mac rumors)

Apple's official public release of macOS Monterey is set to occur on Monday, October 25, just a few days after Apple released the second release candidate to developers and a week after its "Unleashed" media event. Developers are busy putting the finishing touches on their apps to take advantage of new features in ‌macOS Monterey‌ and support the new MacBook Pro models with Apple's new high-end M1 Pro and ‌M1‌ Max chips and a notched display, and many users will be looking to update their M...
Tags: Apple, Hong Kong, News, Singapore, India, Macbook, Thailand, United States, Sydney, MacBook Air, Monterey, New York New York, Paris France, Rio de Janeiro Brazil, Berlin Germany, Istanbul Turkey


Qatar Airways glamorous new business class suite is traveling the globe on its newest plane, the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner - take a look

Inside a Qatar Airways Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. Thomas Pallini/Insider Qatar Airways started flying the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner in 2021 with a new business class product. A total of 30 business class s2uites comprise the cabin with sliding doors for privacy. New innovations including a wireless charging pad can also be found in the suites. Qatar Airways has a new product to offer its premium cabin customers that are flying on the newest addition to the airline's aircraft family. ...
Tags: Travel, Apple, Transportation, New York, London, News, Air Travel, Singapore, Planes, Trends, Features, Flying, Atlantic, Aviation, Airbus, Boeing


Here's When You Can Download macOS Monterey

Apple's official public release of macOS Monterey is set to occur on Monday, October 25, just a few days after Apple released the second release candidate to developers and a week after its "Unleashed" media event. Developers are busy putting the finishing touches on their apps to take advantage of new features in ‌macOS Monterey‌ and support the new MacBook Pro models with Apple's new high-end M1 Pro and ‌M1‌ Max chips and a notched display, and many users will be looking to update their Mac...
Tags: Apple, Hong Kong, Featured, Singapore, India, Macbook, Thailand, United States, Sydney, MacBook Air, Monterey, New York New York, Paris France, Rio de Janeiro Brazil, Berlin Germany, Istanbul Turkey


Here's When You Can Download macOS Monterey Today [Update: It's Out!]

Update 10:01 a.m.: macOS Monterey is now rolling out for everyone, although it make take a few minutes to show up via Software Update. Apple's official public release of ‌macOS Monterey‌ is set to occur today (Monday, October 25), just a few days after Apple released the second release candidate to developers and a week after its "Unleashed" media event. Developers are busy putting the finishing touches on their apps to take advantage of new features in ‌macOS Monterey‌ and support the new...
Tags: Apple, Hong Kong, Featured, Singapore, India, Macbook, Thailand, United States, Sydney, MacBook Air, Monterey, New York New York, Paris France, Rio de Janeiro Brazil, Berlin Germany, Istanbul Turkey


Here's When You Can Download macOS Monterey Today

Apple's official public release of macOS Monterey is set to occur today (Monday, October 25), just a few days after Apple released the second release candidate to developers and a week after its "Unleashed" media event. Developers are busy putting the finishing touches on their apps to take advantage of new features in ‌macOS Monterey‌ and support the new MacBook Pro models with Apple's new high-end M1 Pro and ‌M1‌ Max chips and a notched display, and many users will be looking to update thei...
Tags: Apple, Hong Kong, Featured, Singapore, India, Macbook, Thailand, United States, Sydney, MacBook Air, Monterey, New York New York, Paris France, Rio de Janeiro Brazil, Berlin Germany, Istanbul Turkey



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