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Deezer’s New Partnership With Singtel Lets You Stream Music With No Data Charges

Deezer’s New Partnership With Singtel Lets You Stream Music With No Data Charges

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Deezer, a music streaming service headquartered in Paris, France, announced yesterday (21 February) that it is partnering Singtel Music to expand its offerings in Singapore. “Singtel Music customers can enjoy unlimited data-free music streaming anytime, anywhere, at their convenience,” said Diana Chen, Singtel’s Vice President for Mobile Marketing, Consumer Singapore. According to Deezer, it has 53 million songs and more than 40,000 pieces of audio content on its platform. Exclusively For Singtel Customers Singtel post-paid subscribers can enjoy an introductory rate of S$0.88 for the first two months of a 12-month contract on the Deezer Premium+ plan. The subsequent months will cost S$7.90 per month. Deezer Premium+ plan gives subscribers access to all their content ad-fr...
No More Failed Deliveries – This S’porean Locker Startup Lets You Collect Parcels Anytime At Your Condo

No More Failed Deliveries – This S’porean Locker Startup Lets You Collect Parcels Anytime At Your Condo

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In April 2016, Deputy Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam announced plans to roll out a federated locker system in residential areas to improve the last-mile delivery of parcels islandwide. “Based on IDA’s findings, the biggest problem faced by our local delivery companies is in making door-to-door deliveries and finding that no one is at home to receive the goods,” said Mr Tharman at an industry launch event. Image Credit: MCI In line with this new initiative, a parcel locker network in the Punggol and Bukit Panjang HDB estates, as well as in selected MRT stations, will be tested out in the second half of this year. The locker system proposed will not be tied to any single operator and can be used by all couriers, potentially benefiting more than 7,600 logistics service prov
Google’s Tez payments app now lets users handle their utility bills and more

Google’s Tez payments app now lets users handle their utility bills and more

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 Google’s Tez payment service in India has got a major update that allows users to pay their utilities and other bills via the app. The service was launched last September for iOS and Android and it initially allowed for payments between bank accounts using India’s UPI (Unified Payments Interface) protocol. Now the app has gotten support to pay for bills from more than 80… Read More
Clever Ethereum honeypot lets coins come in but won’t let them back out

Clever Ethereum honeypot lets coins come in but won’t let them back out

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 An interesting new Ethereum-based honeypot has been discovered that essentially allows hackers to steal from hackers. The honeypot is detailed on Reddit. A user was hunting for examples of contracts that exhibited possible were susceptible to a “reentrancy attack.” It’s a bit complex but at its core the attack lets you concurrently request your money out of a smart contract… Read More
Let’s meet in New York

Let’s meet in New York

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 I’ve been holding a series of micro meetups in New York over the past few years and I thought we should have one on February 28 to talk about token sales/ICOs. I’ll bring in an outside speaker and I’d love to have one or two companies pitch who are working on their own token. If you would like to be on a panel with me or pitch in front of the group email john@techcrunch.com… Read More
Senator calls on Tinder to fix a security flaw that lets randos snoop through your dates

Senator calls on Tinder to fix a security flaw that lets randos snoop through your dates

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 Oregon Senator Ron Wyden is nervous about Tinder. He may not be swiping on the service this Valentine’s Day, but with a new letter demanding that Tinder resolve some security issues, Wyden is looking out for everyone who is. Last month, a security report surfaced what it deemed “disturbing vulnerabilities” in the dating app. Wyden’s letter cites the research, demanding… Read More
Bilingual? Tarjimly lets you help a refugee or aid worker right now

Bilingual? Tarjimly lets you help a refugee or aid worker right now

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 All over the world, language barriers are limiting the ability of refugees and immigrants to seek help, and aid workers to provide it. Tarjimly is a new service that connects people who speak one language but need to speak in another, with a person who speaks both — in just a couple minutes. They’re part of Y Combinator’s latest batch and are gearing up for a proper launch. Read More
Here's What North Korea Lets You See When You Travel There

Here's What North Korea Lets You See When You Travel There

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North Koreans pay their respects at the Mansudae Grand monument in Pyongyang. Fabian Muir Fabian Muir is an Australian photographer whose documentary work aims to develop humanistic narratives in otherwise politically isolated regions of the world. After years documenting places like the former Soviet Union, Iran, and Cuba, his next series focuses on a country that epitomizes the phrase "hermit kingdom": North Korea.Since 2015, Fabian Muir has traveled to the isolated nation of North Korea five times to capture a side of life that many Americans may be surprised to see as nonconfrontational and somewhat relatable.Here, Muir shares with BuzzFeed News the story of his journey and his thoughts on the pictures he walked away with:The series began with many of the same expectations t...
Script’s app lets parents digitally sign school permission slips, pay for field trips

Script’s app lets parents digitally sign school permission slips, pay for field trips

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 Schools are often late to taking advantage of new technologies, so today still do much of their business over paper forms. One pain point in particular – for school administrators, teachers and parents alike – is handling permission forms for activities and field trips. A young startup called Script aims to help. Schools can use Script’s app to manage the entire trip… Read More