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British guy volunteers to serve in SAF, netizens react

In a post widely discussed on the ubiquitous and always-active HardwareZone forums, netizens reacting to SV2 Alex Voss’ acceptance into the Volunteer Corps have mixed opinions. This reflects the charged view of most Singaporeans towards foreigners (specifically Caucasian people) who choose to live and work in Singapore. The photo and post were originally put up on Facebook: SV2 Voss is a surveyor by profession and a Briton by birth, according to his Facebook profile. He is active on social media and is up-to-date on current events in the country–always with an opinion and a new update for other Singaporeans. What...

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Train to Busan director Yeon Sang-Ho’s new film Psychokinesis to show on Netflix in 2018

Ready for another movie from the same director as Train to Busan? Psychokinesis is the highly anticipated new blockbuster from director Yeon Sang-Ho, one of Korea’s top directors responsible for Train to Busan, a Korean zombie-thriller that saw it success in 2016 with 11.6 million viewers. Director Yeon’s new title focuses on a unique theme of superpowers where a father sets out to save his troubled daughter with superpowers that suddenly appeared in him one day. With Psychokinesis, both Steel Rain and The Chase will also be available on Netflix as a part of the recent partnership. Steel Rain...

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All the specs and photos of the new Mercedes-AMG GT R–which is basically a production-level racing vehicle

From the world’s most demanding racetrack directly onto the road: Never before has Mercedes AMG packed so much motorsport technology into a production vehicle than into the new AMG GT R. The front-mid-engine concept with transaxle, the twin-turbo V-8 engine rated at 430 kW/585 hp, the extensively modified suspension, the new aerodynamics and the intelligent lightweight construction lay the foundations for an especially dynamic driving experience. Even from afar, the exclusive “AMG green hell magno” special paintwork leaves no doubt as to the sports car’s origin, having spent most of its development time in the “Green Hell” of the...

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Soon, you can pay with your smartwatch–thanks to FitBit Ionic and Visa

Would you like to tap your arm on a payment terminal and finish all your shopping? Or grab some water and a snack on a run without the need for cash or even a phone?! Wearables such as the newly-launched Fitbit Ionic enabled by Visa Token Service will allow digitally-savvy consumers and fitness enthusiasts to pay on the go. Singapore’s reputation as a smart nation of technology early-adopters has been reinforced, with 6 in 10 people saying they would be likely to use a payments-enabled wearable device such as the new Fitbit Ionic when exercising or on the move....

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Woman gets beaten up, accuses her husband in a public Facebook post

A woman named Fiona Lim posted a few photos on Facebook showing how she sustained injuries to her eye and arm. The photos showed her eye swollen shut and her arm sporting a nasty bruise. What made her post even more incendiary? She outrightly accused her husband of being the perpetrator of the abuse. She further threatens him that she would leave him if he hurts her. Take a look at the post, (which she has since taken down and at the same time changed her profile to private): Who is the husband? Fiona Lim tagged her husband, Lau...

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