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5G is about to change the world, just not yours
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5G is about to change the world, just not yours

Around a decade has passed since the implementation of 4G, and now it seems that the world is ready to move on to the next generation of mobile connectivity – 5G. Such is the hunger for this new technology that countries are competing on being the first to introduce it within their cities. US-based telecommunications provider Verizon Wireless recently went into a war of words with South Korea’s SK Telecom, dismissing the latter’s claims of being the first in the world to launch a 5G mobile network. But beneath the glitter and glow of 5G, is there anything that we…
RydeX: Everything You Need to Know About The Next Private-Hire Car Service
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RydeX: Everything You Need to Know About The Next Private-Hire Car Service

The hotly-contested carpooling and private-hire car scene in Singapore is certainly interesting to both consumers and industry players alike. In March 2018, Grab announced acquiring Uber’s Southeast Asian operations, thus marking its almost-monopolistic position in the region’s private-hire car industry. Just a little more than a month later, homegrown 4-year old carpooling app Ryde launched RydeX, a snark “in-your-face” move to Grab, thwarting the latter’s position for an assumed monopoly. With Ryde’s launch of its private-hire car service – RydeX – from today (2 May 2018) onwards, consumers can rejoice as this not only means more options, but also more…
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