How a new data center in Singapore is helping people access Wikipedia around the globe

How a new data center in Singapore is helping people access Wikipedia around the globe

blog.wikimedia.org 24 Apr '18, 7pm

Photo by Victor Grigas/Wikimedia Foundation, CC BY-SA 3.0 . Unlike many other websites on the internet, the Foundation runs its own servers and edge distribution to deliver our projects’ content to the world. We do this for several reasons, but key among them is our strong stance on privacy. By avoiding third-party services, we maintain the technical and policy control we need to implement the strict user data handling that we require. Privacy is essential to Wikimedia’s vision of empowering everyone to share in the sum of all human knowledge . Prior to this launch, our existing server network offered (and still offers!) user-facing servic...

Smallville actress accused of sex trafficking out on US$5 million bail

straitstimes.com 25 Apr '18, 12am

NEW YORK (REUTERS) - Actress Allison Mack was released from jail on US$5 million (S$6.6 million) bail bond on Tuesday (April 23) to await tri...

Hong Kong and Singapore Emerge as New Meccas for Token Sales

news.bitcoin.com 24 Apr '18, 4pm

Crowdfunding 3 mins ago | By Kevin Helms - | 347 Hong Kong and Singapore Emerge as New Meccas for Token Sales Two countries have recently eme...

If Singapore can celebrate the Foundation Day of the first free govt of United India-why can't…

If Singapore can celebrate the Foundation Day of the first free govt of United India-why can't…

After Cathay Hall, the delegation visited the INA War Memorial at Esplanade Park, Singapore, near Padang. Floral tributes were given. On 8th ...

Go-Jek is in talks with former Uber ally ComfortDelGro,

techcrunch.com 24 Apr '18, 6am
Go-Jek is in talks with former Uber ally ComfortDelGro,

ComfortDelGro, Singapore’s largest taxi operator, has held talks with Go-Jek about a potential partnership that could replace its annulled ag...

Eat & Drink

Le Fuse Café – New Muslim Owned Mala Café At Lim Tua Tow Road! https://t.co/blC22a2zX7

Le Fuse Café – New Muslim Owned Mala Café At Lim Tua Tow Road! https://t.co/blC22a2zX7

misstamchiak.com 24 Apr '18, 10pm

If you visit the café for mala dishes, the Mala Xiang Guo – Spicy Dry Pot ($12.80) is what you’re looking for. Although you don’t get to choo...

Singapore PM's job: Once decided over cake and coffee, now mulled over for months

reuters.com 23 Apr '18, 8am

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singaporeans are not used to uncertainty when it comes to their future political leaders. FILE PHOTO: Singapore's Finan...

Middle Eastern joint Artichoke ups its game with flavorful new dishes that pack a punch.

coconuts.co 24 Apr '18, 10am

COCONUTS HOT SPOT — First off, we’ll admit there was a time when we were rather obsessed with Artichoke. We returned to the Middle Eastern re...

Arts & Culture

E Ticket Production brings on the new wave of Kawaii female rappers

juice.com.sg 24 Apr '18, 9am
E Ticket Production brings on the new wave of Kawaii female rappers

When we think of hip-hop and rap music, we immediately shift our direction to either the struggles of the street life and the hustle that com...

Startups, Entrepreneurs & Hackers

The Internship You'll Love job at Faves Singapore

startupjobs.asia 23 Apr '18, 5am
The Internship You'll Love job at Faves Singapore

Youtube Ads? Skip Facebook Ads? Scroll past Google Ads? Ignore Close to 2 years old, Faves is a fast moving advertising startup that beats th...

What #Singapore’s cabinet shake-up reveals about succession plan https://t.co...

scmp.com 24 Apr '18, 11am
What #Singapore’s cabinet shake-up reveals about succession plan https://t.co/z8b8orHSua

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s decision to hold off on naming new deputies in Tue...

People with allergies and asthma have a higher risk of psychiatric disorders ...

sg.news.yahoo.com 24 Apr '18, 2pm
People with allergies and asthma have a higher risk of psychiatric disorders - Yahoo News

All this serves to bolster what Tzeng’s research implies — that the cause of allergies may he...

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