Tech Disruptors

Makers of X-mini speakers still pushing to the max

Technological advances have changed the game for many businesses, forcing some to close and others to relook their plans. In the fourth and last part of a weekly series, The Straits Times looks at...

Poh Kim Video won't bow out: 21 outlets, going bigger online

The rise of online movie streaming has led to the demise of former giants in home-video retailing: HMV, Laserflair, VideoEzy and TS Video. But last survivor Poh Kim Video refuses to give up the...

Alan Photo focuses on key to survival

Moving with the times may require some painful pruning, and this is a lesson that Mr Alan Tan, the founder of a major camera retailer here, knows very well.

ClipFone firm now a specialist in home systems

Twice in the last 20 years, Astralink Technology, a Singapore company, found itself caught in the crosswinds of technological shifts and economic malaise. Twice, it came close to being a former...