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Looking for your favourite Singapore hawker stall? You can now find it on Google Maps

By early 2020, all 6,000 individual stores in Singapore will have their exact locations marked on Google Maps. You can even browse them in Google Street View.

A rare dengue strain is on the rise here – and Singaporeans have low immunity to it, NEA warns

There has not been an outbreak of DENV-3 virus here in the past three decades, which means that there is low immunity in the population to this serotype.

There’s a building in Ang Mo Kio breeding 5 million mosquitoes every week – here’s why

It will expose female Wolbachia-Aedes mosquitoes to radiation so they can't reproduce if accidentally released.
Sentry co-founder and CEO David Cramer

Sentry, a startup co-founded by a former Dropbox engineer that helps developers run more reliable code, just raised $40 million

The startup Sentry has closed $40 million from Accel and New Enterprise Associates. Here's how the company grew from an open source project.

Singapore now ranks 6th on global index of major cities with the worst air quality

A baby and an elderly man have reportedly died in Sumatra as a result of the haze.

Close to 4,000 people contracted dengue from Jan to May this year – triple the number from last year

With the peak dengue season occurring in the months of June to October, NEA said it is expecting the cases to rise further.

Singapore takes littering so seriously that someone was slapped with a S$300 fine for shooting a couple of rubber bands onto a road

A photo of the hefty ticket has triggered a flood of cheeky comments from amused netizens.
Jeff Maggioncalda

Online learning startup Coursera is now worth more than $1 billion

Online learning startup Coursera nabs $103 in Series E funding tied to valuation “well north” of $1 billion
Sameer Al-Sakran

VCs just invested $8 million into this startup that gave away its software for free because they noticed how much people loved it

Open source business intelligence startup Metabase had a fast-growing community, and VCs noticed. Now, it has closed $8 million in in series A funding