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TECH 02 Feb 2017 | 10:00 PM

Olympics: Tokyo 2020 asks public to donate old phones for medals

Tokyo Olympic organisers on Wednesday called on the Japanese public to donate old smartphones and other old electronic devices to help make medals for the 2020 Games.

TECH 20 Aug 2018 | 6:30 AM

Sport or sellout? Debate rages over medals for videogames

Forget swimming goggles and running cleats. As athletes gather for Asia’s biggest sporting event in Jakarta this week, much of the attention will be on computer mice and chunky headphones.

TECH 08 Feb 2019 | 9:30 AM

What's in a Tokyo 2020 medal? Old phones, discarded cameras

Tokyo Olympic organisers say they expect to collect enough obsolete electronic devices by the end of March to reach the amount that will be required to manufacture all Olympic and Paralympic medals.

TECH 28 Sep 2017 | 10:00 PM

Chinese dominate eSports at Asian Indoor Games

China proved it had most of the best young eSports players by dominating the four events held at the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games.

TECH 03 Jul 2016 | 10:00 PM

Joining the world of tanks

World of Tanks is a popular online game, and Chee Yih Yang was more than stoked when it was announced a couple of years ago that it was going to be a card game in the form of a deck-building game (DBG). How does it stack up, given that most DBGs run off the same range of mechanics and ways of playing?

Technology 08 Dec 2011 | 12:00 AM

Top 10 fastest rising searches on Google Malaysia

People around the world search for information on Google for both breaking news and obscure information.

TECH 28 Dec 2014 | 7:00 AM

Should video gaming be an Olympic event?

Rob Pardo, Blizzard Entertainment's former chief creative officer and the lead designer on the seminal World of Warcraft, believes that video games tick all of the right boxes to qualify as an Olympic sport.

TECH 23 Jul 2019 | 12:00 PM

USA go high-tech to tackle Tokyo challenges

US Olympic officials are counting on cutting edge technology to help American athletes prepare for the unique challenges of Tokyo at the 2020 Games.