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The 5G frontier, in BT Weekend


5G is almost upon us, and the fifth-generation mobile networks, so the hype goes, will pave the way for much-vaunted applications in virtual reality and autonomous vehicles. Those in the field, however, point to many factors limiting the progress and extent of change. The road to true 5G coverage, it seems, is a long one. Brunch in The Business TimesWeekend this Saturday tells why.

"Is advertising just visual pollution or is it adding some real value?"

J B Rudelle, founder of French ad-tech platform Criteo, asks and seeks to answer this question for brands and retailers in The Raffles Conversation, where he also addresses issues surrounding the monetisation of personal data. As well, he talks about how Criteo stacks up next to the Internet's biggest ad vendors, Facebook and Google.

The month of October strikes fear in the hearts of traders. As we move into the month of market crashes, Chart View looks at where the opportunities lie for the brave. Also in the Investing & Wealth section, CFA Singapore Insights provides a framework for assessing insurance companies.

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Managing your manager is an art that will help you, as a worker, to go far in life, not just in your career. Cubicle Files explains the life skill that your boss won't teach you.

And The Finish Line speaks to Andrea Bell, managing director of Anytime Fitness, the 24/7 gym chain that is rapidly expanding in Singapore.