Author: Karamjit Singh

Is Biotech CEO traveling too much, not supporting key players enough?
With 217 BioNexus status companies, the Malaysian biotech space is not exactly sizzling with excitement. Biotech Corp CEO Datuk Dr Mohd Nazlee Kamal responds to his critics on this and also allegations that he is traveling outside Malaysia too much and not supporting industry players enough.
Bioeconomy to focus on renewable resources
With Malaysian Biotechnology Corporation (Biotech Corp) predicting that there will be a fossil fuel shortage in 50 years time, its CEO Datuk Dr Mohd Nazlee Kamal wants to make sure Malaysia is prepared for such an eventuality.
Biotech Corp seeks new funding to promote ideas and entrepreneurs
Biotech Corp CEO Datuk Dr Mohd Nazlee Kamal talks to Digital News Asia about funding, the bioeconomy and various developments within the biotech space in Malaysia.
Are journalists so special?
Media prices for products? Are journalists so special that we deserve such consideration, or is it a euphemism for a bribe? DNA founder and CEO Karamjit Singh ponders this and says enough is enough.
Red Hat keeps its momentum
Damien Wong, Red Hat’s Asean general manager, says it is “astounding” that a pure- play open source company could hit US$1 billion in revenue, the first open source company to do so.
Can we push them over the finishing line?
Only one of the seven projects in PitchIN, Malaysia’s inaugural crowd funding attempt, has crossed the 50% funding target, with some still at 2% of the amount to be raised. That is a real shame, writes Karamjit Singh.
Outsourcing sector keeps the wind beneath its wings (updated)
Outsourcing Malaysia (OM) chairman David Wong tells Digital News Asia that the end of the first quarter of this year saw the outsourcing industry create 2,212 new jobs and hit RM318 million (US$102 million) in exports.
Maxman.tv: Benchmarking against the best
Ahmad Izmir, chief executive officer of Izi Media Group Sdn Bhd which plans to roll out a for-men-only TV channel on the Internet next month with a simultaneous launch in five Asian countries, has no media experience. Nor does he think it is required.
An Internet pioneer steps up again, as a corporate angel
Internet pioneer TS Wong, executive director of MyEG Services Bhd, shares his observations of what is different between today’s bright-eyed entrepreneurs versus those from his era, circa 1995.
Deadline looming for IPCC, DigiCon creative content competitions
This Thursday (Aug 2) is the submission deadline for two creative content competitions -- the MSC Malaysia Intellectual Property Creators Challenge (IPCC) 2012 and the 14th TBS DigiCon6 Animation and Movie Awards.
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