Creative Content

Autodesk scores big (again) at the Oscars
Unbeknownst to many, perhaps the biggest single winner at the recent 87th Academy Awards was a technology company: 3D design, engineering, and entertainment software company Autodesk Inc.
MDeC to work with GameFounders to bring games accelerator to Malaysia
National ICT custodian Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) and GameFounders, the first gaming startup accelerator in Europe, said they would collaborate to bring a regional games accelerator to Malaysia.
What keeps the MDeC CEO awake at night
In Part 2 of her interview with Karamjit Singh, MDeC CEO Yasmin Mahmood talks about what keeps her awake at night, and why the perception about her interest on the Infotech cluster is wrong.
APAC online games revenue to hit US$30bil in 2018: IDC
IDC estimates that online games revenue in APeJ will reach US$30.39 billion in 2018, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18.53%.
Wake up: Content industry needs a reboot
Traditional TV broadcaster business models are no longer sustainable in the broadband and smart device age, and content developers need to make the transition or be left on the wayside too, writes Nick Collins.
Desmond Lee’s AppXplore aiming for 10mil downloads
From being a creative guy to being the creative business guy, Desmond Lee had to make the transition to keep his mobile game studio AppXplore going until it brought in key investor Fatfish Internet Group. DNA founder Karamjit Singh has the story.
MDeC’s Kamil Othman helms Finas, industry hopes raised
Finas’ appointment of ex-MDeC VP Kamil Othman as its Director General has raised hopes for the creative content sector, writes Karamjit Singh.
MDeC’s APICTA still lacks commercial ‘oomph’
DNA founder Karamjit Singh doubts that MDeC’s MSC Malaysia APICTA awards, 15 years on, give their winners a commercial boost, but he does offer a suggestion.
PM Najib announces more Digital Malaysia initiatives
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has announced new Digital Malaysia initiatives to further extend the benefits of the ‘digital economy’ to the Bottom 40% of the income pyramid (B40) and to deepen the economic impact of niche segments.
Budget 2015: Research incentives, goodies for startups
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak tabled his Budget 2015 proposal in Parliament today (Oct 10), where he announced human capital development and entrepreneurship as one of seven core strategies to move the country forward.
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