Dinesh Nair

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.
With .NET, Microsoft reaches out to Malaysian open source community
The Malaysian developer community lauded Microsoft Corp’s announcement that it was ‘open sourcing’ the full server-side of its .NET stack and expanding it to run on the Linux and Mac OS platforms, even as the US giant’s local subsidiary kicked off efforts to further engage the community.
Startup with rehab robot aims for next level with crowdfunding drive
Malaysian startup TechCare Innovation Sdn Bhd hopes to take its rehabilitation robotics system from research to the marketplace with a pledge drive on pitchIN, the domestic equivalent of Kickstarter. DNA executive editor A. Asohan has the story.
Three youth teams to represent Malaysia at Imagine Cup semis
Microsoft Malaysia has announced the three winning student teams which will represent the country at the Imagine Cup 2014 World Semifinals, on route to the World Finals which will be held in Seattle, Washington from July 29 to Aug 1.
AppsForAsia: Harnessing technology for society's sake
Digital News Asia's Edwin Yapp speaks to three winners of the Microsoft Malaysia and Asian Development Bank's recent AppsForAsia contest to find out what motivated them.
Local apps now in stock at Windows Store
US technology giant Microsoft Corp recently showcased 12 Malaysian-made apps which now available via the Windows Store.recently showcased 12 Malaysian-made apps which now available via the Windows Store.
OSS advocate and former hacker Dinesh Nair joins Microsoft - yes, you read that right
Microsoft Corp has hired former hacker, entrepreneur, quasi-govenrment guy and Open Source Software advocate Dinesh Nair to head its Developer and Platform Evangelist (DPE) operations in Malaysia.
MDeC employs ‘stacking’ approach to create greater value
A key strategy for MDeC pushing forward is the stacking strategy that it has begun employing for its MSC companies, in which one large company takes the lead and works with a number of smaller companies that have complementary solutions that address the customer’s needs. This approach creates a stronger value proposition for customers too.
Startups and VCs: A two-way street
Yes, another matchmaking event between entrepreneurs and VCs; yet why do we see so few marriages coming out of these events? Or rather, why do many entrepreneurs still complain about a lack of funds?
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