Hackathon

IoT-Smart City hackathon to be held in Cyberjaya
KL-based creative agency Pixaworks Creative said that its JomHack Malaysia initiative is organising the ‘Smart Cities with LoRa’ 24-hour hackathon in Cyberjaya from Aug 5-7.
Media Prima Digital’s IP extension strategy gets Ejen Ali boost
With its first mobile game app reaching 260,000 downloads within 3 months, Media Prima Digital is looking forward to releasing up to 15 new gaming apps, leveraging on both the Media Prima Group’s existing IP and its market reach through its print, TV, radio and digital assets, writes Karamjit Singh.
MDEC-sponsored AngelHack sees 370 participants
The AngelHack KL 2016 24-hours hackathon, held from June 4-5, saw 370 participants, up 25% from last year’s event, according to sponsor Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation.
Cyberjaya gets in on space exploration
More than 100 scientific talents and enthusiasts took part in the Malaysian leg of the global code-a-thon organised annually by the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
Award-winning Malaysian team out to pursue social good
A Malaysian team won MasterCard’s Masters of Code global hackathon by building a software platform to manage the salaries of foreign domestic workers, but that’s just the start.
Igloohome out to solve the ‘Airbnb problem’ on the host side
Singapore-based startup Igloohome hopes to provide a solution that would help solve the ‘hosting’ problems of businesses like Airbnb, using smart home technologies, reports Benjamin Cher.
AT&T-MCMC Developers’ Day is back, with IoT focus
US tech giant AT&T and industry regulator the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) have announced their third annual Malaysia Developers’ Day hackathon will be held from Aug 27-28.
A global hunt for innovation
An idea forged at a hackathon or by a startup can play a vital role in creating jobs, contributing to economies – but to positively impact the world, players in Asia’s innovation communities must consider a few factors, writes Sebastien Taveau of MasterCard.
AT&T-MCMC Developers’ Day gets an ‘Asean makeover’
AT&T and MCMC are once again co-hosting Malaysia Developers’ Day, but this time with a more regional perspective. 2014 Malaysia Developers’ Day – Asean Edition will be held in Kuala Lumpur from Sept 17-19, with participation from 14 countries across Asia.
SMRT to fund commuter hackathon winners
Some among the five winning teams at the recent ‘NUS-SMRT Commuthon’ will be able to tap on to an S$120,000 (US$95,770) fund provided by SMRT Corporation Ltd to take their prototypes further.
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