The Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) and US technology giant Microsoft Corp have embarked on an ambitious plan to transform Singapore into a ‘computational thinking’ nation by teaching coding skills to the masses.
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.
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.
Students from the Asia Pacific University College of Technology and Innovation (UCTI) have developed an application called WizBoard that they believe would help solve the problem of teacher shortage anywhere in the world. They were declared winners of the Malaysian Leg of Microsoft’s Imagine Cup student competition.