The Youth Trust Foundation (myHarapan) has recognized Tandemic for its successes in promoting innovation by youth as well as volunteering at the 2012 Hope Awards, held in conjunction with the Youth Social Business Summit in Kuala Lumpur.
Gamification is moving from the leading edge to more widespread use by early adopters, but Gartner predicts that by 2014, 80% of current gamified applications will fail to meet business objectives primarily because of poor design.
Mahindra Satyam has launched a US$50-million fund that will provide its people with seed capital and mentoring to help them launch their next big idea. Their partner in this is Softbank of Japan, with whom Mahindra Satyam has an existing business relationship. The money will come from SBI Ventures.
With his regular appearances at AIM events, Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak is sending a clear signal that innovation is important to him and he wants to be the prime minister who is identified with championing it, writes Karamjit Singh.
Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak has launched the Genovasi Challenge, which urges youths to “stop complaining and do something” – yet his own Administration punishes those who do so.
The inaugural Social Innovation (SI) Camp Asia, set to take place in Kuala Lumpur from Nov 9-11, has issued a call for individuals to join in and help make ideas a reality.
Singapore’s National Research Foundation is working to get more science and tech from universities into the market, and is using the Techventure conference as a tool to further deepen these links.
Social Innovation (SI) Camp will be in Kuala Lumpur from Nov 9-11, marking the event’s first visit to Asia. The Call for Ideas submission period closes on Oct 19.
While Apple’s latest iteration of its smartphone – the iPhone 5 – met the general expectations of gadget pundits and market talk, analysts were divided as to whether Apple can win the long smartphone game in this increasingly fickle consumer-driven world.
The incoming CEO of software giant VMware has wowed not to allow his company to become “arrogant” in the industry during his tenure in charge of the virtualization and cloud player.