Digital News Asia (DNA) continues a weekly series that profiles the top 50 influencers, movers and shakers who are helping shape Malaysia’s Digital Economy. These articles are from Digerati50, a special print publication released in January 2014. For information on customised reprints of Digerati50, email [email protected].
Malaysia’s ambitions to make the country a big data and analytics hub for the region will be guided by a Policy Framework document that is due to be completed and presented to the Prime Minister by the third quarter of this year, according to a senior Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) official.
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Altair Engineering Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of US-based simulation technology and engineering services company Altair, has chosen Kuala Lumpur as its new regional headquarters to spearhead its expansion into South-East Asia.
Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) said there will be more incentives and grants available for its 9th MSC Malaysia Intellectual Property Creators Challenge (IPCC) competition, kicked off on Aug 1 and ends Sept 30.
Former prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has once again gone on record to call for the Internet to be censored in Malaysia. He's already got his way, actually, and Malaysians are paying the heavy price, argues DNA executive editor A. Asohan.
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) and Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) bagged top prizes at the 10th MSC Malaysia – Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL) – MSC Malaysia Startup Challenge 2013/14 awards.
MDeC believes that gamification is a potentially disruptive technology that can help companies transform themselves, and is urging Malaysian ICT companies to explore this relatively untapped market.
1337 Ventures, in partnership with the Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC), has announced its second Alpha Startups pre-accelerator programme in Malaysia, formed to help early stage startups get from raw idea to validated minimum viable product (MVP).
DNA founder Karamjit Singh has high expectations of Badlisham Ghazali becoming the very bridge that he sought to build as MDeC CEO for nearly nine years.