MSC Malaysia

The gathering against MaGIC
The latest news about the one-stop entrepreneur shop known as the Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre or MaGIC, including the selection of its CEO, has caused some concern, but A. Asohan argues that there may be good reasons for this while raising concerns of his own.
French-Malaysian pact on open source front
KL-based Abyres and Paris-based Mandriva have signed an MoU, creating what they claimed was the first enterprise open source desktop management solution in Malaysia.
Short red skirts, sexy long legs … and startups
Malaysia has produced some of South-East Asia’s most successful dotcom and ICT companies, and has much to offer the smart investor, but is somehow not on investors’ radars, writes Dr V. Sivapalan.
MDeC rolls out JFDI.Asia-powered ‘accelerator lite’ programme
MDeC has announced a pilot programme that it said would “help local ICT startups break through barriers to growth.” The MSC Malaysia Startup Accelerator Lite programme will be delivered by local partners around Malaysia and facilitated by JFDI.Asia.
Week in Review: You are not indestructible!
In pushing themselves, founders ignore their health, sometimes of the family too DNA among earliest media in world to pinpoint Satya Nadella as Microsoft CEO
MSC status process: More share their frustrations
E-commerce companies especially frustrated by MSC status application process Many however refuse to go on record, fearing reprisal from the authorities
MSC status process comes under scrutiny over MOLPay application
Approval committee dictates pricing terms for company to be accorded MSC status Regional payment gateway player now considering further investments in ‘friendlier’ regimes
Shared services sector booming, fresh grads missing out
Companies in the shared services and outsourcing sector seem to be doing well, with existing players expanding and 56 new companies having opened up last year. The job opportunities are there in abundance, yet somehow fresh graduates are missing out on the opportunities that await them in the sector.
Week in Review: MSC Malaysia messaging goes amiss?
It has been one of those weeks marked more by what did not appear in Digital News Asia (DNA), rather than what did, writes A. Asohan.
IRIS debuts world’s first smart desktop laser marker
MSC Malaysia-status company IRIS Corporation has launched the DLP400 Series, which it said was the world’s first smart desktop laser marker that can be used for both passports and cards.
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