Ng Wan Peng
Singaporeans go to the polls today better informed than ever, thanks to the Internet and messaging apps, says Karamjit Singh, who also is excited to welcome AM-Met-Life Insurance CEO Ramzi Toubassy the What’s Next conference.
Less than 6% of businesses in Malaysia are digital disruptors, organisations that have mastered the alignment of digital strategies with long-term business goals, according to a recent study by IDC.
MDeC and Tentspark have jointly launched the National Big App Challenge (BAC) 2.0, open to individuals, developers, ISVs, startups and students who will have to develop apps that showcase the importance of big data analytics in solving societal issues.
Malaysia’s national ICT custodian Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) is bullish on the technology sector’s investment climate for this year, saying that foreign and domestic companies continue to show interest in setting up or expanding their presence in the country.
SAS Malaysia has announced a partnership with that country’s national ICT custodian Multimedia Development Corporation to establish a Centre of Excellence to promote big data analytics.
National ICT custodian Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) and GameFounders, the first gaming startup accelerator in Europe, said they would collaborate to bring a regional games accelerator to Malaysia.
MDeC, via its Digital Malaysia initiative, has announced the MyElite Biz SME Broadband Promotion Programme, which offers high-speed broadband and exclusive e-commerce incentives and training for SMEs.
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.
The Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) and Kuala Lumpur Founder Institute (KLFI) have announced that four Malaysian startups will be selected to go to the Silicon Valley under the MSC Malaysia Global Linkages Programme.