Manipal International University appoints Mohd Salleh its Vice-Chancellor
Manipal International University has appointed Tan Sri Dato’ Dr Mohamed Salleh Mohamed Yasin its Vice Chancellor effective March 1, saying he will bring with him vast experience in R&D and the life sciences which would strengthen the university’s position in innovation and research.
Emagine set to disrupt the entire TV experience
Select-TV has launched Emagine, Malaysia’s first home-grown connected TV service, powered by high-speed broadband Internet and its own set-top box, and promising to bring a wealth of ad-free online and on-demand video entertainment to the home HDTV.
Week in Review: Penang no longer just about MNCs
Multinationals still dominate the Penang landscape, but now local companies are fighting for the top engineers too, writes DNA founder and CEO Karamjit Singh.
Innovations from emerging nations disrupting the world order
GE's Vscan handheld ultrasound scanner is a perfect example of a technology developed to address the problems of an emerging nation having a disruptive impact elsewhere, writes A. Asohan.
Tablet and video pushing networks to the edge
The increasing consumption of video content on tablets, smartphones and other devices will push the wired broadband networks that carry this traffic to their absolute limits over the next decade, Bell Labs said, citing new research in the United States.
SAP opens regional research Hq in Singapore
SAP has announced the official opening of the SAP Next Business and Technology Research Center in Singapore, its largest research location and headquarters in Asia Pacific, the company said in a statement.
MTDC’s boot camp gets it right
MTDC introduces boot camp for its Symbiosis graduate entrepreneurship program in its effort to accelerate commercialization of public-funded research efforts.
NVIDIA opens GPU R&D center in Malaysia with Mimos
NVIDIA has launched what it called South-East Asia’s first GPU (graphics processing unit) research and development (R&D) and Compute-Solution Center in Malaysia, working with HP and Mimos.
More university research to be commercialized via L2M
A group of government agencies, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and industry players in Malaysia have officially announced the Lab2Market (L2M) commercialization program, through which they will collaborate to help institutions of higher learning (IHLs) and research institutions commercialize their research.
Malaysia’s Budget lauded amid caution on implementation
Despite the country’s Budget 2013 meeting with general approval from industry players, one observer remained skeptical as to whether some of the measures proposed are necessary or indeed effective.
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