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Skymind joins forces with USM in fresh initiative to boost industry-ready AI talent
Skymind bullish on abundance of raw talent in Malaysia to be tapped Collaboration furthers commitment to build holistic AI ecosystem
Malaysia sets up industry-led IoT data centre and research lab
Collaborative Research in Engineering, Science and Technology (CREST) has come together with various domestic and international industry players as well as Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) to establish the country’s first IoT cloud data centre and research lab.
CREST turns one, sharper focus for its second year
CREST chief executive officer Jaffri Ibrahim tells DNA founder Karamjit Singh about what has been done after one year in operations and the three key themes he is focused on.
1,200 R&D engineers power Motorola in Penang
Motorola Solutions is doing ‘ground zero’ design and development work in Penang, with 95% locally trained talent, but needs more quality engineers to be produced by universities.
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.
E&E sector undergoing transformation in Northern Corridor
Northern Corridor Implementation Agency (NCIA) CEO Datuk Redza Rafiq shares with Digital News Asia how the agency ensures investments into region benefit and upgrade the expertise of local companies.
Teacher shortage? There’s an app for that
Students from the Asia Pacific University College of Technology and Innovation (UCTI) have developed an application called WizBoard that they believe would help solve the problem of teacher shortage anywhere in the world. They were declared winners of the Malaysian Leg of Microsoft’s Imagine Cup student competition.
IT grads: Time to raise the bar
Computer Science used to be a four-year program in all our public universities, but was changed in the late 1990s under the mistaken belief that cutting one year off university education was the answer to the industry’s need for talent. It was a recipe for disaster, and USM is intent on turning the ride.
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