Tech and Education

Tech and Education

Advances in tech and academia, start up news

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Sarawak-based ICT companies can serve the needs of potential Middle Eastern investors better than the major global players from West Malaysia, according to the head of the state’s pioneering software solutions firm, Comserv.

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Internet use in Malaysia grew 40 per cent in the first half of 2011. And with vast potential for online penetration in Sarawak, investors are being encouraged to become involved in one of the globe’s greatest internet growth areas.

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Sarawak’s economy has been built largely on timber, palm oil and oil and gas. However, the government is placing greater importance on technology. A number of early birds have already made a mark in Sarawak, setting up a solid base for future growth.

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There are busy days ahead for Sarawak Cable Berhad, as it actively pursues a number of ambitious projects, signing MoUs with major Indian and...

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With 77,000 hectares of fertile agricultural land at its disposal, the Tanjung Manis Halal Hub is set to become one of the world’s most...

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Celcom Axiata has signed up a teaming agreement with Broadcast Australia to bid for the RM2 bn digital terrestrial television broadcasting (DTTB) project. As they...

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Despite the global downturn, Sarawak has maintained steady growth over the past few years helping the state to beat predictions and post strong figures. Sarawak’s...

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After 30 years of steering Sarawak through choppy waters, the real work has only just begun for Chief Minister Taib, who is firmly at...

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Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Dr Lim Kok Wing has built a global brand of creative technology learning institutions that bear his name. He said...

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Solar energy has the potential to play a significant role in Thailand’s energy mix. Innovative companies such as Get IT show how it could...

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Public expenditure on education in the MENA region has 4.4% higher than the world average of 14.2%, and it doesn’t stop there. The region’s...

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The new 4G broadband services rolled out in the UAE could bring out more than two-thirds of a billion dollars in new economic growth,...

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Washington Dc was the site of this year’s Bio International Convention 2011 (BIO DC 2011), and the Malaysian delegation that attended saw great success...

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The CEO of AOL announced this week that the company would be consolidating many of its 53 separate content brands into 20 “power brands”...

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Noted economist Professor Florencio Lopez de Silanes says that if Malaysia wishes to become a major player on the international stage, transparency is key. ...

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Europe has quickly and quietly become an ideal destination for venture capital firms hoping to back a new breed of entrepreneurs in the tech...

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Nokia’s portfolio of wireless and smartphone related patents is causing big trouble for Apple, who recently agreed to pay Nokia a percentage of all...

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Kazakhstan company National Information Technologies (NIT) JSC and Malaysia’s MY EG Services Bhd signed a memorandum of understanding to partner in computerizing Kazakhstan’s national...