Tech and Education

Tech and Education

Advances in tech and academia, start up news

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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...

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CapLinked, described as sort of a “LinkedIn meets SalesForce” for investors, has unveiled a new “suggestions” button on LinkedIn.  It will allow users to...

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Apple has anointed Twitter as its preferred social media site, announcing that the new Macintosh operating system, iOS 5, will have full integration with...

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After finding great success in the domestic market, American company LinkedIn has announced the opening of a new branch in Singapore.  They also expect...

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Telecom giant Axiata Group Bhd has announced that it has allotted RM3.2 billion for capital expenditures this year.  The amount is about the same...

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As the use of cash decreases worldwide, banks are struggling to find a new method of payment to appeal to their young, mobile customers. ...

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Google has recently proven their desire to get into the video entertainment industry by announcing Google TV.  The new venture will offer both blockbuster...

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Digital advertising has, for the first time, outpaced print advertising in the United States, and it won’t be long before it is king of...

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A recent report by the Interactive Advertising Bureau shows that first-quarter online advertising earnings are the best on record, boasting $26 billion in online...

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Yandex, the Russian search engine/internet service provider, hit the ground running with an initial public offering giving them a market cap of $11.2 billion. ...

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Indonesian-based telecom Axis has announced that it has secured a $1.2 billion financing deal with several international banks to fund a huge expansion.  Saudi...

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As the spread of Facebook and Twitter hits developing countries, it leads to a dialogue as to the role of social media in these...

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The Malaysian Technology Development Corps, founded in 1992 to promote venture capitalism in the country’s technology and innovation industries, has announced a new fund...

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After the recent Initial Public Offering (IPO) of Silicon Valley job amalgamator LinkedIn, many industry analysts wonder if the company will be able to...

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Apple has recently moved forward in their effort to provide iTunes through a cloud, allowing one to synch his iPod, iPhone, and computer through...

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At the first ever Global Science and Innovation Advisory Council held in New York City, the Prime Minister of Malaysia unveiled plans for their...