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[Singapore] RIM Opens First BlackBerry Expert Center

Blackberry maker Research in Motion (RIM) today opened its first BlackBerry Expert Center in Singapore exclusively dedicated to providing after-sales support for Blackberry customers.

[Singapore] Digital Style Brings A New Style Of IT Retail

Singapore-based IT retail chain Newstead Technologies, better known for its Apple-centered Nübox stores, has launched a brand new concept store, Digital Style, that aims to revolutionize the IT buying experience.

[Event] [Asia] Asian Startups Take Centrestage At Startups in Asia

The Startup Arena competition, part of Penn Olson's two-day Startups in Asia Singapore conference, saw nineteen startups from all over Asia battle it out last week.

[Singapore] Entrepreneurial Film ‘Shuttlecock Boys’ To Screen In December

Indie film "Shuttlecock Boys" from India by director Hemant Gaba revolves around the lives, successes and failures of four friends who hail from lower middle class backgrounds in Delhi.

[Singapore][Event] Galboss Asia Symposium 2016

Held on Thursday 21 July 2016 at Grand Hyatt Singapore, Galboss Asia Symposium 2016 looks at how women are harnessing the power of technology in this digital age to develop their economic potential, bridge the gender divide, and drive their businesses forward through a 360-degree approach in building their brand.

[Africa] Nominations For Top35-Under35CEO Awards Now Open.

Top35-Under35CEO Awards, an annual program that highlights and recognizes young African entrepreneurs, aims to use their examples to encourage and promote more entrepreneurship among young Africans.

[Singapore] [Event] Social Business Week 2012

Hot on the heels of Social Media Week this week is Social Business Week, which will take place on February 20-23, 2012.

Safer Internet Day – Top 10 Tips For Younger Online Users

Today is the 10th anniversary of Safer Internet Day. Here's a list of top 10 tips from Norton by Symantec for parents and care givers for ensuring young people remain protected online.

[Singapore][Event] Innovfest 2014

Held from 14-16 April 2014, InnovFest 2014 will bring together like-minded research scientists, industry experts, tech transfer professionals, entrepreneurs and investors with a theme of “Asian Innovations Going Global”.

[Singapore] [Competition] SLA OneMap Challenge

The Singapore Land Authority (SLA) is introducing the OneMap Challenge, a competition to leverage on over 45 layers of theme data contributed by various public agencies on OneMap as well as the datasets on www.data.gov.sg to develop location-based desktop and mobile applications useful to businesses and the public.

This Week in Asia Episode 50: Live from Echelon 2010

Coming live from Echelon 2010 on 2 June with the largest panel ever assembled and a major announcement, the This Week In Asia crew is in full force for the 1st time with interesting threads of discussion ever pursued.

2011 Asia Social Venture Academy Open For Applications

If you're Asia-based and have a strong passion for social entrepreneurship and the ambition to launch your own social enterprise, you may want to check out Foundation for Youth Social Entrepreneurship (FYSE)'s Asia Social Venture Academy program for 2011.

[Singapore][Event] SuperHappyDevHouse 2

SuperHappyDevHouse 2 - Singapore's and Asia's second SHDH - will take place on Jun 9-10 at co-working space The Hub Singapore and should again see a host of creative technical developers coming together to build and show off fun projects.

[Asia] Lots of Buttons Sews Up Startup Asia’s Startup Arena Competition

Buttons. They may be small, but they can win you a startup competition. Just ask Lots of Buttons, the winner of Tech in Asia's Startup Arena this year.

This Week in Asia Episode 45: David Lian from Text100

PR veteran David Lian of Text100 Malaysia shares how social media has transformed the PR and marketing industry as a whole

This Week in Asia Episode 41: Hugh Mason from JFDI Asia

Hugh Mason, one of the partners from the Joyful Frog Digital Incubator (JFDI Asia) shares on how their new venture incubator can make a difference for entrepreneurs by utilizing on the concepts of rapid prototyping and agile development to produce new lean and mean start-ups for the entrepreneurial ecosystem from Singapore to the region.

[Singapore] Microsoft Wants To Modernize Your Small Business With Get2Modern Contest

Microsoft has launched the Get2Modern SME IT Makeover Contest, where small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore will stand a chance to modernize their operations with products and services worth US$6,000.

[Competition] Shopify’s US$100K Carrot For E-Commerce Entrepreneurs

Shopify's "Build-A-Business Competition", which will run till the end of December has a US$100,000 cash prize but more importantly allows the winner to receive startup and marketing advice from luminaries like marketing guru Seth Godin, social media master Gary Vaynerchuk of Wine Library TV fame, as well as angel investor and startup consultant Timothy Ferriss.

[Asia][Event] ad:tech Introduces Roadshows Across Southeast Asia

dmg::events will be introducing a series of roadshows across three major Southeast Asian cities – Jakarta (5th of May), Kuala Lumpur (7th of May) and Bangkok (9th of May) in a lead up to its ad:tech asean 2014 in Singapore from 8-9 July 2014.

Here comes SXSW Interactive 2011

Austin-based SXSW Interactive Festival, happening March 11-15, 2011 - part of South by Southwest (SXSW)- has provided a first peek of its 2011 programming!

[Competition] Expand My Brand

EXPANDMYBRAND Startup Challenge is a startup competition where emerging social technology startups get to pitch to a panel of representatives from top brands such as Starbucks, Nike, Macy's and Gap as well as social media thought leaders on how their product helps boost brand reach and customer engagement.

[Competition] GSMA Glomo Awards 2016

The GSMA's Global Mobile Awards, which recognises everything from game-changing mobile devices to applications, technologies, apps and services, showcasing the ever-growing value that mobility brings to users, to industries, to businesses, communities and economies, are now open for online entry for its 2016 edition.

[Competition] Samsung Smart App Challenge 2013

Samsung Smart App Challenge 2013 is a global competition for mobile application developers aimed at finding new applications with a total of $800,000 in prize money.

AMD VISIONary Of The Year Awards

Semiconductor maker AMD has launched its first ever VISIONary of the Year Awards to honor innovation in three categories - Foodie, Photography, and Entrepreneurship.

[U.S][Competition] turnstone Looks For Best Young Companies To Work For

The Best Young Companies to Work For campaign by turnstone seeks to highlight companies that demonstrate excellence in areas such as positive work culture, forward-thinking leadership, talent retention, business innovation, community outreach, and workspace planning and design.

[Competition] Seven Startups To Represent Asia At Seedstars World Final

February 4th will see some of the best upcoming startups from around the world congregate in Geneva, Switzerland to determine the winner for the Seedstars World Final competition, including seven from Asia.

It’s World Entrepreneurship Day on April 16

22 countries around the world are participating in World Entrepreneurship Day (WED) on 16th April 2010, a 24-hour, worldwide celebration of entrepreneurship and innovation.

LaunchHouse Launches Startup Accelerator Program

Shaker Heights, Ohio-based business incubator LaunchHouse is inviting ten technology startup teams from around the world to participate in a 12-week startup accelerator program.

[Malaysia] [Event] InfoSecurity World 2012 – Combating The Rapid Rise In Cyber Threats

Held recently in Kuala Lumpur, InfoSecurity World 2012 signaled Malaysia’s commitment to be at the center of security discussions, as well as an opportunity to enhance Malaysia’s standing and influence in this field.

[Singapore][Competition] SiTF Announces 2011 Award Winners

The Singapore infocomm Technology Federation (SiTF) earlier this evening announced the winners of this year's SiTF Awards, which recognizes technology innovations developed in Singapore.