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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] SIF Young Social Entrepreneurs Program 2013

Singapore International Foundation's Young Social Entrepreneurs (YSE) program for 2013 is now open for applications.

[Asia] JFDI Asia Bootcamp 2013 Applications Now Open

Singapore-based technology startup accelerator Joyful Frog Digital Incubator (JFDI.Asia) today announced that applications for the first of its two business acceleration programs they intend to run for 2013 is now officially open.

[Singapore] [Event] UP for PMEs’ Personal Data Protection Act Workshop

Helmed by Patrick Tay, Director, Legal Services Department, NTUC and Samuel Seow, Managing Director of Samuel Seow Law Corporation, the upcoming workshop is designed to help you understand your personal data protection rights.

[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.

[Event][Singapore] Finovate Asia 2012

Financial and banking technology conference Finovate comes to Asia for the first time with Finovate Asia 2012.

[Singapore][Event] SingTel i.luminate 2012

Organized and participated by various business groups within the Singapore-headquartered Asia telecommunications provider SingTel, this year's SingTel i.luminate - with the theme of "Powering The Future" - will on November 6, 2012 examine the forces that are shaping the market, discuss the implications, and showcase real-world ICT innovations and customer implementations.

­[Asia][Event] BlackBerry® JamHack To Hit Asia Pacific In November

Blackberry maker Research in Motion (RIM) is planning a simultaneous Asia Pacific (APAC)-wide Hackathon called BlackBerry® JamHack that is scheduled to take place in ten different cities across APAC over two consecutive weekends this coming November.

Digital Blockbuster Cybergeddon Premieres On Yahoo!

Here's a movie that may give you the digital shivers - Cybergeddon is a new blockbuster about the growing threat of cybercrime that premieres globally today on Yahoo!.

[Event][Hong Kong] If You’re A MaD Entrepreneur, Hong Kong Wants You

If you're an Asia-based entrepreneur or are looking to establishing links in Asia, the Make a Difference (MaD) Venture Fellows Programme may be a gateway to the Hong Kong and greater Asia markets.

[Event] [Singapore] Techventure 2012, Failcon Singapore And TechInnovation 2012

Techventure is back with the theme of ‘Asian. Innovation. Renaissance.’, and this time it will take on two partner events in TechInnovation 2012 and Failcon Singapore.

[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.

[Event] [Jakarta] Sparxup 2012

Indonesia's #1 tech conference, startup competition and hackathon is back! Sparxup returns this year to Jakarta for its third edition - its inaugural conference was in 2010 - and will feature many of the best and most promising technology startups in Indonesia together under one roof.

[Event] Ukraine, Thailand And US Take Top Spots At Microsoft Imagine Cup 2012

The student teams from all over that participated in the 10th annual Imagine Cup have challenged each other and themselves with their technology innovation projects, and here are the winners.

Interesting Mobile Devices At CommunicAsia 2012

Unlike in previous years, consumer-type devices at CommunicAsia 2012 were somewhat of a rarity. We highlight three of the more interesting ones - the Huawei Ascend P1, the Panasonic Toughpad and the Zensorium Tinke.

[Singapore][Event] Day 2 Of ad:tech Singapore 2012 Shows Mobile Promise

The first day of ad:tech Singapore 2012 gave digital marketers and industry observers a glimpse of the continued growth of the role of technology and digital media in marketing and advertising in the Asia Pacific. The second day, however, seemed to hover over one particular aspect of that digital future - mobile.

[Singapore][Event] ad:tech Singapore 2012 Shows Digital Future For Asia

Leading digital marketers from around the Asia Pacific and beyond gathered yesterday at ad:tech Singapore 2012 to share and discuss the continuing growth of the role of technology and digital media in marketing and advertising.

[Competition] Ang­­­­­el’s Gate Opens For Season 2

The producers of business reality TV Angel’s Gate - which saw budding entrepreneurs pitch directly to angel investors on television - will be back for a second season.

[Asia][Event] BlackBerry Jam World Tour To Spread Across Asia Pacific

The BlackBerry Jam World Tour is coming to Asia Pacific this July will cover six cities in the region – Bangalore, Delhi, Beijing, Singapore, Jakarta and Sydney. Developers have the opportunity to explore the capabilities of BlackBerry® 10 and be among the first to develop on the new platform.

[Event] Japanese Startup Moso Wins Startup Asia Jakarta

Japan-based video-editing startup Moso ( has emerged as overall winner of Startup Asia’s second international Startup Arena competition that took place in Jakarta last week.

[Singapore][Event] CommunicAsia 2012

One of Asia's largest shows communications and information technology conferences - CommunicAsia - is just round the corner. For the technology startup or small business, here are some interesting side events that may interest you.

[Singapore][Event] UP Singapore

UP Singapore looks to recruit engaged citizens to come together and solve problems by working on open as well as previously unreleased corporate and government data to develop prototype solutions that helps transform Singapore into a more efficient and sustainability city in the future.

Students Show The Way For Technology Innovation At Microsoft Imagine Cup 2012

Microsoft Imagine Cup certainly has grown over the years, inspiring an entire generation of technology-savvy youths - with 1.65 million students from 190 countries participating in the competition during the past decade.

[US][Competition] Ketel One Vodka And GQ Issues A Gentleman’s Call

'A Gentleman's Call' is a competition by vodka brand Ketel One and men's magazine GQ that is on the lookout for genuine and honorable gentlemen to come up with an original idea to invest in that will champion the lifestyle of the modern gentleman.

[Asia] [Competition] The Apprentice Asia 2012

Asia will see soon its own edition of hit reality TV series, "The Apprentice", in which contestants competed for a job as an apprentice to billionaire American Donald Trump. The Apprentice Asia will see various contestants from around Asia vie for a position with Malaysian entrepreneur Tony Fernandes of AirAsia fame.

[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.

[Event] World Tech Jam

Held as part of The World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT) 2012, World Tech Jam aims to bring together thousands of online contributors to collaborate and share their ideas, passion and insights for the creation of a "Global Digital Agenda".

[Singapore][Event] UNWIRED 2012

Unwired 2012, which will take place at Singapore's Marina Bay Sands on May 31, 2012, will analyze and discuss issues surrounding the telecommunications industry in Singapore.

[Hong Kong][Event] 2nd Startup Weekend Hong Kong

Launch a startup in 54 hours - that's the premise of the upcoming 2nd Startup Weekend Hong Kong that's taking place May 18 to 20, 2012 at the M-Lab InnoCentre in Kowloon Tong.

[Singapore][Event] Regional Startups Shine At JFDI-Innov8 2012 Bootcamp Demo Day

Organized by technology startup accelerator Joyful Frog Digital Incubator - better known locally as JFDI Asia - the recent JFDI-Innov8 Bootcamp Demo Day saw 11 awesome local and regional startups take to the stage.