14 Influential Higher Education Tech Leaders In Southeast Asia


The e-book shines the spotlight of some of these industry stalwarts, such as Assistant Vice Chancellor and Vice President at the Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) Hajah Anis Faudzulani Dzulkiflee, Director of the IT Centre from the University of Malaya, Dr. David Asirvatham, and Kai Cheong Lau, CIO of Singapore Management University, who have been working behind the scenes to leverage technology for education.

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[Singapore][Competition] Applications For 14th Start-Up@Singapore Now Open


Its recent edition attracted more than 3,000 teams and 9,000 participants, both locally as well as from countries such as Australia, Canada, Norway, India, Brunei, Pakistan, Russia, Greece, the Philippines and Indonesia. One of Singapore’s oldest startup competitions – Start-Up@Singapore – is back, this time for its 14th edition.


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Franchises Finding International Niches

The Entrepreneurial Mind

Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Myanmar, Brunei, Cambodia and Laos are all seeing rapid growth in American franchise restaurants. ENTREPRENEURIAL PROFILE : Tony Chew: KFC Vietnam. One of the more active regions for international franchising is Southeast Asia. One of the most popular franchises is KFC. Kentucky Fried Chicken first came to Vietnam in 1997 through the vision of Singapore entrepreneur and franchisee Tony Chew.

Bloapp Converts Your Blog Into An iPhone App


Wong, a serial entrepreneur, also founded Linknet Solutions in 1999 and was responsible for developing Brunei’s first and largest online shopping website, www.qqestore.com. Creating a mobile application can be very time-consuming and expensive, which is why a lot of bloggers and blog sites don’t bother coming out with a mobile app of their own.

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[Singapore] Cisco Celebrates 20 Years In Singapore; Opens New Regional Headquarters


” “We are proud to play a part in building an intelligent and connected Singapore and we continue to work closely with our Cisco Networking Academy program to build a 21 st century, future-ready workforce in Singapore,” adds Josh Soh, managing director for Cisco in Singapore and Brunei. It’s hard to imagine that networking giant Cisco has been in Singapore for 20 years, playing a part in helping Singaporeans get online for the firs time in 1994.

Global Mobile Internet Data Traffic To Explode 13-Fold By 2017: Cisco


“Asia Pacific, as we all know, is leading the way in transforming how data is utilized,” says Joshua Soh, managing director for Cisco in Singapore and Brunei. Worldwide mobile data traffic is expected to increase 13-fold over the next five years and reach some 11.2 exabytes per month (or 134 exabytes annually) by 2017, according to he Cisco® Visual Networking Index Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast for 2012 to 2017. “How much is 134 exabytes, exactly?”,

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Will NFC Technology Take Off In Singapore?


Singapore is an early technology adopter market and Nokia has a full range of NFC-enabled smartphones available with the latest launch of the Nokia 603, Nokia 700 and Nokia 701, that will enable users to enjoy the convenience of NFC services that businesses can generate easily on the NFC Hub ,” says Gary Chan, Head of Ecosystem & Developer Experience (EDX), Nokia Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei.