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Young scientist Shannon Lee gets brainy with eggplants

Young scientist Shannon Lee gets brainy with eggplants

However, Shannon Lee’s plans to commercialise this electrocatalyst will have to wait. Why? Most 17-year-olds dread the sight of eggplants. But not Shannon Lee, a second-year student at Singapore’s National Junior College, who won first prize in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair’s (ISEF) Energy & Transportation category in May 2014. Her winning idea is

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Obsolete teaching methods are a no-no; tech can revolutionise learning

Technology can usher in a new wave of education and create the next generation of innovators, says Intel Step into a classroom today, and you will find that it hasn’t changed much, compared with classrooms 100 years ago. Students sit behind rows upon rows of desks in front of a white/blackboard, with the teacher imparting

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Have a great wearable tech idea? Intel has US$1.3M to give away

The grand prize winner will receive US$500,000. Unfortunately, only Singaporeans from the Southeast Asia region can participate in the contest Intel is giving away US$1.3 million as total prize money in its global, Make It Wearable Challenge. Intel hopes to encourage the evolution of wearables through the contest and invites ideas from students (ages 13

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Google India launches TVC to help women get online

Google India’s new ad narrates the tale of a mother – how internet helps her overpower whims of her son. Google hopes to get 50M Indian women online by next year Yet again Google India has managed to converse with the Indian audience with situations and matters they relate to best. Following the ‘Google Search:

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[Taiwan] APEC Start-Up Accelerator Leadership Summit 2013

Catch the Intel APEC Challenge at the APEC Start-Up Accelerator Leadership Summit 2013. APEC Start-Up Accelerator Leadership Summit 2013 is an exclusive, invitation-only platform for startups throughout the Asia-Pacific region to form business relationships with global key players in Silicon Valley and throughout the world. The event will be held on August 13-14 in Sheraton Grande

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Online translation service Gengo funded by Intel, Infocomm Investments

Gengo, an online translation service, has just raised a US$12 million funding round to accelerate global expansion and improve technology. Based in Japan and founded in 2009, Gengo features a powerful API that lets enterprise customers integrate professional-quality translation into their application, making it easy to build a multi-language services. Gengo currently boasts a network of

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[Infographic] Closing the Internet gender gap

In a recent study by commissioned by Intel Corporation, several questions such as “What is the size of the Internet gap?”, “What prevents women from accessing the Internet?” were asked in order to find out more about the Internet gender gap in developing countries and what the potential benefits of bridging the gap will bring.

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Social Media Week now open for registration

Social Media Week opens for registration, with 35 events listed. e27 will take part through our CEO Mohan Belani’s participation in the diverse group of influencers and experts. Registration for Social Media Week Singapore 2013 is now open. This time, there are 35 events listed, open from February 18 to 22. Do note that these

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Malaysia’s 39,000 millionaires could be the next angel investors

39,000 Malaysian millionaires could be the next potential angel investors in providing seed money and funding start-up business. Angel funding helps to provide capital for business start-ups and so far, some of the companies that have benefited from this investment include Facebook, PayPal, Apple, Twitter, Google, Autocad, Intel, National Semiconductor and Tesla. According to the

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Vietnam’s Intel Capital-backed VC Corp. gobbles Eat.vn in acqui-hire as e-commerce wars heat up

VC Corporation has confirmed their acquisition of Vietnam’s online food delivery service, Eat.vn. Managing director of Eat.vn, Anders Palm, to join VC Corporation and head e-commerce department targeted at expatriates. Like many developing countries in Southeast Asia, e-commerce is thriving despite the lack of key infrastructures. In Vietnam, friends have been telling me about Groupon

Intel Capital invests in Vietnam’s VCCorp and Singapore’s Reebonz to a tune of US$17 million

Intel Capital invests in Reebonz Singapore and Vietnam Communication Corporation to strengthen foothold in Southeast Asia. Earlier yesterday, Intel Capital announced its investment of two companies: Reebonz Singapore and Vietnam Communication Corporation. A total of US$17 million were invested into both companies. The exact figures of both investments are not revealed. Reebonz is an e-commerce

Microsoft and Intel plot to push iPad’s market share to below 50%

According to Digitimes, Taiwan based ODM’s claim that Intel and Microsoft have  been cooperating closely with first-tier vendors developing new tablets powered by Windows 8, with the goal of decreasing iPad’s global market share from 70% currently to below 50% by the middle of 2013. According to Digitimes’ sources, Microsoft will release Windows 8 for

Taiwan’s startups gear up for IDEAS Show 2011

IDEAS Show is a conference and startup pitching platform that’s the highlight of the Taiwan scene’s calendar. The keynote for this year’s event is social gaming giant Zynga’s Japan country manager, Shintaro Yamada. He joined Zynga through its acquisition of Unoh, the social game developer he founded right out of college, last August. Yamada’s long

Select-TV getting Asia into IPTV through telcos

Malaysia-based IPTV solutions company Select-TV may not have hit many headlines since it began in 2006, but it blipped on e27′s radar when Intel Capital announced on 16 November that Select-TV was among the 18 start-ups that it would be investing US$77 million in. The amount invested by Intel Capital was undisclosed, although Elfred Yu

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