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Taiwan’s MediaTek announces US$300 million fund for startups

Taiwan’s MediaTek announces US$300 million fund for startups

Fund will be used to invest in startups particularly in the fields of semiconductor system and devices, Internet infrastructure, IoT Taiwan-based chip maker MediaTek today announced the launch of MediaTek Ventures, a new strategic investment arm within the company. According to a statement released by the new entity, which will be headquartered in the Taiwanese city of Hsinchu,


Meet the most active Internet of Things investors in 2014

Intel Capital leads in the list of the most active venture capital and corporate investors in the IoT space in 2014, followed by Sequoia Capital and True Ventures Image Credits: Tashatuvango/ Shutterstock From angel investors, crowd funding platforms to giants such as Qualcomm and Intel, everyone’s abuzz over Internet of Things, which Gartner defines as


Intel Capital invests US$28 million from China Smart Device Innovation Fund

The fund to accelerate innovations in smartphones, tablets, wearables and IoT in China Chinese technology companies are attracting huge investor interest in markets related to smartphones, tablets, wearable devices and the Internet of Things, with Intel Capital today announcing US$28 million in investments from its US$100 million China Smart Device Innovation Fund into a handful of Chinese companies.


Can the Internet of Things transform India?

Smart technologies that can help save electricity, reduce pollution, monitor health of citizens is what India needs. Is IoT the answer? Imagine a world where you no longer need physical presence of a coach to get you to exercise. How about the idea of having your mobile phone as the key to your house which you


Will Intel be reshaping the world we live in?

From smart earbuds to chic bracelet, all show Intel’s efforts to diversify from its core businesses. Will the chipmaker achieve what it has set out to seek? At this year’s Intel Developer Forum held at San Francisco, Intel unveiled a broad range of technologies for developers to build their next game changing products on. The annual

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Intel teams up with a fashion house to create chic smartband

The smartband MICA, with features such as sapphire glass display screen, semi-precious jewels and snakeskin, is meant to lure a woman’s heart Wearable tech is a buzzword that has spread like wildfire all over the tech world with companies from Asus, Sony and Apple throwing their esteemed hats in the proverbial ring. The very of nature

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Is Intel’s RealSense 3D going to be a big leap in mobile camera tech?

Dell Venue 8 7000 tablet series is the first mobile device to contain Intel’s new technology revealed at IDF Earlier yesterday in California at the Intel Developers Forum (IDF), the American chip maker introduced Dell‘s latest tablet, the Intel Atom powered Venue 8 7000 series. The tablet, touted as the thinnest in the world at just 6mm, runs

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Intel releases latest version of its Xeon processor at IDF

The newest member of the Xeon family has been unveiled at Intel Developer Forum in California. The American firm claims it offers threefold performance than the previous models Intel recently announced the release of a new version of its Xeon chip at the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) event in San Francisco. The Xeon E5-2600/1600 V3,


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


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


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


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:

APEC Start-Up Accelerator Leadership Summit 2013

[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