New Technology Partnership to Help Malaysian Youth Realise their Potential

Microsoft Malaysia recently launched “The Spark of Transformation”, a collaborative partnership with the Malaysian government to empower local youth to realise their full potential by connecting them with greater education, employment and entrepreneurship opportunities. These new initiatives, launched in collaboration with Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC), are aimed at closing the digital divide in Malaysia, as…

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Microsoft Announces WOWZAPP 2012, Worldwide Hackathon for Windows

This worldwide developer event will take place 9 – 11 November 2012 in more than 30 locations across the globe, including nine cities in Asia Pacific. For a full list of sites, with more being added each day, visit http://www.microsoft.com/student.  Registration has launched for Microsoft Corp.’s WOWZAPP 2012, a worldwide Hackathon for Windows. Students, developers…

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Microsoft Malaysia Reaffirms its Commitment to NGOs

A total of 52 participants, comprising NGOs from Penang, Perak and Kedah, attended the first NGO roundtable event held in Malaysia on 5 April. Ms Yap Soo Huey, the Science and Technology officer from the Chief Minister’s office represented the Penang Tech Center and lauded the event as highly beneficial for participating NGOs. YBhg Dato’ Mary Ritchie,…

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Microsoft Empowers the Next Generation of Women with ICT Tools for the Future

The future is starting to look bright for young members of the underprivileged community in Malaysia, thanks to initiatives such as the Microsoft Unlimited Potential Program. When Kogila was 17, she was sent to the Vocational Training Opportunities Centre (VTOC) managed by the Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA). It was there that she came to…

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