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CodeBus Africa Finishes 100-day Tour on a High Note in Cape Town

CodeBus Africa Finishes 100-day Tour on a High Note in Cape Town

CodeBus Africa’s continent-wide tour empowering youth through creative coding workshops has come to an end in South Africa. Cape Town’s Khayelitsha township served as the project’s final stop with local start-up accelerator mLab, Finnish Aalto University, Nokia, Mehackit and the Embassy of Finland in Pretoria welcoming youth and guests to a wrap-up party on Saturday….

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Nokia’s Open Innovation Challenge 2016 to develop the Internet of Things for connected automotive, digital health and more

Nokia’s Open Innovation Challenge 2016 to develop the Internet of Things for connected automotive, digital health and more

Challenge open to innovators worldwide developing the technologies of tomorrow in the Internet of Things domains of public safety, connected automotive, industry 4.0, digital health, utilities, security and smart cities

Espoo, Finland – Nokia launched its Open Innovation Challenge for the fourth year running, focusing now on the Internet of Things (IoT) for public safety,

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Developer Economics 2014 Survey

Developer Economics 2014 Survey

Help put African Developers on the map by participating in this year’s Developer Economics Survey

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Welcome to the 8th Developer Economics survey – the largest, most global research series on the app economy and developer trends, tracking responses from thousands of developers across the globe. …

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THANK YOU for an awesome 2013

THANK YOU for an awesome 2013

Around the same time last year, not long after being given the tremendous privilege of running mLab Southern Africa, I wrote Steve Job’s famous quote “Here’s to the crazy ones” on the wall as you enter the mLab at The Innovation Hub. I did this in the hope that it would inspire those who enter as much as it inspires me….

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Nokia Asha Developer Challenge 2013

Nokia Asha Developer Challenge 2013

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Submission Deadline Extended to 22 June and PUBLISHER ACCOUNT WILL BE FREE, JUST COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING FORM and send it to [email protected]

GET YOUR PUBLISHER ACCOUNT FOR FREE: Developer Nokia_Publish_Registration

ONCE WE RECEIVE AND PROCESS YOUR FORM YOU WILL RECEIVE A CONFIRMATION THAT YOUR ACCOUNT HAS BEEN CREATED.

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the Urban App Challenge: grants from R230,000 to R810,000 up for grabs

the Urban App Challenge: grants from R230,000 to R810,000 up for grabs

In 2014 Cape Town will become the World Design Capital, taking over the reins from Helsinki.

“With more than half the world’s population now living in urban areas, design has become an increasingly fundamental tool to make cities more competitive, attractive, liveable and efficient.

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Startup Knight Competition

Startup Knight Competition

Startup Knight is a competition for software based tech startups that are getting ready to start a viable business. Byte Orbit, the company behind Startup Knight, will be hosting this exciting event.

A series of established organisations such as Microsoft, Nokia, Bandwidth Barn and 8ta have come on board with significant sponsorship for the winning startup….

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m2work South African Hackathon

m2work South African Hackathon

This past weekend we played host to the South African leg of infoDev’s global m2work Hackathon.

We kicked off the event on Saturday morning and spent the rest of the weekend creating concepts and apps to solve unemployment through creating mobile micro work opportunities. Teams pushed straight through the night to get their presentations and prototypes ready for Sunday afternoon’s demo….

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m2work Hackathon – South Africa

m2work Hackathon – South Africa

We have been hard at work planning our local #m2work hackathon, 15 – 16 September, and we are happy to share some more info on the South African leg of this awesome 5 country challenge.

Partners: We are proud to announce the following partners who will be working with mLabsa to turn these 2 days of coding at the #m2work hackathon into something special:

Prizes: our partners have come on board to offer participants some awesome spot prizes and support over the 2 days and @mLabsa is offering the winning m2work team R20,000 in capacity funding and membership at mLab,…

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