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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 Take the Survey 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. If you’re involved in mobile app, IoT or…

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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…

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Nokia Lumia Windows Phone Challenge

Nokia Lumia Windows Phone Challenge

Nokia’s Lumia range is know for innovation, beautiful design and vibrant colour, all things that spark excitement. Nokia South Africa, Microsoft South Africa and mLab are challenging YOU to bring your creativity to the game and show us what South African Developers can do. We are looking for innovative and good looking apps. The most…

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Appcademy 2013 Summer Batch

We interviewed Melvin Musehani the Founder of Appchemy about his recent experience at AppCademy in Finland. So Melvin how did you get involved with AppCampus? “We  heard  of  AppCampus  from  the  mLab Southern Africa  competition  that  had  to  do  with  the   Urban  App  challenge.  Basically,  teams  had  to  come  up  with  an  idea  that’ll…

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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. ALL PUBLISHER ACCOUNT FORMS RECEIVED BEFORE…

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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. The World Design Capital designation is a city promotion project that…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Presentations from Mobile Monday, 25 July

Last night the mLab Southern Africa (SA) sponsored and presented at Mobile Monday in Johannesburg. About 120 people from the mobile community listened to three presentations about the mLab: Introduction to the mLab SA (Slideshare) By Ben Zaaiman, CEO, mLab SA mLab SA: Membership, Events, Resources and Survey Results (Slideshare) By Steve Vosloo, Mobile Impact…

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