As part of Google for Entrepreneurs Week, held on 23-29 September 2012, Google Singapore is holding a varsity challenge where students aim to solve real-life challenges based on those faced by Singapore startups GoMyWay and LoveByte.
The case competition, to be held on 29 September, will involve 20 teams from 3 local universities: SMU, NUS, and NTU. Participants will be judged on creativity, coherence, and presentation of their proposals. Read more
Traveling on a taxi is expensive in Singapore: A trip from a housing estate to the Central Business District could easily set you back S$20 or more.
A new mobile app called GoMyWay can make it cheaper, and you could even make some new friends in the process. Available on the iPhone now before its official launch this week, the app lets you search for riders in the vicinity and contact them to arrange for a shared taxi ride together.
You can either key in your destination, and the app will generate a list of people near you that are going to roughly the same place, or you can post a trip and hope that others will join you. Read more