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Next Facebook craze could come from NUS

08 April 2009 Department of Computer Science Faculty Student News Media

NUS Computing undergraduates are intending to come up with the next big hit on social networking sites by developing Facebook game Varsity Chronicles. Assistant Professor Ben Leong said that NUS is the second school in the world to offer a Facebook programming course.

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From Ah Beng to scholar

24 January 2009 Department of Computer Science Student News Media

Shawn Tan used to play lots of computer games and he's turned that passion into a career. He is set to graduate with a Bachelor's degree in computer science.

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Two ways to stimulate employment

13 January 2009 Department of Computer Science Student News Media

Prof. Ivan Png suggests two ways to boost employment rate. The first is to allow employers a double tax deduction on the wages and salaries of all fresh graduates for two years. The second is to address two persistent gripes of employers: tertiary students are not ready for work and they are unwilling to go regional.

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S'pore-made video game beats all in global contest

30 October 2008 Department of Computer Science Student News Media

A VIDEO game made in Singapore could soon have its debut on the world stage, after it beat almost 350 other entries in a global game development competition. The puzzle game, made by a team of seven young local developers from the Singapore-MIT Gambit Game Lab, including Computer Science undergraduate Bruce Chia, came out tops at a contest organised by technology giant Microsoft.

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No Yahoo Auctions site? No problem!

02 October 2008 Department of Information Systems & Analytics Student News Media

A number of auction websites started by Singaporeans have hit the Internet in recent months. One of them is www.chupr.com , a website created by Information Systems students Leong Hanyang and Huang Renzhi.

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