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GOOGLE OPENS FIRST DEVELOPER HUB IN SINGAPORE
Google is offering a physical space that provides developers in Southeast Asia the resources they need to build products and grow their business, including access to the vendor's technologies and engineers, hands-on mentorship, and networking opportunities. Occupying 7,200 square feet within its Singapore office, the Developer Space @ Google Singapore is its first such facility worldwide that is "dedicated to developers", according to the US tech giant. The new hub supports training workshops that Google hosts for developers and startups in the region, said Sami Kizilbash, Google's developer relations program manager. He pointed to a four-day machine learning bootcamp held last November, which provided a platform for participants to understand how Google Cloud could be tapped to better structure data for analytics purposes. Kizilbash said the vendor would continue to run these workshops, as well as programmes such as LeadersLab and Indie Games Accelerator, and community-led initiatives, including Google Developer Groups and Women Techmakers. "Developer Space @ Google Singapore [is] a space that brings together resources to help Southeast Asian developers, entrepreneurs, and community groups grow, plus earn more with their businesses," he said. "This is the first physical space dedicated to developers that sits inside a Google office, so developers here can look forward to benefiting from insights, hands-on mentorship and networking opportunities with various teams working at our Asia-Pacific headquarters. EILEEN YU READ MORE