Apple picks up apps created by SST students

Young app developers (from left) Yee Jia Chen, Axios Yeo, Dalton Ng, Shannen Rajoo and James Lim. They are from the School of Science and Technology, Singapore, which aims to nurture innovators who improve society through real-world application of sc
Young app developers (from left) Yee Jia Chen, Axios Yeo, Dalton Ng, Shannen Rajoo and James Lim. They are from the School of Science and Technology, Singapore, which aims to nurture innovators who improve society through real-world application of science and tech.PHOTO: SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, SINGAPORE

They credit School of Science and Technology with nurturing their talents

Watch out for Dalton Ng, James Lim, Axios Yeo, Ravern Koh, Sean Lim, Shannen Rajoo and Yee Jia Chen. The teens are among the up-and-coming mobile app developers in Singapore.

The youngest among them - Shannen, Jia Chen and Axios - are just 14 years old but they have already developed applications that are available on the Apple App Store. Not a small feat, considering that Apple rejects 40 per cent of more than 100,000 submissions each week.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 03, 2018, with the headline 'Apple picks up apps created by SST students'. Print Edition | Subscribe