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Apple buys song recognition app Shazam

Apple buys song recognition app Shazam

The two companies did not disclose financial terms. The technology news sites Recode and TechCrunch, quoting unnamed sources, both put the deal at around US$400 million.

Vinasun, MoMo partner on smart payments

Vinasun, MoMo partner on smart payments

Taxi service provider Vietnam Sun Corporation (Vinasun) and MoMo E-wallet developer M_Service Company signed a strategic cooperation agreement on Wednesday to provide smart payment service to customers.

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Scientists take first step to digitize Vietnamese knowledge system

Scientists take first step to digitize Vietnamese knowledge system

The Prime Minister has approved a project on developing a digitized system which systematizes, stores and disseminates Vietnamese knowledge in many fields.

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TechFest urges start-ups to reach full potential

TechFest urges start-ups to reach full potential

Viet Nam needs to creatively promote innovative start-ups in order to ensure the global start-up wave is more than a short-term movement in Viet Nam, said Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam at the opening ceremony of Techfest 2017.

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Uber, Grab, Bitcoin and Vietnam’s digital economy

Uber, Grab, Bitcoin and Vietnam’s digital economy

The fierce opposition by traditional taxi firms to Uber and Grab, the uncertainty of state management of bitcoins, and the number of Vietnamese starting up businesses in Singapore all show that it is necessary to amend the legal framework in the context of the digital economy.

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VSMCamp 2017 seizes the digital flow

VSMCamp 2017 seizes the digital flow

More than 40 inspirational speakers will be gathering at Vietnam Sales & Marketing Camp (VSMCamp) and CSMOSummit 2017, which will take place on November 17-18 at Him Lam Palace in Tan Son Nhat Golf Course, to discuss the latest sales, marketing, and communication trends in the course of digital revolution.

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A breath of fresh air: Honeywell’s new air quality sensor

A breath of fresh air: Honeywell’s new air quality sensor

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) launched the new HPM series particle sensor designed to help building owners and consumers monitor the air for potentially harmful particulate contaminants caused by dust, soot, and smoke.

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Vietnam-Korea IT Cooperation Centre officially opens

Vietnam-Korea IT Cooperation Centre officially opens

Vietnam-Korea IT Cooperation Centre was today officially established by Korea's Ministry of Science and Information, Communication and Technology in collaboration with Vietnam's National IT Industry Promotion Agency (NIPA).

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Uber gives green light for sale of stake to Japan's SoftBank

Uber gives green light for sale of stake to Japan's SoftBank

NEW YORK: Ride-sharing company Uber on Sunday (Nov 12) announced a deal to sell a stake to Japan's SoftBank, as the firm looks to turn a new page ahead of its planned IPO by 2019.

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Mobile phone customers prefer installment payment method

Mobile phone customers prefer installment payment method

More than half of mobile phone transactions whose prices are over VND10 million (US$439) are purchased on installment payments, according to statistics of Mobile World Group, FPT Shop and CellphoneS.

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Techfest connects investors and start-ups

Techfest connects investors and start-ups

Innovative start-ups are one of the key subjects discussed at group meetings of the Viet Nam Business Summit (VBS) at the APEC Summit in central Da Nang City this week. The Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) is leading a Government project on supporting a national innovative start-up eco-system. Viet Nam News speaks to Tran Van Tung, Deputy Minister of Science and Technology.

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150 coastal trainers receive education on ICT and marine conservation

150 coastal trainers receive education on ICT and marine conservation

More than 150 trainers, including teachers, as well as officers from schools and local organisations of the northern province of Quang Ninh's Halong city have participated in training courses on information technology (IT) and marine conservation.

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Vietnam IT firms told to target higher-value services

Vietnam IT firms told to target higher-value services

Vietnamese IT firms now have great opportunities from large markets such as the US, Japan, Europe and Singapore. However, most of them are focusing on low- and mid-end products, which is the most vulnerable market segment in the new 4.0 revolution era.

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Facebook urges users to send nude pics to combat 'revenge porn'

Facebook urges users to send nude pics to combat 'revenge porn'

SYDNEY: Facebook is trying to combat "revenge porn" by encouraging users in Australia to submit their nude photos to a pilot project designed to prevent intimate images from being shared without consent.

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Internet cable ruptures for 5th time in 2017

Internet cable ruptures for 5th time in 2017

The undersea Asia-America Gateway (AAG) internet cable – one of the six cables connecting Việt Nam with the rest of the world – has ruptured since Tuesday morning.

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Twitter to double tweet limit to 280 characters

Twitter to double tweet limit to 280 characters

Twitter started testing an increase to its 140-character limit in most languages in early September in a bid to draw in more users and boost engagement at the social network.

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Apple buys song recognition app Shazam

Apple buys song recognition app Shazam

The two companies did not disclose financial terms. The technology news sites Recode and TechCrunch, quoting unnamed sources, both put the deal at around US$400 million.

Vinasun, MoMo partner on smart payments

Vinasun, MoMo partner on smart payments

Taxi service provider Vietnam Sun Corporation (Vinasun) and MoMo E-wallet developer M_Service Company signed a strategic cooperation agreement on Wednesday to provide smart payment service to customers.

Read more...
Scientists take first step to digitize Vietnamese knowledge system

Scientists take first step to digitize Vietnamese knowledge system

The Prime Minister has approved a project on developing a digitized system which systematizes, stores and disseminates Vietnamese knowledge in many fields.

Read more...
TechFest urges start-ups to reach full potential

TechFest urges start-ups to reach full potential

Viet Nam needs to creatively promote innovative start-ups in order to ensure the global start-up wave is more than a short-term movement in Viet Nam, said Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam at the opening ceremony of Techfest 2017.

Read more...
Uber, Grab, Bitcoin and Vietnam’s digital economy

Uber, Grab, Bitcoin and Vietnam’s digital economy

The fierce opposition by traditional taxi firms to Uber and Grab, the uncertainty of state management of bitcoins, and the number of Vietnamese starting up businesses in Singapore all show that it is necessary to amend the legal framework in the context of the digital economy.

Read more...
VSMCamp 2017 seizes the digital flow

VSMCamp 2017 seizes the digital flow

More than 40 inspirational speakers will be gathering at Vietnam Sales & Marketing Camp (VSMCamp) and CSMOSummit 2017, which will take place on November 17-18 at Him Lam Palace in Tan Son Nhat Golf Course, to discuss the latest sales, marketing, and communication trends in the course of digital revolution.

Read more...
A breath of fresh air: Honeywell’s new air quality sensor

A breath of fresh air: Honeywell’s new air quality sensor

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) launched the new HPM series particle sensor designed to help building owners and consumers monitor the air for potentially harmful particulate contaminants caused by dust, soot, and smoke.

Read more...
Vietnam-Korea IT Cooperation Centre officially opens

Vietnam-Korea IT Cooperation Centre officially opens

Vietnam-Korea IT Cooperation Centre was today officially established by Korea's Ministry of Science and Information, Communication and Technology in collaboration with Vietnam's National IT Industry Promotion Agency (NIPA).

Read more...
Uber gives green light for sale of stake to Japan's SoftBank

Uber gives green light for sale of stake to Japan's SoftBank

NEW YORK: Ride-sharing company Uber on Sunday (Nov 12) announced a deal to sell a stake to Japan's SoftBank, as the firm looks to turn a new page ahead of its planned IPO by 2019.

Read more...
Mobile phone customers prefer installment payment method

Mobile phone customers prefer installment payment method

More than half of mobile phone transactions whose prices are over VND10 million (US$439) are purchased on installment payments, according to statistics of Mobile World Group, FPT Shop and CellphoneS.

Read more...
Techfest connects investors and start-ups

Techfest connects investors and start-ups

Innovative start-ups are one of the key subjects discussed at group meetings of the Viet Nam Business Summit (VBS) at the APEC Summit in central Da Nang City this week. The Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) is leading a Government project on supporting a national innovative start-up eco-system. Viet Nam News speaks to Tran Van Tung, Deputy Minister of Science and Technology.

Read more...
150 coastal trainers receive education on ICT and marine conservation

150 coastal trainers receive education on ICT and marine conservation

More than 150 trainers, including teachers, as well as officers from schools and local organisations of the northern province of Quang Ninh's Halong city have participated in training courses on information technology (IT) and marine conservation.

Read more...
Vietnam IT firms told to target higher-value services

Vietnam IT firms told to target higher-value services

Vietnamese IT firms now have great opportunities from large markets such as the US, Japan, Europe and Singapore. However, most of them are focusing on low- and mid-end products, which is the most vulnerable market segment in the new 4.0 revolution era.

Read more...
Facebook urges users to send nude pics to combat 'revenge porn'

Facebook urges users to send nude pics to combat 'revenge porn'

SYDNEY: Facebook is trying to combat "revenge porn" by encouraging users in Australia to submit their nude photos to a pilot project designed to prevent intimate images from being shared without consent.

Read more...
Internet cable ruptures for 5th time in 2017

Internet cable ruptures for 5th time in 2017

The undersea Asia-America Gateway (AAG) internet cable – one of the six cables connecting Việt Nam with the rest of the world – has ruptured since Tuesday morning.

Read more...
Twitter to double tweet limit to 280 characters

Twitter to double tweet limit to 280 characters

Twitter started testing an increase to its 140-character limit in most languages in early September in a bid to draw in more users and boost engagement at the social network.

Read more...
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