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Joggers need better online social network

Despite encouraging achievements, development of a domestic social network for Vietnamese joggers has been below expectations.

'Safety belt' for the epidemic era

Digital technology is an invisible wall that provides security to foster trade and tourism during the time of epidemic. This is a new trend that forces the service industry to accelerate digital transformation during a historic turning point.

First home-grown internet speed test app launched

i-Speed, the first Made-in-Vietnam internet speed measuring app, was rolled out in Hanoi on April 2 by the Vietnam Internet Network Information Centre (VNNIC) and the Authority of Telecommunications.

Tech players ramp up work-from-home initiatives

The competition to offer the best work-from-home solutions is heating up in Vietnam as the coronavirus outbreak keeps people in their homes.

Coronavirus: Teachers in Singapore stop using Zoom after 'lewd' incidents

A secondary school home-based geography lesson in Singapore was hijacked by two men.

Tech companies looking global

Local tech platforms and startups aim to take on the world but doing so won't be easy.

Speech to text software makes huge impression at Vietnamese Talent Awards

A speech to text program has been selected to the final round of the Vietnamese Talent Awards 2019 which will be held on November 15 in Hanoi.

Food delivery market heats up, weak competitors drop out

VietNamNet Bridge - Having an estimated value of $33 million, the competition in the food delivery sector is as cutthroat as the ride-hailing market.

Super-app race kicks off

Domestic and foreign developers such as Grab, Zalo and Line are running a race of developing super-apps as they believe ‘early birds will catch the worm’.

Apple set to expand Siri, taking different route from Amazon's Alexa

 Apple Inc is expected to announce plans next week to make its Siri voice assistant work with a larger variety of apps, as the technology company looks to counter the runaway success of Amazon ...

Vietnamese-American tech firms in US yet to reach $1billion status

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnamese-born Americans have gained encouraging achievements with their technology firms in the US but none of the startups have reached unicorn status, or a $1billion valuation. 

Traditional taxi companies may sue Uber, Grab Taxi

VietNamNet Bridge - The service fees set by Uber and Grab are 30-50 percent lower than that offered by traditional taxi firms, according to Nguyen Van Thanh, Chairman of the Vietnam Transport Association.

Many business fields benefit from mobile technology

VietNamNet Bridge - Experts have predicted that many business fields will derive benefits from mobile technology as smartphones and desktop computers become more popular.

VN's app offers housework services at press of a button

A smart phone application on the popular iOS and Android platforms that allows users to call repair and housework services was launched on Wednesday (January 21).

Making apps: easily done, difficult to sell

The number of Vietnamese apps on Google Play, Appstore and Apple Store has been increasing in accordance with the number of mobile devices in use. Tens of thousands of apps have been made, but only 2 percent of them can bring money.