Science & Technology

Vietnam’s solar power market: attractive but risky

Saturday, 16 December 2017 11:41

Vietnam’s solar power market: attractive but risky Vietnam is considered the second biggest potential market in Southeast Asia for solar power.      
 

New ‘safe’ USB created by engineers at Electronics Institute

Friday, 15 December 2017 11:35

New ‘safe’ USB created by engineers at Electronics Institute After six years of research and development, VS-KEY USB developed by a group of engineers from the Electronics Institute under the Ministry of National Defense has been launched.     
 
 

Watchdog gives nod to Mobile World-Tran Anh M&A

Wednesday, 13 December 2017 11:42

Watchdog gives nod to Mobile World-Tran Anh M&A The Competition and Consumer Protection Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade has given the go-ahead for the merger and acquisition (M&A) deal between the two largest local electronic retailers – The Gioi Di Dong (Mobile World) and Tran Anh Digital World.
 
 

iPhone X sells out in HCM City

Tuesday, 12 December 2017 11:54

iPhone X sells out in HCM City A few days after hitting the market, the new genuine iPhone X is now out of stock, according to traders.
 
 

What will Blockchain bring to Vietnam?

Monday, 11 December 2017 13:37

What will Blockchain bring to Vietnam? “Don’t be afraid of Alipay! With Blockchain, we may have payment portals better than Alipay for Vietnam,” the CEO of Tomo, one of the first Vietnamese startups using Blockchain as platform technology, said recently.
 
 

Modern medical equipment still cannot be fully exploited

Wednesday, 06 December 2017 11:10

Modern medical equipment still cannot be fully exploited Hospitals have spent tens of billions of dong to buy expensive medical equipment, but  have not made adequate investment in human resources to use the machines in an effective way.
 
 

Fintech sees strong rise in Vietnam

Monday, 04 December 2017 12:15

Fintech sees strong rise in Vietnam Foreign conglomerates have poured hundreds of millions of dollars into Vietnamese fintech firms, as more bank-fintech cooperation agreements have been signed recently.
 
 

Vietnamese businesses fear future ransomware attacks

Friday, 01 December 2017 13:52

Vietnamese businesses fear future ransomware attacks After the May 2017 worldwide cyberattack by the WannaCry ransomware cryptoworm, Vietnamese businesses fear being blackmailed by ransomware again.
 
 

Smartphone users cover 84% of VN population

Thursday, 30 November 2017 11:53

Smartphone users cover 84% of VN population The number of people using smartphones, among mobile phone users, accounts for 84 per cent in 2017, compared to 78 per cent a year ago.
 
 

Vietnamese professor invents sleep-monitoring device

Wednesday, 29 November 2017 11:29

Vietnamese professor invents sleep-monitoring device With WiSpiro, the autonomous system that monitors a person’s breathing volume invented by Prof Vu Ngoc Tam, users can check the quality of their sleep via brainwave signals.
 
 

Students make rubbish-collecting machine that runs on solar energy

Monday, 27 November 2017 11:04

Students make rubbish-collecting machine that runs on solar energy The robot, which is compact, highly mobile and able to move freely across canals, rivers and lakes to pick up rubbish and hyacinth, was made by two students from the HCM City Transport University, Nguyen Thanh Thi and Nguyen Vi Nhan.
 
 

Nokia outpaces Apple in Q3 smartphone sales

Thursday, 23 November 2017 11:24

Nokia outpaces Apple in Q3 smartphone sales Two Asian brands, Samsung and OPPO, retained their leading positions in Vietnam’s smartphone market in the third quarter of 2017, according to IDC Indochina.
 
 

Investment-paradise Vietnam catches eye of Silicon Valley venture capital firm

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 10:19

Investment-paradise Vietnam catches eye of Silicon Valley venture capital firm Silicon Valley-based Fenox Venture Capital announced intentions to pour capital into Vietnam after immense investments in Indonesia in the last several years.
 
 

HCM City gears towards smart city

Tuesday, 21 November 2017 15:11

HCM City gears towards smart city Ho Chi Minh City and military telecom group Viettel signed an agreement on November 17 to develop the southern metropolis into a smart city during 2017-2020.
 
 

Vietnamese scientist becomes official member of French Academy of Overseas Sciences

Monday, 20 November 2017 13:11

Vietnamese scientist becomes official member of French Academy of Overseas Sciences Associate Professor Nguyen Ngoc Dien, Vice Rector of the University of Economics and Law under the Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City, has become an official member of the French Academy of Overseas Sciences, making him the first Vietnamese person to be awarded the status.
 
 

Mobile broadband driving internet growth

Saturday, 18 November 2017 13:04

Mobile broadband driving internet growth Vietnam’s fixed line market has seen a significant decline after peaking in 2009, according to Reportbuyer, a leading industry intelligence solution that provides all market research reports from top publishers. Market penetration fell from 20.1 per cent in 2009 to 10.5 per cent in 2012 and 5.7 per cent in 2016.
 
 

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