Time is of the essence when it comes to diagnosing symptoms and delivering treatment. More than 100 hospitals have turned to AI to detect abnormalities and accelerate time to diagnosis with AI. These hospitals in […]
FPT Software opens Thailand office
Vietnam’s FPT Software has opened a new office in Bangkok, Thailand. Part of the company’s global expansion plan, the branch is expected to address the increasing demand for digital transformation in Thailand. It will allow […]
FPT Software enters chip business
Vietnam’s FPT Software has taken the plunge into chipmaking with the launch of FPT Semiconductor. The new subsidiary’s first integrated circuits (ICs), to be used in Internet of Things (IoT) medical devices, were designed in […]
VinBrain improves quality of healthcare with AI-infused solutions
Driven by its mission to infuse artificial intelligence (AI) into healthcare, VinBrain has developed AI-based healthcare solutions that help doctors make faster and better-informed decisions, improving the quality and consistency of healthcare to the public. […]
Rikkeisoft and Oraichain form strategic alliance
Vietnamese IT software provider Rikkeisoft and AI data Oracle blockchain firm Oraichain have formed a strategic partnership to develop complementary solutions and services. Under the alliance, Oraichain will boost its staff strength to accelerate the […]
Viettel trials 5G
Viettel Group has launched Vietnam’s first 5G commercial trial with 5G services available to subscribers after a period of technical tests. Subscribers with 5G phones can test the service without SIM card upgrade in the […]
Mai Linh enables SmartPOS payment in taxis
Mai Linh has become the first transport company in Vietnam to offer SmartPOS payment service in taxis.
VinAI invests in NVIDIA DGX A100 for NLP research
Natural language processing (NLP) requires loads of computing power so research lab VinAI has turned to the new NVIDIA DGX A100 system — making it the first in Vietnam and one of the first in Southeast Asia to deploy the newly-launched GPU-accelerated data centre in a box.
Avast survey: 1 in 5 smartphone photo is terrible or a duplicate
The average person stores 952 photos on their smartphone, of which 22 percent are of bad quality, blurred, dark, or duplicates, according to an Avast survey.
Facebook plays matchmaker
Singapore has joined 18 other countries, including Thailand, the Philippines and Vietnam, that can access Facebook Dating, the social media platform’s dating feature.
Myanmar startup Goama launches mobile gaming app in India
Myanmar startup Goama has launched its “Netflix of Games” mobile gaming subscription app in India. Called Go|Games, the Android app has more than 700,000 subscribers in Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Indonesia, Cambodia, and Myanmar.
Go-Jek goes regional
Go-Jek will be heading to the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam in the next few months.
SEA is Facebook’s fastest growing region for advertisers
Facebook now has more than four million active advertisers, with more than 70 percent coming from outside of the United States. The fastest-growing region is South East Asia, led by Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines. In terms […]
Vietnam only bright spark in Asia PC market
Vietnam is the only growth market for PCs in Asia in Q4, according to IDC. A total of 610,000 PCs were shipped during this period, bringing annual total to 2.13 million units, a two-percent increase over 2014.
In the second half of 2014, promotions of Windows 8.1 with Bing notebooks and the slow but steady growth of convertibles led to an increase in volumes that helped to stabilise the PC market.
“While it helps to prevent the drop of PC shipment in Vietnam, aggressive moves from vendors generally took down the price further that impacts the margins too. Looking at 2015, we’re still expecting a resilient PC spending added with small but growing gaming market to keep the market stable,” said Yen Phan, Market Analyst for PCs at IDC Vietnam.
Emerging markets to give tech devices US$10b boost
India, China, Pakistan, and Vietnam are among the top five emerging markets that will drive tech devices sale in 2015, according to GfK.
The resarch firm has forecasted that the global technology device market will remain at US$1 trillion next year, just as it has been since 2011.
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Viettel Group to trial ZSmart 8 intelligent charging solution
ZTEsoft’s ZSmart 8 iCS (intelligent charging solution) will be used in a trial project by Viettel Group to develop innovative data service plans for users in Vietnam. The project is part of a joint effort […]
Vietnam’s PC market up in Q1
It looks like Indonesia is not the only market where PC sale is still heading north. Vietnam’s PC market grew by 13 percent in Q1 compared to the same period last year, according to IDC’s Vietnam Quarterly PC Tracker.
Nearly 500,000 PCs were shipped despite concerns over high inventory.
Anticipation of growing consumer demands in under-penetrated areas of Vietnam spurred vendors to increase consumer PC shipments.