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Grab Is Experimenting With 'GrabWheels' Electric Scooter in Singapore

GrabWheels debuted on the main campus of National University Singapore (NUS) in November last year, but a string of accidents have forced new safety measures be put in place as it moves forward.

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Vietnamese Educational App Elsa Secure $7m From Google's AI Fund

Elsa, founded in 2015 by Vietnamese national Van Dinh Hong Vu and speech recognition researcher Dr. Xavier Anguera, is a mobile application that helps English learners hone their pronunciation and overall speaking ability.

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Vietnamese Ride-Hailing App FastGo Plans Expansion to US, Brazil

FastGo, a Vietnamese tech company, plans to enter the ride-share markets in Brazil and the US this year thanks to investors hailing from those countries.

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Vietnamese Lifestyle Startup WeFit Secures $1m in Funding

The startup was launched in late 2016.

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In Vietnam, Fake Death Certificates Are Weaponized to Hack Facebook Accounts

Vietnam’s fake document industry has upgraded for the information age.

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A New Homegrown Ride-Hailing App Will Launch in Vietnam Next Week

Be, a Vietnamese ride-hailing app, is set to enter the crowded market next week.

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Vietnam Wants to Create Homegrown Alternative to Facebook

A Vietnamese social media network would have a tough time breaking into the country which boasts the world's seventh-largest Facebook user base.

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Apple Assembler Foxconn Considers Opening iPhone Factory in Vietnam

The iPhone assembler is looking towards Vietnam to escape the collateral damage of US-China trade tensions.

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After E-Scooter, Vingroup to Launch 4 New Smartphones This Month

Vingroup's smartphone brand, Vsmart, will be Vietnam's second, after the BPhone, which was created by BKAV.

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Vietnam to Test 5G Technology Next Year for 2020 Launch

The fifth generation of cellular mobile technology promises superior speed, higher bandwidth and better responsiveness.

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5.4m Mobile World Customers Could Be Affected by Alleged Data Hack

A data leak involving electronic retail chain The Gioi Di Dong (Mobile World) has cast doubt over the way the local company handles customer info.

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