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2 More Weeks for AAG Repairs, Hanoi to Get Free WiFi Network

In the ongoing saga of Vietnam’s temperamental WiFi connection, we’ve got good news and bad news.

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MobiFone's 4G Users Unimpressed by New Service

The recent rollout of MobiFone’s 4G trial service left much to be desired as early subscribers reported choppy reception and a hefty price tag.

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Vietnamese Spend 3 Working Days a Week Online: Report

On average, Vietnamese internet users spend over 24 hours a week online.

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[Video] Nghe An Man Builds Helicopter From Car Parts

Some people enjoy reading in their spare time; others enjoy a good game of cards, a walk in the park or an evening nhậu. Fifty-year-old Le Van Thoa is none of those people.

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Saigon Students Win National Contest With Water Leak App

Students from the Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology took home the top prize last week at the Swedish embassy’s Smart Water Innovation Contest in Hanoi for an app that maps leaks in the city’s ...

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Busted: A 3D Printing Adventure in Saigon

My journey with 3D printing begins with me mishearing “bust” as “butt.”

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Vietnam to Get FASTER Internet Connection

Internet users in Vietnam will soon be able to enjoy the swift connection speed provided by FASTER, the speediest undersea internet cable in the world.

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[Video] Young Engineers Push Hanoi's Tech Startup Scene

While cities like Singapore have dedicated a great deal of money toward incubating its tech startup scene, some enterprising young Hanoians have began to lay the foundations without any outside fundin...

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Viettel Invests $50m in Fiber-Optic Internet Sea Cable

In an effort to bring stronger internet connections to Vietnam, telecommunications giant Viettel recently sunk US$50 million into the forthcoming AAE-1 fiber-optic sea cable.

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dumbOt: An Engineering Student's Quest to Bring Robotics to the People

Before graduating from high school, Nguyen Phuong Duy had already done more than most of his peers.

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China Now Home to World's Most Powerful Homemade Supercomputer

Recent supercomputer rankings have revealed that China not only continues to top this list but is now doing so with 100% domestic technology.

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Local Coconut Startup Receives 6-Figure Funding

A local startup has received six-figure funding for its coconut business.

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Vietnamese Telecoms Aim for Global Domination

While much of the conversation surrounding Vietnam’s largest state-owned companies relates to privatization and removing foreign ownership limits, two of Vietnam's telecommunications giants, FPT and V...

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Vietnamese Students Take Home Prize at Intel ISEF 2016

Two Saigon high school students made a big impression at an international science-engineering fair in the US for their all-terrain wheelchair design.

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Google Translate Adds Offline Mode, Instant Chinese Translation

Google just made some major improvements on its translation tools.

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Vietnamese Education Startup Receives $9m in Funding

Yet another Vietnamese education app is raking in the investment money, as tutoring service GotIt! recently announced US$9 million in seed and series A funding.

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Vietnamese, Korean Computer Scientists Invent Webcam Algorithm to Read Your Emotions

One day soon, your mobile game may be able to register your joy, anger and frustration thanks to a creepily accurate webcam algorithm.

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World Bank Enlists Grab and Uber to Create Open-Source Traffic-Monitoring Platform

Ever since apps like Grab and Uber came to the country, Vietnam's urban transportation has been turned upside down. On one hand, consumers are thrilled to be paying less for car rides in cities like H...

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Thai Retailer Buys Zalora's Vietnam and Thailand Businesses

Earlier this week, Germany-based Rocket Internet announced the sale of its online retailer, Zalora, to Thai giant Central Group.

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[Video] Driverless Pods May Hit Singapore's Streets by Year End

While we can't imagine testing a driverless vehicle in, say, Saigon traffic, the orderly streets of Singapore seem like the perfect place to give self-driving machinery a whirl.