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Meet The Winners Of Vietnam Young Spikes 2014

Why did you apply for VYS 2014? Chuong: I am very new to the industry and would like to see what it would be like to have the freedom to do creative work instead of following the process and dealing ...

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Vietnamese Farmers Build Solar-Powered Boat

Four farmers in the Mekong Delta have successfully produced a solar-powered boat that can reach speeds of 20kph.

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Vietnam to Get 3 New Internet Cables

Following constant ruptures to the Asia-America Gateway (AAG), Vietnamese telecommunication firms and government agencies are planning to build three new cables to ensure that the country's internet u...

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Vietnamese Tech Firm Unleashes 'the Best Smartphone in the World'

Vietnamese tech company, Bkav has unveiled the Bphone, a smartphone that the firm’s CEO has ambitiously dubbed “the best smartphone in the world.”

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[Photos] Inside Vietnam's Only Nuclear Reactor

Vietnam has operated a nuclear reactor on-and-off since 1963 when the Americans helped create the Da lat Nuclear Research Institute. There, a General Atomics-built TRIGA-Mark II reactor was installed ...

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Vietnam’s Internet Speeds Ranked 99th Globally In New Report

The latest “State of the Internet” quarterly report found that while Vietnam ranks toward the back of the pack when it comes to internet speeds, things are looking up.

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US$40m Earmarked For Saigon’s Silicon Valley

Looking to capitalize on Vietnam’s growing tech industry, a group of investors has been granted a license to develop "Saigon Silicon City," a project modeled after the Bay Area’s Silicon Valley.

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Vietnam’s Mobile Internet Speeds 2nd Slowest in the World

According to a recent survey by global bandwidth testing company Ookla, Vietnam's 3G speeds are some of the worst on Earth.

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Vietnam’s Undersea Internet Cable Cut Yet Again

Vietnam’s notoriously fragile section of the Asia-America Gateway (AAG) cable has snapped once again in what is becoming a regular event.

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AT&T Looks To Expand Into Vietnamese Market

American telecommunications giant AT&T is looking to expand its services into Vietnam, but not in the way that you might expect.

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Uber’s New Service Promises Cheapest Taxis In Saigon, Hanoi

On April 7, Uber launched uberX, a new service that will be at least 25% cheaper than traditional taxi services in Saigon and Hanoi.

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Vietnam Delays Launch Of 4G Until 2016

Though many have agreed that 2015 is the “prime time” for Vietnam to launch its 4G services, the country’s deputy minister of information and communications announced last Thursday that licenses for t...

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[Video] Chinese Company Builds 57-Story Skyscraper in 19 Days

When one talks about the pace of construction in Vietnam, many would liken it to watching paint dry. Due to a plethora of reasons, many buildings remain partially built (e.g. the building at Ham Nghi ...

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Vietnam to Get Its First Solar Power Plant

EVN is partnering up with a Russian energy company to construct the country’s first solar power plant.

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Google Translate Asks Vietnamese To Help Improve Its Accuracy

If you’ve ever needed to use Google Translate to Vietnamese, you know that it’s not always the most accurate. While it can be said that this is an issue for many of the languages available in the serv...

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Fake Fanpages Of Vietnamese Politicians Flood Facebook

As some Vietnamese politicians embrace Facebook, others have been a bit slower to adopt it. However, many in the latter group are already represented on the social network with fake Fanpages.

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Microsoft To Move 2 Nokia Factories From China To Vietnam For Lower Labor Costs

It looks like Vietnam’s master plan to lure global tech companies is panning out with the announcement last week that Microsoft is closing two of its handset plants in China and moving operations to V...

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Google.vn Hacked By "Lizard Squad"

This afternoon, users attempting to connect to the Google.vn homepage were greeted by text, a photo and video courtesy of what appears to be a small collective of American hackers.

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New Website Uses Travelers To Deliver Items To Those Aboard

A new website, Bringers.co, offers to make deliverymen (and women) out of people traveling abroad.

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[Video] Alibaba Tests Drone Delivery Service In China

Chinese online retail giant, Alibaba, has taken a page out of Amazon’s playbook, launching a three-day drone delivery pilot program.