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Are Electric Cars Coming to Vietnam?

As urban Vietnam makes a push toward cars and away from motorbikes, could electric vehicles be on the horizon?

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Vietnam Ranks 101st Out of 195 Countries on Cybersecurity: UN Report

Vietnam has a lot of work to do to make sure its cybersecurity infrastructure keeps up with its economic growth.

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Amazon Eyes Southeast Asia Expansion Through Singapore

It looks like residents of Southeast Asia will soon be able to enjoy American online retailer Amazon’s services.

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Vietnam’s Video Game Market Ranks 28th Globally in Total Revenue: Report

With spending on video games in Vietnam expected to hit US$365 million in 2017, the country is quickly becoming a lucrative market for game makers.

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Cyber Security Breach Exposes 66,000 Vietnamese Personal Accounts

Approximately 66,000 Vietnamese Facebook, Gmail and Yahoo accounts have been stolen in a newly discovered cyber heist, experts recently revealed.

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Binh Thanh Debuts New App to Help Residents Report Legal Violations

An app which lets residents of Binh Thanh District submit legal violations to local authorities has been successful in a pilot run.

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Spotify Likely to Expand to Thailand and Vietnam This Year

It appears likely that Spotify, the popular Swedish music streaming service, will expand to Vietnam and Thailand this year.

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Vietnamese Startup VNG Reaches for Country's First IPO Abroad

Vietnamese startup VNG Corp. has signed a memorandum of understanding to list on New York's Nasdaq Stock Exchange.

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Vietnam Is Crazy About the New Nokia 'Brick' 3310

Vietnam’s most popular phone model ever has officially made a comeback.

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52% of Computers in Vietnam Are at Risk of Ransomware Attack: Cybersecurity Experts

Vietnam’s computer users are at high risk of being attacked by ransomware, according to a recent cybersecurity report.

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Gaming, Movies and Kid's Stuff: Here's What Vietnam Watches on YouTube

Vietnamese spend a lot of time watching YouTube videos and being online, recent research shows.

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Facebook Policy Head, Vietnamese Minister of Information Discuss Curbing ‘Toxic Content’

Representatives of Facebook met with Vietnamese authorities this week to explore preventive measures regarding alleged false information on the social networking site.

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Viettel to Launch New Luxury Smartphone Later This Year

Time to save up, Saigoneers: rumor has it that Viettel will launch a new luxury smartphone by the end of the year.

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Apple Warns Unauthorized Local Shops to Stop Using Trademark

In the future, Saigon’s neighborhood phone stores might have to think twice before putting the Apple logo on their front sign.

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Vietnam to Get Nationwide 4G Coverage by End of April

Under the central government’s ambitious plan to bring Vietnam up to speed with the region's internet standards, local mobile carriers are extending their fourth-generation (4G) high-speed network.

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Vietnam's Pension System to Go Digital by 2018

Vietnam’s pension distribution system is seeking to catch up with the digital age.

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Vietnamese Game 'Sky Garden' Wins People's Choice Award at Gaming Event

A Vietnamese game recently surpassed Pokemon GO, Super Mario Run and other famous world titles to earn the prize for most popular at this year's IMGA Global event.

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Hanoi Pilots Program to Collect Parking Fees via Mobile App

This May, Hanoi will test out a digital parking system on select streets in Hoan Kiem District.

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Grab to Open R&D Center in Saigon

In order to ramp up its competitiveness in the region, Southeast Asian ride-hailing app Grab is establishing new research and development centers in Vietnam and India.

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Chinese Tech Giant Xiaomi to Arrive in Vietnam This Month

The market for smart devices in Vietnam has recently become much more competitive, as Chinese tech giant Xiaomi launched an official distribution channel in the country.

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