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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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Hanoi Starts High-Tech Program to Manage Parking Lots

Hanoi’s public parking areas are going digital.

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Vietnam's Internet Environment Ranks 32nd of 75: Report

According to a recent report, Vietnam's internet environment ranks 32nd out of 75 countries.

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Da Nang Students Build Braille Printer

Two young inventors from Da Nang are showing off their prize-winning Braille printer at an exhibition in Japan this May.

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YouTube Might Get Fined for Failing to Comply With Vietnam's Advertising Rules

YouTube is in trouble with two ministries in Vietnam over advertising on the video site.

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Vietnam Aims to Bring Internet Access to 80-90% of Population

Vietnamese IT officials are hoping to bring internet access to as much as 90% of the local population.

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PlayStation Debuts First-Ever Vietnamese-Developed Video Game

Video game fans can now try out the first-ever PlayStation game ever developed by a Vietnamese company.

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The Invincible Nokia 3310 Is Making a Comeback Later This Month

One of Nokia’s most iconic products – the 3310 cell phone – is set to make a comeback later this month.

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Vietnam Ministry Rejects Uber's Transportation Pilot Scheme for 2nd Time

Vietnam’s Ministry of Transport has once again turned down Uber Vietnam’s official proposal to carry out a ride-hailing pilot scheme with local drivers.

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Startup-Rating Firm OddUp Arrives in Saigon, ASEAN’s Future Silicon Valley

As the buzz over Saigon’s tech scene continues to grow, startup-rating website OddUp has arrived in the southern hub.

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Flappy Bird Creator Teams up With Japanese Firm to Release Ninja-Themed Mobile Game

Last week, Flappy Bird creator Nguyen Ha Dong and Japanese firm OBOKAIDEM Games introduced a new, yet familiar, eight-bit game, Ninja Spinki Challenges, to mobile users around the globe.

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