Danang to have US$1 billion hi-tech center
3/24/2018 9:08:00 AM (GMT+7)
 The central city of Danang is pinning high hopes on a US$1 billion hi-tech center named Danang Silicon at the Danang Hi-tech Park (DHTP) in Hoa Vang District. 

New regulation imposes VND-billion fines for using ‘freebie' software
3/23/2018 4:15:29 PM (GMT+7)
 New rules imposed by the Penal Code for software piracy, including crippling financial fines up to VND1 billion ($45,400), the suspension of operations, and so on, are expected to mitigate and hopefully terminate piracy in Vietnam.

Technology sector sees rising number of startups
3/23/2018 7:10:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - With nearly 3,000 startups, Vietnam is entering a startup boom similar to Europe’s in the 2010-2011 period, according to Max Scheichenost, the co-founder of 15 startups. 

Vietnamese female scientist receives L’Oreal-UNESCO fellowship
3/23/2018 1:42:36 PM (GMT+7)
 Dr Nguyen Thi Hiep was selected to be part of the International Rising Talents Programme of the L’Oreal-UNESCO For Women In Science Awards, which were presented on March 21 in Paris, France.

MobiFone and Samsung intensify 5G cooperation
3/23/2018 1:09:58 PM (GMT+7)
 Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. and MobiFone Global signed an agreement to boost engineering and commercial cooperation on 4G and 5G networks in Vietnam on March 22 in Hanoi in front of about 100 ICT businesses from Korea and Vietnam.

Work begins on Vietnam-RoK institute of science, technology
3/23/2018 10:50:52 AM (GMT+7)
Vietnam’s Ministry of Science and Technology and KOICA on March 22 co-organised a ground-breaking ceremony for Vietnam-Republic of Korea Institute of Science and Technology in Hanoi-based Hoa Lac High-Tech Park. 

Silicon on Thin Box (SOTB) – a technology breakthrough for smart cities
3/22/2018 7:10:00 AM (GMT+7)
As the number of IoT devices increases, low-power chips manufactured with SOTB technology (Silicon on Thin BOX) will become a key to IC (integrated circuit) industry development.

Former CEO of Fossil Vietnam takes charge in Facebook
3/21/2018 4:37:27 PM (GMT+7)
 Le Diep Kieu Trang (38) will manage the development of the biggest social network in Vietnam, Facebook.

Big challenges await Spotify in Vietnam
3/21/2018 10:05:24 AM (GMT+7)
Spotify has officially joined the Vietnamese market. The world’s largest digital music service, Spotify has been warned about challenges it could face in Vietnam where people are used to free music services.

Vietnam financial technology contest’s finalists announced
3/21/2018 10:41:49 AM (GMT+7)
 The list of 16 finalists in the Fintech Challenge Vietnam (FCV) – the first-ever financial technology contest in the country has been officially announced, according to the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in Vietnam on March 20. 

Nearly $10bn investment for three high-tech parks
3/21/2018 1:51:36 PM (GMT+7)
 Three national hi-tech parks in Hoa Lac, HCM City and Da Nang have attracted 218 investment projects with a registered capital of nearly US$10 billion, creating jobs for about 50,000 workers.

Finance, banking sector under pressure to undergo digital conversion
3/20/2018 7:50:00 AM (GMT+7)
The technical breakdown at the HCMC Stock Exchange (HOSE) in late January shows that the finance and banking sector in Vietnam urgently needs to undergo digital conversion, analysts have said.