While most countries in the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) have ambitions of developing competitive tech sectors, it appears that Vietnam is best placed to become the region’s Silicon Valley, thanks to successful education policies, government support and an environment of entrepreneurial-ism.
Tag - software
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jeudi 20 octobre 2016
Most users rely on default passwords and leave remote access options on.
vendredi 17 juin 2016
Vietnam’s new penal code planned to take effect next month includes some new rules that will send app developers, even household names like Flappy Bird developer Nguyen Ha Dong, into legal troubles.
mercredi 13 avril 2016
Vietnam's tech startups are emerging as a force to be reckoned with as foreign private equity funds bet the country's talented young brains will yield more successes like the international hit game Flappy Bird.
lundi 25 mai 2015
Eight foreign-owned companies were found using unlicensed software valued at more than VND13.5 billion (US$643 million) by an inter-ministerial team that carried out a month-long inspection.
Despite having a large number of universities specialising in information and technology, IT companies in Viet Nam are still short of candidates, according to the HCM City Computer Association.
mercredi 4 février 2015
One of Germany's largest media groups has invested in Coc Coc, a Vietnamese startup whose products ambitiously seek to challenge the search and browser market share of Internet giant Google in Vietnam.
mardi 20 janvier 2015
Each of Vietnam's seven million computer users suffered an average loss of VND1.23 million ($57.5) due to viruses last year, according to Hanoi-based online security firm BKAV.
mercredi 10 décembre 2014
Most organizations in Vietnam leave their internal networks open to their staffs’ mobile devices without managing them for information security, a new survey found.
lundi 26 mai 2014
A Microsoft survey has found that Vietnam is among the countries most vulnerable to a mass cyber attacks; nearly half of computers were found to contain malware.
dimanche 6 avril 2014
Vietnam’s tech community is growing fast. From the well-known game Flappy Bird and companies like VNG Corporation, to lesser known operations like GlassEgg, Vietnam is producing an increasing number of young and dynamic businesses led by a new wave of entrepreneurs.
samedi 15 mars 2014
E-learning, with its high usability and interaction level, has become more and more popular in Vietnam. The market is expected to witness a boom once more big e-learning app developers jump into it.
The US-backed information technology developer IBM Group is investing dozens of billions of dollars into making more innovated products, which will benefit Vietnam.
mercredi 12 mars 2014
Small scaled in operation, incapable to undertake big projects, Vietnamese software firms have missed a lot of opportunities to make money.
mercredi 12 février 2014
HANOI — “Let me explain how a startup works,” said Csaba Bundik, executive director of the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam. In an unheated room in the unfinished part of a shopping mall, about 70 young Vietnamese in puffy winter coats took notes on smartphones. “You start with an idea. But you have to show that it’s not just a brilliant idea—it’s a brilliant business.”
jeudi 15 août 2013
If you want to see the future of urban transportation, Da Nang is a good place to start. IBM today said it has signed a deal with Vietnam’s fourth-largest city to install a high-tech traffic management system to help the rapidly growing seaport avoid the fate of Chinese cities choking on cars and pollution.
lundi 21 janvier 2013
The University of Information Technology (UIT) in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam will build a private cloud computing to develop a ‘virtual campus’ and improve service delivery to students and staff, after upgrading its computing system last year.
jeudi 3 janvier 2013
HCMC – The inspection department of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on Thursday said violations of software copyrights have decreased this year but use of pirated software at foreign companies has intensified.
mercredi 19 décembre 2012
A number of computer companies in Hanoi and HCM City were fined for software copyright violation in November.
vendredi 7 décembre 2012
HCMC – If Vietnamese software outsourcers did not improve the quality of their human resources, they would likely lose orders from Japanese information technology (IT) firms despite the fact that Japanese enterprises are shifting their orders to Vietnam.
mercredi 14 novembre 2012
Quang Trung Software City Development Company has been instructed by the HCM City People’s Committee to work with the planned Thu Thiem new urban area management board to study possible locations for developing a second site.
Vietnam is making efforts to crack down on copyrights infringements, but such piracy still persists.
mardi 10 avril 2012
Communist-ruled Vietnam is better known for rice and shoes than software developers or internet companies
mardi 21 février 2012
Foreign information technology firms and investment funds are interested in venturing into Vietnamese IT and software development companies.
lundi 12 décembre 2011
The software testing industry in Vietnam has developed rapidly in recent years as local companies have won the confidence of multinational technology giants.
dimanche 27 novembre 2011
Nearly two years after the Public Certificate Authority Services (CA) were put into use, the systems have shown the lack of connectivity. Meanwhile, Vietnamese digital certificates have not been recognized in the world.
vendredi 24 juin 2011
Vietnam’s personal computer (PC) software piracy rate fell by two percentage points to 83 percent in 2010, remarking the first fall after three consecutive years of unchanged piracy rate of 85 percent in 2007-2009.
mardi 17 mai 2011
Software piracy in Vietnam remains prevalent, and is specially high among individuals' computers although the rate looks a bit lower among corporate users, speakers said at a press briefing in HCM City yesterday.
dimanche 9 mai 2010
The study by Business Software Alliance (BSA) and International Data Corporation (IDC) had several shortcomings, the Vietnam Association for Information Processing (VAIP) told a conference on Friday.
vendredi 25 septembre 2009
The high rate of software copyright infringement in Vietnam, estimated at 85 percent, causes annual losses of $275 million in jobs and tax revenues, a report said Tuesday.
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