Milestones in 20-year-old Internet use in Vietnam
Two Vietnamese researchers on November 16 were awarded the 2017 Newton Prize Vietnam for their project “Building a Foundation for Sustainable Development: Networked Societies for the Cities of Tomorrow” that addresses communicating during disasters.
More than 100 programmers have recently joined the “Vietnam Mobile Hackathon” programme organised by Google.
The Biodiversity Conservation Centre of GreenViet, an NGO in Da Nang, will launch a warning application for smart phone users to alert of violations against animals and vegetation in the Son Tra Nature Reserve.
The Vietnam Inland Waterways Administration (VIWA) has launched a free mobile phone application, called Viwa Alert, which allows users to report water traffic law violations.
Vietnam’s international connectivity will be improved once the Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT)’s internet service via the Asia-Africa-Europe-1 (AAE-1) is offered in July.
Cloud computing is a crucial technological trend and has become an important technology during the fourth industrial revolution, according to Nguyen Thanh Phuc, Director General of the Authority of Information Technology Application.
23 provinces, cities change dialing codes.
The Vietnamese delegation finished third at the Intel International Science and Technology Fair (Intel ISEF), which took place from May 13-19 in Los Angeles, the United States.
The Thai government on May 17 announced a new cyberspace law, allowing agencies to access private computer systems, ostensibly to tackle hacking.