Vietnam innovation wins gold medal at Seoul Fair

05/12/2017 10:07

A project on building a power optimization automatic control system at the crude oil distilling unit (CDU) of Dung Quat Refinery by Vietnamese engineers won a gold medal at the Seoul International Invention Fair 2017 (SIIF 2017), which wrapped up in Seoul on December 3.

Vietnam Internet Forum 2017 underway in Hanoi

29/11/2017 20:52

Focusing on sessions such as e-government, open data, smart cities, and social media, the Vietnam Internet Forum 2017 (VIF17) is being held in Hanoi on November 27 and 28 for the first time, marking 20 years of the internet in Vietnam.

China Bans Skype from Apple, Android App Stores

25/11/2017 11:54

Tech companies have been forced to remove Skype, one of the world’s largest voice over internet protocol (VoIP) and text messaging services, from their has iOS and Android app stores, the newest addition to the lengthy list of applications banned by the Chinese government.

Uber buys thousands of Volvo cars to set up driverless Armada

23/11/2017 10:24

Swedish car giant Volvo will deliver tens of thousands of self-driving cars to the international Uber taxi service under a framework agreement. With this transaction, the controversial, loss-ridden and lawsuit-plagued US firm is hoping to make the transition from being a taxi app to a major operator of a fleet of self-driving cars.

V-KIST officially launched

22/11/2017 18:20

PSNews – The Vietnam-Korea Institute of Science and Technology (V-KIST) was officially inaugurated in Hanoi on November 21 after 5 years of preparation.

VNCERT orders quick action against CoinHive

18/11/2017 15:30

The Vietnam Computer Emergency Response Team has ordered all cybersecurity units at State agencies, enterprises and banks from the central to the local level to guard against the CoinHive malicious code.

British Council project wins Newton Prize in Vietnam

17/11/2017 14:11

A British Council Institutional Links project that has developed a communications system that can work even when extreme weather and natural disasters strike has been awarded the inaugural Newton Prize, worth £200,000, at an event in Hanoi, Vietnam today (16 November).

Former 'Angry Bird' Wants to Dig Rail Tunnel Under Baltic Sea

16/11/2017 19:24

Former Angry Birds mastermind Peter Vesterbacka has stunned his compatriots with plans for a high-speed private rail link between Finland and Estonia. He argued that what might be the world's longest tunnel could be built within a mere five years.