J. D. Biersdorfer (The New York Times) Notifications on your phone and computer are great for keeping up to date with breaking news, weather and traffic updates. But those real-time alerts popping up can also drive you nuts with the frequent interruptions bombarding your screen – not to mention the...
  http://URL: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/22/technology/personaltech/how-to-alexa-siri-assistant.html Apple added its Siri assistant to the iPhone 4S model in 2011, giving users a hand-free way to schedule appointments, play music, look up information and perform other basic tasks. Less than a decade later, digital assistants are in a plethora of digital devices, including computers, smart speakers,...
Brian X. Chen (The New York Times) The 2010s made one thing clear: Tech is everywhere in life. Tech is in our homes with thermostats that heat up our residences before we walk through the door. It’s in our cars with safety features that warn us about vehicles in adjacent lanes....
http://URL: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/25/technology/personaltech/digitize-analog-audio.html J.D. Biersdorferc.2019 The New York Times   A huge amount of the world’s audio has been digitized, but many veterans of the Analog Age still have out-of-print albums, lectures and other content locked on vinyl records, cassettes and CDs. Converting the audio to digital formats for personal use is much...
Ei Thandar Tun Ooredoo Myanmar signed a partnership agreement with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on December 16 to support the implementation of the Sustainable Enterprises and Agricultural Development (SEAD) project. The partnership aims to establish an inclusive and sustainable rural development model in Myanmar’s Dry Zone Region by leveraging...
http://URL: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/18/education/artificial-intelligence-tutors-teachers.html Jennifer Turner’s algebra classes were once sleepy affairs and a lot of her students struggled to stay awake. Today, they are active and engaged, thanks to new technologies, including an artificial intelligence-powered program that is helping her teach. She uses the platform Bakpax that can read students’ handwriting and...
Httpool Named Facebook Sales Partner for Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos Facebook, the most popular social network among Myanmar people, has selected Httpool as its authorized sales partner for Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos. In this role, Httpool will provide support and regional expertise to local businesses across Facebook, Instagram, Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp. “At...
Ei Thandar Tun/Myanmar Business Today Myanmar telecom operator Mytel announced its partnership with mobile game developer Shanghai Moonton Technology at the recent “Road To Legends: Forging A Powerful Connection” event. Mytel will serve as Moonton’s official national partner for 2020-2021 to empower the growing e-sports community in Myanmar. “As the official...
Jack Nicas, Conor Dougherty and Daisuke Wakabayashi (New York Times) SAN FRANCISCO About a month after Donald Trump was elected president in 2016, Larry Page, the Google co-founder, was summoned along with other prominent tech executives to a meeting at Trump Tower. It was a rare public appearance for Page. He sported...
Ei Thandar Tun/Myanmar Business Today Telecom operator Mytel is partnering with Myanmar Book Aid and Preservation Foundation (MBAPF) to organize digital and information literacy training for students and faculty from 14 universities across the country. The two partners signed a memorandum of understanding November 27 at Park Royal Hotel, Naypyidaw. According to...