Customers in Myanmar, a developing country with an average annual income per capita of just over $1,000, often look at the price when they are thinking of buying a new smartphone. This offers opportunities for smartphone makers, who offer a very good price to performance products with a very...
By Josh Horwitz SHANGHAI, May 22 (Reuters) - The latest U.S. government action against China's Huawei takes direct aim at the company's HiSilicon chip division -- a business that in a few short years has become central to China's ambitions in semiconductor technology but will now lose access to tools...

Put Alexa and Siri to Work

  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,...
Tazer Bhone Myint Myanmar Computer Federation has invited applications from young IT technicians for ITU Innovation Challenges 2020 organized by the International Telecommunication Union-ITU. The competition comprises of three categories: the Digital Changemaker Challenge, the Ecosystem Best Practice Challenge, and the Women in Tech Challenge. Contestants can submit the apps, both...
By Makiko Yamazaki TOKYO, May 19 (Reuters) - Sony Corp will turn its financial arm, Sony Financial Holdings Inc, into a wholly owned unit through a tender offer worth about 400 billion yen ($3.72 billion), the Japanese electronics and entertainment giant said on Tuesday. The deal will allow Sony to strengthen...
အောက်တွင် မြန်မာလို ဖတ်ရှုနိုင်ပါသည် Ascent Myanmar Growth Fund I LP (AMGF), Myanmar-Focused private equity fund owned by Ascent Capital Partners Pte. Ltd, a Singapore-registered fund management firm, has made a combined $26 million minority investment in Frontiir Pte. Ltd, an internet service provider under the name Myanmar Net. “By supporting Frontiir, a...
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...
အောက်တွင် မြန်မာလို ဖတ်ရှုနိုင်ပါသည် Nearly three in four (72 percent) of Myanmar consumers have expressed a clear interest in adopting contactless card payments, according to the Visa Consumer Payment Attitudes Study. The study was conducted by ENGINE insights on behalf of Visa in August 2019 across Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, the...
Facebook said on February 12 that it had closed fake accounts in Myanmar and Vietnam that posed as “independent telecom consumer news hubs” in a bid to discredit rival telecom providers, marking the first time the social network has acted against commercial disinformation originating in these countries on its...
Written by Rajan Acharya There was a  time in Myanmar around  2002 the internet was only available in selected major cities costing K 500-1500 for 1 hour the connection is normally slow and often interrupts.  Those painful days are in the past, now the internet is easily accessible through the...