Bringing in new investors Anthem Asia and DPI Energy Ventures, as well as prior investors TRIREC, Insitor Impact Asia Fund, Great Noble Ventures, and FORUM, the additional financing provides firepower for SolarHome, a pioneer in Pay-As-You-Go (PAYG) solar for off-grid households in Myanmar, today announced the closing of its Series A-2...
by Ei Thandar Tun The Huawei Nova 7i, launched in Myanmar on March 6, will appeal to photo hobbyists and gamers alike. The AI-powered quad rear camera setup comprising a 48-megapixel main shooter, 8MP ultra wide-angle lens, 2MP macro lens and 2MP bokeh lens makes it easy to take high-quality pictures...
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...
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...
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...

Huawei Launches Mate 30 Pro

Chinese smartphone maker Huawei introduced its new flagship Mate 30 Pro with Huawei Mobile Services to the Myanmar market on November 20. “Huawei Mate 30 Pro comes with the best hardware. In terms of software, it comes with HMS, Huawei Mobile Services, offering unique user experience. Moreover, the cameras will...
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...
Local payment app OnePay recently joined forces with Asia Green Development Bank (AGD) to offer safe and easy payments for a wide range of services. Designed to enable mobile financial transactions between users and businesses across one unified platform, the app aims to combine financial and lifestyle activities, making it...
KBZ Bank and Tranglo, a cross-border payment hub, have formed a remittance partnership to facilitate inbound foreign money transfers directly into the accounts of KBZ Bank customers. Approved by the Central Bank of Myanmar, this service allows Myanmar workers in countries such as Malaysia, Singapore, and South Korea to...
In collaboration with MCI, a local advertising technology company, Grab Myanmar, a leading high-tech ride-hailing service in Southeast Asia and Myanmar has announced the launch of  GrabAds, a digital display advertising service, which enables private companies and corporations to place advertisements on Grab Taxis. The service will launch in...