Sony Electronics Inc. has launched a new line of premium smart TVs, which includes 8 models that deliver clear, detailed and lifelike pictures to meet increasing demands of Vietnamese tech fans.
Rewards and discovery platform ShopBack launched its website and mobile app in Vietnam, bringing a smarter way for local online shoppers to shop, save and discover.
Two Vietnamese startups Thuocsi.vn and TopCV were among the 15 applicants selected from over 600 candidates to take part in Google’s accelerator program for early-stage tech startups based in Southeast Asia.
Vietnam has jumped four places to the 9th top digital nation under the Tholons Global Innovation Index 2020.
- Singapore-based retail platform ShopBack makes Vietnam’s official debut 1
- Thuocsi.vn and TopCV accepted to Google’s accelerator program 2
- Vietnam a top 10 digital nation 3
- Vietnam’s tech giant VNG’s income surges to three-year-high despite pandemic 4
- E-wallets seek to grab opportunity as pandemic keeps people shopping online 5
- Qualcomm inaugurates facilities to support Vietnamese OEMs to develop and produce 5G devices 6
Unicorn startup VNG corporation reported VND223 billion ($10 million) net income in second quarter, up 39% on-year, highest in three years, according to its consolidated earning report.
Businesses are pushing cashless payment services amid demand triggered by social distancing measures imposed to curb Covid-19.
California-based silicon giant Qualcomm has inaugurated a new interoperability testing laboratory and a new office in Hanoi, the company said in a statement.
A new undersea cable with a bandwidth of 126 Tbps, the highest of any serving Vietnam now, which is built by State-owned Vietnam Post and Telecommunication Group will link Vietnam soon.
Vietnam Oil & Gas Group’s subsidiary PVOIL has become the first petroleum retailer in Vietnam to introduce charging stations for electric cars, the company said in a posting on its website.
Indonesian’s most valuable startup Gojek will unify its Vietnamese brand GoViet and bring it under one technology platform, a move to enhance its strength amid fierce competition against Grab.
The State Bank of Vietnam and the Ministry of Industry and Trade have affirmed that they have not licensed Zalo Bank to provide online built-in financial services.
Vietnamese cybersecurity firm Bkav has warned that spyware VN84App is aiming at Vietnamese mobile users. More than 300 users became victims in a short period of time.
Vietnamese tech firm planned VND246 billion ($10.6 million) after-tax loss in 2020 on investing in strategic products and services including ZaloPay, company leaders told shareholders’ meeting.
The Vietjet Air board of directors has approved plan to set up an e-wallet service in which it holds 51 percent stake, statement said.
Vietnam’s consumer lending firm F88 has raised about VND140 billion ($6 million) from existing investors Mekong Capital and Granite Oak, Deal Street Asia reported.
Vietnamese offline-to-online real estate platform Propzy has raised a $25 million Series A led by Gaw Capital and SoftBank Ventures Asia, a venture arm of Japanese SoftBank Group, TechCrunch reported.