Tripodal position takes shape in mobile phone market

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Tripodal position takes shape in mobile phone market

MobiFone, one of three leading mobile network operators in Vietnam, was separated from Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications (VNPT) last year to become unit under the Ministry of Information and Communications. This has created a tripodal position in the mobile phone market and is expected to cause many changes this year.

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Google takes hit on slower-than-expected growth

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VietNam News English 3 day(s) ago 1 related news

Google profit jumped in the recently ended quarter, but the leap fell short of market expectations as smartphone-centric lifestyles brought with them a shift to cheaper mobile ads.

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Three ministries unsure how to classify “strange vehicle”

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VietnamNet English 3 day(s) ago

Three ministries unsure how to classify “strange vehicle”

VietNamNet Bridge – The General Department of Customs (GDC) says it does not how to tax a so-called “strange vehicle”, a motorhome, because several government agencies have been unable to classify it properly.

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Google fourth-quarter revenue misses Wall Street target

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 day(s) ago

Google Inc's revenue grew 15 percent in the fourth quarter but fell short of Wall Street's target on declining online ad prices and unfavorable foreign exchange rates.

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Microsoft gives away more Office software to attract mobile users

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 day(s) ago

Microsoft gives away more Office software to attract mobile users

Microsoft Corp made its popular Word, Excel and PowerPoint applications available for free on Android tablets on Thursday, marking the latest step in its drive to get as many mobile customers as possible using its software.

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Mobile heat tech the Google maps of energy savings

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 day(s) ago

A Boston company has come up with a new and efficient way for homeowners to save money on energy costs, a timely innovation given the impact of this week's snow storms in the northeast U.S. The company is using a newly developed technology that can map heat signatures for entire cities in matter of days, generating data that could potentially produce billions in energy savings.

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Ho Chi Minh City picks fight with SMS spammers

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 day(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City picks fight with SMS spammers

Mobile network operators and relevant agencies must enact measures to prevent SMS spam and scam messages from annoying subscribers as this ‘rubbish’ is ruining social order and threatening national security, the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Information and Communications ruled Tuesday.

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Singtel, Ericsson partner to test 5G technologies

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Báo Đầu Tư English 5 day(s) ago

Singtel, Ericsson partner to test 5G technologies

Both companies are to form teams to study potential 5G technologies that can be applicable in a local setting, such as those supporting Massive Machine Type Communications (MTC) and a cloud-based network.

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Apple profit hits new high on rocketing iPhone sales

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Báo Đầu Tư English 5 day(s) ago

Apple profit hits new high on rocketing iPhone sales

Apple's quarterly profit soared to a record US$18 billion on the back of booming iPhone sales, especially in China.

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Lack of network safety causes losses

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VietNam News English 5 day(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Lack of network safety causes losses

Computer viruses caused losses of around US$400 million to Vietnamese users last year, the Bach Khoa Anti-Virus Centre has said following a study.

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Facebook restores service after outages across four continents

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Báo Thanh Niên English 5 day(s) ago

Facebook restores service after outages across four continents

Facebook Inc. restored desktop and mobile services after users in parts of Asia, Europe and Africa couldn’t access the social network.

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Facebook unveils 'lite' app for emerging markets

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Facebook unveils 'lite' app for emerging markets

A spokesman said that the "Facebook Lite" Android app is designed "for people on 2G (second-generation) connections or in areas of limited Internet accessibility."

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BUSINESS IN BRIEF 27/1

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VietnamNet English 6 day(s) ago

Sandisk brings world's highest capacity memory card to VN

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India turns to corner shops, mobile phones for banking revolution

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Báo Thanh Niên English 7 day(s) ago

India turns to corner shops, mobile phones for banking revolution

India is betting that mobile phone vendors, fuel stations and corner stores can help it put basic banking within the grasp of hundreds of millions of its poor people living beyond the reach of traditional bank branches.

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Customs data show Vietnam’s mobile phone exports up 11% to $23.6bn last year

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

Customs data show Vietnam’s mobile phone exports up 11% to $23.6bn last year

Mobile phones and parts raked in the biggest export revenue for Vietnam last year, customs data show.

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