Biometric Vietnam is on the horizon. What’s going to be wrong with that ?
Hanoi pledges ambitious programmes as it competes with Asian rivals such as Malaysia in burgeoning chip sector.
Satellite Internet providers can only offer the service in Vietnam if there are gateways in the country, the information ministry has proposed.
Iris scan, voice samples and blood type to be included in database
Vietnam plans to invest in two to four more international telecommunications cable, with data capacity of 60 Tbps, by 2025.
More than 10 universities across Vietnam have introduced courses in integrated circuit design and technology to meet the increasing demand for skills in those fields.
Content creator Hua Quoc Anh was penalised for posting ‘false information’ on the popular short-video app. The now-deleted video, with overlaid images of the Thai flag and royalty, was shared last November.
Drivers pay out of pocket for online cash orders, expecting to be paid back by the customer — but, in Vietnam, the customers could disappear.
U.S. chipmaker Nvidia’s chief executive said on Monday the company will expand its partnership with Vietnam’s top tech firms and support the country in training talent for developing artificial intelligence and digital infrastructure.
Growing up, I wasn’t very aware of Vietnam. I never saw tourism ads for the country, at least not in the same way I did for places like Malaysia and India (Malaysia Truly Asia and Incredible India, anyone?). Vietnamese food…
Vietnamese authorities announced last week the results of a monthslong investigation into TikTok, finding that the social media platform’s censorship processes failed to filter out content that violates Vietnamese laws.
Hackers aligned with Vietnam tried to use social media platforms X and Facebook to install spyware on the phones of dozens of high-profile targets, including US lawmakers, United Nations officials and CNN journalists, Amnesty International said Monday.
Awkward, seeing as the US and Vietnam just announced a refreshed relationship.
Social media giants Facebook, Google, TikTok and Netflix removed thousands of “offensive” and “false” posts in Vientam at the request of the government.
Vietnamese authorities have proposed banning children under 13 from using TikTok along a string of suggested screen time restrictions to be imposed on those under 18.
Foreign companies are recruiting Vietnamese IT talent with salary offers of up to VND4 billion a year ($164,400), but the search is challenging due to a shortage of suitable candidates.
Around 80 per cent of violations take place on digital platforms with the most violated content including TV shows, movies, music and books.
Personal information, especially that of students from Ho Chi Minh City, is being traded on the Internet at very cheap prices.
US President Joe Biden and senior executives from top American tech firms including Google and Intel will meet Vietnamese business leaders Monday after the two countries agreed to deepen cooperation in the face of shared concerns about China.
Vietnam collected VND3.94 trillion (US$166.5 million) in taxes from 57 foreign online platforms including Google, Apple, Facebook, Netflix, and TikTok in the first half of this year.
The demand marks a further incremental tightening of the state’s control over the online sphere.
Vietnam’s 4,700 compromised ChatGPT accounts make up the fourth highest total in world, according to a cybersecurity firm.
When Facebook took off in Vietnam about a decade ago, it was like a “revolution,” said two of the company’s early employees in Asia. For the first time, people across the country could communicate directly about current affairs.
Social media users in Vietnam must soon verify their identities, in what the government says is a bid to crack down on online scams.
The app already faces growing pressure from Western governments over fears that user data could be used or abused by Chinese officials.
Vietnamese digital payment firm MoMo and American multinational financial services company Western Union have on Monday announced a strategic collaboration enabling customers to receive Western Union money transfers on the MoMo app.