Technology The Myanmar Times has the latest news from across Myanmar. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 10:19:27 +0630 en-gb MPT extends Swe Thahar promotion Mobile operator MPT has extended a promotion for its Swe Thahar users, claiming a positive customer response on the deal that cuts internet costs.

]]> (Aung Kyaw Nyunt) Technology Fri, 27 Mar 2015 04:00:00 +0630
Line’s instant messaging software aims to take on local leader Viber Instant  messaging service Line aims to give Viber a run for its money after launching in Myanmar on March 24.

]]> (Aung Kyaw Nyunt) Technology Thu, 26 Mar 2015 04:00:00 +0630
Busy signal for handset market Rapid growth in the number of domestic mobile users is creating opportunity for mobile handset makers to expand their sales.

]]> (Aung Kyaw Nyunt) Technology Wed, 25 Mar 2015 04:00:00 +0630
Coal study under way in Tanintharyi A feasibility study is under way on a US$2.5 billion power plant to be located in Myeik township, Tanintharyi Region, according to Akira Sude, overseas power project department manager from Marubeni Corporation of Japan.

]]> (Zaw Win Than) Technology Tue, 24 Mar 2015 04:00:00 +0630
Solar plane drops in on world tour

Solar Impulse 2 landed in Mandalay late on March 19, greeted by hundreds – including President U Thein Sein and dancers in an elephant costume – out to take a look at the first solar plane to fly around the world.

]]> (Catherine Trautwein) Technology Mon, 23 Mar 2015 09:18:15 +0630
Solar-powered plane comes in for local landing

Landing in Myanmar is a stop of special significance for the pilot of Solar Impulse 2, the solar-powered plane currently on its way around the world.

]]> (Catherine Trautwein) Technology Fri, 20 Mar 2015 10:21:31 +0630
Here comes the sun-powered plane Solar Impulse 2, the solar-powered plane currently on its way around the world, has less than 12 hours to go before it lands in Myanmar.

]]> (Catherine Trautwein) Technology Thu, 19 Mar 2015 16:15:38 +0630
Online grocery seller takes its shot

A tech startup wants to cut down on the tumult associated with grocery shopping in Yangon, and is urging customers to browse for their daily bread online instead of in person.

]]> (Catherine Trautwein) Technology Thu, 19 Mar 2015 09:21:59 +0630
Preparing the financial system for digital attacks As money moves online and onto mobile phones, security could stand between banking customers and hacks and attacks – but some say the industry isn’t quite ready for security showdowns.

]]> (Catherine Trautwein) Technology Tue, 17 Mar 2015 09:41:46 +0630
Telenor traffic booths draw mixed reaction

Telenor’s sponsorship of traffic police huts are drawing mixed reactions from drivers.

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