Technology The Myanmar Times has the latest news from across Myanmar. Tue, 07 Jul 2015 13:17:26 +0630 en-gb Start-up aims to put bus ticketing in the fast lane Though software can’t speed up an overnight bus trip to Mandalay, it can help users buy tickets faster. Ignite Software Solution technology provider Star Ticket lets local customers buy spots on a bus from convenience stores on the corner using a global distribution system – enabling would-be travellers to skip the commute to Aung San Stadium to buy a physical ticket.

]]> (Catherine Trautwein) Technology Tue, 07 Jul 2015 04:00:00 +0630
Local tech firm lists on AIM stock exchange Local social media company MySQUAR launched on the AIM sub-market of the London Stock Exchange on July 1, after raising £1.67 million (US$2.6 million) through a placement of about 16.7 million shares at £0.10 per share.

]]> (Catherine Trautwein) Technology Mon, 06 Jul 2015 04:00:00 +0630
Pyay to host fourth ‘un-conference’ On July 11th and 12th, Pyay will host its fourth Barcamp – a tech-focused “un-conference” that has seen multitudes of people attend past events.

]]> (Aung Kyaw Nyunt) Technology Thu, 02 Jul 2015 04:00:00 +0630
MPT mulls pricing cuts in telecoms race Myanma Posts and Telecommunications (MPT) is considering reducing its airtime costs before the end of the year, a senior official said.

]]> (Hsu Hlaing Htun) Technology Wed, 24 Jun 2015 04:00:00 +0630
Local directories move to online apps Myanmar Marketing Research and Development (MMRD) company has rolled out a Yangon Directory online mobile app, joining a growing number of directories heading online.

]]> (Aung Kyaw Nyunt) Technology Tue, 16 Jun 2015 04:00:00 +0630
When is mobile data not your own? Telcos can find out who users talk to, as well as where and when – and right now, in certain situations, a Posts and Telecommunications Department (PTD) request could lead operators to share that information with police.

]]> (Catherine Trautwein) Technology Fri, 12 Jun 2015 04:00:00 +0630
Civic tech hackathon takes on census data On this year’s “National Day of Civic Hacking”, over 50 people came to downtown innovation lab Phandeeyar to make recently released census data more digestible.

]]> (Catherine Trautwein) Technology Mon, 08 Jun 2015 04:00:00 +0630
Mobile penetration reaches half the country Mobile penetration rates have increased to over 50 percent, according to the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology.

]]> (Htoo Thant) Technology Tue, 02 Jun 2015 04:00:00 +0630
Users react to telecom tariffs IT is difficult to find a person who does not support the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw’s move to delay the introduction of a 5 percent tax on top-up for another year.

]]> (Aung Kyaw Nyunt) Technology Fri, 29 May 2015 04:00:00 +0630
Parliament suspends 5% tax on top-up The Union Parliament yesterday suspended a newly imposed 5 percent commercial tax on mobile phone top-ups until the next fiscal year.

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