Technology The Myanmar Times has the latest news from across Myanmar. http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology.html Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:36:23 +0630 en-gb Geek girls to tackle tech gender gap http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/12101-girls-are-geeks-too.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/12101-girls-are-geeks-too.html

Myanmar’s women in tech face challenges with access and resources, but one new group is setting out to hack the system.

 

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Catherine Trautwien) Technology Mon, 27 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0630
PCs live on in Myanmar http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/12102-pc-lives-on-in-myanmar.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/12102-pc-lives-on-in-myanmar.html An overwhelming majority of skilled workers in Myanmar aged 18 and older still use PCs to access the internet, a recent survey from the online jobs platform work.com.mm finds.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Catherine Trautwien) Technology Mon, 27 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0630
Telenor pushes back its Yangon launch http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/12005-telenor-pushes-back-its-yangon-launch.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/12005-telenor-pushes-back-its-yangon-launch.html

Yangon's mobile users will have to wait another 6 to 10 days to sign up with Telenor.

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Catherine Trautwein) Technology Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:00:00 +0630
App to cast a critical eye http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/12015-app-to-cast-a-critical-eye.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/12015-app-to-cast-a-critical-eye.html

"Let's Hush", a new location-based application debuting in Myanmar, provides a platform for everyone to be a critic.

 

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Catherine Trautwein) Technology Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:51:32 +0630
So long, Singapore http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/12016-so-long-singapore.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/12016-so-long-singapore.html

The stage is set for Myanmar’s tech-savvy native sons and daughters to return from overseas and develop the local industry.

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Catherine Trautwein) Technology Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:00:00 +0630
Women crucial to change, says advisor http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/12017-women-crucial-to-change-says-advisor.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/12017-women-crucial-to-change-says-advisor.html Rural poverty has an outsize effect on Myanmar’s women – an issue that their “empowerment” can help address, according to U Aung Htun Thet, economic advisor to the president. 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Catherine Trautwein) Technology Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:00:00 +0630
Where dhamma meets droid http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/11932-where-dhamma-meets-droid.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/11932-where-dhamma-meets-droid.html As the nation’s internet grid continues to grow, Buddhism is crossing over into the realm of technology, writes Catherine Trautwein.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Catherine Trautwein and Aung Kyaw Min) Technology Mon, 13 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0630
Road to success a challenging slog for local start-ups http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/11869-road-to-success-a-challenging-slog-for-local-start-ups.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/11869-road-to-success-a-challenging-slog-for-local-start-ups.html Entrepreneurs in Myanmar are hurt by high costs and high expectations when starting up businesses, according to tech entrepreneur Ko Thar Htet.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Catherine Trautwien) Technology Mon, 06 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0630
Web classifieds start-up looking to expand http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/11788-web-classifieds-start-up-looking-to-expand.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/11788-web-classifieds-start-up-looking-to-expand.html More than 100,000 people stop by Myanmar’s largest free classifieds site, Ads.com.mm, every month. Among the thousands of listings that have appeared on the portal, potential buyers might find anything from mobile phones to mobile toilets.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Catherine Trautwein) Technology Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0630
VMG looks to cut costs as internet-calling market heats up http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/11792-vmg-looks-to-cut-costs-as-internet-calling-market-heats-up.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/11792-vmg-looks-to-cut-costs-as-internet-calling-market-heats-up.html As consumers move toward newly available foreign internet-calling options like Viber, local firm VMG telecom is looking to cut costs to keep their international calling business afloat.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Aung Kyaw Nyunt) Technology Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0630