Technology The Myanmar Times has the latest news from across Myanmar. http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology.html Sat, 28 Mar 2015 10:19:27 +0630 en-gb MPT extends Swe Thahar promotion http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/13781-mobile-operator-mpt-has-extended-a-promotion-for-its-swe-thahar-users-claiming-a-positive-customer-response-on-the-deal-that-cuts-internet-costs-the-plan-has-run-for-most-of-march-but-will-now-continue-into-next-month-it-gives-a-50-percent-bonus-on-intern.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/13781-mobile-operator-mpt-has-extended-a-promotion-for-its-swe-thahar-users-claiming-a-positive-customer-response-on-the-deal-that-cuts-internet-costs-the-plan-has-run-for-most-of-march-but-will-now-continue-into-next-month-it-gives-a-50-percent-bonus-on-intern.html Mobile operator MPT has extended a promotion for its Swe Thahar users, claiming a positive customer response on the deal that cuts internet costs.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Aung Kyaw Nyunt) Technology Fri, 27 Mar 2015 04:00:00 +0630
Line’s instant messaging software aims to take on local leader Viber http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/13756-line-s-instant-messaging-software-aims-to-take-on-local-leader-viber.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/13756-line-s-instant-messaging-software-aims-to-take-on-local-leader-viber.html Instant  messaging service Line aims to give Viber a run for its money after launching in Myanmar on March 24.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Aung Kyaw Nyunt) Technology Thu, 26 Mar 2015 04:00:00 +0630
Busy signal for handset market http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/13736-busy-signal-for-handset-market.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/13736-busy-signal-for-handset-market.html Rapid growth in the number of domestic mobile users is creating opportunity for mobile handset makers to expand their sales.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Aung Kyaw Nyunt) Technology Wed, 25 Mar 2015 04:00:00 +0630
Coal study under way in Tanintharyi http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/13711-coal-study-under-way-in-tanintharyi.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/13711-coal-study-under-way-in-tanintharyi.html 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.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Zaw Win Than) Technology Tue, 24 Mar 2015 04:00:00 +0630
Solar plane drops in on world tour http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/13650-solar-plane-drops-in-on-world-tour.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/13650-solar-plane-drops-in-on-world-tour.html

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.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Catherine Trautwein) Technology Mon, 23 Mar 2015 09:18:15 +0630
Solar-powered plane comes in for local landing http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/13646-solar-powered-plane-comes-in-for-local-landing.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/13646-solar-powered-plane-comes-in-for-local-landing.html

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.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Catherine Trautwein) Technology Fri, 20 Mar 2015 10:21:31 +0630
Here comes the sun-powered plane http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/13625-here-comes-the-sun-powered-plane.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/13625-here-comes-the-sun-powered-plane.html 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.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Catherine Trautwein) Technology Thu, 19 Mar 2015 16:15:38 +0630
Online grocery seller takes its shot http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/13614-online-grocery-seller-takes-its-shot.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/13614-online-grocery-seller-takes-its-shot.html

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.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Catherine Trautwein) Technology Thu, 19 Mar 2015 09:21:59 +0630
Preparing the financial system for digital attacks http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/13565-preparing-the-financial-system-for-digital-attacks.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/13565-preparing-the-financial-system-for-digital-attacks.html 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.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Catherine Trautwein) Technology Tue, 17 Mar 2015 09:41:46 +0630
Telenor traffic booths draw mixed reaction http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/13563-telenor-traffic-booths-draw-mixed-reaction.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/13563-telenor-traffic-booths-draw-mixed-reaction.html

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


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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Aye Nyein Win and Jeremy Mullins) Technology Tue, 17 Mar 2015 09:30:25 +0630