Technology The Myanmar Times has the latest news from across Myanmar. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 04:37:38 +0630 en-gb Telcos roll out their Thingyan bonuses The  three mobile operators are launching bonuses ahead of water festival, a further sign of growing competition for the country’s mobile subscribers.

]]> (Aung Kyaw Nyunt) Technology Thu, 09 Apr 2015 04:00:00 +0630
Korean handsets differ in pricing Two South Korean handset makers will be debuting models in the next few days aimed at different pricing points. Samsung will bring in its Samsung Galaxy S6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge on April 10, while LG will begin distributing its LG Aka phone on April 9.

]]> (Catherine Trautwein , Aung Kyaw Nyunt) Technology Wed, 08 Apr 2015 04:00:00 +0630
Online futures trading grows along with industry fears Online futures trading is taking hold, though the potential for losses is large and trading should be properly regulated, experts warn.

]]> (Kyaw Phone Kyaw) Technology Wed, 08 Apr 2015 04:00:00 +0630
Controversial free software pioneer makes his case at a Yangon seminar Richard  Stallman, the founder of the Free Software Foundation, clearly enjoys making puns.

]]> (Catherine Trautwein) Technology Tue, 07 Apr 2015 04:00:00 +0630
Pandal ticket-sellers take to Facebook to reach young people IT was just a matter of time. Water festival enthusiasts seeking the best splash for their kyat are now booking space on pandals through Facebook.

]]> (Aung Kyaw Nyunt) Technology Thu, 02 Apr 2015 04:00:00 +0630
Ooredoo lowers calling costs but denies price war From 12:01am yesterday, Ooredoo Myanmar began charging customers K20 a minute to make calls – a price below what has been the lowest price of K25 a minute. 

]]> (Catherine Trautwein) Technology Thu, 02 Apr 2015 04:00:00 +0630
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