Internet cafe owners say the rise of mobile in Myanmar has meant game over for shops.
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A meetup for technology tinkerers called “makers” at Phandeeyar last week showed attendees another world through Google-developed goggles made of cardboard.
Barcamp is back, and this year the Yangon tech-centred “unconference” will run under the theme of building open communities.
State-owned telco Myanma Posts and Telecommunications lost its monopoly on the telecoms market last year, joining a three-horse race with international entrants Ooredoo and Telenor. As the incumbent, MPT was first out of the starting gate.
Civil society organisations, technologists and others came together last week in Yangon to find ways to answer hate speech and dangerous speech with technology.
Ooredoo Myanmar has extended their 3G network to more of Myanmar, including townships in Mon State.
Tickets for flights to and from Yangon International Airport were quietly slapped with a surcharge beginning late last year to pay for an initiative designed to streamline passenger arrivals.
On December 30, the Qatar-based telco unveiled its newest digital service, allowing customers to transfer calling credit to other users at the push of a button.
Dates are set for Yangon’s third annual app and software development conference, organizers announced last week.
The Yangon Angels – investors and entrepreneurs that make up a new, informal funding network based out of Myanmar’s most populous city – refuse to be “Yes” men.
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