The Myanmar Times
Tuesday, 21 April 2015
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Myanmar language, culture gets game users

A local Myanmar game has racked up tens of thousands of users, proving the use of local language and cultural tie-ins can trump foreign competition.

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Myanmar’s internet: ‘partly free’

No surveillance, but laws on the books could come back to bite users

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Ooredoo to grow app for farmers

Ooredoo Myanmar, backed by GSMA (Groupe Speciale Mobile Association), will plant mobile tech in rural farmers’ reach with a new app this year.

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Hi-tech aria: Local software companies must share the stage

Next time you’re scrolling through the listings in search of just the right power ballad to bring the KTV crowds to their feet, take a moment and give thanks to the technology that makes it possible.

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Google goes offline for developing countries

Local techies download content kits and spread them to Myanmar cities

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Ecommerce services for payment to start

Local consumers are increasingly taking to the web to make a deal, yet paying for products is still a major headache.

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Startup meets showbiz on reality TV program

Local start-up entrepreneur Ko Min Zeya Phyo didn’t plan on entering the competition which won his company the chance at more than S$2 million.

 

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The future is still far off

One of Myanmar’s last hurdles to leapfrogging will be a slog to clear: development

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Telenor expands beyond big cities

Telenor Myanmar has broken out of Myanmar’s cities with recent network rollouts in Sagaing, Magwe,Ayeyarwady and Bago regions.

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Gaming: a new social network

Heading online can help some gamers relax, form friendships, and even learn English. But some have concerns about how online behaviour affects offline lives – and what happens when too much of a good thing goes bad.

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