vietnam

  • Popular Collage App Fuzel Adds Animated Slideshow Tool

    Popular Collage App Fuzel Adds Animated Slideshow Tool

    Remember when simply uploading a still photo of your brunch was enough to get dozens of likes on Instagram or Facebook? Well, those days are gone now, thanks in large part to the popularity of Vine, as well as Instagram’s video-sharing feature. Fuzel for iOS, which made the App Store’s Best of 2012 list, has added an animated slideshow tool to keep up with the demand for more… Read More

  • WebDev Video Tutorials Startup Learnable.com Gives Australian High School Students Free Classes To Address Looming Crisis

    WebDev Video Tutorials Startup Learnable.com Gives Australian High School Students Free Classes To Address Looming Crisis

    Hoping to address the software developer skills crisis choking Australia’s startup ecosystem, Learnable.com is giving away $10 million in credits to high school students to access its library of web development resources.  Spanning 10,000 students, the Melbourne startup hopes to reverse the engineering deficit and replicate the success of Aussie successes, Atlassian, 99designs, and… Read More

  • For Your Protection: Vietnam Bans Late-Night Gaming

    It’s not the best time to be a gamer in Vietnam. The country’s government, by way of the Ministry of Information and Communication, has decreed that ISPs there block access to online games between the hours of 10pm and 8am. No late-night raiding for you, I’m afraid. Read More

  • Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Vietnam Phu Bai Valley Trailer

    EA just released a brand new trailer of their upcoming DLC for Bad Company 2. Looks sweet if you ask me and it will set you back 1200 MS. Onslaught, the last (and only) DLC for Bad Company 2 was not satisfactory and I do hope that this new download is not just a bunch of weapons and maps. The Multiplayer Expansion Pack will be available this winter. Read More

  • TOPIO Dio: Meet Vietnam's first service robot

    Tosy (warning: the site takes a long time to load), Vietnam’s first – and only – robot venture, has been flying under the radar since the debut of TOPIO, their table tennis-playing humanoid, in 2007. The company was established as early as 2002 and has been mainly manufacturing toy robots since. But it seems as if their first “life-sized” service robot, dubbed… Read More

  • Samsung closer to opening mobile phone factory in Vietnam

    It looks like Samsung is getting closer to building a $670 million mobile phone manufacturing plant in Vietnam. Why the change of locale? Cheap labor, of course. Samsung submitted a proposal last month to authorities in the northern province of Bac Ninh, which is 19 miles NE of Hanoi and according to officials they’re close to sealing the deal. Nguyen Quang Thanh of the provincial… Read More