Tablets, social networking, clouds, SSDs, networking networks, USB 3.0, iPhones, Androids, and more – technology is ubiquitous in this day and age. As such, OneVietnam Network and South Bay First Thursdays have teamed up to present Toast of the Town: Tech Edition on Thursday, August 4th at Koji Sake Lounge in San Jose. RSVP at http://tot-tech.eventbrite.com/ In addition to … [Read more...] about OneVietnam and South Bay First Thursday present Tech Edition
The following post was written by Cicy Wang for New America Media's EthnoBlog. See her original post here. Chinese and Vietnamese hackers have started a cyber war over the territorial dispute on the ownership of the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea [officially known as the East Sea in Vietnam]. According to Global Times, a website under the operation of the Vietnamese … [Read more...] about Cyber War Started Between China and Vietnam over Spratly Islands
These are precarious times for governments around the world: Social media has led to an explosion of information sharing. Text, pictures, and videos flow freely over the information highway; trying to contain it has proven impossible. Technology will only get faster and internet access will be ubiquitous: within this year, many of us will have internet access faster than … [Read more...] about Why Vietnam’s Government Shouldn’t Fear Facebook and Social Media
Though not official, it has become clear that Facebook has been blocked in Vietnam for a good while now. Access is intermittent at best and only the tech-savvy few can circumvent the block. However, as of last week, that appears to have changed. FPT, Vietnam’s telecom giant, signed into partnership with Facebook last week. Yes, this is the same FPT that many accused of … [Read more...] about Facebook to be Unblocked in Vietnam Thanks to Capitalism?
Last August, the Vietnamese government began implementing an online gaming curfew in a purported effort to mitigate student distractions and discourage gaming addiction. Now, it looks as if the government has taken their campaign against online gaming a step further. As the Vietnam News Agency reports, the “Ministry of Information and Communications has asked internet service … [Read more...] about Vietnam Places Further Restrictions on Online Gaming