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Vietnamese spend four hours a day on smartphones, survey finds

Vietnamese spend an average of four hours a day on their smartphones, 65 percent of that time on apps, a survey has found.

Vingroup posts fourfold H1 revenue rise from vehicles, smartphones

Vietnam's biggest private conglomerate Vingroup earned VND2.6 trillion ($112 million) from sales of electric bikes, cars and smartphones in H1 2019.

All work, no play plus smart devices: kids turn couch potatoes

Low priority for physical activity, smart devices, fast food and sugary drinks are engendering an epidemic of unfit children in Vietnam.
July 03, 2019 | 09:20 am GMT+7

Vingroup reports $25 mln revenue from vehicle, smartphone sales

Vietnam’s largest listed private company Vingroup has reported revenues of VND600 billion ($25.77 million) from car, electric motorbike and phone sales last year.
February 01, 2019 | 02:37 pm GMT+7

Samsung in strategically key Vietnam for the long haul

South Korean conglomerate Samsung is committed to a long-term presence in Vietnam as a major base for its global operations.
January 12, 2019 | 03:45 pm GMT+7

Vingroup’s new smartphones target global market

Vietnam’s largest private firm Vingroup launched four new phone models Friday, saying it aims to sell them internationally.
December 15, 2018 | 02:53 pm GMT+7

Vingroup’s major move: enters list of top 10 firms in Vietnam

The list of 10 biggest companies by revenue in Vietnam for the first time includes a domestic private company, Vingroup.
December 10, 2018 | 10:36 am GMT+7

Screen time linked to mental health problems in kids and teens

A new study has linked excessive gaming, watching TV, or on smartphones to anxiety and depression in kids as young as two.
November 06, 2018 | 04:39 pm GMT+7

Chinese brands grab 39 percent of Vietnam smartphone market

Xiaomi and Huawei were the two fastest growing mobile phone brands in Vietnam in the second quarter, technology industry analyst Counterpoint reports.
August 15, 2018 | 11:52 am GMT+7

From laboratory in far west, China's surveillance state spreads quietly

Government procurement documents collected by Reuters and rare insights from officials show the surveillance technology is encroaching into cities like Shanghai and Beijing.
August 14, 2018 | 05:21 pm GMT+7

Soaring 3G, 4G use to boost mobile ads, commerce

Widespread adoption of 3G and 4G networks in Vietnam presents a lucrative growth opportunity for mobile advertising and commerce.
August 06, 2018 | 11:21 am GMT+7

Vietnam earns record $34 billion from smartphone shipments in 2016

Samsung's mega-plants are driving the country's smartphone industry.
January 23, 2017 | 05:43 pm GMT+7

Samsung Elec set for Q1 profit jump, but some call an earnings peak

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd flagged a 10 percent jump in quarterly profit on Thursday - a sign of robust early sales for its new Galaxy S7 smartphones although doubts abound whether momentum can be maintained in the face of new rival offerings.
April 07, 2016 | 03:31 pm GMT+7

Google tests digital wallets that can stay in pockets

Google on Wednesday said it is testing ways to let people use digital wallets without having to even take smartphones out of their pockets.
March 10, 2016 | 06:52 pm GMT+7
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