Author: Jack Nguyen

Editor In Chief at TIMES 24H, TechTimes, SportTimes, AutoTimes and Managing Editor at Tribune Philippines. Chairman at TIMESCORPORATION - Communications Media Company.

Embraer, Widerøe and Rolls-Royce have today announced plans to study a conceptual zero-emission regional aircraft. The 12-month cooperation study – in the context of pre-competitive research and development – will address passenger requirements to stay connected in a post Covid-19 world, but do so sustainably, and seeks to accelerate the knowledge of the technologies necessary for this transition. Such technologies will allow national governments to continue to support passenger mobility while reusing most of the existing infrastructure in a more sustainable way. Advances in scientific research can make clean and renewable energy a major enabler of a new era of…

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After over 1 month of operations in Ho Chi Minh City, GoCar is coming to Hanoi users, starting with the GoCar Protect safety and hygiene service line. Gojek, Southeast Asia’s leading mobile on-demand services platform, today announced the launch of GoCar service in Hanoi, starting with GoCar Protect, which incorporates additional safety and hygiene features. After over 1 month of operations in Ho Chi Minh City, GoCar remains the only four-wheel ride-hailing service in Vietnam to establish high hygiene and safety standards and provide in-car protective shields and air purifiers. With the extension of GoCar Protect in the capital city,…

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MoMo announces closing of Series E financing from Mizuho, Ward Ferry, and other leading global investors. According to TechTimes, Vietnamese super-app MoMo announced the successful completion of its Series E fundraising round. The Company raised about USD 200 million in equity financing from leading global investors including Mizuho, Ward Ferry, Goodwater Capital and Kora Management. The Series E was led by leading Japanese global bank Mizuho. The company will use the new capital to consolidate the leading position of its super app platform by growing the penetration of its financial services products among its 31 million users, expanding its presence to serve…

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In December 2021, POPS Kids Learn became the leading education platform with over 10,000 enrolled students only four months after its launch. This is a huge accomplishment for such a new platform. It’s a testament to both the strong desires of parents to keep their children learning, and the strong foundation provided by the POPS Worldwide brand among families. POPS Kids Learn was introduced earlier this year, and is the latest addition to the immensely popular POPS Kids, the leading edutainment platform for children in the region. Providing children with a fun place to learn has been a great strategy,…

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Group-IB, one of the global cybersecurity leaders, has presented its research into global cyberthreats Hi-Tech Crime Trends 2021/2022 at its annual threat hunting and intelligence CyberCrimeCon’21 conference. As part of the report, which explores cybercrime developments in H2 2020 — H1 2021, Group-IB researchers analyze the increasing complexity of the global threat landscape and particularly highlight the growing role of alliances between threat actors. The trend manifests itself in partnership between ransomware operators and initial access brokers under the Ransomware-as-a-Service model. Scammers too band together in clans to automate and streamline fraudulent operations. Notably, individual cybercrimes, such as carding, is…

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Cho Tot launches Viec Lam Tot, aiming to serve more than 40 million blue-collar workers in Vietnam The job posting platform VIEC LAM TOT (www.vieclamtot.com) was officially launched by Cho Tot online classified platform with the goal of bringing million job opportunities to blue-collar workers, step by step empowering Vietnamese’s daily life. In the period of 2021-2025, VIEC LAM TOT targets to connect and meet the job demands for more than 40 million blue-collar workers, which is expected to solve the riddle of the labor force for the Vietnamese economy. Cho Tot launches Viec Lam Tot, aiming to serve more…

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One Mount – Vietnam’s largest technological ecosystem with solutions across distribution, financial services, real estate, and retail industries; has received back to back distinctions earning a spot in the Vietnam Software and IT Services Associations (VINASA) Top 10 Vietnam ICT Companies 2021, and HR Asia Awards’ Best Companies to Work For 2021.  These twin achievements, which come as One Mount celebrates its second anniversary, underline the company’s commitment to empowering Vietnamese businesses to achieve digital transformation, develop local tech talent and serve consumers with quality products and services. “We at One Mount consider ourselves as Vietnam’s partner in unlocking the…

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ClayOPS, Velocity Business Solutions and Riley will join NCS NEXT to strengthen data analytics and cloud capabilities NCS has reached agreements to acquire three companies – ClayOPS, Velocity Business Solutions, and Riley – with capabilities in data analytics and cloud that will support NCS’ regional expansion strategy in Asia Pacific. The move is in line with Singtel’s strategic reset announced in May to turn NCS into a B2B services champion in Asia and develop new engines of growth.     NCS makes triple acquisitions in Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia to boost digital capabilities and fuel growth across the region This trio of…

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Nonvoice, the globally 5G app agency, is launching its first dedicated 5G app portal, Nonvoice Alive. The portal provides network operators around the world with direct access to high quality 5G consumer apps to start generating revenues from 5G devices and data plans. As of today, the Nonvoice Alive portal contains 15 consumer apps with new titles being added each month. The apps and experiences cover AR games, education, sports and NFTs/digital collectibles which are seeing huge increases in popularity. The hand selected high-quality services available on Nonvoice Alive can be bundled together or provided on a subscription basis or…

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Today, at an exclusive event in New York City, Qualcomm Technologies International, Ltd. highlighted momentum in the global Snapdragon Sound technology rollout, with 30 OEMs having signed technology agreements, and the first commercial products headed for consumers from Xiaomi, Edifier and Master & Dynamic as well as the Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders designed by ASUS.  The company also announced its intention to support CD Lossless audio transmission over Bluetooth wireless connectivity as a feature of Snapdragon Sound to meet increasing consumer demand for lossless audio quality. In conjunction with the event, executives from Qualcomm, Master & Dynamic and Motorola discussed…

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