Author: Jack Nguyen

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

HMD Global is today announcing its biggest launch to date featuring six new smartphones – Nokia X20, Nokia X10, Nokia G20, Nokia G10, Nokia C20 and Nokia C10 – that have been streamlined into three distinct lines. Top of the range Nokia X-series, intermediate G-series and entry-level C-series all deliver the quality experience that consumers have come to expect from the European mobile company. Products that are built to last inside and out thanks to industry-leading¹ security, superior durability, and the promise to provide the latest software, so you can keep your phone for longer. https://youtu.be/Qtl7ghktR7Q “Today is more momentous…

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Ranked Play, Dominion Mode, Ascending Outfits, Map Updates, and More Innovative Lore-driven Content Now Available Award-winning independent game studio Proletariat today announced that Chapter 2: The Fracture, the latest update for their multiplayer action-spellcasting game, Spellbreak, is now available on the PC, PlayStation, Xbox, and Nintendo Switch. Chapter 2 is the most significant update to the game since launch and will introduce competitive Leagues, objective-based Dominion game mode, new quest-based story content, improved matchmaking, map updates, new Talents, cosmetic items, and more. Spellbreak Chapter 2: The Fracture Launches Today! “With the introduction of Leagues as part of the new Dominion…

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Huawei officially launched its Huawei Women Developers (HWD) program, which aims to empower women developers to create applications and tools that can change the world. Huawei Women Developers is intended to encourage more women to join in technological innovation by providing participants with more opportunities and platforms for career development and skill training. Any woman developer from around the world can register to join the program on the Huawei Developers official website. Huawei states in the announcement that, in the digital era, more opportunities and support must be given to women to ensure they have access to the education and…

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Since the introduction of robots on the General Motors line in the early 1960s, the world has seen a revolution in automated manufacturing. Today, there are myriad applications for industrial robots across many industries, which has led to major growth in the robotics sector. According to the Infocomm Media Development Authority, Singapore has 658 industrial robots per 10,000 workers as of 2019, marking the second-highest robot density in the world. As Singapore remains Asia-Pacific’s most innovative nation, the local government will spend around S$24 billion over the next three years to help businesses build an innovation ecosystem. While the entire industrial robot sector has…

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Apple is launching a limited-edition Apple Watch for Black History Month, with a unique watch band, new watchface, and some of the proceeds going toward civil rights organizations. The watch, part of a new Black Unity Collection of products, comes with a black, green, and red striped band and face, meant to reflect the Pan-African flag. It otherwise appears to be the standard aluminum version of the Apple Watch Series 6, with pricing starting at $399. The band will also be available separately for $49. The products will go on sale starting February 1st at Apple and Target. The band…

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Razer announces its intention to lead the charge for esports in the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) in 2021. As the official esports sponsor for the 30th SEA Games, held 2019 in the Philippines, Razer was instrumental in lobbying for the inclusion of esports as a medaled event – for the first time in sports history. Now, in the lead up to the official inclusion of esports in the 31st SEA Games, Razer has worked with industry partners and regional esports federations to once again, succeed in the official inclusion of esports in this competitive tournament. “Esports has always…

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Do you have an anonymous account online? The latest survey conducted by global cybersecurity company Kaspersky confirms that you are not alone. More than 3-in-10 users in Asia Pacific (APAC) admitted to having a social media profile without their real names, photos, and personally identifiable information (PII). Conducted just last November among 1,240 respondents from the region, the “Digital Reputation” research shows that the power of anonymity is being used the most in Southeast Asia at 35% followed by South Asia at 28% and Australia at 20%. The platform being used the most by users who want to keep their…

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Lozi, Vietnam’s one-hour-delivery e-commerce startup, the owner of Loship App, has secured a bridge round of financing led by Vulpes Investment Management, a prominent investment group based in Singapore with investments across the world. This new financing will fuel Lozi’s latest growth area, a business-to-business (B2B) delivery-offering for small businesses. The round is joined by DAAL Ventures – Saudi Arabia-based venture capital firm; Wealth Well – leading global investment firm with headquarters in Saudi Arabia; Moje Akhbari – former VP of Starbucks as an individual investor and board advisor; along with other global investors including Eucagi Ventures (Nigerian VC Firm)…

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After a rigorous multi-stage selection process, Grab Vietnam today announces bePOS, Stringee, GoDee, Papaya, Vbee as the 5 winners of the first batch of Grab Ventures Ignite, an accelerator programme dedicated to Vietnamese early-stage startups. This milestone marks the successful completion of Grab Venture Ignite’s first year journey of nurturing the tech startup ecosystem and growing the next generation of technology leaders in Vietnam. Grab Ventures Ignite is a testament of Grab for Good long-term commitment to proactively contribute to the socio-economic growth of Vietnam in general and the startup ecosystem in particular. Vietnam is the first country in Southeast…

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Tony Hsieh, former CEO of Zappos – the famous shoes online retailer – passed away at the age of 46. According to AP, he was died at home with no further notice about how he died.  The former operator of Zappos were reported that he died on Friday at his house. DTP Companies, which were founded by him, announced his death earlier than any media outlets. Hsieh passed away and left his family members and his colleagues such a shock. “Tony’s kindness and generosity touched the lives of everyone around him, and forever brightened the world,” DTP Companies wrote in…

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