Urbanist Hanoi

Vietnam Suffers Most Offline Cyberattacks in Southeast Asia This Year

Offline cyberattacks happen when a user is not connected to the internet and malicious codes can spread through third-party devices such as USB, CD and DVD drives.

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Vietnam Will Be the First Country to Get Tinder Lite in the Next Few Weeks

Making sure people can get laid even with limited data.

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Nintendo to Shift Part of Switch Production From China to Vietnam

Nintendo will move production of some components for popular handheld gaming device Switch from China to Vietnam in the coming months.

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Vietnam Has a New Homegrown Social Media App. It's Called 'Hahalolo.'

The homegrown app promises to bring new experiences to the community of traveling enthusiasts.

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Google Assistant Is Now Available in Vietnamese on Android Phones

After years in development, Google Assistant is now officially available in Vietnamese.

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Grab Is Experimenting With 'GrabWheels' Electric Scooter in Singapore

GrabWheels debuted on the main campus of National University Singapore (NUS) in November last year, but a string of accidents have forced new safety measures be put in place as it moves forward.

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70% of People Who Shop Online Use Facebook Messenger to Communicate with Shops

Facebook Messenger is by far the most popular messaging app for Vietnamese who shop online.

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In Vietnam, Fake Death Certificates Are Weaponized to Hack Facebook Accounts

Vietnam’s fake document industry has upgraded for the information age.

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A New Homegrown Ride-Hailing App Just Launched in Vietnam This Week

Be, a Vietnamese ride-hailing app, is set to enter the crowded market this week.

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Vietnam Wants to Create Homegrown Alternative to Facebook

A Vietnamese social media network would have a tough time breaking into the country which boasts the world's seventh-largest Facebook user base.

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Hanoian Engineer Convinces Google to Add Vietnamese to Gboard

When the Google app Gboard launched internationally last year, it initially offered Android users Google keyboards in 15 different languages. Of these options, Vietnamese was not included.

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