google works with nic and us mission in vietnam launch google for startups accelerator

Google works with NIC and US Mission in Vietnam launch Google for Startups Accelerator

Vietnam is becoming one of South East Asia's rising startup hubs as its online economy is forecasted to grow to US$50 billion by 2025.
godfather of ai urges governments to stop machine takeover

'Godfather of AI' urges governments to stop machine takeover

Geoffrey Hinton, one of the so-called godfathers of artificial intelligence, urged governments on Wednesday to step in and make sure that machines do not take control of society.
search volume for vietnams tourism ranks 7th worldwide

Search volume for Vietnam’s tourism ranks 7th worldwide

The search volume for Vietnam's tourism via Google's market trend tracking tool grew 10 per cent - 25 per cent between mid-March and early June, ranking 7th in the world and indicating a strong demand recovery.
antler summit 2023 showcasing the top startups in asean

Antler Summit 2023: showcasing the top startups in ASEAN

Antler, a global early-stage venture capital (VC) firm that invests in the defining technology companies of tomorrow, hosted its inaugural “Antler Summit” at Google's Asia-Pacific headquarters in Singapore on May 17.
google microsoft top expectations as ai rivalry heats up

Google, Microsoft top expectations as AI rivalry heats up

Google parent company Alphabet beat market expectations in the first quarter of 2023 with a net profit of $15 billion, the company said on Tuesday, in a sign that the search engine behemoth is regaining its footing.
asian stocks mixed ahead of tech earnings results

Asian stocks mixed ahead of tech earnings results

Asian stocks were mixed on Monday following a muted finish on Wall Street last week, with investors holding their breath ahead of key earnings results from US tech behemoths.
eu backs telecom firms ad tech plan

EU backs telecom firms' ad-tech plan

The European Commission on Friday backed a plan for the continent's four biggest telecoms firms to move into the ad-tech industry dominated by Google and Facebook owner Meta.
tech lay off wave continues to bite at vietnams heels

Tech lay-off wave continues to bite at Vietnam’s heels

With major tech giants around the world letting go of tens of thousands of people, an uncertain future is predicted for the Vietnamese human resource market and its own tech industry.
google apple disappoint as tech earnings hit by gloom

Google, Apple disappoint as tech earnings hit by gloom

Google and Apple on Thursday reported downbeat results for the last quarter of 2022 as Amazon beat expectations, but warned that the coming months would be uncertain in a difficult moment for Big Tech.
vietnam collects 78 million in tax from foreign tech giants in 2022

Vietnam collects $78 million in tax from foreign tech giants in 2022

Vietnam collected VND1.8 trillion ($78.26 million) in tax from cross-border platforms, such as Google, Meta, Netflix, and TikTok in 2022, according to the General Department of Taxation.
visa adds google wallet capabilities in vietnam

Visa adds Google Wallet capabilities in Vietnam

Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, is launching Google Wallet for cardholders in Vietnam in partnership with ACB, Sacombank, Shinhan Bank, Techcombank, TPBank, Vietcombank, and VPBank. With the launch, Android and Wear OS users will be able to enjoy secure and convenient digital payments with a single tap of their smart device.
google fined 162 mn by indian watchdog over market dominance

Google fined $162 mn by Indian watchdog over market dominance

Google has been fined more than $160 million by India's anti-trust watchdog after a probe found the tech behemoth was abusing its commanding position in the local smartphone market.
google fined 162 mn by indian watchdog over market dominance

Google fined $162 mn by Indian watchdog over market dominance

Google has been fined more than $160 million by India's anti-trust watchdog after a probe found the tech behemoth was abusing its commanding position in the local smartphone market.
google meta face record fines in south korea over privacy violations

Google, Meta face record fines in South Korea over privacy violations

South Korea has fined Google and Meta more than $71 million collectively for gathering users' personal information without consent for tailored ads, regulators said Wednesday, the country's highest-ever data protection fines.
google launches third data centre in singapore

Google launches third data centre in Singapore

Tech giant Google has launched its third data centre in Singapore on August 23, bringing its total investments in such facilities in the Southeast Asian nation to 850 million USD.