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HCM City halts expansion of app-based taxi providers
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HCM City halts expansion of app-based taxi providers

The HCM City Department of Transport has ordered all app-based taxi service providers in the city to halt expansion...

Ride-hailing app launches in Da Nang
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Ride-hailing app launches in Da Nang

The Ulatech Joint Stock Company launched a car-hailing app for smartphones called “ULA” in the central city of Da...

'Let's do polygamy': New dating app stirs debate in Indonesia
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'Let's do polygamy': New dating app stirs debate in Indonesia

En Vnexpress - A Tinder-style dating app has stirred up controversy in Indonesia, where the majority are Muslim.

Happy All Technology JSC launches social networking app Azibai
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Happy All Technology JSC launches social networking app Azibai

Happy All Technology JSC launched Azibai, a social networking business, last week with applications for Android and...

Sapa Tourism launches app to support tourists
Travel

Sapa Tourism launches app to support tourists

The tourism authority of the mountainous district of Sapa has launched a mobile app called Sapa Tourism for smartphones in two languages English and Vietnamese, with an aim to keep tourists abreast

Smart phone app launched to protect Son Tra Nature Reserve
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Smart phone app launched to protect Son Tra Nature Reserve

The Biodiversity Conservation Centre of GreenViet, an NGO in Da Nang, will launch a warning application for smart phone...

Da Nang updates tourism guide phone app
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Da Nang updates tourism guide phone app

The Department of Tourism of the central city of Da Nang, on August 1, updated the Danang FantastiCity mobile phone application, which originally helps plan tours and find tourist information in

Startup develops app that allows diners to book tables with discounts
Business

Startup develops app that allows diners to book tables with discounts

En nexpress - With PasGo, you can make online restaurant reservations and enjoy a wide range of discounts for free.

Vietnam slams brakes on new app-based ride-hailing services
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Vietnam slams brakes on new app-based ride-hailing services

En nexpress - Drivers operating under the radar for companies such as Uber and Grab are flooding the country's mega-cities.

Da Nang IT whiz makes app for travellers
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Da Nang IT whiz makes app for travellers

EN VietNamNet - VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Van Chuong is a 34-year-old software engineer from Da Nang, who has transformed his love for his home into an application to help tourists navigate the

Rough ride for Uber as Morocco cabbies sabotage app
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Rough ride for Uber as Morocco cabbies sabotage app

Yahoo News As their smartphone screens lit up with ride requests last month, Uber drivers in the Moroccan city of Casablanca must have thought that business was booming. Instead, they found

HCM City to pilot museum app
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HCM City to pilot museum app

EN VietNamNet - VietNamNet Bridge – Tourists to HCMC may use their mobile phones to search for information about historical characters, natural creatures and phenomena, historical artifacts and

Apple's App Store generated $20 billion for developers in 2016
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Apple's App Store generated $20 billion for developers in 2016

Yahoo News - (Reuters) - Apple Inc said on Thursday its App Store generated $20 billion for developers in 2016, a 40 percent increase from 2015, helped by the popularity of games such as Pokemon Go

Apple Sets New App Store Record With $3 Billion In December Sales
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Apple Sets New App Store Record With $3 Billion In December Sales

And a $240 million New Years Day.

Factbox: Apps removed from Apple's China app store
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Factbox: Apps removed from Apple's China app store

Yahoo News - (Reuters) - Apple Inc removed the New York Times Co's news apps from its app store in China on Dec. 23, following a request from the Chinese authorities. An Apple spokesman said the

Apple removes New York Times app from China store
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Apple removes New York Times app from China store

Yahoo News - Apple has removed the New York Times from its China app store, the tech giant said, after authorities told the company the app breached regulations. The US newspaper said both its

Apple pulls New York Times app from iTunes store in China
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Apple pulls New York Times app from iTunes store in China

Yahoo News - (Reuters) - Apple Inc has removed the New York Times Co's news apps from its app store in China, following a request from the Chinese authorities. Apple removed both the English-language

Finnish phone app finds reindeer, helps to avoid road kill
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Finnish phone app finds reindeer, helps to avoid road kill

There's good news for Rudolph and his friends — an app is helping officials reduce the number of reindeer killed in traffic accidents in Finland. Some 300,000 reindeer freely wander the wilds of

Ride hailing app Careem says closes first part of $500 mln funding round
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Ride hailing app Careem says closes first part of $500 mln funding round

Ride-hailing app Careem has closed the first part of a $500 million funding round backed by investors including Japan's Rakuten Inc and Saudi Telecom Co (STC), the Dubai-based company said in a

Vine will live on as simpler video app for Twitter
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Vine will live on as simpler video app for Twitter

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter's video app, Vine, will live on as a simpler tool for the micro-messaging service.

This free Mac app puts emoji at your fingertips, just like the Touch Bar
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This free Mac app puts emoji at your fingertips, just like the Touch Bar

It’s silly and a little bit unfortunate, but the best use for the Touch Bar on the MacBook Pro is undoubtedly dropping random emoji into conversations. Enter a colon when you want to use an emoji,

Skype’s new prototype app wants to do everything, from calls and texts to contacts
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Skype’s new prototype app wants to do everything, from calls and texts to contacts

Skype’s mobile apps are terrible, and the only reason you’d want to use one as your main communications platform would be if the company rebuilt the software from the ground up. Well, luckily enough,

Tourism information app launched in Da Nang
Travel

Tourism information app launched in Da Nang

VietNamNet Bridge – The city’s Department of Tourism officially launched a mobile phone software application, Danang FantastiCity, to help plan tours and find tourist information in Vietnamese and

Da Nang launches personal tour guide mobile app
Travel

Da Nang launches personal tour guide mobile app

The app tailors detailed itineraries based around the users' interests.

Scientists develop skin patch with on-the-spot sweat monitor app
Science

Scientists develop skin patch with on-the-spot sweat monitor app

By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists in the United States have developed a flexible microfluidic device that easily sticks to the skin and measures sweat levels to show how the wearer's body