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OPPO F5 orders hit record at Mobile World
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OPPO F5 orders hit record at Mobile World

Giant mobilephone retailer The Gioi Di Dong (Mobile World) has announced that it has started selling the new OPPO F5...

Mobile phone customers prefer installment payment method
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Mobile phone customers prefer installment payment method

More than half of mobile phone transactions whose prices are over VND10 million (US$439) are purchased on installment...

Mobile payment helps develop non-cash economy
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Mobile payment helps develop non-cash economy

The Vietnam Electronic Payment Forum 2017 (VEPF) themed "Mobile Payment - a factor to promote the non-cash economy"...

OV students develop mobile application to explore Vietnam in a new way
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OV students develop mobile application to explore Vietnam in a new way

A group of Overseas Vietnamese students in Manchester city, the UK, have developed a mobile application named Tubudd in a hope to create a network that will connect foreign visitors with local tour

Three telecom giants test mobile number portability
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Three telecom giants test mobile number portability

Thee major telecom network providers -- Viettel, VinaPhone and MobiFone -- started testing mobile number portability...

Google organises mobile hackathon
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Google organises mobile hackathon

More than 100 programmers joined the “Viet Nam Mobile Hackathon” programme organised by Google this week.

Facebook shares hit record high as mobile ad sales soar
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Facebook shares hit record high as mobile ad sales soar

And within weeks, Facebook is expected to start a video service that will include scripted shows, a sharp change for a business built on user-generated content.

Mobile users cringe at new photo ID requirements in Vietnam
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Mobile users cringe at new photo ID requirements in Vietnam

En nexpress - Many subscribers say they have already provided copies of their ID cards, so why is the new regulation necessary?

Fall of the roaming empire: EU ends mobile travel fees
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Fall of the roaming empire: EU ends mobile travel fees

Bao Moi - BRUSSELS: The EU on Thursday (Jun 15) rang in the end of roaming charges for Europeans using mobile phones within the bloc, in what under-pressure Brussels hailed as one of its greatest

SMEs turn to each other in mobile environment
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SMEs turn to each other in mobile environment

Bao moi - Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) worldwide, including Viet Nam, are turning to each other to learn and share ideas in a mobile economy.

Online shoppers use mobile phones more than computers
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Online shoppers use mobile phones more than computers

Vietnamnet - There are more people using mobile phones to shop online than those using desktops or tablets, reported Bizweb at a recent mobile e-commerce event.

Italian court rules mobile phone caused brain tumour
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Italian court rules mobile phone caused brain tumour

Baomoi - ROME: In a potentially landmark case, an Italian court has ruled that excessive, work-related use of a mobile phone caused an executive to develop a benign brain tumour.

Vietnam's mobile phone market recovers
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Vietnam's mobile phone market recovers

Vietnamnet - Mobile phone sales, which did not see the usual spike during last month’s festive season, seem set to surge in the run-up to Lunar New Year.

Canada says U.S. entitled to mobile phone search at border
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Canada says U.S. entitled to mobile phone search at border

Yahoo News U.S. authorities are entitled to search the mobile devices of Canadians seeking to cross the border, a spokesman for Ralph Goodale, Canada's public safety minister, said on Saturday.

Why Vietnamese are paying six digits for mobile numbers
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Why Vietnamese are paying six digits for mobile numbers

En Vnexpress - Just easy to remember or good luck charms?

T-Mobile says unlimited plans will be only option
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T-Mobile says unlimited plans will be only option

Yahoo News - NEW YORK (AP) — T-Mobile said unlimited plans will be the only option for new customers even though they are more expensive than some of its old, limited plans.

Mobile phones and components top Vietnam’s export turnover in 2016
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Mobile phones and components top Vietnam’s export turnover in 2016

Vietnamnet - Mobile phones and components top Vietnam’s export turnover in 2016

T-Mobile’s Super Mario ad is absolutely amazing
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T-Mobile’s Super Mario ad is absolutely amazing

Yahoo News - Carrier adverts have to work hard to make radio waves into a cool and interesting thing you want to buy. We've seen every permutation of ad you can think of by this point, so to tease

Private Tunnel VPN offers simple, reliable VPN for mobile access
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Private Tunnel VPN offers simple, reliable VPN for mobile access

If you're looking for a mobile VPN solution, Jack Wallen says you'd be hard-pressed to find a simpler, more reliable service than Private Tunnel VPN.

Nintendo is considering releasing up to three mobile games a year
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Nintendo is considering releasing up to three mobile games a year

Nintendo might expand its mobile game universe well beyond Super Mario Run, according to an interview between the company’s president Tatsumi Kimishima and Japan-based media outlet Kyoto NP. Nintendo

T-Mobile customers tell horror stories of bills full of charges they never asked for
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T-Mobile customers tell horror stories of bills full of charges they never asked for

After a recent Change to Win report  alleged unscrupulous (and potentially illegal) selling practices at T-Mobile retail stores, numerous T-Mobile customers have contacted  BGR  to share stories

Dutch market regulator bans T-Mobile's 'free' streaming music service
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Dutch market regulator bans T-Mobile's 'free' streaming music service

The Dutch Consumer and Markets regulator (AFM) on Friday ordered T-Mobile to stop offering a streaming music product which did not count toward customers' data usage. The AFM said the practice, often

Popular mobile game 'Pokemon Go' lands on Apple Watch
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Popular mobile game 'Pokemon Go' lands on Apple Watch

NEW YORK (AP) — The popular mobile game "Pokemon Go" is coming to the Apple Watch, squashing rumors that the game's maker was scrapping such plans.

Canada's Brookfield buys Indian mobile tower business for $1.6bn
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Canada's Brookfield buys Indian mobile tower business for $1.6bn

Indian internet and telecoms company Reliance Communications said Wednesday it had agreed to sell its mobile phone tower business to Canadian asset management giant Brookfield for $1.6 billion.

Nintendo's mobile Mario game sets download record but pricing proves sticking point
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Nintendo's mobile Mario game sets download record but pricing proves sticking point

By Makiko Yamazaki TOKYO (Reuters) - Nintendo Co Ltd's first Mario smartphone title has set a download record but gamers baulked at the one-time cost of unlocking content, prompting investors to push