Denis Croze, director of the regional office of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) in ASEAN, shared about reliable platforms to register trademark protection. VNS Photo Minh Thu HÀ NỘI — Vietnamese designs and trademarks are being violated abroad as firms don't pay enough attention to registering their intellectual property (IP), a top official has said. Vũ Tiến Lộc, President of the Vietnamese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), made the statement at the one-day 'Protecting Designs and Trademarks for Vietnamese Enterprises' conference yesterday in Hà Nội. “Vietnamese enterprises are facing many challenges and difficulties in the global market when Vietnamese trademarks have been stolen and violated by foreign enterprises such as Bến Tre coconut, Phú Quốc fish sauce and Buôn Mê Thuột coffee. It takes much time and money to reclaim these … [Read more...] about Experts urge Vietnamese enterprises to protect their IP
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Over 100 firms join International Trade Fair of Northwest Region The International Trade Fair of the Northwest Region 2019 opened in Dien Bien Phu city in the northwestern province of Dien Bien on March 30 More than 100 organisations and businesses of Vietnam, China, Laos and Thailand have joined the International Trade Fair of the Northwest Region 2019 that was opened in Dien Bien Phu city in the northwestern province of Dien Bien on March 30. The event, which will run until April 5, has 280 booths introducing goods and services of different localities of Vietnam and foreign firms, along with a trading area and a food court. On display at the fair are manufacturing-mechanical products, machines, industrial and agricultural equipment, office equipment, and handicrafts. Le Van Quy, Vice Chairman of the People’s Committee of Dien Bien province, said that the trade fair is part of the national trade promotion programme which has been approved by the Ministry of Industry and … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 2/4
UK lawmakers have accused Facebook of violating data privacy and competition laws in a report on social media disinformation that also says CEO Mark Zuckerberg showed "contempt" toward parliament by not appearing before them. The UK Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee said in a report published Monday that a trove of internal Facebook emails it reviewed demonstrated that the social media platform had "intentionally and knowingly" violated both data privacy and competition laws. The cache of documents reviewed by the committee, some of which include correspondence between Zuckerberg and company executives, stem from a lawsuit filed in California against Facebook (FB). The committee obtained the documents late last year from a small app company called Six4Three that is behind the suit. According to the committee, the documents show that Facebook was "willing to override its users' privacy settings in order to transfer data" to app developers. The lawmakers also claim the … [Read more...] about UK lawmakers: Facebook ‘intentionally and knowingly’ violated data privacy laws
The Vietnam Actuarial Conference 2018 hosted by Prudential with the attendance of over 200 actuaries and insurance professionals discussing Big Data More insurance businesses are now planning to apply new technologies in their management systems and improve customer services, while many also plan to develop new products to meet market demand as well as diversify insurance sales channels, according to a survey released by Vietnam Report in June last year. In particular, 82.4 per cent of insurance companies said they were building a Mobile Internet development strategy and 64.7 per cent have adopted strategies based on two key factors in Industry 4.0: the Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data. Disruptive technology Big Data provides new insights from social networks, telematics sensors, and other new information channels. As a result, it allows understanding customer preferences better, enabling new business approaches, product development, and enhancing existing internal models, … [Read more...] about How can Big Data drive the future of insurance?
Viettel's engineers at the data center The two centers, located in high-tech zones in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, are among five data centers operated by the company. The additional server rooms covering a total area of 1,700sq.m can accommodate over 600 more 42U Server Rack Cabinets to serve the increasing demand of clients. Presently, Viettel IDC is running the largest data centers and providing the most professional rental services in Vietnam, with five facilities meeting international standards like ISO 27001 and ISO 9001 covering the total area of 25,000sq.m across the country. Viettel IDC builds its data centers on the basis of four combined factors: modular design, high readiness capability, energy saving, and dynamic infrastructure for future extensions. They are fully equipped with modern power supply, cooling, Internet connection, fire protection, and 24/7 surveillance systems. In addition, the company has paid due attention to building up its staff’s competence … [Read more...] about Viettel expands capacity of data centers