Xiaomi surpassed Apple to become the second largest global smartphone manufacturer in the second quarter of the year. — VNS Photo Xiaomi has become number two in terms of global smartphone shipments, according to market research firm Canalys. It said the Chinese brand surpassed Apple with a 17 per cent share in the second quarter after achieving 83 per cent year-on-year growth. Canalys said Xiaomi is now transforming its business model from challenger to incumbent with initiatives such as channel partner consolidation and more careful management in the open market. Next in its sights is Samsung, the world’s largest vendor, it added. Lei Jun, founder, chairman and CEO of Xiaomi, said becoming the world's No 2 was a key milestone in the company’s history. After five years of growth under extremely difficult conditions, its product capabilities have improved significantly, and it plans to keep strengthening its core capabilities and cement its second place, he said. He … [Read more...] about Xiaomi rises to No 2 in global smartphone market
HCMC has officially allowed F1 cases to quarantine at home since July 17. The new policy is implemented with modern technologies. Face recognition The F1 (close contacts of infected person) home quarantine is being implemented on a trial basis in HCMC with the VietNam Health Declaration (VHD) app. This is also the solution chosen by the Ministry of Health (MOH) for migrant medical quarantine. Luu The Anh, Deputy Director of Viettel Solutions, the app developer, said that home quarantined people are required to check in with face recognition at certain moments of the day for medical declaration. There are schedules for medical workers or local policemen to supervise home quarantine. Singapore is applying a similar solution. The developer is joining forces with the HCMC Healthcare Department to apply the solution in localities before the solution is applied nationwide when MOH officially allows F1 and F0 (infected person) cases to quarantine at home. Quarantined people … [Read more...] about Which technologies are being used to supervise home-quarantined people?
The startup uses 3D scanner, 360 camera and drones to take pictures of showroom space, buildings and factories and then converts the data from physical to digital form. StarGlobal 3D is one of the technology startups leaving an impression on the Shark Tank TV Show. It specializes in providing 3D/360 digital solutions. Previously, to create a 1:1 digital copy of any existing object or construction work, people used 3D Scanning laser technology. The technology showed the outstanding superiority over traditional measurement methods. However, the weak point of 3D Scanning technology is that the data collected from the scanning is a big capacity, up to Terabytes. In order to use the technology, they need computers with very strong configuration and use specialized complicated software which needs to be operated by well trained officers. Realizing that problem, Tran Duy Hao, the founder and executive of StarGlobal 3D and co-workers have built a solution that converts the heavy 3D … [Read more...] about StarGlobal 3D digital solution as good as Google’s Street View
India and Vietnam are ranked among the top five countries globally to be hit by Android/FakeAdBlocker malware, according to ESET, a Slovak internet security company headquartered in Bratislava. Vietnam is the country with the most android malware attacks in the Asia Pacific region, reported Techwire Asia.com. The country is one of the fastest-growing economies in the ASEAN region. With fast growth, increased tech usage has also seen more mobile devices enter the market. There are 61.3 million smartphones in Vietnam, making the country among the top 10 users of smartphones after China, India, Indonesia, and Japan, it said, adding that the increase in the number of mobile devices also led to increasing cybersecurity concerns. Mobile devices are vulnerable to cyberattacks and continue to be targeted by cybercriminals, and can be easily affected by malware via apps, emails, and even text messages, according to the website. Android/FakeAdBlocker is an extremely … [Read more...] about Vietnam is one of the top 5 targets of Android malware