Edge computing is an important key to enterprises’ IT infrastructure strategies and the digital economy. A recent survey by TRA found that 51 percent of IT experts in Asia Pacific have begun applying hybrid IT solutions, combining edge computing, public cloud computing and on-premises infrastructure. Edge computing was chosen by more than 1,100 CTOs as the priority task for the next 12 months. The deployment of edge computing has been going strongly in neighboring markets, according to the report. 79 percent of surveyed institutions in Indonesia have applied edge computing, or have understanding about edge computing. Many of them have been applying edge solutions for advanced projects as well. Meanwhile, Thai businesses plan to step up the use of edge computing in the next 24 months for customers’ experience-oriented projects. TRA’s report confirmed the superiority of the positive effects of these solutions. As much as 72 percent surveyed subjects recognized the benfits of … [Read more...] about How can businesses use edge computing effectively?
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CEO Nguyen Tu Quang of BKAV Group said that the company has developed a Covid-19 test that only requires a person to gargle with salt water (sodium chloride 0.9% solution). Quang, popularly known as an IT expert and a mobile phone manufacturer, made the statement at an event on “How AI, Blockchain contributed to the fight against the epidemic". The BKAV leader said that his company was developing technology to help find people infected with Covid-19 through testing with a sodium chloride 0.9% solution. Explaining the method, Quang said that participants gargle with salt water. The solution is then put into a test tube and placed in a testing device. For other testing methods, the time to return results takes half an hour to several hours. But with this method, it only takes 10 seconds to produce results, Quang said. Bkav CEO Nguyen Tu Quang. Photo: Trong Dat Bkav uses a frequency band of light to expose the test tube containing the patient's saline … [Read more...] about BKAV develops new form of Covid-19 test, uses sodium chloride solution
First-quarter low growth seeks solutions The nation's economic growth in the first half of the year was at a rate lower than that targeted in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic hurting production and business activities. The government is mulling over new solutions to drive the economy forwards, with some international forecasts still proving upbeat. Based on economic performance in the first five months of this year, the government has just reported to the National Assembly Standing Committee its fresh forecast that the economy’s total GDP in the first six months of this year will be nearly VND4 quadrillion (US$174.4 billion), up about 5.8% year-on-year, or 0.42 percentage points lower than the target of 6.22% as set out in the Resolution No.01/NQ-CP released on January 1 on the key tasks for the implementation of the socioeconomic development plan and state budget estimates for 2021. The 5.8% rise will also be 0.12 percentage points lower than the government’s … [Read more...] about VIETNAM BUSINESS NEWS JUNE 19
The data on electronic health declaration and entries and exits at public points taken via QR Code scanning have been put under control by the Ministry of Health (MOH) and the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC). The Covid-19 fighting strategy in the new period has been defined by the Government and PM with three ‘directions of attack’: active testing, mandatory technology use, and vaccinations. Closing the meeting on May 26, PM Pham Minh Chinh asked MIC to immediately implement the regulation on mandatory technology application in Bac Ninh and Bac Giang provinces before implementing it nationwide. According to MIC Deputy Minister Nguyen Huy Dung, technologically, ‘attack’ means compulsorily using some key technologies and processing data in a concentrated way. MIC has said that workers in IZs and factories must use Bluezone to make health declarations. Meanwhile, people using smartphones have to install Bluezone and run the app that detects close contacts … [Read more...] about Health declarations, check-in data now under ministries’ control
The final round classifies the teams based on their FIFA rankings, putting Vietnam in the last tier with Lebanon. Teams in the same tier will not be in the same group, therefore, excluding Lebanon, Vietnam may clash with the other 10 teams that are Japan, Iran, Australia, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Iraq, China, Oman and Syria. The UAE are in tier three with Saudi Arabia and Vietnam have a 50 percent chance to be in the same group with one of them. If Vietnam are in the same group with the UAE, it would be easier for the Golden Dragons since Saudi Arabia are more experienced, having qualified for World Cup five times while the UAE qualified only once. In tier four are China and Iraq. Although China are declining on form, they won all previous six encounters with Vietnam. For Iraq, Vietnam only drew one and lost three of their matches. Oman and Syria are in tier five. Syria topped their group in the second round while Oman advanced as one of the best second-placed teams, the … [Read more...] about Vietnam, UAE may face off again in final World Cup qualifying round
"Dustin Phuc Nguyen gave up a potential TV host career as a VJ for MTV channel in 2016 to co-start his YouTube channel, Dustin On The Go, where he hosts his own creative shows, starring top celebrities and influencers," YouTube said in a blog post on June 18. Dustin Phuc Nguyen is among four pioneering LGBTQ+ creators in Southeast Asia. Photo courtesy of YouTube. Many of his talk shows have become very popular, including ‘Bar Stories,’ in which he meets and talks with celebrities while drinking cocktails, and ‘Caraoke with Dustin.’ He came out as gay in a talk show on national television in 2019 and has since been an advocate for the LGBTQ+ community. In 2020, he ran ‘Love Is Blind,’ a blind date talk show that connected couples of all genders. "We want to explore topics that are often on the sidelines of the mainstream discussion," he once told media outlet Vietcetera in an interview. "There are many untold stories in this world and even more talented … [Read more...] about Vietnamese YouTuber among four pioneering Southeast Asian LGBTQ+ creators