Monday, January 20, 2020

Technology

In Cambodia, fintech development is slowly gathering pace

When it comes to Fintech adoption and funding, Cambodia trails its ASEAN neighbours. However, that presents significant growth opportunities in the future.

Cambodia’s tour guides face tech disruption

A van arrives at Angkor Wat Temple and deposits its load of foreigners who make their way to the World Heritage Site. Noticeably absent among them is a local guide. The tourists brought their own guide, a handheld device that can speak up to 14 languages.

Cambodia’s ISPs hit by some of the biggest DDoS attacks in the country’s history

EZECOM, SINET, Telcotech, and Digi confirmed to have been affected.

Cambodia: Fintech development integral to nation-building exercise

Every country in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region is pursuing digital transformation in its own way, and recognises fintech as one of the critical components that will drive tomorrow’s economy.

The State Of Virtual Reality In Cambodia

Guest writer Martin Lansard, CEO of Cambodia-based firm Aniwaa explains how VR is playing a role in a country determined to move forward.

26 pct of Cambodian Internet users experience online harassment: survey report

Phnom Penh - Twenty-six percent of all Cambodian Internet users, aged 15-65, experienced some forms of online harassment, said a recent survey report released...

Cambodia’s Coming AI Revolution

October 20 saw the launch of KOOMPI, a Cambodian “home-grown” laptop, at BarCamp ASEAN 2018, the annual regional expo for tech start-ups.

Low-cost Sonar Kits Are Helping Cambodian Villages Prepare for Floods

Sometimes, tech that helps the world literally helps the entire world, or at least a big chunk of it.

Why I don’t regret running my startup from Cambodia

The startup scene in Cambodia has begun to flourish. Internet and mobile penetration are high and the country is becoming an increasingly attractive destination for startup entrepreneurs, remote workers, and digital nomads.

Cambodia’s Meal Temple Group nets funding to grow local operations

Meal Temple Group, one of the first tech startups out of Cambodia, just raised an undisclosed, six-digit amount in US dollars from private Australian and European investors. The startup operates food-delivery platform MealTemple and online supermarket GroceryDelivery.asia.

Cambodia’s own travel booking platform targets jet-setting families and locals

Domestic holiday travel for Cambodians is often group-orientated – but that comes with the struggle of finding a car park and space for the whole crew to sleep.

The entrepreneur aiming to create the Silicon Valley of SE Asia…in rural Cambodia

An ambitious Japanese entrepreneur is developing a master-planned community for 100,000 residents in a Cambodian forest three hours from the capital. His vision is off to an apparently strong start, with an eco-resort, a tech campus and free scholarships for Cambodian students. Will his 20-year plan become Southeast Asia’s answer to Silicon Valley?

Evidence Indicates China Set to Target US Elections

China may be taking a page of the playbook used by Russia to meddle with the 2016 U.S. presidential election, targeting U.S. political action committees and various think tanks with spear-phishing emails.

North Korea Allows Sale of US-Made Computers in State-Run Store

North Korean authorities have recently allowed a state-run store in a northern province to carry U.S.-made laptop computers in a reversal of long-standing orders forbidding their sale, according to North Korean sources.

Why now is an exciting time for Cambodia’s clean energy market

EnergyLab Asia is an organisation that aims to facilitate the growth of the clean energy market in Cambodia, with a particular focus on startups and innovation.

At World Economic Forum on Asean, Talk of Computing Revolution

Industrial Revolution 4.0 is the trend towards automation of industrial processes and new advances in computing.

Cambodia-based Okra Solar’s technology could bring clean energy to the world

Cambodia-based Okra Solar’s technology could bring clean energy to the world Okra Solar, an Australian-founded technology company based in Cambodia, is on a mission to see 100% of the world’s population with access to stable electricity by 2025.

Former refugee bets on Cambodia’s early-stage startups

Logistics tycoon raises $55 million to spur development.

Smart’s innovator programme paves the way for Cambodia’s young startups

As Smart Axiata’s Young Innovator Programme enters the final stages of its second cycle, the five finalists can draw inspiration from two of last year’s successful startups which are making promising strides.

Cambodia’s finance minister: ‘Fintech may play critical role in supporting financial inclusion’

Five years after Aun Pornmoniroth became Cambodia’s finance minister, he shares his vision for the Kingdom’s economy with Southeast Asia Globe.

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Banteay Meanchey governor, five others sued for manslaughter, torture

Three of five land dispute victims, representing 150 families in Banteay Meanchey province’s Slakram commune, on Tuesday sued provincial governor Um Reatrey and five others for manslaughter, and the use of intentional violence against them while they were detained for protesting outside the provincial hall last year.