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Minister of Education meets with Microsoft

Minister of Education, Youth and Sport Hang Chuon Naron met with representatives of Microsoft on Wednesday at the National Sport Training Center in Phnom Penh to support the multinational firm’s assistance with the development and expansion of the New Generation Schools (NGS) programme. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/minister-education-meets-microsoft

Malware vulnerability high in Kingdom, report notes

Cambodia is among the most vulnerable countries in Asia when it comes to viruses, spam, spyware and other cyberthreats, according to a recent report from Microsoft. ...

Daphne Chen
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/malware-vulnerability-high-kingdom-report-notes

Microsoft translation project to tackle business jargon

American software giant Microsoft announced yesterday that it would jointly implement a project with Cambodia’s Ministry of Commerce to create a translation program to simplify complex English and Khmer business terminology in order to help businesses better understand commonly used jargon. ...

Hor Kimsay
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/microsoft-translation-project-tackle-business-jargon

Acleda joins WEF growth club

Cambodia’s largest financial institution, Acleda Bank, has been adopted into the World Economic Forum’s group of Global Growth Companies (GGC), an exclusive club made up of some of the world’s fastest-growing medium-size firms. The WEF yesterday announced that 20 companies from the Asia-Pacific region had been ...

Eddie Morton
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/acleda-joins-wef-growth-club

Gates couple makes visit to Cambodia

The world’s wealthiest person, Bill Gates, and his wife, Melinda, made a brief appearance in the border town of Pailin on Saturday, where their foundation funds projects to combat drug-resistant malaria. According to staff at the Memoria Palace & Resort, the philanthropists met with health ministry ...

Kevin Ponniah
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/gates-couple-makes-visit-cambodia

Software giant targets piracy

Microsoft Cambodia has appointed Thakral Cambodia Industries Limited as its second authorised software distributor in the country, a move intended to help the computer giant’s local operation combat the rampant use of pirated software. Thakral, one of the largest distributors of IT products in Cambodia (its ...

Anne Renzenbrink
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/software-giant-targets-piracy

Microsoft decries pirated software

Microsoft Cambodia has found that an overwhelming majority of computer retailers surveyed earlier this year failed to offer customers the option to purchase licensed, as opposed to pirated, software. Out of the 54 Cambodian computer retailers included in the May survey, the results of which were ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/microsoft-decries-pirated-software

Pirated Software May Threaten Garment Firms

Garment factories run the risk of having their cargo confiscated by U.S. customs authorities if they continue using pirated computer software in their administrative operations, and may be prosecuted under a law that requires all manufacturers to use licensed digital software, according to a local ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/business/pirated-software-may-threaten-garment-firms-28459/

Microsoft's Super Wi-Fi could change game

A technology called “Super Wi-Fi” that uses the frequency spectrum between television channels called “white spaces” could be a game-changing force in how people connect to the internet, especially in places like Cambodia. The technology, which requires specialised equipment costing about US$2,000 for a base station ...

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