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Technology push for productivity

While industry, particularly the textile, travel bag and footwear sectors, is diversifying to high value added products, upgrading of high technology and modern machinery is needed for all factories, a senior official at the Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) said. ...

Sok Chan
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5080065/technology-push-productivity/

Google to map streets of capital, Angkor Wat

People around the world will soon be able to go online and view close-up pictures of Phnom Penh’s streets and the temples of Angkor Wat, Google representatives announced in Phnom Penh. Google Street View is using cars with special 360-degree panoramic cameras to collect the imagery. ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/google-map-streets-capital-angkor-wat

Social Media Changing Cambodia’s Information Landscape

Changes in demography and technology have altered the behavior of Cambodian media consumers, with youth increasingly using social media platforms to share news and information. Pen Sophal, a graduate student in media management at Sweden’s Royal Institute of Technology, says print and electronic media outlets in ...

http://www.voacambodia.com/content/cambodia-social-media-changing-cambodian-information-landscape/1571656.html

E-commerce set to boom

E-commerce in the Kingdom would boom during the coming years as a result of technological developments and young Cambodians being eager to gain skills in new technology, a gathering of business people heard during “E-biz Tuesday”, a monthly meeting for discussion on Cambodia’s e-commerce industry. According ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012110859633/Business/e-commerce-set-to-boom.html

Locals Pay Almost Double for iPhone Amid High Demand

Cambodian customers eager to buy Apple Inc.’s newest iPhone are paying almost double the company’s asking price in the U.S., phone vendors in Phnom Penh said yesterday. At about a dozen phone shops near Phnom Penh’s Central Market, vendors were doing a steady trade in the ...

LG looks to introduce Optimus G soon

One of the top three manufacturers of mobile phones for the Cambodian market, LG, is likely to roll out its new flagship product, the Optimus G, by the end of the year. Success in the smartphone market would signal a successful turnaround for LG. Prior ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012092758949/Business/lg-optimus-g-coming-soon.html

Gov's to Lay More than 400 Km of Fiber-Optic Cable

With a loan from Japan, the government will begin laying more than 400 km of fiber-optic cable early next year to connect Phnom Penh with five provinces, the Ministry of Post and Telecommunications (MPTC) said yesterday. Telecommunication Minister So Khun said the cable-which will connect Phnom Penh with ...

Future of E-Business linked to skills

The future of e-business in Cambodia depends on gaining better skills, a group of students heard yesterday at the University of Puthisastra. In a panel discussion on the future of e-business as part of BarCamp Phnom Penh, T.O. Software president Heng Chamroeun offered advice to the ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012092458855/Business/it-knowledge-a-recipe-for-web-success.html

Innovation and inspiration are the basis of BarCamp

BarCamp Phnom Penh, a technology conference at the University of Puthisastra, promises to attract industry professionals from ASEAN countries, the US, Germany and other countries around the world later this month, Be Chantra, lead organiser of the conference, says. Be Chantra says BarCamp Phnom Penh is ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012091058592/Business/barcamp-unites-cambodias-industry-professionals.html

Focusing on a good user experience

Companies and individuals need to do more than just create technology. They need to optimise the services and goods they provide, especially when introducing new concepts to developing markets such as Cambodia. That was the message from one presenter at last weekend’s T3CON12-ASIA conference in Phnom ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012082258194/Business/user-experience-a-priority-for-tech-market.html

Border Management Technology Advances in Cambodia and Vietnam

Using techincal solutions developed by INTERPOL, Cambodia and Vietnam can now instantly conduct real time searches of INTERPOL’s global databases. The joint European Union (EU) and the Association of Southeast Asian nations (ASEAN) “Enhanced exchange of information between INTERPOL National Central Bureaus (NCBs) in the ...

Russian-Cambodian satellite venture launched

A new Russian-Cambodian digital satellite television service plans to have 400,000 subscribers in the next two years with 60 channels in Khmer, English, Russian, Chinese, Vietnamese and other languages. The venture between Russia’s General Satellite and Cambodia’s Royal Group was soft-launched last night at Sofitel, with ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012072557590/Business/onetv-satellite-venture-launched.html

Mobile phones could replace credit cards

Mobile money transfer service WING is preparing to launch a mobile wallet service later this year, and ACLEDA Unity is preparing to expand its own mobile services, enabling people to quickly pay for things just by touching their phone to a point-of-sale terminal. Near-field communications (NFC) ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012071257365/Business/mobile-phones-could-replace-credit-cards.html

New iPad to Be Released In Cambodia on Friday

Two months after it was unveiled and released in the U.S., Apple Inc.’s newest version of the iPad will be released Friday in Cambodia, according to the website of the California-based technology giant. Though suppliers of the iPad in Cambodia were tightlipped yesterday on the number ...

Talks on for Cambodian tablet

Mobile payment company Wing was in talks on partnering with a US technology firm that plans to assemble Android tablets in Cambodia, in what could be another step away from the country’s staple manufactured good – garments. Although a final partnership agreement had yet to made ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012050355945/Business/talks-on-for-cambodian-tablet.html

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