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Myanmar's first non-government phone carrier, Ooredoo, goes live

The Qatar-based phone company is the first to open for business since the Asian country's military dictatorship dissolved three years ago.

By August 6, 2014

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Facebook outages ripple across Myanmar after violent clashes

Users report experiencing several-hour blackouts on the social network after sectarian riots left two people dead and 14 injured. Facebook says it can't find any technical issues on its end.

By July 7, 2014

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Tech makes inroads in Myanmar

Since the military dictatorship ended three years ago, smartphones and more have been gaining momentum in Myanmar. But it's still very early days.

By July 6, 2014

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Google's Schmidt to preach Internet gospel in Myanmar

His controversial North Korea junket behind him, Eric Schmidt heads to a country that Reporters Without Borders last year listed as an "enemy of the Internet."

By March 15, 2013

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Cisco to open tech training academies in Myanmar

After joining Google, HP, Intel, and Microsoft in a delegation to the Southeast Asian country, Cisco pledges to set up training centers to help teach locals tech skills.

By March 7, 2013

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Gmail of journalists in Myanmar said to be hacked

Google warns reporters in the Southeast Asian country that "state-sponsored attackers" possibly spied on their e-mails. The Myanmar government denies the allegation.

By February 11, 2013

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Alternatives to Google's $100 Android One in Asia

The new Android One phones may cost just $100, but there are cheaper phones in the market that are equally competitive and offer similar value.

By September 17, 2014

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Schmidt reportedly visits Cuba to promote Internet access

Google's executive chairman leads group of open Internet advocates to Havana, an independent Cuban news site reports.

By June 29, 2014

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20,000km undersea cable to link Singapore to Europe

The new 100Gbps fiber-optic link will open up international communications for 15 telecommunications companies and protect against severed cables or other problems.

By March 6, 2014

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100-million-year-old spider attack captured in amber

A once-in-a-lifetime find yields a 100-million-year-old piece of history featuring a fossilized spider attacking a wasp caught in its web.

By October 9, 2012