The Hanoitimes - The biggest-ever event is expected to bring foreign investors to Vietnam and innovate sustainability for Vietnamese startup ecosystems. The Hanoi Innovation Summit is a brand new international event held for the first time in Hanoi, attracting more than 100 international speakers, hundreds of domestic and foreign innovators, investors and startups, and more than 3,000 attendees. Hanoi Innovation Summit - the biggest-ever event attracting global innovators and investors to Vietnam. Photo: HIS Taking place on August 29-30, the summit is co-created by two France-based companies Schoolab and Startup Sesame, and is co-hosted by the Hanoi People’s Committee and the Ministry of Planning and Investment. Major tech players attending Hanoi Innovation Summit (HIS) include AWS, Microsoft, IBM, TechCrunch, NBC News, Golden Gate Venture, Click Ventures, among others. Experts are those from Finnish ecological champion Nordic 247 to South-Korean-based … [Read more...] about How big is Hanoi Innovation Summit?
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The United States says Huawei equipment could be manipulated by China’s government to spy on other countries. — AFP PhotoViet Nam News SHENZHEN, China — Huawei said on Thursday it was suing the United States for barring government agencies from buying the Chinese telecom giant’s products, opening a legal front in its battle against American warnings that they could serve as a tool for Chinese intelligence services. Huawei said the suit was filed in a US District Court in Plano, Texas, challenging a 2019 US defence bill that prevents US government agencies from buying the company’s equipment and services, as well as working with third parties that are Huawei customers. "The US Congress has repeatedly failed to produce any evidence to support its restrictions on Huawei products. We are compelled to take this legal action as a proper and last resort," Huawei’s rotating chairman Guo Ping said in a statement. "If this law is set aside, as it should … [Read more...] about China’s Huawei sues US over federal ban on using its products
US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said the indictment of the two Chinese hackers was meant to rebuff "China’s economic aggression". —AFP Viet Nam News WASHINGTON — The US Justice Department on Thursday indicted two Chinese hackers tied to Beijing’s security services who allegedly targeted companies and agencies in a dozen countries, which US officials said showed President Xi Jinping had not fulfilled his pledge to stop cybercrime. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said the move was being made to rebuff "China’s economic aggression." The Justice Department said the hackers had targeted numerous managed service providers (MSPs), specialist firms which help other companies manage their information technology systems -- potentially giving hackers an entry into the computer networks of dozens of companies. Companies who were hacked were not named, but 45 victims in the United States included key government agencies -- the NASA Goddard Space … [Read more...] about US indicts Chinese govt hackers over attacks in 12 countries
Firms should seek to grow stronger in global economy: experts Vietnamese businesses need to urgently adapt their management methods and bravely step out into the world in order to survive and develop in the context of global integration, said experts at a workshop held Ho Chi Minh City on December 13. Vu Thi Thuan, Chairwoman of Traphaco JSC, said Vietnam is going through an extensive and intensive integration process by engaging in groups such as the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), and the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA). This allows businesses to expand their markets but also presents a lot of challenges and competition, she said, adding that the development of technology and artificial intelligence requires enterprises to map out sustainable development strategies. Businesses should make plans to maintain comprehensive … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 15/12