Washingtion – Listen to the chatter from top officials and you’d think that World War III was about to break out on the internet. The US defense secretary is warning about a digital “Pearl Harbor”. Former director of national intelligence ...
Internet users in Yangon have been rocked by a ban on voice-over-internet-protocol (VoIP) services imposed by Myanmar Posts and Telecommunications in an order delivered to Myanmar Info-Tech on March 2.
Slow internet is an almost certain trigger for apoplexy or unreasonable outbursts of anger, and rivals unreliable telephone services for sheer annoyance value. In the past fortnight internet users in Yangon have had plenty of time to contemplate all manner of poor behaviour as the internet has slowed to a near halt time and time again.
The second national Barcamp, an IT forum where techies gather to talk shop, give presentations and brainstorm, was held last week in Mandalay, said Myanmar Computer Professionals Association (MCPA) joint secretary and Barcamp organising group member, U Taung Su Nyein.