Myanmar tech news in June
June 2021 tech news from Myanmar – reports, articles, downloads
Myanmar’s tech news headlines in June 2021 briefly touches on 2 items, both dealing with technology aspects of the military coup: the use of smartphone-created video footage and online services to document the military’s crimes against Myanmar’s citizens; and the civilian National Unity Government’s provision of online education services for the country’s schoolchildren.
Given how ‘light’ the June news collection is, we’ve included the Myanmar monthly news round-ups for April and May 2021 as well.
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- Myanmar: A brief video look at how smartphone footage is likely to provide evidence to support prosecutions for crimes against humanity by the country’s military
- Myanmar: National Unity Gov’t to launch mobile learning with Moodle and Zoom for primary, secondary and vocational schools to teach around military coup impacts
Myanmar tech news: May 2021
- The video pitch from RecyGlo waste management and recycling firm, presented at the recent online Unicorn Battle SE Asia & Oceania event
- Reuters examines the internet and information suppression tactics used by Myanmar’s military
MYANMAR TECH NEWS IN APRIL 2021
- Military junta relaxes internet blocks on selected business-related apps, likely a step towards a censorship model permitting only military-approved channels
- Three Fingers For Democracy, an online project allowing creatives to upload works supporting Myanmar’s fight for human rights, freedom and democracy
- ‘Digital dictatorship’: “Protesters in Myanmar fear they are being tracked with Chinese facial recognition technology…”
- Myanmar’s Unsustainable Social Media Shutdown
- Nikkei Asia’s Spotlight section, focusing on the military coup in Myanmar, and covering some of the technological considerations
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