Google maps traffic congestion check available for Myanmar

Google Maps has added in traffic information functionality for Yangon and Mandalay where it would highlight and color code routes that were congested or otherwise. It uses a tri-color system, with red being used to mark highly jammed roads while yellow and green are for mild and low amount of traffic respectively. Many users have […]

There’s an App For That (in Myanmar)

Emerging from years of censorship to capitalize on growing demand for local apps, developers jump straight to mobile. In 2004, the same year Facebook was launched by Mark Zuckerberg and his college roommates, an 18-year-old in Yangon was hard at work on Myanmar’s first smartphone app. Their lives couldn’t have been more different. While Silicon […]