ByteDance set to merge Musical.ly with Tik Tok into one global video platform under Tik Tok brand

Tik Tok’s China version, Douyin, is not part of the rebranding and will stay as a stand-alone app Beijing ByteDance Technology will merge teen karaoke app Musical.ly with its... Read more »

WhatsApp launches Facebook chat ads and Business API for automated messaging with customers

Above: A man uses WhatsApp on his cell phone at home in Mumbai, India. Image Credit: Rahul Ramachandram / Shutterstock   WhatsApp today announced the launch of the Business... Read more »

Apple’s next iPad Pro will have tiny bezels, but no notch

An iOS 12 icon leak inadvertently reveals the new tablet’s design An icon found in iOS 12 developer beta 5 seems to have confirmed key details about Apple’s upcoming... Read more »

European Blockchain Hub launches node in Asia

The Asia Blockchain Hub was officially launched today under the patronage of the European Blockchain Hub to facilitate the development of blockchain technology in the region. Asia Blockchain Hub... Read more »

WhatsApp limits message forwarding in bid to reduce spam and misinformation

Malaysia is the global leader for WhatsApp news usage, according to a report. The Digital News Report 2017 by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford... Read more »

Microsoft debuts free tier in competitive workplace chat app market

FILE PHOTO: Silhouettes of mobile users are seen next to a screen projection of Microsoft logo in this picture illustration taken March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Microsoft Corp on... Read more »

Asia Pacific’s Most Innovative Universities – 2018

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology in Daejeon, South Korea released on August 29, 2016. Korea Advanced Institute of Science and technology (KAIST)/Handout via Reuters Every scientist hopes... Read more »

Why Samsung Thinks The Key To Its Future (And Profits) Could Be In The Auto Sector

Employees walk past a logo of the Samsung Electronics Co. at its shop in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon) Samsung Electronics raked in the... Read more »

The Champions Of Crypto: Who Are The Titans Driving Mainstream Adoption?

Cryptocurrencies mining farm operates in a former Soviet-era car factory warehouse in Moscow (JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images) It wasn’t long ago that Bitcoin was still magic internet money for nerds.... Read more »

CES 2018 showcases five new gadgets to keep travellers charged, safe and comfortable

The world’s largest consumer gadget show featured innovations for travel going on sale this year, including robotic suitcases that follow you around, and devices that will stop you getting... Read more »