Digital Economy

STB and Snapchat bring augmented reality to Haji Lane

There are currently five stores along the street offering AR experiences, including games, polls and trivia.


Snap debuts ‘My AI’ chatbot powered by OpenAI’s GPT technology

The chatbot is currently available only to Snapchat Plus members, who pay US$3.99 a month to subscribe.

Digital Economy

Facebook, alarmed by teen usage drop, left investors in the dark

The whole company was just trying to understand a generation that they weren’t a part of.


3 reasons why US firms are taking longer to go public

SINGAPORE (Jan 9): It was an encouraging 2017 for the S&P 500, booking a full year of monthly total gains for the first time ever. But the elephant in the room still remains about the shrinking pool US companies going public.

Global Markets

Facebook repeats warning about slower ad growth; shares drop

SAN FRANCISCO (May 4): Facebook Inc. executives tried to temper investor exuberance about sales-growth prospects, repeating a warning that there’s a limit to the number of ads it can show on its social network.


Snap makes US$3 billion IPO details public

(Feb 3): Snap Inc, owner of popular messaging service Snapchat, made many of its financial details public for the first time on Thursday, as it prepared to raise up to US$3 billion ($4.2 billion) in an initial public offering in New York that is expected