Each week, we round up the latest app news, along with a few of our favorite new and updated apps, to keep you in the loop with everything coming to your phone.
Here’s what caught our eye this week. If you’re looking for more, make sure to check out last week’s look at top apps.
Soundcloud launches The Upload
The Upload is a brand new discovery feature from Soundcloud that brings a list of the newest tracks tailored to the user’s liking. Similar to Spotify’s Discover Weekly, which creates a “mixtape” every week, The Upload uses machine learning to bring the freshest music that you would like. It’s an upgrade to Souncloud’s own Suggested Tracks feature.
Strava goes social
Strava, the activity tracker and athlete social network, got a big update, including a new feature called “Athelete Posts” which allows athletes to blog about their adventures. The feature is currently limited to select athletes but soon it will be available to all Strava users. The company also described its new goal: “everything you love about your sport in one app.” Notably, Strava’s new CEO, James Quarles, previously a VP at Instagram, will help the…
Global fashion e-tailer Shein launches new hub in Singapore
Digital Revolution and Repression in Myanmar and Thailand
Activists have also proactively published social media content in multiple languages using the hashtags #WhatsHappeningInMyanmar and #WhatsHappeningInThailand to boost coverage of events on the ground.
Singapore Helps Businesses Go Green with New Sustainability Program
The sustainability program is part of the government’s push to implement the Singapore Green Plan 2030, a ‘whole-of-the-nation’ movement spearheaded...
ASEAN Meeting on the Environment and Transboundary Haze Pollution
The Meetings recognised the high and rapidly increasing levels of marine debris, and reaffirmed their commitment to implement the Bangkok...
Thailand welcomes first Finnair flight from Stockholm to Phuket
Bangkok, 25 October, 2021 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) today welcomed the start of Finnair’s latest direct non-stop...
More COVID-19 restrictions are relaxed in Thailand from 16 October 2021
Bangkok, 16 October, 2021 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to provide an update that more COVID-19...
China’s economy stumbles on power crunch
BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s economy hit its slowest pace of growth in a year in the third quarter, hurt by power shortages, supply chain bottlenecks...