You Can Finally Use Snapchat on Your Computer

You Can Finally Use Snapchat on Your Computer

Snapchat is the rare social media app that never made the jump from mobile to desktop. Instagram has a web app, WhatsApp has a desktop app, but, until now, you always needed your phone by your side if you wanted to Snap. Starting today, thoughyou can pick up those conversations on your Mac or PC, … Read more

Snapchat introduces new Dual Camera feature for iOS devices

Snapchat introduces new Dual Camera feature for iOS devices

Snapchat has launched a new Dual Camera feature that lets users record or take photos using both the front and rear cameras. This is a really handy feature that has been welcomed by the majority of the Snapchat community. It is interesting to note that Snapchat is not the first company to roll out the … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Thursday, July 28

5 things to know before the stock market opens Thursday, July 28

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) following a Fed rate announcement, in New York City, July 27, 2022. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Here are the most important news items that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Stock futures look soft US equities markets were set for … Read more

Snap shares dive 35% following poor earnings report

Snap shares dive 35% following poor earnings report

In this screengrab, CEO of Snap Inc. Evan Spiegel takes the stage at the virtual Snap Partner Summit 2021 on May 20, 2021 in Los Angeles. Snap Partner Summit 2021 – Snap Inc | Getty Images Shares of Snap fell 35% Friday morning, a day after the company reported disappointing second-quarter results. Snap missed Wall … Read more

Snapchat Launches Web App Ahead of Earnings

Snapchat Launches Web App Ahead of Earnings

Snapchat will now be available through a web app, the company said. Snapchat Text size Snap stock was spiking on Monday after the company announced its flagship chatting app, Snapchat, would now be available on desktop computers. Snap (ticker: SNAP ) said its new web messaging app, Snapchat for Web, would allow users to video … Read more

We’re an entertainment app, not a social network like Facebook

We’re an entertainment app, not a social network like Facebook

ByteDance Ltd.’s TikTok app is displayed in the App Store on a smartphone in an arranged photograph taken in Arlington, Virginia. Andrew Harer | Bloomberg | Getty Images TikTok is fully aware that Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg is retooling the Facebook and Instagram apps to be more like its own popular short video service. But … Read more

Tech companies lost $17 billion in Q1 as equity investments take a hit

Tech companies lost  billion in Q1 as equity investments take a hit

An electric Amazon delivery van from Rivian cruises down the street with the Hollywood sign in the background. Amazon The tech sell-off of 2022 accelerated in the past couple weeks, with first-quarter earnings reports highlighting challenges like inflation, supply chain shortages and the war in Ukraine. For some tech leaders, the market swoon has created … Read more

TikTok looms large in tech earnings from Google, Facebook, Amazon

TikTok looms large in tech earnings from Google, Facebook, Amazon

Rafael Henrique | LightRocket | Getty Images As the heart of tech earnings season wraps up, one persistent theme has been weakness in the digital ad market. The war in Ukraine, rising inflation, Apple’s privacy changes and an overall pullback in ad spending help explain why Facebook, Google, Amazon and Twitter all reported disappointing revenue … Read more

Amazon takes $7.6 billion loss on Rivian stake from Q1 stock plunge

Amazon takes .6 billion loss on Rivian stake from Q1 stock plunge

RJ Scaringe, Rivian’s 35-year-old CEO, introduces his company’s R1T all-electric pickup and all-electric R1S SUV at Los Angeles Auto Show in Los Angeles, California, November 27, 2018. Mike Blake | Reuters Amazon invested in electric vehicle maker Rivian in 2019 as part of a plan to go green. During the first quarter, it saw nothing … Read more

Chinese AR start-up Nreal to launch smart glasses in the UK

Chinese AR start-up Nreal to launch smart glasses in the UK

Attendees look at NReal’s augmented reality glasses, on the last day of CES 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Robyn Beck | AFP | Getty Images Nreal, a Chinese augmented reality start-up, is planning to bring its smart glasses to the UK The Beijing-based company said Tuesday it will launch its Nreal Air AR glasses in … Read more