How can AI help improve learning? Some trends in edtech and education

While kids explore new and innovative gadgets, the tech industry is also busy creating ways of learning that could change the meaning of education 

6 ways to overcome your discomfort and ask for what you want

Learn the art of making your requests firmly and tactfully 

Grab is going to win the cashless battle

The core messaging behind GrabPay is fealty to the merchants and patience, which is why they will win 

Huat ah! Google Assistant will be available in Singlish

Pixel 2 XL users will be able to use Google Assistant in Singapore English when the smartphone goes on sale on November 15 

Captain's Log, Nov 2: TransferWise raises US$280M, Lazada to launch TV show

Today's edition also includes some new initiatives and updates from soCash and Tesla 

5 myths about virtual reality debunked

VR seems to have an impact across a broad range of industries, be it e-commerce, medicine, gaming, and even politics 

Tencent’s China Literature US$1.1B IPO speaks volumes about value of IP in China

China Literature offered 151.37 million shares globally at an indicated range of HK$48 (US$6.15) to HK$55 (US$7.04) each 

Bitcoin in Asia: Vietnam bans cryptocurrency, China may resume bitcoin trading

In August, the Vietnamese government established a legal body to manage the regulation of cryptocurrencies