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Geeky Chinese video site that makes its own editing tools gets $38M funding

What makes Aipai stand out from the dozens of nerdy niche video aggregators out there? The secret sa...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • August 21, 2014
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Chinese wine e-tailer gets $49 million funding to take over the world’s second-biggest wine market

Jiuxian specializes in wines and Chinese baijiu. It claims to have over 100,000 paying customers acr...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • August 21, 2014
  • at 12:19 pm
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Maker of Chinese Farmville knockoff seals China’s biggest ever gaming deal, sells subsidiary for almost $1 billion

FunPlus, the Chinese game maker responsible for some of China’s biggest mobile and social games, h...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • August 20, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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Chinese crash course education startup for designers and animators secures $30M funding

Chinese online education startup Xingshuai Teach today received a US$30 million series B round of fu...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • August 20, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
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The company that partnered with Microsoft to sell the Xbox in China acquires digital ad agency for $100M

Bestv, the Chinese online media company partnering with Microsoft to sell the Xbox One in China, ann...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • August 19, 2014
  • at 8:21 pm
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Doctor consultation app gets China’s biggest ever investment in a healthcare startup

Founded in 2011, Chunyu now has 30 million active users consulting with 40,000 online doctors about ...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • August 19, 2014
  • at 3:09 pm
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China’s top tech CEOs join in on ‘ice bucket challenge’ craze for ALS

Youku CEO Victor Koo and OnePlus founder Pete Lau have already completed the challenge and kicked of...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • August 18, 2014
  • at 11:24 am
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CEO of China’s most popular piracy app arrested after 110 days on the run

Just before police raided Kuaibo’s offices in April, the CEO of the company that makes the notorio...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • August 15, 2014
  • at 3:25 pm
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WeChat for the workplace chat app from China snags $20 million investment

The app, which describes itself as a "work version of WeChat", reports 800,000 registered users.

By Paul Bischoff

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  • August 14, 2014
  • at 1:02 pm
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Meitu 2 is a phone for hardcore selfie takers and cutesy teenage girls, everyone else should steer clear (REVIEW)

With other Chinese phone makers offering better specs at lower prices, including the upcoming Xiaom...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • August 14, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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This Chinese startup lets kids easily make and program their own robots

Wang says the company sold RMB 3 million worth of kits last year, and projects that number will hit ...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • August 13, 2014
  • at 1:28 pm
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Startup that lets you demo an app without downloading or installing wins gold at Techcrunch Beijing

VM5′s premiere product, AdPlay, virtualizes an app demo on mobile and desktop browser to let users...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • August 12, 2014
  • at 8:40 pm
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Look out Oculus Rift, China’s rival virtual reality headset goes on sale next month

ANTVR was clearly designed for Asian faces with flatter noses. I could see the bottom edge of the sc...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • August 12, 2014
  • at 11:32 am
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This startup turns your Android phone into a fully programmable robot

Hippo-ADK plugs into a user’s Android phone, allowing it to utilize the phone’s proximity sensor...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • August 8, 2014
  • at 5:15 pm
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iDreamSky IPO beats expectations, Cookie Run and Fruit Ninja to hit WeChat later this year

The mobile game publisher responsible for localizing international hits like Temple Run and Fruit Ni...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • August 8, 2014
  • at 10:41 am
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The complete English-language guide to shopping on JD’s mobile app

This is a guide for expats in China on how to shop online using the JD Mall app with cash-on-deliver...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • August 7, 2014
  • at 7:51 pm
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US travel giant Priceline invests $500 million into China’s Ctrip for up to 10% stake

The investment comes in the form of a convertible bond, and Priceline will be allowed to buy up to 1...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • August 7, 2014
  • at 11:55 am

Xiaomi teases new Redmi Note phablet, to be announced today (UPDATED: price & release date)

So far, Lei has revealed the new Redmi Note will have 4G connectivity, 5.5-inch screen, 3100mAh batt...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • August 6, 2014
  • at 10:58 am