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Huawei wants to build smarter cities with $25 million acquisition of UK-based startup

China's Huawei jumps into smart city and industrial internet-of-things sector with $25M acquisition ...

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  • September 23, 2014
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Chinese IT education startup teaches you how to make your own Flappy Bird clone, gets $22M investment

Rather than dry and often theoretical university classes, Jike aims for a more applicable approach w...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • September 22, 2014
  • at 3:30 pm
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Baidu now lets anyone invest in movies, will make Chinese version of Gone with the Wind

Chinese web giant Baidu today launched a new personal investment fund that lets users crowd-invest i...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • September 22, 2014
  • at 12:03 pm
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Flip a coin: half of China’s government websites have security flaws

Trojan horses, phishing plugins, and theft of user information are some of the risks you’ll face i...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • September 18, 2014
  • at 8:23 pm
iPhone 6 and 6 Plus hit Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, and Singapore on September 19

Apple gets regulatory nod for iPhone 6, but still needs one more license before sales can start

After an expected September 19 release was delayed, Apple still hasn’t announced an official sales...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • September 18, 2014
  • at 6:51 pm
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US tourism site for overseas Chinese gets $20M investment from Tencent

Woqu, an online travel agency for Chinese looking to make a trip to the US, has secured a US$20 mill...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • September 18, 2014
  • at 3:31 pm
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The Next Web signs exclusive deal with Tencent to republish articles in Chinese

The partnership shows a step in the right direction away from the status quo of directly translating...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • September 18, 2014
  • at 11:28 am
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Alibaba IPO will make it biggest internet company in China and third biggest in the world

Alibaba will be the third-biggest internet company in the world by market cap if analysts' estimates...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • September 17, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
Seeing strong demand, Alibaba raises share price range for this week’s IPO

The 9-month bachelor party: here’s everything Alibaba invested in or acquired in 2014

Alibaba invested in or bought outright multiple companies, spending so much money that some have ref...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • September 16, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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Startup makes it easy to hire a nearby housekeeper, secures funding from Tencent and Shanda

eJiaJie is a location-based service that helps customers find hourly-paid workers to clean their hom...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • September 16, 2014
  • at 1:23 pm
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New Tencent deal with China’s biggest oil company means you could soon pay for a tank of gas with WeChat

Tencent and Sinopec will work together in mobile payments, big data, and navigation.

By Paul Bischoff

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  • September 15, 2014
  • at 11:47 am
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Renren invests $40 million in Chinese stock market social network

The Chinese government hopes to boost local stocks with foreign cash, so investors and prospective i...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • September 12, 2014
  • at 6:18 pm
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How face recognition can help bring brick-and-mortar retail stores on par with the online world

Big data and face recognition are two tech sectors that had nothing in common a few years ago, but s...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • September 12, 2014
  • at 11:00 am
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8 emerging technologies that kids born today will take for granted

We've compiled a list of eight consumer-facing emerging technologies that kids born today will take ...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • September 11, 2014
  • at 3:00 pm
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China can’t wait. Grey market iPhone 6 selling for $5,000 with no official release date in sight

The new iPhone 6 models didn't get a simultaneous release in China this year, which has already crea...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • September 11, 2014
  • at 11:48 am
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Chelaile could be China’s best bus tracking app, but limited cities are a dealbreaker

The Chinese startup just received a US$5 million series A round of funding from undisclosed investor...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • September 10, 2014
  • at 6:45 pm
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Startup from China makes a vending machine that peels, squeezes, and pours fresh orange juice on demand

Vingoo makes vending machines that pour customers a cup of freshly squeezed fruit juice, and it just...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • September 9, 2014
  • at 3:50 pm
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This startup buys old shipping containers and turns them into urban hydroponic farms

The shipping containers are renovated to house an automated hydroponic farm with 1,600 heads of lett...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • September 8, 2014
  • at 12:02 pm