Posted by Steven Millward

HotelQuickly adds an extra 24 hours to last-minute hotel booking app

Last-minute hotel booking app HotelQuickly is no longer so last minute

Users of HotelQuickly, a popular last-minute hotel booking app, can now book one day ahead. The chan...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 19, 2014
  • at 8:59 am
Tujia series C funding

Tujia gets cozy $100 million funding to grow holiday home rental site in China and overseas

The Airbnb-esque Tujia got a monster series C funding to help grow its business in China and oversea...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 18, 2014
  • at 9:37 pm
Yu-Link co-working space in Shanghai

Shanghai’s Yu-Link is a co-working space that helps startups cut through China’s red tape

Not far from the bustle of Shanghai’s main railway station there’s a co-working space dedicated ...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 18, 2014
  • at 7:59 pm
China Xiaozhu site like Airbnb

China’s budget-minded Airbnb clone gets $15 million in funding

One of China’s top Airbnb-like sites, Xiaozhu, has secured US$15 million in series B funding to he...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 17, 2014
  • at 7:12 pm
China seeks record $42 million fine in prosecution of online video piracy app

China seeks record $42 million fine in prosecution of online video piracy app

Authorities in China are seeking to impose a fine of nearly $42 million on this renegade app. That w...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 17, 2014
  • at 5:29 pm
Alibaba issues new IPO filing, reveals people spent $272 billion on Taobao and Tmall in past year

Alibaba issues new IPO filing, reveals people spent $272 billion on Taobao and Tmall in past year

China’s ecommerce titan Alibaba filed new information with the SEC overnight. It includes details ...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 17, 2014
  • at 11:02 am
China, smart body scales maker Picooc gets funding

China’s Picooc, maker of smart body scales, gets $21 million in funding

China-based health-tracking gadget maker Picooc, best known for its smart body scales, has raised US...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 16, 2014
  • at 4:50 pm
China Yongche

China’s top limo app set to expand overseas, wants to challenge Uber in the US

App-connected limo service Uber is about to meet a surprising new rival on its home turf. Chinese st...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 13, 2014
  • at 4:25 pm
After building a Chinese web empire, Qihoo looks to new markets in developing nations

After building a Chinese web empire, Qihoo looks to new markets in developing nations

The new battleground for China's web giants is happening in nations like Brazil and Indonesia - and ...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 13, 2014
  • at 12:10 pm
With new partnership, Tesla set to build 40 Supercharger stations across China

With new partnership, Tesla set to build 40 Supercharger stations across China

Tesla has confirmed today that it’s all set to build 40 Superchargers in China thanks to a new par...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 12, 2014
  • at 9:01 pm
Beacon-In startup

Banking on iBeacon, this new startup helps businesses send alerts to passersby

Apple's iBeacon tech is largely untested and its realistic potential is unknown, but that’s not s...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 10, 2014
  • at 8:29 pm
what happened when facebook blocked Thailand

One telco in Thailand just confirmed the military forced it briefly to block Facebook

What exactly happened when Facebook was blocked in Thailand? Now we have an answer, but it's still a...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 9, 2014
  • at 6:45 pm
These 7 US startups show that your business can survive in China

These 7 US startups show that your business can survive in China

Twitter, Facebook, Dropbox, and nearly everything that Google produces – all blocked in China. But...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 9, 2014
  • at 3:29 pm
China tech news this week

7 must-read tech stories in China this week

As the weather heats up in China, so does the tech action this week.

By Steven Millward

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  • June 8, 2014
  • at 11:00 am
SOTW - weekend reading

13 of our hottest tech stories, lists, and features for your weekend reading

Here are some of the hottest tech stories and most popular features on the site this week.

By Steven Millward

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  • June 7, 2014
  • at 10:30 am
A dating app for calling total strangers in your area? That's a real thing in China

A dating app for calling total strangers in your area? It’s real in China, and it just got $15 million in funding

This is the most bizarre twist that we’ve seen on a dating app all year. Bilin, a Chinese app that...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 6, 2014
  • at 4:33 pm
PPZuche and iCarsClub

Car sharing startup iCarsClub raises $10 million to accelerate roll-out in Singapore and China

Car sharing app iCarsClub has secured $10 million in series A funding, the startup revealed today. T...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 6, 2014
  • at 11:55 am
Alibaba launches Ali Telecom

Alibaba will soon be a mobile telco, close to launching Ali Telecom in coming weeks

Before Alibaba’s long-awaited IPO hits Wall Street later this summer, the ecommerce giant will hav...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 4, 2014
  • at 4:39 pm