Posts Tagged: China

China is often called a land of contradictions, and its tech industry is no different. Yes, the middle kingdom is the source of some hackers and copycats, but it’s also the source of some startling innovation, one of the world’s most unique and vibrant internet cultures, and some of the most passionate techies and gamers in the universe. China’s internet may be censored but that hasn’t stopped web, gaming, and mobile startups from springing up all over the country. Here at Tech in Asia we’ve got it all: the good, the bad, and the ugly. The hottest startups, the craziest copycats, and the darkest tales of censorship in Asia.



David Li, CEO of YY.com, Talks Gaming and Communities [Live Blog]

This is a part of our TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 Beijing event coverage. David Li – aka Li Xue-ling – is now sitting down for a ...

  • November 1, 2011
  • at 4:45 pm
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Is Evernote the Anti-Zynga? Phil Libin at Disrupt Beijing

This is a part of our TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 event coverage. #15:05: And we’re back for another “fireside chat” sans the ...

  • November 1, 2011
  • at 3:12 pm
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How Much Has Lei Jun Invested in China? Hint: It’s a Lot

This is a part of our TechCrunch Disrupt Beijing 2011 event coverage. After talking about his Xiaomi phone a bit earlier, Lei Jun moved on t...

  • November 1, 2011
  • at 1:30 pm
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Lei Jun: Xiaomi Focuses on Hardware, Software, Internet Services

This is a part of our TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 event coverage. Day 2 of Disrupt Beijing kicks-off with angel investor and serial entrepreneur...

  • November 1, 2011
  • at 11:38 am
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Instagram Has 100,000 Downloads in China Each Week, Looking at Integration With Weibo

This is a part of our TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 event coverage. Kevin Systrom, the co-founder of popular photo-sharing app, Instagram revealed...

  • November 1, 2011
  • at 10:47 am
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$130 Million Invested in 15 Tech Ventures in China in Q3 2011

Things MUST be looking real good when capital is flowing into a country. And in China, Dow Jones says that a whopping $1.3 billion was inves...

  • November 1, 2011
  • at 9:08 am
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French Coders Cook Up Tianji Web App to Win Disrupt Beijing Hackathon

Three Frenchmen caught the judges’ eyes at the TechCrunch hackacthon to scoop the prize, despite plenty of international competition a...

  • October 31, 2011
  • at 11:05 pm
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TechCrunch Disrupt Start-up Battlefield Live Blog (Round 3)

This is a part of our TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 event coverage. See other rounds from Startup Battlefield here. #17:56: OK, Round 3. That was ...

  • October 31, 2011
  • at 5:57 pm
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Debate: Android’s Success in China Rests on Gaming, Tablets

This is a part of our TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 event coverage. This might sound a bit ‘Tao’ but Android is currently having a sup...

  • October 31, 2011
  • at 4:12 pm
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Is the IPO party over? [Disrupt Beijing Live Blog]

#15:30: This next session is called “Is the IPO party over?” and it’s a big panel. Deng Feng (NLVC), Steve Ji (Sequoia Cap...

  • November 1, 2011
  • at 3:44 pm
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Qunar Co-Founder on How to Make Money in China

This is a part of our TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 event coverage. There is so much investment in China these days but we don’t hear much about...

  • November 1, 2011
  • at 2:30 pm
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TechCrunch Disrupt Start-up Battlefield Live Blog – FINAL

#12:05: It’s 12noon here in Beijing, and it’s time to rumble. More specifically, it’s time for the start-up battlefield fi...

  • November 1, 2011
  • at 12:13 pm
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What They’re Saying About E-Commerce at Disrupt Beijing [LIVE BLOG]

This is a part of our TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 event coverage. #11:03: OK, we’re off to the next panel, which is on ecommerce. Greenbox...

  • November 1, 2011
  • at 11:10 am
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Attack of the Clones: Group Buy Session at TechCrunch Disrupt Beijing

This is a part of our TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 event coverage. #10:28: Aaaand we’re back. After some connection issues, we’re not...

  • November 1, 2011
  • at 10:32 am
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It’s Official: Tencent Invests In Social Networking Site Kaixin001

There were rumors going around that Tencent (HKG:0700) had bought stake in Chinese social network Kaixin001 for $100 million. And now that&...

  • November 1, 2011
  • at 12:19 am
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Lee Kai-Fu: Investors in China are in a Sweet Spot

This is a part of our TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 event coverage. Lee Kai-Fu is a popular and perhaps fatherly figure in China. On stage with Sa...

  • October 31, 2011
  • at 6:30 pm
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TechCrunch Disrupt Start-up Battlefield Live Blog (Round 2)

This is a part of our TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 event coverage. See other rounds from Startup Battlefield here. #16:25: OK, round 2 of the sta...

  • October 31, 2011
  • at 4:28 pm
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TechCrunch Disrupt Start-up Battlefield Live Blog (Round 1)

This is a part of our TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 event coverage. See other rounds from Startup Battlefield here. #14:42: Heather Hardy says ...

  • October 31, 2011
  • at 3:44 pm
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