Did you miss your regular fix of China tech news this past week? Worry not! Grab a cup of coffee and peruse through these must-read stories!
The router will be available in a special “commemorative engineer’s beta” version that comes packaged in a beautiful wood case.
It seems Huawei won’t be content to sit back and let Xiaomi get all the glory for selling low-cost, high-performance smartphones.
The new Tesla China site is at Tuosule.cn. Remember that Tesla Motors has lost the rights to its English name in China due to a copyright troll who claims he’s using the moniker in his own EV research.
These new financial services have been a popular alternative to traditional state-run banks, which have higher barriers to entry and lower interest for average citizens.
China Mobile’s big 4G turn-on, which is happening across China today, was supposed to be the day – rumors long suggested – that the world’s biggest telco gets the world’s most fancied smartphone. But that doesn’t yet appear to be the case.
Despite not having much to show for its business, Smartisan has just wrapped up series A funding worth RMB 70 million ($11.5 million).
Less than two weeks after the government hammer came down on Bitcoin in China, the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) has struck another blow.
8. World’s largest Bitcoin exchange BTC China no longer accepts Chinese currency, global prices tumble
BTC China’s site has been crippled due to a massive influx of users flocking to withdraw their funds.
In this new version 5.1 of WeChat, users can pay to do a lot of things.
The telco, China’s largest in terms of subscribers, will spend more on subsidies next year to boost its on-contract phone sales to customers.
This Android app launch comes six months after the search engine company released Baidu Guard for Windows PCs in China.
The figure comes from data for October, and is the newest available right now.
Somewhere in China, someone is about to purchase a movie ticket on his or her smartphone. And that ticket purchase could tip the power balance between two of the country’s biggest companies.
The investment cash comes from DCM and online travel booking company Ctrip.
No other details are available yet.
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