This week: big investments and bigger burn rates. We take a look at Didi Kuaidi's recent massive cash influx, and its even bigger spending spree. Plus a lot mor...
A review of Porter Erisman's book Alibaba's World: How a Remarkable Chinese Company is Changing the Face of Global Business.
Didi Kuaidi is giving away a fortune in free rides across China in the hopes of weakening its competitors.
In another unreleased speech excerpt, Jack Ma explains why he started Alipay and the importance of limits for internet enterprises.
This week: is Internet.org friend or foe? We'll take a look at how Facebook's (self-serving?) charity play is being received in Southeast Asia, plus a lot more....
This Chinese SaaS startup aims to be a one-stop shop for other startups on the road to success.
The Chinese market is massive, and for the right companies, it can be massively profitable. But in this age of internet globalization we have seen many successf...
New numbers on China's mobile broadband market show it's probably hit 50% penetration, but growth is slowing.
The Chinese version of the Xbox One is getting a price drop, but will it be enough to turn flagging sales around?
In this latest excerpt from a book of previously-unpublished speeches, Ma waxes philosophical on flattery, arrogance, and why his face looks weird.
Been writing about China tech for so long I feel like I may be missing the forest for the trees. I don’t have a good idea of what average readers of our site do...
This week: the agony and the ecstasy of Asia's taxi apps! My cohost Minh's microphone may be missing, but that won't stop me from breaking down the news.
A video chatting gadget that promises to bring your family closer together has raised a big series B in China following its sales launch earlier this month.
A mass protest by cab drivers in Luoyang led to Didi Dache and Kuaidi Dache offices in the city being closed by officials.
American messaging app Tango, which Alibaba put more than $200 million into last year, is expanding into ecommerce with the Chinese giant's help.
China's flatscreen TV market is pretty crowded. Have the country's top two internet companies that make smart TVs found a way in?
This week: Uber's in trouble, and so is your marriage! We break down big drama in India's startup scene, discuss Uber's China woes, look into a big funding roun...
China's most struggling jobs site just got bought by 58.com, probably for an incredibly small chunk of change.
Zhou Hongyi is aiming his JV with Coolpad straight at Xiaomi. But there are three big reasons I don't think he'll actually be able to catch Lei Jun's giant.
An online-only sanitary pad brand? You bet. China's Honeymate just raised a pre-A round and customers are already saying yes to its products.
Another Chinese real estate startup secures big funding. But this company has raised four full rounds in less than 12 months!
It's more trouble with the authorities for Chinese private-car apps, as Wuhan takes aim at Didi Dache's private car business.
Another week, another police raid on a local Uber office. Things are heating up in China.
China's online P2P lending market continues to grow, and it broke a new record for total deal volume in April. Guess how many billion the monthly P2P lending ma...
A survey conducted by the ACWF found that the more couples use smartphones in the evening, the less happy their marriages are.
A translated excerpt from an internal speech given by Alibaba chairman and founder Jack Ma, in which he talks about how Alibaba's top employees got to where the...