One of China’s top Airbnb-like sites, Xiaozhu, has secured US$15 million in series B funding to help it grow. It comes nearly 18 months after its series A round.
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Authorities in China are seeking to impose a fine of nearly $42 million on this renegade app. That would make it China’s biggest piracy-related payout.
China’s ecommerce titan Alibaba filed new information with the SEC overnight. It includes details about spending and growth on its two main estores, Tmall and Taobao.
China-based health-tracking gadget maker Picooc, best known for its smart body scales, has raised US$21 million.
App-connected limo service Uber is about to meet a surprising new rival on its home turf. Chinese startup Yongche is set to launch in San Francisco and New York.
The new battleground for China's web giants is happening in nations like Brazil and Indonesia - and it's focused on apps.
Tesla has confirmed today that it’s all set to build 40 Superchargers in China thanks to a new partnership with two of China’s biggest retail and real estate companies.
Apple's iBeacon tech is largely untested and its realistic potential is unknown, but that’s not stopping a number of startups from trying to build something on top of it.
What exactly happened when Facebook was blocked in Thailand? Now we have an answer, but it's still a murky issue.
Twitter, Facebook, Dropbox, and nearly everything that Google produces – all blocked in China. But that’s not discouraging some US startups from entering the notorious tricky and divergent Chinese mar...
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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 lets you call and chat with total strangers in your area, is no fly-by-night app, as today the startu...
Car sharing app iCarsClub has secured $10 million in series A funding, the startup revealed today. The startup also operates in China as PPZuche.
Before Alibaba’s long-awaited IPO hits Wall Street later this summer, the ecommerce giant will have its finger in one new pie – it’s going to be a mobile telco operator in China.
The Chinese makers of file transfer app Zapya have secured US$20 million in series B funding from IDG to help grow the business both in China and overseas.
Times Internet, the online subsidiary of The Times of India Group, is expanding its web empire with yet another Indian startup acquisition.