The BesTV subsidiary in charge of China's Xbox One didn't have a great 2014, financially speaking. And ecommerce numbers suggest its 2015 could be even worse.
Cash is king in Pakistan, which hampers retailers, consumers, and even startups.
The localized content provider hopes to dethrone Google Play on Android in Indonesia, and it just got a fresh hit of capital from a Japanese VC firm.
Techweb reports Sina removed 5,500 "misleading" accounts, while Tencent purged nearly 26,000 from QQ, WeChat, and Tencent Weibo.
One Tesla driver in China took matters into his own hands by plugging his Tesla Model S into a utility pole.
The move could help the firm win over more consumers, and also help place it in a more favorable legal position.
Google is today rolling out support for the Burmese language in Gmail. Users in Myanmar can now find an option for their language in Gmail’s settings pane.
Bitcoin enthusiasts in China exchanged a total of RMB 10 million (US$1.6 million) in Chinese New Year gifts using the cryptocurrency.
Line Taxi is taking advantage of a key partnership with a local taxi company’s army of cars, expanding its reach far beyond that of Uber’s.
Indonesia’s big conglomerate Lippo Group just launched its ecommerce site MatahariMall. It invested $500M and hopes to become the archipelago’s Alibaba.
Whistleblowing.jp uses multiple levels of encryption to allow leakers to contact reporters more safely. A controversial Japanese law could deter both.
Post-festival depression causes a dip in smartphone shipments. High spec phones at value-for-money price points may perk things up again this year.
Netease has announced the establishment of a new US office and plans to release Chinese games localized for Western audiences beginning this year.
It has been a year since the 500 Startups Japan office closed, but Dave McClure thinks it might be time to change that.
Mind-controlled prosthetics, life support robots, and other futuristic tech will be given a major boost from the newly-established Keihanna ATR fund.
Parody usernames, say your goodbyes. Starting on Sunday, in China many will be illegal.
Uber has turned the tables on its interlocutors by putting the spotlight on whether the streets of Delhi, Bogota, and Nairobi are safe for women, and what the city authorities can do about it.