Acquisitions are not always what they appear to be. We look at the facts behind the Gushcloud buyout and analyze what this is all about.
Asia’s vast and budding tech startup ecosystem is still learning about itself. Many companies in Asia dwarf their Silicon Valley counterparts, but at the same time the platform of startups is not as mature yet. Opinion pieces come from our writers and editors as well as our gracious contributors. These people would like to give a voice to understanding Asia in this dazzling time of growth. It’s with this much needed meta that we can piece together what is going on, what are the real trends and themes, and anticipate what is to come from the startups and tech companies that rule over Asia.
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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.