There hasn't been a year quite like 2014 for Asia's startup scene. It's about to get better.
China is often called a land of contradictions, and its tech industry is no different. Yes, the middle kingdom is the source of some hackers and copycats, but it’s also the source of some startling innovation, one of the world’s most unique and vibrant internet cultures, and some of the most passionate techies and gamers in the universe. China’s internet may be censored but that hasn’t stopped web, gaming, and mobile startups from springing up all over the country. Here at Tech in Asia we’ve got it all: the good, the bad, and the ugly. The hottest startups, the craziest copycats, and the darkest tales of censorship in Asia.
The new app, called Airtake, preserves precious space on your mobile by not storing the photos on your phone at all. It's easy to get 100GB storage for free.
JD, China's second-biggest ecommerce company after Alibaba, today announced its fourth quarter 2014 earnings report.
Fans of Xiaomi and fans of alternative-energy vehicles have been tantalized over the past year by rumors that China’s hottest smartphone company might be getting into making electric cars. Other Chine...
Qihoo's CEO Zhou Hongyi thinks it's not too late for Qihoo to enter China's crowded smartphone market. Here's why.
China’s Cheyipai, a secondhand car trading and ecommerce platform, announced yesterday that it has completed a US$110 million series D round. The round was led by Chinese tech company Renren, and othe...
Chinese C2C listings site 58.com has splashed US$267 million on real estate C2C site Anjuke.
China’s highly regarded Peking University partnered with ecommerce titan Alibaba to create a new website for massive open online courses, or MOOCs.
Chinese smartphone and gadget maker Xiaomi this morning unveiled its newest toy, a GoPro-like sports video camera dubbed YiCamera.
At the Asia Leader's Summit in Singapore, a group of venture capitalists gathered to talk about the nature of partnerships in Asia.
Where should China's charitable giving go? Is enough of it coming back to China? Is Jack Ma taking his money overseas? In a new blog post, Ma fires back at critics and the media.
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.
Techweb reports Sina removed 5,500 "misleading" accounts, while Tencent purged nearly 26,000 from QQ, WeChat, and Tencent Weibo.
Chinese search engine Baidu has been the king of China’s search game for a long time, since well before Google decided to leave the Chinese market. But given the similarities between their services an...
Over the Spring Festival break, China has consumed a massive heaping of mobile data.
Is it a security measure, or is it protectionism? I'm inclined to side with the latter.
Bitcoin enthusiasts in China exchanged a total of RMB 10 million (US$1.6 million) in Chinese New Year gifts using the cryptocurrency.
As China's web censorship piled on, the American entrepreneur behind Pay4bugs decided that Hong Kong would be a better base for his startup.