Also, Tencent's profits reached RMB 23.9 billion (US$3.9 billion), up 53 percent year-on-year.
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.
Xiaomi Mi 4 owners can choose to flash the Windows 10 ROM onto their device, replacing the stock Android-based MIUI operating system.
Yozma's grand plan for Asia will involve a campus, an accelerator, and a fund.
The funding for Uxin means that the four-year-old startup has so far raised over $430 million.
This Chinese startup will help you try on clothes online by 3D-scanning your body, and it just got funded
I recently decided it was time to upgrade my wardrobe – I’m pushing 30 and my closet was filled with altogether too many graphic tees. I do most of my shopping ...
The latest numbers from China's MIIT show that mobile broadband users now account for nearly half of China's mobile market, and among them 4G users are growing ...
99fenqi, which translates to "99 installments", is the latest Chinese startup to join the race to sell smartphones, cameras, and laptops on rent-to-own plans.
Fitness geeks, get ready to introduce a little extra tech into your lives. Chinese fitness apparel giant Li Ning has just announced that it has partnered with H...
CEO Fu Sheng is a hungry cheetah.
With this latest funding, parking assistant app Tingchebao will roll out its newest service: on-demand valet parking.
WeChat, the most popular messaging app and social network in China with 468 million monthly active users, yesterday set in stone 10 rules for users posting to t...
The future of ridesharing and transportation apps in China remains unknown.
Sometimes bitter rivals can be bedfellows, too.
If you live in China, there are a lot of reasons to purchase a gray market imported version of the iPhone. You can often get them sooner than the official China...
90 percent of those startups who soared through their series A and series B rounds will not be able to raise series C rounds this year.
The inflow of fresh capital will help continue the upward trajectory that Ensogo CEO Kris Marszalek claims it is on.
Dianping, a Chinese amalgamation of Yelp and Groupon, will soon complete a US$850 million funding round, according to QQ Tech.
China's Baidu just confirmed that Android skin, called Yun OS, will not get any more updates. The project is now suspended.
With an eye to over a billion future smartphone users in India and Southeast Asia, App Annie has a new office to reach out to app developers in the region.
Weibo, China’s Twitter-like social network, continues to grow – albeit slowly. Weibo ended 2014 with 175.7 million monthly active users (MAUs).
World Consumer Rights Day is March 15, and every year Chinese state TV network CCTV runs a pro-consumer show exposing anti-consumer practices. This year the tar...
China's Ganji still plans to take on its domestic rival abroad by listing on the stock market, but the company hasn't yet picked a date for the launch.
Ever wanted to book a massage in your own home right on your smartphone. In China, there's an app for that. But this startup faces some serious potential growin...
The social network will wave to the mainland from its perch in the fragrant harbour.
Chinese authorities will be able to punish shop vendors who pay for fake product reviews on their sites starting next week. But collecting enough evidence to pr...