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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.
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Tencent announced today that it has reported a major corruption case to police involving numerous employees, and sources say one Alibaba VP has been implicated.
In China, one new startup is eschewing Magic's reliance on SMS - so last century! - in favor of WeChat. They've come up with WeSecretary.
It means that users of Alipay, which is China's top mobile wallet app, can now find local services like fresh flowers or food delivery inside the app.
China’s top taxi app startup, Didi Kuaidi revealed today that it has raised a record-breaking US$2 billion in funding.
China's stock markets have taken a beating recently - everyone knows this. But what does it mean for China's tech industry?
This China-based startup is working on a social app that's about private moments of authenticity, not blasting the image of your "best you" to the masses.
CCTV says that the Apple iPhone is wasting a ton of data in standby mode. And they don't like those undeletable pre-installed apps either.
Chinese media are reporting that Didi is quietly hiring in the US, and there's some reason to believe that's true. But would a US expansion really make sense?
Xiaomi is venturing into Latin America with launch of Redmi 2 and Mi Band in Brazil next week.
We’re over half way through the year, and it’s now clear that it’s going to be a rough ride for Uber. Here are the issues Uber's facing across Asia.
An IMAX for your pocket? That's how PaPa is presenting its portable projector, and investors are buying in.
Point-of-sale startup Bindo is ready to ride on China’s ecommerce growth.
Xiaomi announces its half-yearly sales results in light of a slowed and increasingly commodified smartphone market.
China's ridesharing app battlefield is fast turning into a cash-burning party.
Beijing-based VC firm Keytone Ventures, which joined Innospark's series B round, will help the indie dev reach further into the lucrative Chinese market.