Momo, once a dating app before it morphed into a social network, has partnered with a charity to help find China’s kidnapped children.
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.
A new editorial in the CCP's official print mouthpiece suggests that a resolution for private-car apps may not be coming anytime soon.
A passenger says she was raped by the convicted-criminal driver of a ridesharing app in China. But which app was it?
We’re excited to announce the first two speakers we have on board at Tech in Asia Tokyo 2015 - App Annie’s Bertrand Schmitt, and SmartNews’ Ken Suzuki.
After fighting for hard-to-acquire users over the past decade, China’s streaming video sites are facing a new battle – getting people to pay up.
China has been a hub of entrepreneurship for many years now. From the Zhongguancun technology hub in Beijing with Baidu and Sina, to Alibaba in Hangzhou, to Ten...
Within the span of a week, we have three very different numbers popping up in the press about Uber’s business in China. What's going on?
Over the weekend, China saw at least two additional large-scale anti-authority protests sparked by private-car driver frustration with law enforcement practices...
Weeks after the ban started, Beijingers are taking to WeChat, the hugely popular messaging app, to photograph and shame indoor smokers.
Alibaba has announced it will pioneer a unique subscription-based video service for the Chinese market
How fast is the average internet speed in your country? We have the answers across Asia, for both broadband and mobile data.
MailTime parses out the body of emails so you just see the meat of the messages in a single chat dialogue - no salutations, no signatures, no timestamps.
Among many revelations, Kalanick says China is likely to surpass the US as Uber’s biggest market by the end of the year.
China's newest meme: snap a photo of yourself while reaching behind your back and around your waist so that your hand covers your belly button.
In practice, the anonymous social network sounds a lot like Whisper, Secret, or Yik Yak, but this new app instead focuses on your voice.
The latest round of series B+ funding will be put toward development and expansion in the China market.
China's State Council is planning to push for more rural entrepreneurship with a variety of programs aimed at making doing startups in the countryside easier.
Guangzhou sting on private car driver leads to protest, raises questions about Didi and Uber’s future
A recent protest in Guangzhou over private-car ridesharing apps highlights a new side of the debate over whether such apps should be legal in China - and the bi...
“When are you going to come to invade America? When are you going to compete with Amazon?" - Jack Ma says he's asked that a lot.
When Western media talk about the Internet in China, most talk about its repressive feature and the indiscriminate, often unpredictable censorship by the Chines...
Edutech startups don't have the legacy or data to prove they're effective. Parents won't risk their children's precious free time on experimental methods.
China wants to develop its tech startup scene. Here's why it should take a very close look at how things work in the Lion City.
Huawei's recent PR fail highlights a bigger problem: global and domestic PR teams that are totally separate.
APUS Browser looks to be gunning straight for UC Browser, the current market leader among third-party mobile browsers.