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 video chatting gadget that promises to bring your family closer together has raised a big series B in China following its sales launch earlier this month.
A mass protest by cab drivers in Luoyang led to Didi Dache and Kuaidi Dache offices in the city being closed by officials.
Smartphones are now a common tool in China, owned by the average Zhou, just like washing machines or rice cookers. Here are 3 things that could happen next.
American messaging app Tango, which Alibaba put more than $200 million into last year, is expanding into ecommerce with the Chinese giant's help.
China's flatscreen TV market is pretty crowded. Have the country's top two internet companies that make smart TVs found a way in?
Like Baidu and Alibaba, Xiaomi is eyeing China’s finance industry and seeing dollar signs. Today the company is officially launching a money-market fund called ...
The Apple CEO has drawn in over 100,000 followers in 30 minutes on Chinese social media.
We've heard this song before - ride-hailing apps break through, cities respond with apps of their own.
China's most struggling jobs site just got bought by 58.com, probably for an incredibly small chunk of change.
Tuniu, a NASDAQ-listed Chinese travel and tourism site, announced today it has secured a US$500 million investment led by ecommerce giant JD.
Because of its ubiquity, DJI's quadcopters have been called the Model T, Kleenex, and Apple of the drone world
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.
An online-only sanitary pad brand? You bet. China's Honeymate just raised a pre-A round and customers are already saying yes to its products.
Another Chinese real estate startup secures big funding. But this company has raised four full rounds in less than 12 months!