Shenzhen-based startup KnewOne might make you rethink everything you thought you knew about how ecommerce is supposed to work.
Internet Penetration Rate51.7%
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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The connected suites will be the first of many such hotel rooms from Ceasars catering to overseas Chinese.
Many of the of the world's most popular battery savers, speed boosters, and mobile browsers were created by China's legacy tech giants. What explains this?
China’s Ministry of Transport says it's now cracking down on private cars charging for rides.
The N3's outlandish looks and oddball features make this lesser-known brand sparkle in the eyes of those looking for something different, alternative, and weird
But perhaps the censors smelled a whiff of dissidence while playing LittleBigPlanet 3.
Fresh research from UBS estimates Apple sold 69.3 million iPhones in the last quarter of 2014, setting an all-time record for the company.
Even though the business model is the same, WeLend marketing manager Rachel Lam says Hong Kong and mainland China are two very different markets.
An interview with Tiger Shen, VP at Qihoo 360, on the company's expansion strategy.
The startup runs delivery services mostly for cheap chain restaurants, guaranteeing a bowl of noodles or Burger King Whopper to your door in less than one hour.
Now that Motorola is owned by China’s Lenovo, Moto is making a return to the country - but minus all the Google apps.
UC Browser now holds 11.1 percent of mobile browser pageview market share worldwide, overtaking Opera for 4th place.
Wanda Group's upcoming online-to-offline play is looking increasingly vague, and increasingly well-funded.
Where's the money flowing for earlier stage startups? By narrowing down the playing field to A rounds, you can get an idea (hint: China and ecommerce).
Chinese search giant Baidu has quietly launched a voice search app specially built for Android Wear smartwatches.
As with the original Redmi, the new Redmi 2 costs just US$110 (RMB 699 in China) and packs some pretty strong specifications for the price.
The race to provide Asia with on-demand, intra-city deliveries heats up.
Gmail is back in China. Sort of. Well, OK, it's really screwed up and it could take you more than 10 minutes to send a simple email...
Re/code, the tech blog that’s home to All Things D emigres Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg, is now available in Chinese.