Baidu’s smartwatch OS will first appear on a new watch from a "major manufacturer" in June.
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.
Didi and Kuaidi have together rolled out Yihao Kuaiche, a low-cost ridesharing service that marks their first dual collaboration.
There's some serious money to be made from boring utility apps, according to the latest report from Beijing-based PapayaMobile's mobile ad platform, AppFlood.
Are taxi apps like Uber legal in China? Right now, authorities say no. But drivers are starting to bring their fight into China's court system.
To the uninitiated, LeTV's comparing Apple to Hitler might seem like a ridiculous PR misstep. But the company is actually following in the footsteps of China's ...
In order to bypass the grey market, China's internet giants and the government are allowing ecommerce warehouses in free trade zones.
Mobile A/B testing startup Splitforce announced today it has been acquired by marketing and analytics platform Localytics for an undisclosed sum.
Chinese video streaming site LeTV branched out into smartphones today with the launch of three models based at the high end of the market. At an event in Beijin...
Yet another of China's major streaming video players is getting into the smart hardware game.
China’s Tencent broke new ground on Monday when its stock (00700.HK) closed at HK$170.50, bringing the company’s total market value above US$200 billion for the...
The implications of the seemingly simple law are huge, and it will have a large impact on one product that matters to our readers: the iPhone.
Tiantian Yongche, a carpool and ridesharing app, announced it has received an undisclosed series C round of funding led by Baidu, followed by Sequoia Capital.
Unless you'd like a dose of 6,000 times the legal limit of hormones, we suggest buying your health-related products via a different platform. WeChat ecommerce h...
Fear not, the international press is lying to you. Apple Watch Edition models are still available in China.
Yet another Chinese Uber-style app has raised a big sum of money, and interestingly it's Uber partner Baidu who led the round.
Over the past few years, China’s largest tech companies – Tencent, Alibaba, etc. – have been on a massive investment kick. For example, in 2014 Alibaba invested...
Impression Pi, an upcoming virtual reality headset made by uSens, has made some big promises that it probably can’t keep.
Between Dianping itself and a couple of other investments, Tencent has China’s growing food delivery sector on lockdown.
Wowo, also known as 55tuan, has finally achieved its US IPO dreams. NASDAQ:WOWO, look it up.
Tesla's new version of the Model S is its most affordable yet, but it still costs a lot of extra cash in China.
Shenzhen-based aerial camera maker DJI announced today that it will launch the latest edition in its Phantom quadcopter series, the Phantom 3.
Now based in Seattle, the Chinese entrepreneurs have created Pixotale as a way for people to tell a story with a bunch of photos.
Kuaile Shidai, which runs Qufenqi, has secured almost US$100 million in series D funding led by Kunlun Worldwide, a Chinese online and mobile game publisher.
Qingchifan, a location-based app for meeting up with strangers for dinner dates, has raised a series B round of funding from Vertex Ventures and Sequoia Capital
Snail Games has reignited its IPO plans with a new goal of listing in China. But the company's prospectus reveals some concerning information.