US retailer Costco is entering China today for the first time. But the membership-only warehouse store is not opening any physical shops in the country
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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We’re less than a month away from the world’s biggest online shopping holiday: Singles Day. If you don’t live in China, you can be forgiven for not having heard...
Last week, around 1,000 workers at Foxconn’s Chongqing plant stopped working. They made banners and demanded a meeting with management to discuss their grievanc...
Red-hot Chinese startup Xiaomi has long since ventured out from its initially territory of smartphones, getting involved in everything from blood pressure monit...
Chinese tech giant Baidu continued its expansion into South America today with the announcement that it has purchased a controlling share of Brazilian group buy...
Upstart Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi today unveiled a bunch of smart home gadgets.
"The DuBike system includes sensors on the bike as well as apps in the cloud," confirmed Baidu to TechinAsia today.
This cracks down on copyright violations, slander and defamation, the violation of privacy rights, and more. But it's also a privacy risk.
A Bloomberg report indicates that the Chinese Playstation 4 launch will take place this December.
The film production branch of one of China's leading video streaming sites will pour more money into Hollywood.
IFTTT adds support for Weibo, which makes it a little easier for Chinese to scale the Great Firewall
IFTTT, the useful service that lets you connect your web accounts and automate cross-posting, has just added support for China’s Weibo.
With Uber continuing its push into China and a plethora of other options available to urban Chinese who like to arrange transportation through their mobile phon...
Data for 2014's games industry M&A is available courtesy of Digi-Capital, while major moves in the US shaped the numbers, Asia is still booming.