A Baidu spokesperson tells Tech in Asia that Keru Cloud "fits in very well with what we're doing as far as connecting people with services."
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.
Available only in two cities right now, Diandao has just secured US$5 million in series A funding to assist with its growth.
In 2016, China is expected to blow past the US for the first time , hitting US$7.7 billion in mobile gaming revenues to become the top market for mobile games.
Wuhan will become the first city in China to offer a fleet of Tesla S85s as taxis. Ever wanted a taxi that could do 0-60 in 4.4 seconds?
Xiaomi VP Hugo Barra announced the Mi Band launch at the global premiere of the new Mi 4i in Delhi on Thursday.
Chinese online travel site Tuniu may be in big trouble after 17 major international tour providers announced a boycott of the site starting in July.
Barry Freeman, Jimubox CFO and co-founder, tells Tech in Asia that the earlier tie-up with Xiaomi helped the startup see a big boost in traffic.
Xiaomi founders Lei Jun and Lin Bin took an auto rickshaw ride ahead of the global premiere of a new Mi phone in Delhi today.
A new startup from Beijing that specializes in salad delivery today announced it raised "tens of millions" of RMB (at least $1.6M) in a series A funding round.
Every Wednesday at noon, Chinese consumers will have the chance to grab used iPhones from Foxconn at massive discounts. High-end smartphones at low prices in online flash sales...remind you of anyone?
New Oriental founder and CEO Michael Yu has bought into a Beijing-based apartment rental website and app that wants to bring the process into what it calls "rental 4.0".
Another challenger appears in the race to the as-yet-nonexistent smart car market in China.
Across Asia, there are a number of relatively new phone brands playing to their strengths in home markets, aiming to steal sales away from Samsung.
Lights, camera, acquisition.
Dianhuabang's purchase of Storysense highlights the strengths and weaknesses of Beijing and Taipei as startup hubs.
The shift to mobile-only is optional for now, but an Alibaba representative tells Tech in Asia that two million merchants have already opted for this.
Chinese intellectual property services startup registers your trademark for free, gets $3.7M funding
Zhiguoguo, an online legal services startup specializing in intellectual property, secured US$3.7M in series A funding led by Matrix Partners.