Netease has announced the establishment of a new US office and plans to release Chinese games localized for Western audiences beginning this year.
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.
Parody usernames, say your goodbyes. Starting on Sunday, in China many will be illegal.
Zuckerberg broke out his Chinese again to wish the Middle Kingdom a happy Spring Festival. But is he just wasting his time?
Here's our top five favorite campaigns for the month of February, 2015,
Products like online mutual funds, peer-to-peer loans, and insurance only showed 2 percent growth in the second half of last year.
China is now the first country where Tesla will install home connectors for you, for free, rather than making you do it yourself. Is that enough to turn flagging sales around?
Although it has only been around for a few decades, CCTV’s Spring Festival Gala has become as big a part of the holiday as dumplings or firecrackers for many people in China. In this age of television...
Xiaomi's Mi4 and the Mi Note are like the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. The looks and specs are very similar; the main difference is the size.
Accused of pretty serious corruption, China Unicom has promised reforms. But this could be the tip of the iceberg for China's state-run telecoms.
Earlier this week, China's Ministry of Science and Technology released a new plan that stresses the importance of developing China's renewable energy market by increasing the number of cars that run o...
It's officially the year of the sheep, and as usual, Sina Weibo exploded on the eve of the holiday.
Amidst all the other Chinese New Year festivities, China’s WeChat users sent each other an astonishing 1.01 billion red envelopes.
During the 24-hour period of Chinese New Year’s Eve, users of the Alipay Wallet app gifted a lot of cash to their buddies and family members.
Chinese K-12 learning and teaching platform 17zuoye has just raised a bucket of cash from some of Asia's most famous investors. Perhaps it's because the site's users have increased more than 7x in the...
Chinese nails and makeup app Helijia has just announced it has raised $50M in additional funding.
China’s state TV extravaganza for Chinese New Year’s Eve is getting a social media twist this year – and also a pile of cash.
Israeli startup Extreme Reality's tech has allowed the Chinese companies Xiaocong and Qihoo 360 to add motion gaming to their console without increasing the cost for consumers.
An aluminum and carbon fiber car, coupled with advanced vibration resistance technology, allows Mitsubishi's new elevator to travel 1,080 meters per minute.