Advertisements are now live in your WeChat feed, and among the first to take a bite out of the WeChat ad apple are BMW and Coca-Cola.
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.
How do you get your app pre-installed on almost every Samsung Galaxy device sold in East Asia? Easy: you work at Samsung for 10 years first, of course!
Tech in Asia staff stationed on the mainland confirmed it is no longer blocked, though sometimes images won’t load or only partially load.
In an exclusive interview with Sina Tech, Alibaba founder Jack Ma shared his wisdom on a variety of subjects. Among them: what China's young entrepreneurs shoul...
Beijing authorities announced Friday that they cannot agree on regulations concerning Uber and other private taxi-like apps, and that there is currently no time...
Alibaba founder and chairman Jack Ma returned to Davos today for the first time in years for a chat. Here are the best quotes.
Of its nearly 60 million monthly active users worldwide, ABP only has about 6.5 million in Asia.
Once dismissed as a cloner, now a growing number of phone brands are rushing to replicate China’s Xiaomi. But its secret sauce has a complex recipe...
2014 was the year of the smart gadget in China: almost every major tech company announced that they were making a smart something, and smart TVs were right at t...
Beibei, a Chinese ecommerce site specializing in items for infants and toddlers, raised US$100M in a series C funding round led by Capital Today and New Horizon
Crystal Stream Capital is betting that parents will be interested in tracking their kids with GPS enabled shoes, and they just might be right.
China's ecommerce market is massive, but it still has plenty of room to grow over the next few years.
Do Chinese people save out of fear? Is Asia mostly pessimistic? Or is that an over simplification? A critical look at Peter Thiel’s latest book, Zero to One.
Nobody has ever really accused the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) of handling the internet era well. The advent of online movie piracy has inspire...
A number of American TV shows have disappeared from China's virtual shelves this week after SAPPRFT regulations forced their removal from China's streaming vide...
Apple’s iPhone is on a roll in a number of important Asian markets, according to a new report from Counterpoint Research.
Digi-Capital says major gaming corporations and small indie studios will thrive in the coming years, but mid-tier companies will feel the squeeze.