In an announcement publicized on Tuesday, China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) announced that the country is loosening regulations in ...
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.
Country data primarily sourced from World Bank's Data Bank.
With over half of its 3 million users in Asia, Stellar has shown positive growth since its debut last year. Going forward, its going to need local champions to ...
The reports that China's PS4 would be region-free should have set off everybody's BS detector: China's Ministry of Culture would never allow unapproved games to...
452 million mobile phones – including both feature phones and smartphones – were shipped to domestic retailers last year, compared to 579 million in 2013.
Alibaba is reportedly planning to build a massive facility in Incheon in collaboration with the local government. The facility will cost nearly US$1 billion, an...
China's investigation into Qualcomm is over. Now comes the next phase: punishment. And it's expected to be very harsh.
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Aixuedai allows college students to purchase items like phones, tablets, laptops, and cameras using monthly installment plans.
Shenzhen-based startup KnewOne might make you rethink everything you thought you knew about how ecommerce is supposed to work.
The connected suites will be the first of many such hotel rooms from Ceasars catering to overseas Chinese.
Many of the of the world's most popular battery savers, speed boosters, and mobile browsers were created by China's legacy tech giants. What explains this?
China’s Ministry of Transport says it's now cracking down on private cars charging for rides.
The N3's outlandish looks and oddball features make this lesser-known brand sparkle in the eyes of those looking for something different, alternative, and weird
But perhaps the censors smelled a whiff of dissidence while playing LittleBigPlanet 3.
Fresh research from UBS estimates Apple sold 69.3 million iPhones in the last quarter of 2014, setting an all-time record for the company.
Even though the business model is the same, WeLend marketing manager Rachel Lam says Hong Kong and mainland China are two very different markets.
An interview with Tiger Shen, VP at Qihoo 360, on the company's expansion strategy.
The startup runs delivery services mostly for cheap chain restaurants, guaranteeing a bowl of noodles or Burger King Whopper to your door in less than one hour.
Now that Motorola is owned by China’s Lenovo, Moto is making a return to the country - but minus all the Google apps.